ACE’s Pub Crawl

By Etcetera|February 7, 2019|ACE, Events, Throwbacks|

It was time to feel the stones of Leidseplein under our hands again for the annual pub crawl our activities committee organises every year. The heat of De Gieter, the first bar of the evening, instantly put us in a good mood. Our winter coats were dropped in a corner and beer streamed down our throats; the night had begun! After some good conversations we moved on to the surprise

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ACE’s Secret Santa

By Etcetera|February 7, 2019|ACE, Events, Throwbacks|

Have you ever had to make an (embarrassing) vlog in the hallway of PCH right next to a full class of people? No? Well one of us has! Playing a Secret Santa dice game, on which one side of the dice read ‘truth’ and another read ‘dare’ MIGHT have led to this. I dare you to come to the ACE’s next Secret Santa and have as jolly a time as

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Pub Quiz! ETCxAlumnikring

By Etcetera|November 19, 2018|Events, Throwbacks|

On a Thursday night, November 1st, 40 people gathered together in Café Sanders for the annual Alumni pub quiz. The ETC members, professors and alumni members were all in competitive spirits, ready to try and remember every article they have ever read. However, the first challenge seemed to be deciding what the team names would be. After some discussion, there were 6 names: The Carrs?, The Weeping Willows, No Teachers

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Halloween Party! ETCxHeliosxVOSxMareNostrum

By Etcetera|November 19, 2018|Events, Throwbacks|

The pumpkins were carved, the candles were lit and faces had become skeletons again: Halloween had arrived! Therefore, Etcetera, VOS, Helios and Mare Nostrum decided it was time for a party! They put their heads together, organised the annual Halloween party and thus urged everyone to dress up as their spooky alter ego. It was the 31st of October, full in costume, excitement and alcohol rushed through our veins, we

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First Year’s Weekend

By Etcetera|October 11, 2018|Events, News, Throwbacks|

Even though the 90s have been over for eighteen years now, yes you really are that old,  thirty excited English students travelled back in time to Zwiggelte, where we landed in a world filled with scrunchies, denim jackets and chokers. After a, what seemed never-ending, train ride, we finally arrived in Zwiggelte; a place full of horses and nature. The beers were cold and we were ready for the pub

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Books That Will Save Your Life

By Etcetera|May 25, 2018|LLACE, News, Throwbacks|

Before the 17th of May it was thought more than unlikely to peacefully get civil rights ambassador Malcom X, a giant, men-eating whale and a creative, but struggling 17 year old girl, into one room. Yet, Etcetera once again accomplished the close to impossible. LLACE’s Books that will save your life took place in the UvA’s library and brought forth three intriguing speakers, together with their stories on how certain

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Write Fight

By Etcetera|May 16, 2018|ACE, LLACE, News, Throwbacks|

On the 2nd of May several members of Etcetera gathered at café Schuim for an event organized by both the LLACE and the ACE, and what does one get when combining thought-through literature and plain, eventful fun? The enjoyable, mildly shocking combination of rapidly written spawns known as fan fiction. Write Fight started off with a small pub quiz: Teams were made, and afterwards given names – about which I

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Beerhunt

By Etcetera|April 12, 2018|ACE, News, Throwbacks|

The Sarphatipark is located beautifully in the south of Amsterdam, and therefore was chosen to host ACE’s Beerhunt on the 5th of April. After the ACE had skilfully hidden all the beer bottles and explained the rules to the people pouring in to join the hunt could commence. People started going around the entirety of the park, leaving no nook and cranny untouched. Nobody was afraid of getting their hands

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Jeopardy Night

By Etcetera|March 26, 2018|LLACE, News, Throwbacks|

Where the wind makes trees whisper, the LLACE filled the Terpentijn with a blast of sound and joy, called jeopardy. On the 13th of March some of Etcetera’s members gathered at the pub to test their knowledge in a more non-judging and casual setting. The participants were divided into three teams, which had to compete for gold and – only for the smartest – silver coins. Even though these were

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Open Mic

By Etcetera|March 4, 2018|ACE, News, Throwbacks|

Open Mic It was not the first time that de Nieuwe Anita opened its welcoming doors for Etcetera´s talented. After the success of Poetry night, our lyrically gifted were once again literally given a podium to shine with their ingenious songs and the occasional well thought-out poetry. Within this personal setting several people and their acts had the chance of humbly showing of their singer song writer skills, in order

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