Amsterdam Museumnacht celebrates its 20th anniversary

“It’s a happy evening” Amsterdam Museumnacht celebrates its 20th anniversary in November By HENRIKE FREYTAG | November 28, 2019 Cover photo by Tjan Ho Lai A palm tree in Hortus Botanicus in colorful lights by night on November 2nd, 2019. On Saturday, November 2, 2019, 55 museums in Amsterdam held special night events during the 20th Museumnacht. […]

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested during International ‘Rebel Without Borders’ Week By HENRIKE FREYTAG  | November 25, 2019 Cover photo by Charley Rousset / The Amsterdammer On October 13th 2019 the group Extinction Rebellion blocked the Blauwbrug bridge in the early morning. From October 7 to October 12, 2019, climate activist group Extinction Rebellion, arranged several blockades […]

Black Pete’s Controversy is the New Dutch Tradition

Black Pete’s Controversy is the New Dutch Tradition By ISABEL BONNET | November 22, 2019 Cover photo by Veronica Fontana  / The Amsterdammer On November 16, 2019, the first Saturday after Sint Maarten, 25,000 people enthusiastically welcomed Sinterklaas in Apeldoorn. For a couple of years, the arrival of the Dutch St. Nicholas and its traditions, brings with […]

Master’s Day at the UvA

Masters Day at the University of Amsterdam By GIEDRE SAPRANAUSKAITE | November 22, 2019 Video by Giedre Sapranauskaite https://youtu.be/YPMos1gpoXI [ai1ec view=”weekly”] Support The Amsterdammer We believe in the right to inform the students, Dutch or international, about their surroundings and the university life. We give a voice to the voiceless and have already formed over 100 students […]

Dutch Student Associations: A quick glance for international students

Dutch Student Associations: A quick glance for international students By LAURE BLANCHEZ | November 22, 2019 Cover image by Isabel Bonnet / The Amsterdammer In light of the new academic year, and the numerous international students that come with it, the Amsterdammer interviewed some members of sororities and fraternities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in order […]

Turkish student rejected by UvA

Turkish student rejected by University of Amsterdam for Kurdistan invasion By ADELE MOLTEDO | November 19, 2019 Cover photo by  A Turkish, bioengineering student from the Ege University of Izmir, Turkey has recently seen their application to a University of Amsterdam (UvA) internship program rejected. UvA professor and biologist, Tanneke den Blaauwen, rejected them in an e-mail […]