Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste

Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste By ISABEL BONNET | April 18, 2019 During National Banana Day on Wednesday, the Banana Bar popup store opened its doors for one day, only to promote the recently-funded organisation SUNT. Visitors were invited to bring banana leftovers in exchange for banana bread. By 4pm, about 40 people […]

UNICEF and Enactus Gala: A Ball with a Point

UNICEF and Enactus Gala: A Ball with a Point February 11, 2019 By ISABEL BONNET Around 100 merrymakers attended the Winter Charity Gala hosted by the UNICEF Student Team Amsterdam and Enactus VU at CREA Café on Saturday, February 9.   The donations given for the event will be sent directly to a school in […]

ISN Welcomes 850 International Students During Largest Ever Introduction Week

ISN Welcomes 850 International Students During Largest Ever Introduction Week February 06, 2019 By ISABEL BONNET Last Wednesday, members of the ISN committees and volunteers welcomed around 500 exchange students to Amsterdam at Schiphol Airport. About 850 students participated from Thursday to Saturday in the Winter Introduction Weekend, or Wintro, which is the largest introduction […]

Student’s Stand-Up Comedy Fill Crea Café on Monday

Student’s Stand-Up Comedy Fill Crea Café on Monday February 05, 2019 By ISABEL BONNET Personal anecdotes and laughs echoed at CREA Café on Monday evening during the performances of 8 university students. Moderated by one of the founders, Lara Ricote, about 60 people attended the Comedy Crea Open Mic for free. About 60 people attend the Open […]

Photo Story: About 100 Venezuelans Protest for Democracy in Dam Square on Saturday

February 05, 2019 Venezuelans Protest for Democracy After the Venezuelan protesters took a group picture with the flag, they marched around the Dam Square on Saturday afternoon. Isabel Bonnet / The Amsterdammer On Saturday, about 100 Venezuelans living in the Netherlands gathered in Dam Square to join the international day of protest for democracy. Organized […]

Amsterdam Attracts More Than 10,000 Tourists on National Tulip Day

On Saturday, January 19, 2019, Netherlands’ celebrated its eighth National Tulip Day. This year’s celebration saw more than ten thousand tourists and Amsterdam locals gathered in Dam square to pick their own bouquets of flowers. Over 200,000 tulips from colors across the spectrum were available for free, as part of the annual celebration, with the theme “Flower Power,” […]