The University’s Evangelical Christian Union (ECU) has been criticised for several homophobic acts on campus. A visiting speaker’s comments on LGBTQ+ celibacy, as well as allegations of ECU members engaging in “dismissive” conversations with LGBTQ+ staff and students on a Forum stall, have provoked concern. On Thursday 6 February, Christian speaker Dr Andrew Sach delivered […]
The Best Films of the 2010s: #10-1
Exeposé writers reveal our ten favourite films of the past decade.
ExeHonestly shuts down as police investigate page for “hate incident”; the University responds
CW: racism, classism, sexism, transphobia ExeHonestly, the popular anonymous confessions page, has shut down after the University reported several posts containing Nazi propaganda to the Police. In a lengthy statement published on 6 November, the ExeHonestly admins announced their plans to delete the page, citing their poor mental health and an overwhelming workload as reasons. […]
Neo-Nazi memes published on ExeHonestly anonymous platform
CW: racism Anonymous Facebook platform ExeHonestly has been criticised after posts relating to neo-Nazi memes were published yesterday, 3 November. One of the posts read: “People’s favourite number? Mine’s 1488”, making reference to the fourteen-word white supremacist slogan “We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children”. The phrase was […]
BBC Naga Munchetty racism row
Emma Hussain writes about recent events involving complaints made against BBC’s Naga Munchetty and how this reflects the problems of impartiality faced by presenters.
Vandalised Sabb photograph incident not racially motivated, says Students’ Guild
The Students’ Guild has denied that vandalism of a photo of AU President Cameron Taylor was racially motivated. Students spotted the ripped photo, pictured above, on Monday morning. The image has been ripped, with Taylor’s head and half of his body removed. The Students’ Guild has confirmed that the incident happened on the evening of […]
Exeposé Roundtable: Taylor Swift – Lover
Exeposé writers discuss pop superstar Taylor Swift’s new album.
Hong Kong and pro-China students protest on campus
Hong Kong students and allies protested perceived unfair treatment of Hong Kong by the Chinese government outside the Forum on Tuesday, 1 October. Students were shortly joined by pro-mainland China counter-protesters and the two groups faced off in front of the Forum for at least an hour. The two groups exchanged chants before being asked […]
Students’ Guild cancels annual Freshers’ Ball
Exeter Students’ Guild announced this afternoon the cancellation of the 2019 Freshers’ Ball. The event had been scheduled for the evening of Sunday 29 September. The Guild were still publicising the event on social media as recently as yesterday, 24 September. In a statement, the Guild announced the decision to cancel the event “was made […]
Students launch app to help users find the best Freshers’ events
A group of Exeter students and graduates have created an app to help students discover events in the city. Officially launching this Freshers’ Week, Motive is the brainchild of developer Mitch Robinson, 2019 Computer Science graduate, and designer Louis Evans, second-year Computer Science undergraduate. Responding to feedback that Facebook has become too saturated with events, […]