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Ajax Has Caught Our Attention, Now They Need to Succeed

Ajax Has Caught Our Attention, Now They Need to Succeed By EMILIO GUTIERREZ | April 19, 2019 Cover by Carlo Salemi / Courtesy of The Amsterdammer You can call it a Cinderella story, a David and Goliath anecdote, or a fairy-tale run, but no matter how you spin it, this season has been magical and shocking for everyone. […]

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Video killed the radio star, but the podcast is having its revenge

Video killed the radio star, but the podcast is having its revenge By REBECCA TOOK | April 18, 2019 I do it in the morning while in the shower. Sometimes, I do it while cycling to the library. My friend does it while walking the dog, and another does it during their long commute on the sweaty London […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eighth Grade: A Portrait of the Awkward Entrance into Teendom

Eighth Grade: A Portrait of the Awkward Entrance into Teendom Film Review: American comedian Bo Burnham’s debut feature film Eighth Grade depicts the knotty, small-scale hellscape of middle school, focusing on the experience of Kayla (Elsie Fisher) – a self-aware yet intensely self-conscious teen – during her last week in eighth grade. By REBECCA TOOK […]

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, […]