Posted on: April 24, 2018 Posted by: Aanavi Sinha Comments: 2

Aanavi Sinha: “Becoming older doesn’t mean becoming better”

Over the past few years, I’ve seen an increase in the amount of awareness being spread on the importance of mental health. My high-school Student Council organised a Mental Health Week for all its students, aimed at educating them on mental illnesses. A similar campaign is currently being held at the UvA, with the aim of spreading awareness about the student psychologists available to seek for help. Even on social…

Posted on: April 23, 2018 Posted by: Mariana Castañeda Comments: 1

Campaigning for Change: True Fashion Talks

Around 100 fashion professionals, communication professionals and fashion fans attended Thursday’s edition of the talk show known as “True Fashion Talks,” where 3 speakers discussed how to campaign for change in the fashion industry. Between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm, attendees gathered at Fashion for Good‘s office in Spui. “How to campaign for change” was the topic of the talkshow’s first edition this year. Founded in 2017 by True Fashion Collective,…

Posted on: April 23, 2018 Posted by: Isabel Bonnet Comments: 2

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 many levels. “We strongly believe that one can only make a change in a macro…