Bridie Adams speaks about the potential dangers of social media activism and offers advice on how to avoid being labelled a superficial ally
Online Features Editor Bryan Knight Interviews Baroness Floella Benjamin on Race, ‘Playschool’, and her extraordinary career as a public figure.
Paige Insalaco argues that the Goldsmith’s campus beef ban was the kind of institutional leadership we need to combat the climate crisis and that Exeter uni should follow suit.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Protests: A Fight for Hong Kong’s Sovereignty? Cheryl Pui Yau Ip, Foreign Correspondent in Hong Kong, provides an analysis of the extradition protests in Hong Kong and what motivated people to take action. The driving force behind the protests is that the extradition bill could allow suspects from Hong Kong to be […]
HAPPY LGBTQ+ history month! As you may know, this February marks the 14th annual celebration of LGBTQ+ history month in the UK, often referred to as ‘LGBT history month’. It was initially created in 2005 by Sue Sanders and Paul Patrick as part of a Schools OUT UK project. This came in the wake of […]
Two separate women’s rights events have occurred in Exeter over the past couple of weeks: the Dead Women Walking Devon March (25th November) and Reclaim the Night (1st December). Both events, though different in the issues they intend to highlight, are united in their aims of raising awareness of concerns regarding women’s safety. Both also […]
Taylor Swift’s recent Instagram post urging voter registration for the Tennessee midterm elections shocked many about her sudden engagement with politics. Some reactions were positive, filled with admiration for the pop star, whilst others found Swift’s newfound voice rather absurd, often pointing at her young fan base and career choice to discredit her opinion. Celebrities […]
In secondary school, I remember doing a side project called ‘Anarchitecture in the UK’. It was about how communities inspired punk and luckily, being near the Kings Road, we were surrounded by the history of a revolution: Vivienne Westwood had her first store just down the road. More inspiring to me was learning about the […]
“Over the years, I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it,” Yves Saint Laurent, couturier extraordinaire and early diversity champion once said. In the 1970s, the French designer was already pioneering mixed runways and four decades later, it seems we’re only just catching up to the […]