AUC Students Open Free Shop At Dorms

By Cristina Vintimilla – On March 17, AUC students Steffi Geelen and Isa Altink opened a free shop in the AUC dorms that allows students to exchange unused or unwanted things. The purpose of the shop is to encourage students to recycle their objects such as clothes, books or furniture instead of selling or throwing them away. “Both of us always buy our stuff second … Continue reading AUC Students Open Free Shop At Dorms

Broken Glass Panel at Dorm Entrance Replaced

By Tamar Bot — As a response to the recent increase in break-ins, DUWO replaced the broken glass panel at one of the entrances of the AUC dorms with a temporary wooden panel this afternoon. The panel had been broken for several weeks, allowing anyone to get into the hallway of the building. A new panel was ordered upon tenants’ reports of the broken glass … Continue reading Broken Glass Panel at Dorm Entrance Replaced

With Help Of AUC Students, Four Teenagers Arrested For Attempted Break-In

 By Eleonora Boguslavskaia  – Three young men aged sixteen, and one aged fifteen, were arrested by Amsterdam police on Sunday, January 17th at 6:55 PM after a student reported suspicious individuals in the building. The arrest took place at the Amsterdam University College dorms in Science Park. The intruders are being charged with an attempted break-in and were released on Monday, January 18th. Documentation related … Continue reading With Help Of AUC Students, Four Teenagers Arrested For Attempted Break-In

Kit’s Click With Everything

By Andrew Kambel – Kitsanin Thankyakulsajja is busy. He explains that he doesn’t have a lot of time for this interview since he is playing volleyball in a few moments. This week, he has to serve food for eight people, wake up early in the morning to buy cooking supplies at Hanos, an international wholesale market, and make sure that he planned his school work … Continue reading Kit’s Click With Everything

AUC Dorm Zoo in a State of Harmony

By Pam van Schie — Of the seven Dutch University Colleges with dormitories, AUC is the only one that allows students to have pets. The first reference to pet ownership in DUWO’s rental contracts for AUC students only appeared in the 2014 rental contract (clause 9.17.2), stating that DUWO has the right to forbid pets ‘in case of nuisance.’ As this ‘nuisance’ is to be … Continue reading AUC Dorm Zoo in a State of Harmony

Surprise visit from a Hare Krishna monk

By Eleonora Boguslavskaia — On one quiet night several weeks ago, Methee Schreuder, a third-year AUC student, suddenly heard a knock on the door of his dorm room. Imagine his confusion when he saw a tall, middle-aged man with white paint on his head, dressed in a long orange robe standing at his doorstep. The man introduced himself as a Hare Krishna monk and asked … Continue reading Surprise visit from a Hare Krishna monk

Winners of AUC’s Dorm Room Competition Demonstrate Originality and Individuality of Styles

By Berlesu Kerimoglu — This March, Amsterdam University College held a contest in which students voted and elected their favorite style of dorm rooms. The winning rooms were Roxy Frey’s, 22, single room and Luana Carretto’s, 25, double room, which she shares with her husband, Dennis Polli, 35. Frey and Carretto will each be awarded 50 euros and their rooms will be showcased to prospective … Continue reading Winners of AUC’s Dorm Room Competition Demonstrate Originality and Individuality of Styles