Life, Death and Sound at Sonic Acts Festival

Life, Death and Sound at Sonic Acts Festival February 27, 2019 By IOANA PINTILIE This edition of Sonic Acts Festival surprised the public with a new, powerful theme: Hereafter. At its 25th edition, the four-day festival (February 21-24) was not a nostalgic union that stuck to the past; instead, it embraced important matters surrounding humanity’s current […]

1 in 5 Amsterdammers Live on a Tight Budget – De Sociale Kruidenier is Here to Help

1 in 5 Amsterdammers Live on a Tight Budget – De Sociale Kruidenier is Here to Help February 26, 2019 By CARA RAKER “We’re a social supermarket,” explains Nicky Dankelman, project manager of De Sociale Kruidenier. De Sociale Kruidenier is a social project which helps Amsterdammers with a krappe beurs (low income). In Amsterdam, an estimated one […]

Study Association Off-Screen Host Charity Gala for ‘Movies that Matter’

Study Association Off-Screen Host Charity Gala for ‘Movies that Matter’ February 26, 2019 By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURATH On February 20, Off-Screen, the study association of Media and Culture and Media and Information students, hosted a charity gala at the Vondelpark’s VondelCS. The gala was in aid of Movies that Matter, an organization in Amsterdam that aims […]

Instagram is Ruining our Holidays

Instagram Is Ruining our Holidays February 25, 2019 By IVY WADE If you go on vacation and don’t post pictures online, did it even happen? The more we scroll down our feeds, the more it seems holidays are now sponsored by Instagram and Facebook. They record our beach days and hiking trips, festivals and gap […]

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Student Council Elections

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Student Council Elections February 25, 2019 By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTER and SARAH IACOBACCI University Student Councils in the Netherlands possess powers which many other educational institutions do not reward their students with. For instance, the university needs their approval to instigate changes. The importance of students’ voting is […]

First Ever Amsterdam Ramen Festival Attracts Hundreds

Sunday, February 17 saw the first ever Ramen Festival in Amsterdam, which took place at restaurant De Bajes, Utrechtsestraat. The event is the brainchild of Susam Pang, the festival founder and one of the co-creators of Foodbloggers Award. A number of Japanese restaurants set up stands at the festival, offering various types of ramen and […]