“Society ensures Generation Z to feel pressure from an early age on”

Story and photo by Hedwig Kim Jansen is a social psychologist and generation expert. She is fascinated by the theme ‘generations’ and in particular, the youngest Generation Y and Z. According to Kim, the uncertain times in which Generation Z are growing up and the way they are raised, plays a big role in the stress they experience. “Generation Z knows that they have to … Continue reading “Society ensures Generation Z to feel pressure from an early age on”

The life of those without a home

Text by Patricia Budusan Picture by De Regenboog Strolling through the once busy street from Amsterdam Centraal to the Dam Square, an unusual atmosphere fills up the air. The street longs for human curiosity and exploration; the scenery has rather changed, showing only the remains of where souls once came to wander. Few tourists are still exploring and making their way through the canals, admiring the … Continue reading The life of those without a home

Social distance: from zero to 1,5 meters

By Maxime Booi On 26 October 2020 Colour piece – How a virus has created a new social reality.Chairman Phillipe Tankink explains the difficulties of following the new Corona rules at his hockey club. It is a beautiful, sunny and cloudless Sunday. Players, opponents, supporters, friends and family come together for a day full of sports, fun, food and drinks. It’s Super Sunday. With people … Continue reading Social distance: from zero to 1,5 meters

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Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

By Hedwig Goudsmit 18 October 2020 Anniek van den Brand (53) has been a journalist for thirty years. She started her career working at Trouw and after twenty one years she transferred to AD. Now, she has been working as chief Reportage at Het Parool for almost a year. “Sometimes it feels like my job is supposed to be for three people instead of one.” … Continue reading Journalist Anniek van den Brand: “The workload is as high as ever”

A girl with a hard work drive and who knows what she wants

A kind, empathetic, creative and driven young woman, that’s Jonne Telkamp summarized in one sentence. A 21 years old girl from Nijmegen with a hard work drive and who knows what she wants: Working for a big television company and following the footsteps of her inspiration, Stacy Dooley. ‘When I was at high shool, my friends called me ‘the mom’ of the group. I arranged … Continue reading A girl with a hard work drive and who knows what she wants

At the roots of the future at Nxt Museum Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s diverse Museum scene has been replenished by a first-of-its-kind attraction. On 29 August the Nxt Museum opened its doors to make the art of tomorrow accessible to the public. At Nxt Museum, an avant-garde universe collides with the human senses – an experience predestined for unpredictability. Visitors are lead through different installations, making use of light, sound, and movement to create cosmic scenarios. The … Continue reading At the roots of the future at Nxt Museum Amsterdam

‘Not everybody has to have a social media account’

When President Macron of France started a TikTok account to reach out to young people that graduated from high school, communications student Chiara Kahn felt somewhat awkward. “Of course it was a nice gesture, but it felt so cringy,” she told us. Chiara has a very clear vision when it comes to social media. “Not every type of social media is for everybody and there … Continue reading ‘Not everybody has to have a social media account’

The Netherlands: A paradise for the LGBTIQ community?

Podcast by Annemarie Andre | Picture by Unsplash Since the Netherlands introduced the same-sex marriage as the first country in the world in 2001, it is known as a place of tolerance and sexual freedom. While other European countries now caught up with it and developed the movement furthermore, the Netherlands stood still. What are the challenges of the LGBTIQ community in the Netherlands nowadays? … Continue reading The Netherlands: A paradise for the LGBTIQ community?