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Green Is The Warmest Color: Preserving Nature Gives Urban Survival

Green Is The Warmest Color: Preserving Nature Gives Urban Survival By REBECCA TOOK | April 22, 2019 I never thought I’d like living in a city. The word conjures up images of a sprawling concrete metropolis, with buildings reaching towards the sky like leaves turning to the sunlight. If I’m away from trees for too long, I […]

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No Glove, No Love! Safe Sex in Amsterdam

Flo McQuibban / The Amsterdammer  Safe sex in Amsterdam By SHUZHAO XUE | April 20, 2019 Nowadays, sex plays an increasingly important role in our leisure time. No-strings-attached (NSA) sex is becoming a common option, especially for sex lovers. More than 1 billion matches on Tinder make a date per week, which can lead to […]

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek meets Keukenhof Garden

April 20, 2019 Bloemencorso Bollenstreek meets Keukenhof Garden A man posing for a picture during the flower parade in Leiden, City of Discovery – Living in Freedom. Yoojeong Kim / The Amsterdammer Experiencing Keukenhof is very much a family day. A child is posing for a picture. Yoojeong Kim / The Amsterdammer The Keukenhof flower […]

Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste

Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste April 18, 2019 By ISABEL BONNET During National Banana Day on Wednesday, the Banana Bar popup store opened its doors for one day, only to promote the recently-funded organisation SUNT. Visitors were invited to bring banana leftovers in exchange for banana bread. By 4pm, about 40 […]

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education April 16, 2019 By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE On Friday, April 12, about 100 students and residents danced from 2 pm to 5 pm in protest of the budget cuts on education. The ‘Outraved’ dance demonstration started at Binnengasthuisterrein by the Oudemanshuisport (OMHP) campus. It […]

Goodbye And Good Riddance: Amsterdam Bans Scooters From Cycle Lanes

Goodbye And Good Riddance: Amsterdam Bans Scooters From Cycle Lanes April 15, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK Amsterdammers across the city woke up on Monday morning (April 8) to find that their city looked a little different. More specifically, their route to work, college or school was a bit bluer, and a lot quieter. The council’s […]