The thorn in Europe’s side: why Britain will trouble the EU for years to come

The thorn in Europe’s side: why Britain will trouble the EU for years to come By DAVID KIRKHAM | May 23, 2019 The European elections are finally upon us. Over 370 million Europeans will be eligible to vote in what is one of the largest democratic contests in the world, second to India’s. That is, if Europeans […]

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 […]

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 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 and have […]

May 1: FNV Bringing the Labor Day Celebration Back to Amsterdam

May 1: FNV Bringing the Labor Day Celebration Back to Amsterdam By EVA ORAVCOVA | May 8, 2019 On May 1, the world celebrated International Workers’ Day, known in some countries as Labor Day. Despite the fact that the day is not a national holiday in the Netherlands, the Federation of Dutch Trade Unions (Federatie Nederlandse […]

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 […]