Nine local politicians came together at Amsterdam University College on March 5, for a debate that would turn out to be unusually uncivil. Continue reading Emotions Ran High During City Council Debate at the Amsterdam University College
Teacher Jonathan Gill in an interview on Dutch culture, potential careers and writing a book. Continue reading Interview Without Words, Jonathan Gill
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
Last week The Herring asked: What is your favorite drug? 221 readers answered as follows Continue reading Get to know The Herring readers: Drug Preferences
Amsterdam University College (AUC) graduates of 2017, and graduates from previous years, have in large numbers complained about their diplomas following a post on one of AUC’s Facebook groups. Continue reading AUC’s 2017 Graduation – A Diploma Crisis?
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
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