Posted on: January 18, 2021 Posted by: Beatrice Wihlander Comments: 0

Over 100 students sign petition for unfair lab requirements

Over 100 students sign petition for unfair lab requirements By Beatrice Wihlander | January 18, 2021 Over 100 business students from the University of Amsterdam have signed the petition for unfair lab requirements that are making it difficult for them fulfil credit requirements to graduate.  Cover image by Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer On March 12 2020, the Amsterdam Business School Laboratorium closed due to government restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.…

Image of an entrance to the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus
Posted on: January 8, 2021 Posted by: Chia-Ai Hsu Comments: 0

A Guide for First-Year Students: Best Locations On and Around Campus

A Guide for First-Year Students A Guide for First-Year Students Best Locations On and Around Campus By Chia-Ai Hsu | January 8, 2021 Header image: one of the entrances on the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus on November 25, 2020. Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer In 2020, first-year students were unable to participate in most  regular academic and social activities. As a  result of the limited on-campus activities, students in different years of…

Posted on: December 12, 2020 Posted by: Su Min Pack Comments: 0

Su Min Pack: “Get your flu shot!”

Get your flu shot! By Su Min, Pack  | December 9, 2020 Cover image: Restrictions at a shopping mall in Amsterdam to fight COVID-19.  Jasper Akkermans / The Amsterdammer Although this long, unprecedented year is finally coming to an end, the impact of COVID-19 is still very similar to, if not worse than that of March. When the coronavirus first hit Europe, the Dutch government implemented an ‘intelligent lockdown’, where schools, cafes and…

Posted on: December 2, 2020 Posted by: Andrada Pop Comments: 0

Biking Series: A tale of two wheels

Chapter One By Andrada Pop | November 30, 2020 In the first chapter of her biking series, Andrada Pop talks about her biking experiences in Amsterdam – and everything that comes with it! Illustrations by Bella Villanueva Moving to Amsterdam is an overwhelming experience, especially for an international student. The faint smell of cannabis floating through the streets, the wind that permeates your soul and the unbroken stream of people whooshing…

Posted on: December 1, 2020 Posted by: Kayla Dowling Comments: 0

Muddled messaging on masks

Muddled Messaging on Masks By Kayla Dowling | November 30, 2020 Illustration by Bella Villanueva At Boven’t IJ, a popular shopping center in Amsterdam Noord, it appears to be a regular afternoon. However, the presence of COVID -19 strikes us at the sight of many – and many not – wearing face masks.   The clear dissensus on face masks is visible just over a month after the Dutch government switched its…

Posted on: November 30, 2020 Posted by: Beatrice Wihlander Comments: 0

Ten tips for studying at home

10 Tips for Studying at Home By Beatrice Wihlander | November 26, 2020 These tough times are affecting everyone all around the world. It is more important than ever to take care of yourself and look out for the people around you. For the students at the University of Amsterdam, the psychologist department has 10 tips they would like to share with the students. They believe that this will be of…