Not sexy, yet important – The Student Council’s call for voices

Negotiating university policies is not sexy. When students want a change, someone needs to fight through the bureaucracy to represent their interests in front of university management and staff. Traditionally, that “someone” is the collective of student council members. Continue reading Not sexy, yet important – The Student Council’s call for voices

Meet the new government?

Editor’s Note: This article tries to be as neutral and informative as possible. However, this is all simplified through the eyes of the writer and could miss what you might perceive as essential information. This is not on purpose.  By Vincent Noteboom –On March 15th, the Netherlands will elect a new government. This article will offer an overview of the seven biggest political parties and … Continue reading Meet the new government?

The Dorms: Three Types of Stealing

By Vincent Noteboom — It is common for those of us who use the Excellent and Diverse group on Facebook to come across people who request the return of their property to one of the bike sheds or common rooms. Many of us experience theft on some level throughout our time as AUC students. Most of the time property can be retrieved. However, when the theft … Continue reading The Dorms: Three Types of Stealing

Dorm Delights: Project Omakase Undergoes an Upgrade

By Vincent Noteboom — Upon entering the dorms, we are greeted by the familiar smells of the apartment strings: beer, weed, cigarettes and garbage. The exception being that one string, which oddly enough always smells a bit like fish. In it, Kitsanin Thankyakulsajja (Kit) runs his project, an Omakase called Ephemeral. Omakase is Japanese for ‘I trust the chef’, a roughly translated, but classic name … Continue reading Dorm Delights: Project Omakase Undergoes an Upgrade