Monthly Archives: August 2010

‘ware the chipkaart

by Maren Hunt The Netherlands uses a card with an embedded chip for people to pay for travel on public transit. People load money onto the card and tap it on a card reader to pay for trips on trams, … Continue reading

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Biking the Amstel

by Nathalie Wargo Amsterdam is an amazing city. It’s very existence defies laws of nature. Artists are inspired by “Venice of the North,” while college students around the world see the chance to “live free.” However, sometimes a girl just … Continue reading

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This Group is Click-y

by Myria Jacobs Having been in Amsterdam officially for six days now, iStudents have been plugging in to keep in touch. With approximately 15 computers from the states and two house computers, access is available to everyone. Students on the … Continue reading

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A few more photos

by Pei Lin

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A few photos….

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Going to the NISV

by Matthew Hicks Today the program visited the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum. It’s been a long time since I’ve been this inspired. Willem Jan Neutelings, Michiel Riedijk, and Jaap Drupsteen designed the amazing architecture and it … Continue reading

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Natura Artis Magistra, Amsterdam’s Zoo. 24 August, 2010.

by Poppy Louthan In one of my many internet searches of Amsterdam, Artis jumped out at me.  I quickly added it to my List of Things to Do While in Amsterdam.  As the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, it is … Continue reading

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