Posted on: November 26, 2021 Posted by: Céline Zahno Comments: 0

The New Institute – How to Deal with the Big Problems of Our Time

The New Institute – How to Deal with the Big Problems of Our Time By Céline Zahno | Magazine | November 26, 2021 Cover Illustration: Unsplash Metro International reporter Céline Zahno discusses The New Institute and how they initiate change to combat global issues. Bold claims and grand goals – traits many think tanks share are taken to new heights by The New Institute. Christoph Gottschalk, one of the Institute’s directors,…

Posted on: November 23, 2021 Posted by: Christina Kordes Comments: 0

Between Coffee Cups and Plastic Wrappers: How Sustainable are UvA Cafeterias?

Between Coffee Cups and Plastic Wrappers: How Sustainable are UvA Cafeterias? By Christina Kordes | Campus | November 23, 2021 Cover Illustration: A reusable coffee cup and beans in a nature depicted setting. Abhinava Reddy Gangula / The Amsterdammer Campus Reporter Christina Kordes delves into the issue of optimising the sustainability of food and drinks offered at the University of Amsterdam from two perspectives in a discussion with the Eten &…

Posted on: November 22, 2021 Posted by: Niya-Ivana Ilcheva Comments: 0

Mezrab – The House of Storytelling

Mezrab – The House of Storytelling By Niya-Ivana Ilcheva | Metro City | November 22, 2021 Cover Illustration: ‘Mezrab’ main stage. Marija Roganovi? / The Amsterdammer   For those searching for a place to tell their stories in Amsterdam, Metro Reporter Niya-Ivana Ilcheva writes about Mezrab, a cultural hub with a unique community of its own. Mezrab is a place that is hard to describe with just words. Its very name…

Posted on: November 20, 2021 Posted by: Tessa Pang Comments: 0

Fuck you Facebook?

Fuck you Facebook? By Tessa Pang | Magazine | November 20, 2021 Magazine Reporter Tessa Pang writes that the notion that Facebook needs to be regulated by decisive legislation is uncontested. She argues that discourse blaming Facebook for everything that’s gone wrong – from the rise of right-wing extremism to disinformation – only obfuscates responsibility from those actually at fault, allowing them to remain faceless in the shadows. We’ve spent a…

Posted on: November 19, 2021 Posted by: Ellie Hsu Comments: 0

Does It Actually Help? Course Evaluation Improves Course Design

Does It Actually Help? Course Evaluation Improves Course Design By Ellie Hsu | Campus | November 19, 2021 Cover Illustration: Girl filling course evaluation. Anabella Villanueva / The Amsterdammer Campus Reporter Ellie Hsu sheds light on the Program Committee who works with professors to incorporate the feedback from the course evaluations that UvA students are hesitant to fill out. At the University of Amsterdam, professors and lecturers ask students to fill…

Posted on: November 15, 2021 Posted by: Isabella Nijm Comments: 0

360 Degrees of Wonder: Vincent meets Rembrandt – The Untold Story

360 Degrees of Wonder: Vincent meets Rembrandt – The Untold Story By Isabella Nijm | Metro City | November 15, 2021 Illustration: The aesthetic walls of De Nieuwe Kirk of the Vincent Meets Rembrandt exhibition. It is one thing to look at a painting and another thing to understand it. But have you ever seen a painting come to life? Upon entering Noorderkerk, a Protestant church from the 17th century in Amsterdam,…