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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 […]

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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 […]

Lilly’s Plastic Pickup – The Experiences Of A Child Activist

Lilly’s Plastic Pickup – The Experiences Of A Child Activist April 15, 2019 By MERT ALI KIRAZ How old do you have to be to care about environmental issues? The urge to help can strike at any moment. Some might start being active deep into their adulthood. For some, it starts around the time they […]

UvA Students Participate in RoetersRun 2019

UvA Students participate in RoetersRun 2019 April 12, 2019 By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE Wednesday, April 10 marked the annual RoetersRun at University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus. Over 50 runners kicked off at 7:30 pm beside the bridge between the ABC building and the E building. The participants ran 5 kilometers over three laps around the campus […]

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 […]

How does UvA use social media accounts?

How does UvA use Social Media Accounts? The Amsterdammer talked to the UvA Social Media team to find out what goes on behind-the-scenes the official social media accounts and how they maintain intrigue towards them.   March 19, 2019 By SHUZHAO XUE So far, UvA is present on five social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, […]