Student Elections Update: Chatting with the CSR parties

Student Elections Update: Chatting with the CSR parties By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE and SARAH IACOBACCI | May 21, 2019 This is part 2 of the series on talking to the parties running for the student elections this year. This time, we talked to Inter. 1. What are you promising for this academic year? The party promises that there […]

Demystifying Ramadan

Demystifying Ramadan By MERT ALI KIRAZ | May 11, 2019 Production: Mert Ali Kiraz Editor: Dragos Culcear Camera: Sofia van den Donk and Kira Guehring [ai1ec view=”weekly”] Support The Amsterdammer We believe in the right to inform the students, Dutch or international, about their surroundings and the university life. We give a voice to the voiceless […]

World Press Photo Award Winner: Pieter ten Hoopen

World Press Photo Award Winner: Pieter ten Hoopen By ANNA LEA JAKOBS | May 8, 2019 Pieter ten Hoopen, winner of the World Press Photo contest in 2008 and 2010, returns to the shortlist for 2019’s photo story of the year. Ten Hoopen was nominated for his work on the migrant caravan in Latin America. People […]

The paradox of the ‘strong female lead’

The paradox of the ‘strong female lead’ By REBECCA TOOK | May 7, 2019 In her recent book, Invisible Women, writer and feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez examines the ‘gender data gap’. As she argues, “women are so under-represented. I was one of those girls being taught, via a curriculum, a news media and a popular culture that […]

No Glove, No Love! Safe Sex in Amsterdam

  Safe sex in Amsterdam By SHUZHAO XUE | April 20, 2019 Illustration by Flo McQuibban / The Amsterdammer 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 […]

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

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE | April 19, 2019 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 […]