Posted on: May 13, 2021 Posted by: Diana-Teodora Gaitan Comments: 0

Audrey (2020) and Her Life in The Netherlands

Audrey (2020) and Her Life in The Netherlands By Diana-Teodora Gaitan | May 13, 2021 Illustration by Regizol / Pixabay In light of the new documentary about Audrey Hepburn’s life, Magazine Reporter Diana Gaitan dives into the not-so-glamorous parts of the Hollywood actress’ life and her connection to the Netherlands.    When the name Audrey Hepburn is mentioned, we are quick to picture an idealized version of the award winning actress…

Posted on: May 13, 2021 Posted by: Rebecca Jacoby Comments: 0

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Sexual Assault at the University of Amsterdam

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Sexual Assault at the University of Amsterdam By Rebecca Jacoby | May 13, 2021 Cover Illustration: The Oudemanhuispoort in early March 2020. It is located in the University Quarter, home to the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Humanities. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer Stories of sexual harassment in clubs, bars and parties are frequently shrugged off as something ingrained in our society, something almost inevitable. A…

Posted on: May 12, 2021 Posted by: Jang Kapgen Comments: 0

I Hate All Men.

I Hate All Men. By Jang Kapgen | May 12, 2021 Cover Illustration: Men should make an effort to create safe spaces for women and queer people. Anabella Villanueva / The Amsterdammer   Magazine Reporter Jang Kapgen discusses the recurring statement “I hate all men” trending all over social media, mainly from non-male and queer individuals, which has caused a great deal of commotion from men. In recent times, the statement…

Posted on: May 12, 2021 Posted by: Kira Guehring Comments: 0

Student Housing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Student Housing During the COVID-19 Pandemic By Kira Guehring | May 12, 2021 Cover Illustration: Little Manhattan, an accommodation for UvA’s first year students on Apr 19, 2021. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer   Campus Reporter Kira Guehring explores how the demand for student housing has been affected during COVID-19, with many students opting to stay home and study online instead of moving or returning to Amsterdam.  Before COVID-19, it seemed…

Posted on: May 12, 2021 Posted by: Do?a Düzgören Comments: 0

UvA QS Rankings: Number 1 Again?

UvA QS Rankings: Number 1 Again? By Do?a Düzgören | May 12, 2021 Cover Illustration: The entrance to one of the buildings on the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus. Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer   In light of UvA’s position in the 2021 QS World University rankings, University Reporter Do?a Düzgören critically examines the relevance and reliability of such ranking systems.  The QS World University rankings have released their 2021 edition, and…

Posted on: May 11, 2021 Posted by: Chia-Ai Hsu Comments: 0

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Chapter 2 – Fight Together

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Chapter 2 – Fight Together By Chia-Ai Hsu | May 11, 2021 Cover Illustration: Thinking girl with knots clouds. Anabella Villanueva / The Amsterdammer   Inspired by recent events, the University of Amsterdam’s student body has taken it upon themselves to lend a helping hand to those in need of emotional support, writes University Reporter Chia-Ai Hsu in the second chapter of It’s Okay to Not…