Posted on: November 27, 2020 Posted by: Luca Carlesi Comments: 0

COVID can’t stop Black Friday

COVID can’t stop Black Friday Discounting the Pandemic By Luca Carlesi | November 27, 2020 Metro reporter Luca Carlesi looks at the effect of the pandemic and sustainable fashion on Black Friday shopping. Cover image by Dimitri Houtteman. While most European countries are in the midst of strict lockdowns because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Netherlands appears to have some of the lightest regulations in place. This bodes well for patrons…

Posted on: November 23, 2020 Posted by: Luca Carlesi Comments: 0

Illegal party-business takes over Amsterdam student life

Illegal party-business takes over Amsterdam student life By LUCA CARLESI | November 23, 2020 Cover: People at a gathering in an unspecified location. Alexander Popov / Unsplash Disclaimer: The names in this article have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals. Despite strict travel restrictions, thousands of students recently moved to Amsterdam for the new academic year, facing a situation completely different from their expectations. This, however, did not deter first year students.…

Posted on: November 16, 2020 Posted by: Beatrice Wihlander Comments: 0

Exam System Crash Affected Over 6000 Students at UvA

Between October 20 and 23, 2020, several exams at the University of Amsterdam suffered from malfunctions. About 6000 students from various faculties were affected, reports a spokesperson for the university. The problem, however, transcended the boundaries of the UvA, as other universities and students around the Netherlands operating on the same systems encountered the same issues.

Posted on: June 15, 2020 Posted by: Ahana Majumdar Comments: 0

#BLM In Amsterdam: A Closer Look

#BLM in Amsterdam: A Closer Look By Ahana Majumdar | June 14, 2020 Photo by Charley Rousset   As 2020 unfolds, we are faced with many challenges and gaps in our public health and socio-political atmospheres. Although some predicaments such as the COVID-19 pandemic were unforeseen, others like systemic racism have been seen for generations. How is it that we can celebrate milestones in science, technology and medicine, yet ignore the lack…

Posted on: June 4, 2020 Posted by: Charley Rousset Comments: 0

Solidarity Protest Against Anti-Black Racism and Violence at Dam Square

Solidarity Protest Against Anti-Black Racism and Violence at Dam Square  By CHARLEY ROUSSET | June 4, 2020 All photos were taken by Charley Rousset on the 1st of June 2020 at Dam Square.  Cover photo: Protesters standing in front of the National Monument; a sign refers to the death of George Floyd.  The protest on June 1 against anti-black violence is thought to have gathered more than 5000 people at…