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UNICEF and Enactus Gala: A Ball with a Point

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 Aleppo, Syria. With CREA’s music hall successfully filled for the event, the event raised up to […]

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ISN Welcomes 850 International Students During Largest Ever Introduction Week

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 week ever organized by ISN. Last year, the Wintro received 750 students. The three-day event included […]

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

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. Twice a month, Comedy Crea gives students the opportunity to perform their 5-minute stand-up routines. After discussing the […]

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

On Saturday, about 100 Venezuelans living in the Netherlands gathered in Dam Square to join the international day of protest for democracy. Organized by the association Multicultureel Viva Venezuela, protesters stood in support for the Interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, and against Nicolas Maduro. Dozens of countries have already recognised Guaido as the leader of […]

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,” […]

Sinterklaas Arrived in Amsterdam on Sunday

Children and adults attended the 80th arrival of Sinterklaas and his servants from Spain in Amsterdam on Sunday. While Saturday saw 30,000 people celebrating their official arrival in the Netherlands in Zaanstad, 400,000 gathered on Sunday in Amsterdam. “I like to call the other arrivals the ‘fake ones’,” said Pam Evenhuis, spokesperson for Sint in […]