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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 writers discuss pop superstar Taylor Swift’s new album.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Exeter UCU are asking university senior management for a full of review of working practices. Exeter’s branch of the University and College Union launched a campaign on Friday (13 September) to combat insecure staff contracts, with national UCU General Secretary Jo Grady in attendance. Branch Vice-President and anti-casualisation lead Rhian Keyse outlined the union’s demands, […]
Our Features writers review the lives and careers of senior members of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet. Dominic Raab – by Adam Robertson Charlton The son of a Jewish immigrant who fled Czechoslovakia after the Munich Agreement, Dominic Rennie Raab was raised in bucolic Buckinghamshire, separated from London by the Colne Valley. A karate blackbelt, he competed […]