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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 […]

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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 […]

Lack of Funding in Education Leads to a Nationwide Strike

March 16, 2019 Lack of Funding in Education Leads to a Nationwide Strike By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURATH On Friday, March 15, students, teachers, and professors around the Netherlands went on a nationwide strike and protested in The Hague to demand the reversal of budget cuts for, and more investment in, education. The strike asks that the […]

Positioning Ballet: Behind the Velvet Curtain

Positioning Ballet: Behind the Velvet Curtain This is part 1 of a series inspired by the ‘Positioning Ballet’ Working Conference, hosted by the Dutch National Ballet, February 16 and 17. March 02, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK Last weekend, I was invited to attend ‘Positioning Ballet’, a working conference hosted by the Dutch National Ballet, which […]

Continued Epidemics Call for Stricter Anti-Vaxx Policies

Continued Epidemics Call for Stricter Anti-Vaxx Policies March 01, 2019 By IVY WADE For a long time, I thought anti-vaxxers (those skeptical of vaccination) were mythical creatures, unicorns with tinfoil hats and fanatics using essential oils and garlic cloves instead of antibiotics. However, as the news continues to come in, it is becoming more and […]

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Student Council Elections

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Student Council Elections February 25, 2019 By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTER and SARAH IACOBACCI University Student Councils in the Netherlands possess powers which many other educational institutions do not reward their students with. For instance, the university needs their approval to instigate changes. The importance of students’ voting is […]