Once again Exeter Pride proved to be one of the most preeminent celebrations of love, diversity, and acceptance across the South West. On its ninth time in a row Devon’s biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) festival delivered what we have all come to expect of this event. Thousands of people taking to the […]
White Shirt Plight: Socials Banned
Icurrently find myself in the uncomfortable position of defending the right to be a vile individual; but by Josh Callander, our AU President, choosing to ban across the board white T-shirt socials for sports societies he is acting with an ill-conceived heavy hand and is grossly overstepping a line that should never be crossed even […]
An interview with John McDonnell MP: On Corbyn and coups
Disclosure: I am an Owen Smith activist; I made no effort to hide this during the interview. The organiser also knew this to be true before the interview A deluge of applause rushed over the rouge pews of the packed out theatre, the acclamation rolling down to the lectern where John McDonnell stood, in the spirit of […]
Interviews with students: what do they really think about Jeremy Corbyn?
P olitics has become a rather confusing mesh of contradictory ideologies and populist policy recently. Gone are the days when a rather posh, stern BBC reporter produced the facts! In their place we have the political commentator, like Exeter’s finest Katie Hopkins; then if we multiple this with the volatility and speed at which fortunes […]
#TheUKDecides: How should young people feel about the referendum result?
On Friday 24 June, many of us woke up to a nation that we did not know. This new nation had decided to turn its back on a world that we hold dear and truly believe in. It appears as though the baby boomers wanted one last hurrah at the expense of our future. One anonymous […]