On the Basis of Sex: ‘Wife’ is not a job title

On the Basis of Sex: ‘Wife’ is not a job title By REBECCA TOOK | May 6, 2019 Mimi Leder’s On the Basis of Sex is a biopic depicting Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fight for gender equality to be recognized in American law. This is not an exceptional film, but it does sensitively depict the life of […]

Student Elections: About the parties

Student Elections: About the parties By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE and SARAH IACOBACCI | May 6, 2019 You may have started to hear the buzz around the UvA campus as student bodies begin gearing up for the upcoming student elections in May. This year, there are four parties running for the Central Student Council (CSR); De Vrije Student, […]

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 […]

YOUthACT Conference Empowering the Students

YOUthACT Conference Empowering Students By KELLY ZHAO SIJIE & SOOHYUN BAE | April 19, 2019 The Amsterdam-based student teams of Amnesty International and UNICEF joined forces to host ‘YOUth ACT,’ a youth conference held at Amsterdam University College (AUC) on April 13 and 14, 2019. Over two exciting days of talks, workshops and small-group networking, a diverse […]

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 […]

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 […]