Mixed Perceptions of Elections Commission Following AUCSA Elections

By Vivianne Hericks Editor’s note: This news story is part of a collaboration between The Herring and AUC’s journalism course. The story was entirely reported, written, edited, and fact checked by members of the journalism course. Some material may have been altered by The Herring’s editors to fit its style guidelines. — AMSTERDAM – On May 9, the new members of the Amsterdam University College Student … Continue reading Mixed Perceptions of Elections Commission Following AUCSA Elections

[Live Blog] AUCSA Election GA 2017: As It Happens

Welcome to the 2017 AUCSA Election GA live blog. Couldn’t make it in person? Read The Herring’s live coverage of the event below: 17:30 – Lance Bosch kicks off the event. He walks the audience through the agenda. The agenda is passed unanimously.   17:50 – The vote for the new advisory council is passed unanimously. It will consist of Lance Bosch, Ellen Ackroyd, Petra … Continue reading [Live Blog] AUCSA Election GA 2017: As It Happens

[LIVE BLOG] 2017 AUCSA Election Debate: As It Happens

Sophia Hengelbrok and Nina Klaff Dear readers, welcome to our live coverage of the AUCSA Election Debate on Wednesday May 3.  Below you will find continuously updated and time-stamped coverage of the Debate. 18:03-The Election Commission opens the debate and introduce themselves and their role in the election process. There are snacks in the back. 18:05- It is announced that Resident Assistant Jan Willem will lead the debate 18:05- Jan … Continue reading [LIVE BLOG] 2017 AUCSA Election Debate: As It Happens

Review: Macbeth, A Musical

The combination of a Shakespearean drama and a lighthearted musical seemed ambitious at first, but OnStage did a great job connecting the two elements. On March 11, they premiered their new musical Macbeth at the Crea Theatre. With the addition of modern music, new dialogue, a dance crew, a choir and a band, to a well-known story, this performance of Macbeth was OnStage’s biggest show to date and hopefully not its last. Continue reading Review: Macbeth, A Musical

[Live Blog] 2017 General Assembly: As It Is Happening

By Thanos Theofanakis — Dear readers, welcome to our live coverage of the AUCSA Budget GA on Sunday the 26th of February. Below you will find continuous and time-stamped coverage on all events of the GA. 13:22 – Lance Bosch asks the GA whether there should be a vote on whether the TEDx budget should be discussed first. After several attempts, the proposal is unanimously … Continue reading [Live Blog] 2017 General Assembly: As It Is Happening

Rolling, Loving Alice

By Christine van der Horst — Last Monday and Tuesday, AUC’s cafeteria was turned into a small theatre by the performing arts group On Stage. While it caused some inconvenience, the result — the Loving Alice play, with its great casting, interesting scene decoration and a very professional attitude — was well worth it. Its script contained some flaws but the leading roles took this … Continue reading Rolling, Loving Alice

Catch and Right2Education Team Up For Charity Run

By Vincent Noteboom — On Sunday, November 27th, Catch and Right2Education (R2E) will collaborate and host a fundraising run, the money from which will go towards R2E and their efforts in helping refugees get a diploma in the Dutch language. “Should you be interested, you can still partake [in the run] or sponsor, and this would be great for more than just the members of … Continue reading Catch and Right2Education Team Up For Charity Run

AUCSA and Student Council Host Annual Constitution Drinks

By Cille Kaiser — On Thursday night, Amsterdam University College’s Student Association (AUCSA) and Student Council welcomed approximately 70 guests from universities across the country to the annual Constitution Drinks. The purpose of the event, a tradition for Dutch study associations, was for AUCSA and the Student Council to formally introduce themselves and to network with their counterparts at other University Colleges. Co-chair of the … Continue reading AUCSA and Student Council Host Annual Constitution Drinks

[LIVE BLOG] 25th General Assembly: As It Happened

By Liselotte van Balen and Vivianne Hericks — Dear readers, welcome to our live coverage of AUCSA’s 25th General Assembly, held in the Academic Building’s ground floor main hall. Below you will find a continuously updated, time-stamped summary of events. As always, if you have comments or suggestions, feel free to contact us via our ‘news tips’ section, our Facebook page, or through Twitter. Now on to the 25th GA! … Continue reading [LIVE BLOG] 25th General Assembly: As It Happened