Month: February 2017

UVA QUOTE-UNQUOTE

The UvA walls contain an almost “all white gender male quotes”. What do students want? What does diversity on UvA walls mean? Last tuesday Amsterdam United, UvA Sociaal and a big amount of social science UvA staff launched their UvA quote-unquote day!Students bring in your ideas and quotes to make the UvA and the UvA..

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Bedankt President Trump!

Written by: Yasmina El Ouardani Je kunt je afvragen hoe in vredesnaam kan dat u, anno 2017, president bent geworden. Ik moet er helaas toch elke weer om lachen, of huilen. Ja, dat laatste vraag ik mij ook af. Zeker als ik in de ochtend het nieuws lees en er achter kom welk decreet u..

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Spotlight of the week: with Jessy

Name: Jessy Age: 20 Study: Bsc. Human Geography 1. How would you describe diversity in general? For me, diversity means accepting and respecting our differences. Every person is unique and we can’t neglect this. We must be able to engage in a safe and understanding conversation, get different perspectives and broaden our view. 2. Where..

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Spotlight of the week: with Daniel

Name: Daniel Age: 23 Study: Bachelor Law 1. How would you describe diversity in general? Diversity, for me, means equal opportunity for everybody. It means that every person, no matter their background, can do what they want to do. It also stands for a positive factor in society. To learn from others about their culture,..

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Spotlight of the week: with Anna

Name: Anna Luiken Age: 25 Study: English literature 1. How would you describe diversity in general? Diversity is about a wide variety of people. Of course this includes people with different ethnic backgrounds, religious beliefs, gender, and sexual preference. But also difference in ‘class’ (although I don’t like that word) as well as physical and..

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