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Posted on: February 17, 2021 Posted by: Beatrice Wihlander Comments: 0

Dogs and delivery uniforms: February’s must-haves

Dogs and delivery uniforms: February’s must haves By BEATRICE WIHLANDER | February. 17, 2021 Metro Reporter Beatrice Wihlander looks into the creative responses to bypass the new curfew regulations in the Netherlands. Inhabitants of the Netherlands have lived under a strict lockdown since December 15, 2020. The next step in reducing the spread of the virus has been to implement a curfew. This is now in place from 9 pm until…

Posted on: January 29, 2021 Posted by: Chia-Ai Hsu Comments: 0

@UvA_Bios: An Alternative Way to Make Friends if You’re New to Amsterdam!

@UvA_Bios: An Alternative Way to Make Friends if You’re New to Amsterdam! By Chia-Ai  Hsu| January 28, 2021 Campus reporter, Chia-Ai Hsu, speaks to the founders and managers of student-run Instagram accounts created to engage  new students, discussing their experiences and reasons. On February 12, 2020, an Instagram account called University of Amsterdam Bios (@uva_bios), was created to welcome and engage first-year University of Amsterdam students from the class of 2023.…

Posted on: January 18, 2021 Posted by: Beatrice Wihlander Comments: 0

Over 100 students sign petition for unfair lab requirements

Over 100 students sign petition for unfair lab requirements By Beatrice Wihlander | January 18, 2021 Over 100 business students from the University of Amsterdam have signed the petition for unfair lab requirements that are making it difficult for them fulfil credit requirements to graduate.  Cover image by Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer On March 12 2020, the Amsterdam Business School Laboratorium closed due to government restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.…

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Posted on: January 8, 2021 Posted by: Chia-Ai Hsu Comments: 0

A Guide for First-Year Students: Best Locations On and Around Campus

A Guide for First-Year Students A Guide for First-Year Students Best Locations On and Around Campus By Chia-Ai Hsu | January 8, 2021 Header image: one of the entrances on the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus on November 25, 2020. Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer In 2020, first-year students were unable to participate in most  regular academic and social activities. As a  result of the limited on-campus activities, students in different years of…

Posted on: December 12, 2020 Posted by: Su Min Pack Comments: 0

Su Min Pack: “Get your flu shot!”

Get your flu shot! By Su Min, Pack  | December 9, 2020 Cover image: Restrictions at a shopping mall in Amsterdam to fight COVID-19.  Jasper Akkermans / The Amsterdammer Although this long, unprecedented year is finally coming to an end, the impact of COVID-19 is still very similar to, if not worse than that of March. When the coronavirus first hit Europe, the Dutch government implemented an ‘intelligent lockdown’, where schools, cafes and…

Posted on: December 2, 2020 Posted by: Andrada Pop Comments: 0

Biking Series: A tale of two wheels

Chapter One By Andrada Pop | November 30, 2020 In the first chapter of her biking series, Andrada Pop talks about her biking experiences in Amsterdam – and everything that comes with it! Illustrations by Bella Villanueva Moving to Amsterdam is an overwhelming experience, especially for an international student. The faint smell of cannabis floating through the streets, the wind that permeates your soul and the unbroken stream of people whooshing…