The Capstone Deadlines Controversy: Students Jeopardized, No Sanctions for Teachers

By Laura Galante — On Thursday, June 29th, the Capstone Distinction seminar was held in AUC’s common room. Every year, a few students present their end-of-year theses, which are judged by the Capstone Committee based on certain parameters, such as intellectual contribution, originality, research effort, and broader impact. In the 2017 edition of the Capstone seminar, the students who received distinction or highest distinction included 15 … Continue reading The Capstone Deadlines Controversy: Students Jeopardized, No Sanctions for Teachers

Party Supplies for the King’s Day Enthusiast

By Frank Cox — So you’ve chosen your destination but you haven’t left any time for party supplies. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. These party essentials will keep the ball rolling until the police tells everyone to go home: Orange Morphsuit For the introverted student who doesn’t want to miss out on parties, consider investing in this orange morphsuit, allowing full anonymity. The sleek … Continue reading Party Supplies for the King’s Day Enthusiast

AUC Wins UCSRN Tournament, UCR Second

By Frank Cox — On Saturday, Apr. 18, participants from six university colleges from around the Netherlands gathered in Amsterdam for the annual University College Student Representatives the Netherlands (UCSRN) Tournament. They competed in sports and creative contests hosted by Amsterdam University College at the Science Park Campus. After a day of diverse competitions, and a few shenanigans such as attempted robberies of the AUC mascot … Continue reading AUC Wins UCSRN Tournament, UCR Second