Posted on: July 20, 2021 Posted by: Aakash Nair Comments: 0

Israel-Palestine: Through the Eyes of an Academic

Israel-Palestine: Through the Eyes of an Academic By Aakash Nair | July 20, 2021 “And so these are two distinct conflicts, although, of course, related, and both are ultimately centered around Jerusalem.”   Cover Illustration: Jorge Fernández Salas / Unsplash Where supporting Palestine is deemed anti-Semitic and supporting Israel is deemed Islamophobic, no platform exists for the innocent on both sides to pursue justice and peace. To provide much needed political, social and historical…

Posted on: July 15, 2021 Posted by: Elisa Morand and Kira Guehring Comments: 0

The Semi-Hidden Stories of Amsterdam – PART 2

The Semi-Hidden Stories of Amsterdam – PART 2 By Elisa Morand and Kira Guehring | July 14, 2021 Following up from their last photo story, photographers Elisa Morand and Kira Guehring provide more locations of the bookshelves scattered around Amsterdam. Amsterdam is more than the Red Light District and canals. There are many hidden treasures among the city’s streets, one of them being the mini libraries tucked away in random street…

Posted on: June 22, 2021 Posted by: Kira Guehring Comments: 0

The Stigma of Sex Work: Panel by the UNICEF Amsterdam and HeForShe x UvA

The Stigma of Sex Work: Panel by the UNICEF Amsterdam and HeForShe x UvA By Kira Guehring| June 22, 2021 Cover Illustration: Attendees of the Unicef Amsterdam Student Team and HeforShe x UvA panel / Courtesy of the organizers. Campus Reporter Kira Guehring attended the collaborative panel on The Stigma of Sex Work hosted by HeForShe x UvA and UNICEF Amsterdam. Sex work is one of the oldest professions in…

Posted on: June 12, 2021 Posted by: Tamara Kanuchova Comments: 0

Activism: The Case of Seaspiracy

Activism: The Case of Seaspiracy By Tamara Ka?uchová | June 12, 2021 Cover Illustration: Protect the ocean. Anabella Villanueva / The Amsterdammer   Seaspiracy is one of the most popular Netflix documentaries at the moment. While we, The Amsterdammer, are advocates for green initiatives and protecting our beautiful oceans, we want to equip you with tools to make your own decisions when it comes to believing trendy documentaries. You have probably…

Posted on: June 9, 2021 Posted by: Diana-Teodora Gaitan Comments: 0

Polly Gray – How to Be Strong

Polly Gray –  How to Be Strong Cover Illustration: Carl Fitton, @pencilcage on Instagram By Diana-Teodora Gaitan | June 9, 2021 Magazine Reporter Diana pays tribute to the English actress Helen McCrory following her death on April 16 and how McCrory’s role as Polly Gray in Peaky Blinders was one of her first role models as a teenager. Transitioning from middle school to high school was quite a tough time for me.…

Posted on: June 8, 2021 Posted by: Elisa Morand Comments: 0

The Semi-Hidden Stories of Amsterdam – PART 1

ELISA MORAND AND KIRA GUEHRING JUNE 8, 2021 The Semi-Hidden Stories of Amsterdam – PART 1 Cover Illustration: In Lomanstraat, you can take a book in a variety of languages. On Jan. 23, 2021 there were books in Dutch, English, Swedish and German among others. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer   Photographers Elisa Morand and Kira Guehring reveal the many bookshelves dotted around Amsterdam and provide some locations, handy for…