Deputy Editor, Neha Shaji discusses autobiographical literature and its often political nature.
Neha Shaji criticises the idea that term three is a waste of money and argues that we shouldn’t treat our lecturers like machines.
The Students’ Guild have announced the appointment of Joff Cooke as their incoming CEO. Cooke, who will start in August, has been appointed after a two-day recruitment process chaired by Guild President Grace Frain and supported by trustees and senior management from both the University and Students’ Guild. Cooke, who has had a long history […]
Even the most gora-est goras have seen, or at the very least heard of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, or Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. Such is Karan Johar’s impact, the “K-Jo” brand of films that often seep into the diasporic consciousness, amalgamating a longing for return to the homeland with a misplaced pride in being the […]
The candidates for VP Welfare & Diversity took differing approaches when it came to the question of inclusivity, with Katie Heard putting a focus on promotion whilst Amelie Sievers emphasised the importance of dialogue. Katie Heard, when both candidates were quizzed on their manifesto points on improving inclusivity, highlighted promoting diversity events such as Culture […]
To be frank, I grew up as an incredibly sheltered child. I was driven to and from school, had all my meals prepared by people who knew exactly what my brother and I liked to eat, and I’d never even thought about doing laundry. Ever. So landing in Exeter, I walked into halls with the […]
I may not have found a grey hair yet – only an oddly yellow one from my disastrous attempt to go ginger – but this year marks my third, and presumably final Freshers’ Fair. Instead of wandering around as hopelessly as a cloud in a June sky, it would have very much helped my first […]
The latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) give the University of Exeter a glowing report, ranking it 2nd out of the 24 Russel Group universities in teaching quality and learning experience. The marks from this survey is used in a number of league tables alongside other criteria. The NSS is open to all […]
Sitcom audiences often think that their favourite shows must exist in a binary, perhaps a result of America’s almost humorously centrist perspectives. Hence, Roseanne was thought of as the “natural” binary to the left-leaning sitcoms such as Modern Family, or the “wholesome conservative” opposite of edgily racist comedians or cartoons. The show tries to play […]
RACISM is never an “isolated incident.” Instead, it’s more of a societal plague, fluttering around academia, institutions, politics, and the privatised workspace. It’s got everything to do with colonial jokes and railway jokes and it’s got everything to do with direct threats and abuse. Thus, whilst racism remains a stubborn stain permeating deep into society, […]