Bye Minimalism; Welcome back, Camp

Bye Minimalism; Welcome Back, Camp. By SARAH M. IACOBACCI | May 22, 2019 Illustration by Sofia Romansky May 6, 2019 was host to what is known as the “Super Bowl of Fashion,” the MET Gala. Each year, the Costume Institute exhibits a new theme at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in which the gala serves […]

Tips to maintain a long distance relationship with your mother

Tips to maintain a long distance relationship with your mother By SHUZHAO XUE | May 5, 2019 Mother’s Day, this year, falls on May 12, and as an international student, distance limits the ways one can express love to my mother. A dinner out is insubstantial. So is a simple hug or a kiss. So, what […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Study-Snacks and Where to Find them Around Campus

5 Study-Snacks and Where to Find them Around Campus With the end of the current block approaching, many of us have finals coming up. Instead of stress-eating junk food, why not enjoy a few brain-boosting alternatives! By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE It can be difficult to keep a balanced diet when living alone since cheap pizza and […]

Positioning Ballet: Ballet’s Own #MeToo

Positioning Ballet: Ballet’s Own #MeToo This is part 3 of a series inspired by the ‘Positioning Ballet’ Working Conference, hosted by the Dutch National Ballet, February 16 and 17. March 09, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK The ballet world might not like to consider itself a microcosm; preferring instead to see itself as an exemplum of […]