Customers remain loyal to higher priced organic supermarkets despite inflation

A News Article by Jana Prochazka While the economy is struggling in the Netherlands, bio supermarket sales don’t seem to be following this trend. How can people afford this more expensive choice? People in Amsterdam continue to shop at organic and biological supermarkets despite inflation and high energy prices lasting in September. According to store owners, the all-time high inflation in the Netherlands of 12 … Continue reading Customers remain loyal to higher priced organic supermarkets despite inflation

Working at Public Places, Just to Avoid Higher Bills

A News Article by Quinty Veenman The Netherlands is affected by the highest inflation since 1976. With an average 13,6% price raise, people have to find other solutions to fight their financial struggles. Minister Sigrid Kaag of Finances made a bold statement saying: ‘’We have to realize that we, as a collective, will all become a little bit poorer.’’ What does this mean for the … Continue reading Working at Public Places, Just to Avoid Higher Bills

“I still think the world is not seen equally.”

A Portrait by Jana Prochazka Halimat Adekunle moved from Nigeria to Amsterdam five years ago to study “Fashion and Branding” at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. The now 28-year-old had to fight to stay in the Netherlands as an immigrant and had to discover her own strength to find her footing in a new country. Halimat does not like the focus of current reporting: “When it … Continue reading “I still think the world is not seen equally.”

“I have fomo of the world”

A Portrait by Tina Priemus A win for the local soccer team or a new building for the community center couldn’t concern Denzel (23). Big, extreme and of influence to a lot of people. These are the kinds of stories that draw Denzel’s attention. The Dutch student is a newsfreak. “I shut off the notifications of my phone except for the notifications of all news … Continue reading “I have fomo of the world”

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“It’s way more than just a story“

A Portrait by Sarah Stallinger Quinty Veenman, a 22 year old Dutch girl, discusses her views on the negative sides of journalism, her news consumption and the lack of progression in the media. After finishing her bachelor’s degree in creative business at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Quinty decided to follow up with an honors minor in International Journalism. She felt the urge to broaden her … Continue reading “It’s way more than just a story“

“In this way Turks can never really integrate”

Text and photo’s by Sophie van den berg How Turks keep staying together Between 1960 and 1973, 65,000 Turkish migrants came to the Netherlands. These were almost all guest workers who wanted to earn money for their families in Turkey. For most, their lives consisted of nothing more than work. For example, they were not given the opportunity to learn the language. Ismail Ercan (70) … Continue reading “In this way Turks can never really integrate”