#BLM In Amsterdam: A Closer Look

#BLM in Amsterdam: A Closer Look By Ahana Majumdar | June 14, 2020 Photo by Charley Rousset   As 2020 unfolds, we are faced with many challenges and gaps in our public health and socio-political atmospheres. Although some predicaments such as the COVID-19 pandemic were unforeseen, others like systemic racism have been seen for generations. How is […]

First Vegan Student Association in Amsterdam becomes Official

First Vegan Student Association in Amsterdam becomes Official By ANNARITA MARINARO | May 11, 2020 Cover photo: Courtesy of the Vegan Student Association Amsterdam The logo belongs to the third official Vegan Student Association in The Netherlands. On May 6, 2020, the Vegan Student Association (VSA) in Amsterdam announced their official registration as a Dutch student association, becoming […]

Koningsdag this year, Holland’s most celebrated birthday in times of quarantine.

Koningsdag this year, Holland’s most celebrated birthday in times of quarantine By PIERRE DU PASQUIER | April 29, 2020 Cover photo Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer  King’s Day was celebrated in a new way in 2020. Photo taken in Amsterdam on April 27, 2019.  Koningsdag (translated to King’s Day) is a popular Dutch tradition filled with joyous […]

Launch of the ‘Amsterdam City Doughnut’: Establishing the Sweet Spot of Society

Launch of the ‘Amsterdam City Doughnut’ Establishing the Sweet Spot of Society By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE | April 20th, 2020 Amsterdam canals on a summer day. Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer.  On April 7, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Municipal Executive of Amsterdam decided to adopt British economist Kate Raworth’s Doughnut economic […]