Albert Heijn Science Park: Blessing or Curse for the Indische Buurt?

By Tobias Romein — How many Albert Heijns does it take to make a neighbourhood perfect? Apparently, two is not enough, as the newest addition to Amsterdam Science Park’s supermarket ensemble suggests.     On March 21, Albert Heijn Science Park, located close to the intersection between Molukkenstraat and Carolina MacGillavrylaan, opened its doors. It spans 2300 square meters, making it the biggest neighbourhood-store in Amsterdam. Although … Continue reading Albert Heijn Science Park: Blessing or Curse for the Indische Buurt?

Circus of the Rain: A review

By Rosalie Dielesen — Writing can be a tedious process. Think about how long it took you to finish your longest piece! 10 hours? Maybe 20 or even 100? You are not even coming close to the over 1000 hours it took for Pieter Buis, a third-year Humanities major from Amsterdam University College (AUC) to write his musical “Circus of the Rain”. The musical premiered on … Continue reading Circus of the Rain: A review

“Circus of the Rain” – AUC students produce a musical

By Tom Weber — Could you imagine living in an Amsterdam that is even more rainy? On Thursday, April 12, a group of Amsterdam University College (AUC) students will premier their musical “Circus of the Rain”, which will give a glimpse of what living with the consequences of climate change might look like. The play revolves around a group of circus performers and is staged in … Continue reading “Circus of the Rain” – AUC students produce a musical

RAW unites AUC’s photografficionados

With the start of 2017’s fall semester, shutterbugs can join forces under RAW, AUC’s new photography community. According to Muzi Ndiweni, third-year Science major and current chair, RAW is meant to be a network for photographers; a community instead of a committee – the label by which most AUCSA initiatives go. Continue reading RAW unites AUC’s photografficionados