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  • From Kentucky to New York City

    by Tatiana Costa Lopes   New York is the fashion capital of the United States. Tatiana met up with McKenzie and Bryson, two young people from Louisville, Kentucky trying to make it in the Big Apple. They shared their hopes, goals and less exciting realities of moving from a small…

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  • New York’s Zero G Skategang

    By: Laura Hornberger and Dana Dübbers Skateboarding is more than just a sport- it’s a lifestyle, passion and a big part of New York’s street culture. Zero G Skategang takes you with them through the grey jungle of the Big Apple on the board.  

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  • The never-ending search for ‘home’

    by Sam van der Loo   Have you never seen a home plate on a football field? Then you should visit a game of New York City FC. The club was founded in May 2013, but still doesn’t have its own stadium and plays its home games at the world-famous…

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  • New York response to the Trump TV Speech

    By: Bram van Wijnen & Anne Schoonderwoert Donald Trump gave a live speech from the oval office for the first time during his presidency. During his nine minutes speech, he addressed one of the biggest promises he made during his election: the wall. Trump’s speech, broadcasted live on every news…

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  • The new age of going out

    by Brianna Novak   “A Gin Tonic, please”. A big queue stands behind the bar and everyone is waiting to be served their drinks. The bartender tries to serve every order quickly so that no one has to wait too long. The effort and stress can be seen – a…

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  • Multiculturalism as a way of life: Bijlmer

    Photograph of “I love Iran” sticker in the center of Bijlmer, by Salvador Nito Salvador Nito and Sebastian Aceves Far away from the bustling and iconic Amsterdam city center, a neighborhood located in Zuidoost thrives in multiculturality and breaths an air of its own. This is Bijlmermeer, also known as…

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  • Centre of safety?

    By: Dana Dubbers and Laura Hornberger   Amsterdam counts as one oft he safest cities, although it’s the unsafest city in the Netherlands, according to mainstream media. How come there’s so many different opinions? Shop owners in the city centre explain.   Cyclists are queuing up behind the litter service…

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  • Biking under the influence

    By: Jasmine Wallis Many students do not think twice about cycling home after a boozy night out, but what happens when you do not get home safely? The fluorescent light of the hospital flickered above Joyce Stroeckx as the doctor gave her a diagnosis, “When you landed, your chin took…

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  • How Amsterdam wants to fight climate change

    By Vincent Leb A new study has found that the average temperature in Amsterdam has increased by nearly one degree since the start of the millennium. To limit the effects of climate change, the current city government has ambitious plans. Climate change seems to have started in Amsterdam: According to…

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  • North Korea and propaganda: a beautiful nightmare

    Dalla Coulibaly Ha-Neul Park, 24, is from Hoeryong, near the border of China in North Korea. She was told her whole life that she lived in the best country in the world. This was before her defection, eight years ago. Afterwards, she realized the truth about what was going on…

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