Posted on: April 9, 2024 Posted by: Julie Thilges Comments: 0

Rex Revisited for the Opera Forward Festival 2024

Rex Revisited for the Opera Forward Festival 2024 By Julie Thilges | Culture | April 10, 2024 Cover Illustration: Opera Forward Festival Banner. Julie Thilges / The Amsterdammer. Reporter Julie Thilges shares insights from the opera-play “Rex Revisited,” which was presented at the Opera Forward Festival 2024 in Amsterdam. White chairs mark the center of the stage, with actors clad in complementary white and gray. The chairs are set up in a…

Posted on: April 9, 2024 Posted by: Yury Babinyan Comments: 0

The Death of Alexei Navalny: Flowers, Candles, Posters and Solidarity on Dam Square

The Death of Alexei Navalny:  Flowers, Candles, Posters and Solidarity on Dam Square By Yury Babinyan | News | April 9, 2024 Cover Illustration: Memorial for Navalny in Dam Square, Feb. 18, 2024. Sinela Gong / The Amsterdammer.  Reporter Yury Babinyan reports reactions to Alexei Navalny’s death in the Russian diaspora community in the Netherlands For two  days after Feb. 16, 2024, Dam Square and the Russian Embassy of the Netherlands…

Posted on: April 4, 2024 Posted by: Luna Lampikoski Comments: 0

UvA Fashion Week: Why is Roeterseiland so Stylish?

UvA Fashion Week: Why is Roeterseiland so Stylish? By Luna Lampikoski | Culture | April 4, 2024 Cover Illustration: Close-Up of Ella’s Shoes, 2024. Andrea Michel / The Amsterdammer Reporter Luna Lampikoski explores the fashion scene of the Roeterseiland Campus to find out what guides students’ outfit choices. Walking into Roeterseiland campus often feels like walking into New York Fashion Week. This sentiment is echoed by many of my peers. As early…

Posted on: March 25, 2024 Posted by: Toyah Höher Comments: 0

The Plight of the Soy Boys and the Sexual Politics of Meat

The Plight of the Soy Boys and the Sexual Politics of Meat By Toyah Höher | Culture | March 25, 2024 Cover Illustration: A man eating a burger 2018. Sander Dalhuisen / Unsplash In this opinion piece, Culture Reporter Toyah Höher explores the interplay between gender and diet, as well as the social implications of associating meat-eating with masculinity.  Throughout history, those in power have eaten meat, and those who obtained…

Posted on: March 18, 2024 Posted by: Toyah Höher Comments: 0

The Cost of Having a Uterus is Still a Matter of Social Justice in the Netherlands, at the UvA and Beyond. (Part II)

The Cost of Having a Uterus is Still a Matter of Social Justice in the Netherlands, at the UvA and Beyond. (Part II) By Toyah Höher | News | March 18, 2024 Cover Illustration: A woman passes a menstrual product to another, 2020. Annika Gordon / Unsplash News Reporter Toyah Höher covers the ongoing fight for free menstrual products at the UvA campuses, and the administration’s reluctance to cater to students’…

Posted on: March 16, 2024 Posted by: Amy Rushton Comments: 0

Queer Revolutions in Filmography: Céline Sciamma at UvA

Queer Revolutions in Filmography: Céline Sciamma at UvA By Amy Rushton | Culture | March 16, 2023 Cover Illustration: Céline Sciamma being interviewed by Parker Burrows and Patricia Pisters in a lecture hall at Oudemanhuispoort, 2023. Andrea Michel / The Amsterdammer Culture Reporter Amy Rushton shares insights from a Q&A with the visionary, cinematic genius of French director Céline Sciamma held at Oudemanhuispoort. Oudemanhuispoort rarely sees the kind of crowds who…