Booksale 2019

Hey Etceterists! We all hope you had an amazing summer and are enjoying your last bits of free time until school starts! We know you’d rather not be thinking about school just yet, but to set you up for the new school year we want to let you guys in on the details for the book sale. We now are providing the books you ordered right out of our own

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ACE’s Pub Crawl

ACE’s Pub Crawl

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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Pub Quiz! ETCxAlumnikring

Pub Quiz! ETCxAlumnikring

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

Halloween Party! ETCxHeliosxVOSxMareNostrum

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

First Year’s Weekend

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

Books That Will Save Your Life

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

Write Fight

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

Beerhunt

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

Jeopardy Night

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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