On Wednesday the police arrested a 16 year old boy for threatening a 42 year old teacher with a knife.
After Twente University mathematics student Loes Knoben took on a traineeship to design a computerized rapid course covering Berlin's S-Bahn public transit system, she decided to take a challenge and put her programming skills to the test. Her skills were vindicated when she rode the entire rail system in just 15 hours and four minutes, faster than anyone else by nearly two hours.
For the first time in history the 20:00 news was not broadcast last night due to a man forcing himself into the NOS studios demanding airtime. The man, who was carrying a (later identified as) fake pistol, entered the building shortly before 20:00. The police arrested him in a recording studio at about 20:10.
Mega Tetris, created by Thor, is the world's largest Tetris game played ever. This Monday, their game has broken the world record earning their giant game board an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Students and faculty who were peacefully protesting restructuring and cutbacks in the budget at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam did so without any issues and without the police making any arrests.
Public transportation company Klomp Group is under fire today after it emerged that a mentally disabled girl was abandoned on one of their mini bus services. The driver of the bus reportedly left the bus locked, forgetting about his remaining passenger, RTV Utrecht reported.
The 19-year old Delft inventor and student Boyan Slat has already received a lot of support for his Ocean Cleanup project. The plan to fish plastic out of the world's oceans would cost $2 million in its first test phase. In the last two months, more than half of that has already been raised.
A 13-year old boy was apprehended at his home in Tilburg on Friday morning in relation to the abuse of a female teacher in class on Wednesday.
An ex-student from the Hogeschool Windesheim in Zwolle has created a hate-website about his former teacher, in which he accuses the teacher of bullying and sadistic practices. He even calls the teacher a "sadistic narcissist."
A student from the University of Leiden has been threatening the president of the examining board for the Jurisprudence Faculty for months.
Amsterdam ranked 5th position in the list of top 10 student cities for quality of living ranking, Eurogates reports.
One out of five students is bullied during their internship. This can be found in the National Internship Monitor 2013, which is an investigation by the Erasmus University and the Student Bureau, a search site for internships, this was reported by the AD on Wednesday.
According to the investigation, about 20 percent of the 1400 students, who were followed, were scolded, belittled or ignored. Sometimes they are also victim to abuse of authority or gossiping.