The summer vacation

First of all, everybody have a nice holiday! I'm sure you've earned it hard and I have no doubt you're very happy with it. Otherwise, we at least we are. Although the peace and quiet of the holiday is nice, drinks are also very nice. That's why we try to catch up on the lost drinks during the summer holidays, or at least for as long as possible. Our beloved bar committee is busy with that every week.
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For whom?

For anyone with a heart for security: for Die hard Crypto's. Exploiting Wannabees. Reversing Maniacs, Signal lovers & Networking Adepts.

What?

There will be cryptographic puzzles and challenges aimed at finding and exploiting weaknesses in protocols and software. You can indulge yourself if you like reverse engineering or
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Almost Summer - Board Update

Rachel de Haan
Rachel de Haan 2020-06-22

WE HAD DRINKS IN REAL LIFE. Twice already. It was a huge success and it was so nice to see some of you again in real life. I’ve missed you guys.

Now that everything is slowly going back to normal and we are allowed to do more and more, Eva (our lovely chair) and I decided to do something we also could have done when we weren't allowed to go outside: we were going to paint. The plan was as follows: the ugly yellow colour on the walls in our kitchen had to disappear. Two had to turn white and one purple.
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ASML offers exciting opportunities for students/graduates with various backgrounds. Are you keen to develop your skills in one of the leading Dutch corporations and gain valuable experience in a highly dynamic environment?

An internship at ASML is your opportunity to get to know the world of cutting-edge technology and get a sense for what excites you most. More information can be found via this link.
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To Dah Loo

Rachel de Haan
Rachel de Haan 2020-06-17

The To Dah Loo is the monthly newsletter that is posted on the doors of the toilets at Science Park 904. It is especially made for UvA Science Students and published by the Faculty of Science in cooperation with the Faculty Student Council.

Eventhough Science Park is closed, which means the toilets are unused, there is still a To Dah Loo for the summer. It is being spread online and can be found here.
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Student discount with Knaek

Rachel de Haan
Rachel de Haan 2020-06-17

Knaek is a student discount app that allows students to save as much money as possible. The Knaek discounts are intended for all students, are unlimited and can be used for one academic year. This way you always get your second burger for free and a discount on sandwiches and beer. So quickly download the Knaekapp. The app is a digital discount card that entitles you to all the discounts listed in it, including those outside your own student city. To use a discount, simply look it up in the app and show it at checkout.
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Going out again? - Board update

Rachel de Haan
Rachel de Haan 2020-06-08

Dear members,

Believe it or not, I actually went out to dinner again. On the way to the restaurant I had a hard time believing it myself, but it really happened. For months I had been looking forward to this moment: good food, nice surroundings and a delicious wine that I hadn't poured for myself. When I entered the restaurant, I had to wash my hands and wait in the hall for someone to bring us to our table. For the menu they had come up with something creative, it was on their website and you had to look it up yourself on your phone. I wish this was also a thing in the days when I still regularly worked in the hospitality industry, cleaning the menus was absolutely not my favorite task. On the other hand, that extra service is of course what you pay for. I mean, what's next? "Because of corona it is also important that you clean your own glasses"?
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Fresh design jobs page

Yunus Demir
Yunus Demir 2020-06-08

Despite the fact that the coronavirus is causing many committees to be a bit calmer now, the ICT committee is still on fire fixing problems and creating new parts in the website.

Besides the fact that about 80 issues have been resolved the past three months, the page with the vacancies has also been given a fresh new design. You can view the page on svia.nl/jobs. If you happen to find a nice job or internship there, please click on it! At the vacancy itself you will find further instructions to apply.
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Mentors Intreeweek 2020 wanted!

Rachel de Haan
Rachel de Haan 2020-06-08

Dear student,

Intreeweek needs you!

Due to the Dutch government’s restrictions, Intreeweek 2020 can no longer take place in its original form. But there will still be an introduction! The Intree Committee is very busy developing an online platform right now. Intreeweek 2020 will take place online from the 24th until the 27th of August to welcome our new students. The programme will contain a spectacular opening, comedy, DJs, and much more.
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WiF Students presents: Women in Beta

Rachel de Haan
Rachel de Haan 2020-06-04

WiF Students presents her first event!

What?
Women in the Faculty of Science - Student Chapter (WiF Students) serves the interests of female STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) students at the University of Amsterdam. To give possibly interested students the chance to meet Women in the Faculty of Science - Student Chapter (WiF Students), we are organizing our first event via Zoom. During this event Felienne Hermans, associate professor at Leiden University, will give a short lecture. She will talk about the status of women in natural sciences and about her own mission to teach as many people as possible how to code. There is also time to ask Felienne, the WiF Students board and some WiF members all your questions.
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