Advertisements

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications By ANNA WIEDEMANN | April 25, 2019 From May 23 to 26, an estimated 512 million citizens from 28 European Union (EU) member states will be able to vote for 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). These MEPs will be elected to […]

Advertisements

Michelle Obama’s tour Becoming: Intimacy At Scale and In Style

Michelle Obama’s tour Becoming: Intimacy At Scale and In Style By EVA ORAVCOVA | April 22, 2019 Leaving the best for last, Michelle Obama finished the European part of her book tour in Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam. The former First Lady of the USA shared her life story, reflecting on the experiences that shaped her professional, public […]

YOUthACT Conference Empowering the Students

YOUthACT Conference Empowering Students By KELLY ZHAO SIJIE & SOOHYUN BAE | April 19, 2019 The Amsterdam-based student teams of Amnesty International and UNICEF joined forces to host ‘YOUth ACT,’ a youth conference held at Amsterdam University College (AUC) on April 13 and 14, 2019. Over two exciting days of talks, workshops and small-group networking, a diverse […]

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 […]

Activist Rudolf Valkhoff Arrested After Protest​ Participation

Activist Rudolf Valhoff Arrested After Protest Participation By ISABEL BONNET | April 16, 2019 Illustration by Sofia Romansky He was allegedly mocked by several police officers and sexually harassed.   Rudolf Valkhoff, 65, worked as a History and Philosophy teacher at the University of Amsterdam for 30 years. In 2015, he participated in the Bungehuis and […]

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE | April 19, 2019 On Friday, April 12, about 100 students and residents danced from 2 pm to 5 pm in protest of the budget cuts on education. The ‘Outraved’ dance demonstration started at Binnengasthuisterrein by the Oudemanshuisport (OMHP) campus. It […]