Posted on: December 9, 2021 Posted by: Rebecca Jacoby Comments: 0

UvA Reopening After 18 months: What does the future hold?

UvA Reopening After 18 Months: What Does the Future Hold? By Rebecca Jacoby | Campus | December 9, 2021 Cover Illustration: Ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronavirus. Fusion Medical Animation / Unsplash Campus reporter Rebecca Jacoby discusses the newly implemented COVID-19 restrictions in the Netherlands and the effects they have on higher education.  2 waves of restrictions and measures later, classes continue on campus… but how does that make the students feel?…

Posted on: December 6, 2021 Posted by: Ornella Durand Comments: 0

Spoedtest.nl under Investigation for Fraudulent CoronaCheck Activity

Spoedtest.nl under Investigation for Fraudulent CoronaCheck Activity By Ornella Durand | Metro City | November 6, 2021 Cover Illustration: Spoedtest.nl illustration. Marija Roganovic / The Amsterdammer Spoedtest.nl, a testing site for those wishing to get access to the various sectors which require the CoronaCheck QR codes for entry, recently came under investigation for providing fraudulent test results, reports Ornella Durand.   Just as it seemed to be the case last summer,…

Posted on: December 5, 2021 Posted by: Tessa Pang Comments: 0

Tree Planting – Climate Change’s Newest Fad Diet

Tree Planting – Climate Change’s Newest Fad Diet By Tessa Pang | Magazine | December 5, 2021 Cover Illustration: Factories polluting the climate in Poland. Marcin Joswiak / Unsplash Magazine Reporter Tessa Pang reminds us that there aren’t enough trees in the world that can undo years of destroying the planet, and criticizes the focus on minor individual lifestyle changes to combat climate change as opposed to confronting systemic corporate and…

Posted on: December 4, 2021 Posted by: Michele Affinito Comments: 0

COP26: How the World is Still Ignoring Indigenous Peoples

COP26: How the World is Still Ignoring Indigenous Peoples By Michele Affinito | Magazine | December 4, 2021 Cover Illustration: COP26 protest on the street of Glasgow. Michael Dougall / Twitter Magazine reporter Michele Affinito discusses how Indigenous peoples around the world are neglected in climate debates and discussions whilst they are the ones who are most knowledgeable in biodiversity conservation.   Another episode of “world leaders engaging in false…

Posted on: December 3, 2021 Posted by: Kurt Kazan Comments: 0

Google Translate & Gender Bias

Google Translate & Gender Bias By Kurt Kazan | Magazine | December 3, 2021 Cover Illustration: Google Translate translates the Finnish gender-neutral pronoun hän, into feminine or masculine pronouns in English based on gender bias. Reporter Kurt Kazan inspects how the Google Translate algorithm has contributed to the perpetuation of gender stereotypes.   It goes without saying that most people have various preconceptions regarding gender. After all, gender stereotypes are imposed on…

Posted on: December 2, 2021 Posted by: Ciaran Howley Comments: 0

Fabienne Chapot Expo: A Colorful Slice of Dutch Fashion

Fabienne Chapot Expo: A Colorful Slice of Dutch Fashion By Ciaran Howley | Metro City | December 2, 2021 Cover Illustration: Colorful clothes displayed on the rack. Marcus Loke / Unsplash Amsterdam’s fashion enthusiasts in search of something new, colorful and inspiring might want to pay a visit to the Fabienne Chapot (FCXV) Expo, writes Metro Reporter Ciaran Howley.   Dutch fashion has been having its moment for some time now.…