Video Calling in Times of Corona

ideo killed the radio Video Calling in Times of Corona By YARA JAKOBS | April 20th, 2020 Due the current ongoing lockdown, people have collectively turned to video calling as an alternative for face-to-face interaction. Naturally, this does not come without its difficulties.  Yara Yakoby is a student of Fine Arts and Illustration at Hochschule für Angewandte […]

Europe and nationalism: why Spain is different

Europe and Nationalism: why Spain is different By DAVID KIRKHAM | May 20, 2019 Nationalists and far-right political parties continue to make alarming gains across Europe. Italy is led by a coalition of radical right-wing and populist parties, Austria’s government is shared with the ultranationalist Freedom Party (FPO), and Hungary has shifted considerably to the far […]

Fold-able phones: revolution or fantasy?

Foldable phones: revolution or fantasy? Last year, we witnessed the usage of artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality on mobile phones, and the establishment of 5G networks. Though 5G is still topical, foldable phones were the hot topic this year. By Shuzhao Xue Mobile World Congress 2019, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile […]

The Creatives Series: Painting with Max Schulze

The Creatives Series: Painting with Max Schulze Max Schulze, a 25-year old Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) alumnus, is a painter and writer who works in the hospitality industry. The Dutch artist discusses his work with columnist Flo McQuibban as part of the Amsterdam Creatives series, published every Friday. By FLO MCQUIBBAN Nine o’clock, […]

Climate Change: Reusable Straws and Eco-Friendly Lifestyles Will not Save Us

Climate Change: Reusable Straws and Eco-Friendly Lifestyles Will not Save Us March 14, 2019 By IVY WADE We have been duped. Every day, social media and news articles tell us that we are responsible for a world that is slowly dying due to our gluttonous lifestyles. We have been careless. We used too many plastic […]

“Buy, Buy, Baby”: the Commercialisation of International Women’s Day

‘Buy, Buy, Baby’: the Commercialisation of International Women’s Day March 13, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK Friday, March 8, was International Women’s Day 2019. If the slew of Facebook posts, tweets, Instagram photos and shared articles hadn’t already caught my attention, there was also an email from Flixbus (the coach company) addressed, “To all the strong, […]