Lina Idrees reflects on the recent spotlighted cases of gender-based violence in Pakistan and its enduring narrative which has preserved a culture of impunity.
Lauren Haughey explores how Palestinian graffiti and urban art has been an important tool to keep alive global awareness of the Israeli occupation.
Exeter City Council encourages residents to celebrate Black History Month Exeter City Council are calling for residents to celebrate Black History Month by raising awareness of Exeter’s black history within the local community. Black History Month is celebrated annually each October, and this year it has additional resonance within the city following the Black Lives […]
Black History Month 2020: A New Reflection Online Editor Ria Kalsi discusses the changing importance of Black History Month. We are nearly halfway through Black History Month 2020. This year, the importance of the month has taken on new, deserved levels of appreciation. However, the distinction of what this month means, both independently and in […]
Exeter Theatre Community open up about new “Opening Up” Initiative Print Editor Kamila Bell reports on the new anti-racist initiative within the Exeter Theatre community, “Opening Up”. The University of Exeter Theatre community is introducing a new collaborative initiative of inclusivity called “Opening Up”. On 14 June, Chad St. Louis, fourth-year History student and incumbent […]
Petition to change the name of Exeter’s street Blackboy Road Since the death of African American George Floyd on the 25th of May the BLM movement (Black Lives Matter) and associated movements worldwide have marched against racism and made broad calls for change. This has led to a petition online lobbying Exeter city council to […]
As Black Lives Matter protests across the world continue to take place, so do calls to defund the police. News editor, Emily Im, investigates how and why defunding the police would work.
Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter protest and vigil in Exeter More than 1000 people attended the 6 June 2020 Black Lives Matter protest and vigil for George Floyd on the banks on the River Exe. The protest, named ‘Exeter Peaceful Protest Against Racism’, took place between 5pm and 7pm at Flowerpot Playing Fields. Many of […]
The University of Exeter’s Student Guild responds to the Unlearn Collective’s open letter for anti-racism.
An open letter to the Students’ Guild and University management seeking to “fully diffuse anti-racist rhetoric and policy into the University” has been signed by over 850 students and alumni.