University of Exeter unveils new accommodation development plans The University of Exeter have announced plants to demolish Clydesdale, Nash Grove and Birks Grange refectory accommodation and replace them with new self-catered student flats to house 1,500 students. In addition to student accommodation, ancillary services such as a shop and café will be built. The plans […]
Arts & Lit Editor Lucy Aylmer examines the position of political cartoonists in today’s political and social climate.
After almost a year of the world’s ongoing search for a solution to Covid, Lucy Aylmer discuss Pfizer’s recent breakthrough in producing an effective Covid vaccine.
Lack of women in Covid-reporting Lucy Aylmer writes about the lack of women in the media’s coverage of Covid-19. A special report on women’s underrepresentation in news media has discovered that women’s expertise in the news has been significantly reduced in comparisons to men’s presence in the news. Between 2005-2015 only one in five experts in the news were […]
Arts and Lit Editor Lucy Aylmer discusses Leicester Sweatshops as as part of her series on fast fashion
From Garbage to Gold Lucy Aylmer discusses the trends in sustainable fashion as part of her mini series on the industry Fast fashion is big business and promises healthy returns for investors, with research suggesting that 66% of all online fashion traffic is attributed to the industry. However, there appears to be a counterculture, the […]
Hypocrisies of Fast Fashion; Troubling Demography and a Culture of Protest Online Arts & Lit editor Lucy Aylmer discusses the rife hypocrisies in fast fashion Vogue business report that complementary services like Klarna, Afterpay and Affirm, have accelerated the growth of fast fashion and aided the typically cash poor young through offering later payment services. […]
Online Arts & Lit Editor Lucy Aylmer gives the low down on the journeys fast fashion purchases go on to get to our wardrobes.
Lucy Aylmer interviews Artistic Director of Exeter Northcott Theatre, Daniel Buckroyd, about the rise of virtual theatre, furloughing and diversifying the theatre
In a series of fast fashion truths, Lucy Aylmer examines the problematic cultural changes fuelling fast fashion