Editorial: New Year, New Semester, Better Journalism

As the holiday hang-over runs its final course and the students pick up their pace; it is the time we employ our notepads again and avail our best penmanship to present in the most honest and pragmatic manner, the happenings within our beloved city of Amsterdam. As a student, the sense of belonging forms an […]

Editorial: Thank You and Hope to See You Soon

Dear Readers, It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas and this term at The Amsterdammer is coming to an end. We would like to thank you for your consistent readership; it has been a constant motivation for us. Out of the desire to provide you with accurate and creative content, we have been […]

Editorial: They Don’t Want Us, But They Need Us

This week, The Amsterdammer celebrated its 100th publication. We have reached this milestone after seven months, two semesters, and 60 staff members, I could not be prouder of what it has become. Like any nascent start-up we certainly faced (far) more obstacles than we expected. However, it is with hard work and dedication that the […]

Editorial: The Amsterdammer to Join the #SaveStudentNewsrooms Initiative

Today, April 25, alongside 120 student newsrooms, The Amsterdammer will proudly join the international student movement #SaveStudentNewsroom on the –unofficial– Support Student Journalism Day. This movement is an initiative created by the editorial board of the Independent Florida Alligator, a student newspaper that serves the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. The Amsterdammer is a recently-created […]

The Amsterdammer: It Was a Necessity

Several organisations offer the opportunity for students to write articles about specific topics. However, we did feel as though we belonged anywhere. There was no place for creative students who wanted to explore journalism in a free but organised way. The Amsterdammer was a necessity for those who wanted to explore practical journalism.  Student journalism is necessary on […]