The popularity of the Dutch royal family

Written by Yannick Grenouillat Every 27th of April, millions of people get on the streets to celebrate Kingsday. But how many people in the Netherlands still like the monarchy? According to research by Ipsos, the support for the monarchy has remained the same compared to 2018. 68 percent of Dutch people still think that the monarchy in the Netherlands should stay. Only 15 percent want … Continue reading The popularity of the Dutch royal family

25 revolutionairy songs you should listen to- including a top 5 by five Dutch changemakers

Written by Charisa Chedie Aretha Franklin, 2Pac, Kendrick Lamar or John Coltrane: here are 25 songs to put you in the right activism mood. But before you press play, please take a moment to look at our top 5 curated by five Dutch changemakers. #1. This is America – Childish Gambino By Jenny Janssen, co-founder of NO THANKS! an organization creating awareness for sexual intimidation … Continue reading 25 revolutionairy songs you should listen to- including a top 5 by five Dutch changemakers

InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam: how do students see this luxurious hotel?

Made by Naomi de Ridder, Esmee Bakker and Fleur Withagen The Amstel Hotel is known as a luxury hotel for wealthy people. But what is the image students have of this hotel? They tell you all about it in this podcast. Do you want to know how the InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam thinks about its image? Here you can read the article “We want to radiate accessibility”. Continue reading InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam: how do students see this luxurious hotel?

Does Leaving Neverland-docu affect Michael Jackson’s album sales?

By Malou Kouwenhove and Yannick Grenouillat The documentary ‘leaving Neverland’ about Michael Jackson’s alleged molestations aired last Friday. In the documentary, Wade Robson and James Safechuck accused the King of Pop of molesting them when they were children. Is this reason for people to stop buying and playing his music, or do they separate artist and art? Yannick and Malou decided to go to Concerto, … Continue reading Does Leaving Neverland-docu affect Michael Jackson’s album sales?

German immigration in New York

By Brianna Novak    In the 19th century more than 370.000 Germans came to New York City. They lived in districts like Kleindeutschland on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and Yorkville on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. After both world wars they were given a bad image which is why today there is almost nothing left of German culture in New York. Our … Continue reading German immigration in New York

Mixed feelings on anti-Semitism in New York

By Brianna Novak and Emma Wendt Last October eleven Jewish Americans were killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue. The gunman was a white rightwing nationalist. The incident has propelled a discussion on whether anti-Semitism is on the rise in America. The Jewish community in New York City has different views on the effect of this incident. Continue reading Mixed feelings on anti-Semitism in New York