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 avid-readers…

Posted on: June 7, 2021 Posted by: Tatjana Edle von Peter Comments: 0

Extinction Rebellion: Navigating Covid-19

Extinction Rebellion: Navigating Covid-19 By Tatjana Edle von Peter | June 7, 2021 Cover Illustration: Before the pandemic Extinction Rebellion was known for their protests, now they need to find alternative ways to attract attention. Markus Spiske / Unsplash   Metro Reporter Tatjana Edle von Peter explores the impact of COVID-19 on the worldwide Extinction Rebellion movement and how the organisation has adapted to current social distancing restrictions. Extinction Rebellion (XR)…

Posted on: May 26, 2021 Posted by: Tatjana Edle von Peter Comments: 0

A Second Corona-Restricted King’s Day in Amsterdam?

A Second Corona-Restricted King’s Day in Amsterdam? By Tatjana Edle von Peter & Stefana Vizman | May 26, 2021 Cover Illustration: Confetti falling down on Koningsdag 2019, the last time the holiday was officially held as a big event. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer Metro Reporters Tatjana and Stefana reflect on how this year’s King’s Day, yet another day meant to be celebrated in social distancing, turned into a full blown partying…

Posted on: May 26, 2021 Posted by: Pia Lou Velema Comments: 0

The Dutch Electoral Voice of 2021: Optimism, Realism or Just Naivety

The Dutch Electoral Voice of 2021: Optimism, Realism or Just Naivety By Pia Lou Velema | May 26, 2021 Cover Illustratoin: Sign indicating a place to vote in Amsterdam Oost, March 17 2021. Jasper Akkermans / The Amsterdammer Metro reporter Pia Lou takes to the streets of Amsterdam to explore people’s voting habits in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and considers future elections. It’s been over two months since the Tweede…

Posted on: May 15, 2021 Posted by: Diana-Teodora Gaitan Comments: 0

White and Vegan: Check Your Privilege

White and Vegan: Check Your Privilege By Diana-Teodora Gaitan | May 15, 2021 Cover Illustration: Locally grown produce can often be found at markets, like the Dappermarkt in Amsterdam Oost. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer   Magazine Reporter Diana explores and critiques the wave of veganism and how it impacts the environment and people in places like South America, people who used to rely on “superfoods” as their main source of…

Posted on: May 14, 2021 Posted by: Anabella Villanueva Comments: 0

Weather in The Netherlands

Weather in The Netherlands By Anabella Villanueva | May 14, 2021 Cover Illustration: From snow to sun. Anabella Villanueva/The Amsterdammer   Metro Reporter Bella Villanueva recounts a moment of light in the darkness of winter and COVID-19; and shines sunshine on the warm weather awaiting us! Storm Darcy and the snowy weather left us almost as quickly as it came. Yet, this short moment was the highlight of many people’s lockdown…