Posted on: December 18, 2021 Posted by: Isabella Nijm Comments: 0

We Are Running Out of Time: How Amsterdam is Fighting The Climate Crisis

We Are Running Out of Time: How Amsterdam is Fighting The Climate Crisis By Isabella Nijm | Metro City | December 18, 2021 Cover Illustration: Strike protest demonstration – No Planet B. Markus Spiske / Unsplash Metro Reporter Isabella Nijm discusses a student-led organization called Students for Sustainability Amsterdam, which encourages sustainable practices with different projects and events.  It is difficult to ignore reality: we are living in one of…

Posted on: December 17, 2021 Posted by: Romana Petkovska Comments: 0

The Art of Writing Bad Books

The Art of Writing Bad Books By Romana Petkovska | Magazine | December 14, 2021 Cover Illustration: A stack of books with a post-it quoting Oscar Wilde. Romana Petkovska / The Amsterdammer Magazine Reporter Romana Petkovska debates whether a book can be objectively classified as good or bad based on a variety of factors. A reader and a writer – these two people may seem similar. However, there is a slight…

Posted on: December 16, 2021 Posted by: Ornella Durand Comments: 0

Explosive Traditions: A Look at The New Years Eve Fireworks Tradition in The Netherlands

Explosive Traditions: A Look at The New Years Eve Fireworks Tradition in The Netherlands By Ornella Durand | Metro City | December 16, 2021 Cover Illustration: Fireworks in Amsterdam 2018. Leo Patrizi / Unsplash Metro reporter Ornella Durand sheds light on the motivations behind a renewed ban on fireworks in the Netherlands for New Year’s Eve.   For the second year running, the Dutch Government has placed a ban on New…

Posted on: December 15, 2021 Posted by: Tessa Pang Comments: 0

Heading Home for the Holidays? Here’s How to Have Conversations about Misinformation in a World Where the ‘Truth’ feels Impossible to Prove.

Heading Home for the Holidays? Here’s How to Have Conversations about Misinformation in a World Where the ‘Truth’ feels Impossible to Prove.  By Tessa Pang | Magazine | December 15, 2021 Cover Illustration: COVID-19 misinformation. Unsplash Magazine Reporter Tessa Pang gives you some tips on how to make sure your light Christmas lunch chat about conspiracy theories doesn’t end in tears.    It’s the moment everyone dreads.  The family sits down to…

Posted on: December 14, 2021 Posted by: Jang Kapgen Comments: 0

A Movie Review of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

A Movie Review of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings By Jang Kapgen | Magazine | December 14, 2021 Cover Illustration: A comic with a collage of superheroes. Joel Muniz / Unsplash In this movie review, The Amsterdammer’s Magazine Editor Jang Kapgen takes a close look at the plot and the Asian-American representation of one of Marvel’s latest releases: Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.…

Posted on: December 13, 2021 Posted by: Ellie Hsu Comments: 0

GLASS: New Course Registration System Implemented at the UvA

GLASS: New Course Registration System Implemented at the UvA By Ellie Hsu | Campus | December 13, 2021 Cover Illustration: Flat lay of a woman studying. Avel Chuklanov / Unsplash Campus reporter Ellie Hsu discusses the new course registration system at the University of Amsterdam, GLASS, and what this new system means for students.   From November 25 to November 30, 2021, several majors at the University of Amsterdam implemented a…