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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

Forgotten February

Editor’s Note: This op-ed was written by a student unaffiliated with The Herring, and edited by staff. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect The Herring’s. By Erika Persson — It is halfway through January, and the students at Amsterdam University College are now in the second week of their intensive courses, the last ones in the careers of the February graduates from the class of … Continue reading Forgotten February

Striving Towards Change? Abandon Facebook.

Editor’s Note: This op-ed was written by a member of The Herring’s Editorial Board, and edited by staff. The views and opinions expressed within it are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of The Herring. By Cille Kaiser — On Wednesday, November 23rd, a student shared a screenshot on ‘The excellent and diverse people of AUC’, the Facebook … Continue reading Striving Towards Change? Abandon Facebook.

What Do YOU Think of the Lustrum?

Editor’s Note: This op-ed was written by a student unaffiliated with The Herring, and edited by staff. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect The Herring’s. The piece was written partially before the Lustrum budget revisions: for more information on the budget and revisions, see previous articles here and here. By Bram Jaarsma — “What do YOU think of the Lustrum?’’ I can imagine many have been asked this … Continue reading What Do YOU Think of the Lustrum?

Lustrum Is a Problem, But It Is Not THE Problem

Editor’s Note: This op-ed was written by a student unaffiliated with The Herring, and edited by staff. Editor-in-Chief Tamar Bot, whose Facebook comment is quoted, was not involved in editing this article. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect The Herring’s. By Nick Handfield-Jones — 1. What is Going On? Ever since the AUCSA’s February Budget GA on February 24th, much has been said about … Continue reading Lustrum Is a Problem, But It Is Not THE Problem