“Short videos will overrule traditional newspaper articles”

By Joia Vieira Ruben Andriesse is a 23-year-old student at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. Born and raised in Haarlem, he moved to Amsterdam 1.5 years ago for his studies and is now living your average student life. On a daily basis, he enjoys spending time with friends but especially with his girlfriend. ‘’My girlfriend is one of my biggest hobbies’’ Ruben says cheerfully. Ruben studies … Continue reading “Short videos will overrule traditional newspaper articles”

“I want to be an editor-in-chief of a fashion website one day”

By Denise van der Bij She is 20 years old, lives in Berlin and spends entire days writing about fashion and scrolling through her Instagram timeline looking for new inspiration for her next blog. International student Brianna Novak wants to become the new Vogue director as soon as possible. Brianna usually spends her days in Berlin, the trendy capital city of Germany, where she developed … Continue reading “I want to be an editor-in-chief of a fashion website one day”

Jasmine Wallis: A millennial with ambition

By Jet Beers Born in the UK and raised in Australia, Jasmine Wallis now rides her bike in Amsterdam. Here, she will pursue the minor International journalism for the next six months. Being out of her Australian bubble, she is excited to start broadening her horizon in this city. From an early age, Jasmine was inspired by the Cosmo covers and, as soon as she … Continue reading Jasmine Wallis: A millennial with ambition

“The news outlets need to get their shit together”

By Evelina Kulp 22-year old student Livia Hirsch believes that news outlets need to refocus onto deeper, longer stories, if they want to survive in the changing media climate. While Hirsch believes that journalism will always survive, she thinks that the news outlets will have to go through some dramatic changes within the near future. “The craft of journalism has already changed a lot. Nowadays, … Continue reading “The news outlets need to get their shit together”

“When everyone is going right, I want to go left”

By Vincent Leb Babette Res likes pushing buttons: may it be at the cashier’s desk at the supermarket, her workplace at the Museum of Prostitution or in her writing. A portrait of a hopeless creative who is fond of discussion. “Some people think I’m a prostitute because I work here. They ask things like: What is your price? I’m rich; I can buy you.” Babette … Continue reading “When everyone is going right, I want to go left”

Terror in Amsterdam

On Friday the 31st of August, a 19-year-old man from Afghanistan stabbed and seriously injured two American tourists at the busy Centraal station in Amsterdam. It has now been confirmed that the incident was terror-related. On Wednesday the 11th of September two reporters, Dalla and Amber went to the Centraal station to have a chat with people about how safe they feel after the attack. … Continue reading Terror in Amsterdam