Deputy Editor, Anne Chafer, talks to Giselle Garcia about the international experience in academia.
Chloe Kennedy makes the case that the Cannes Film Festival’s regulations and attitude are due for some drastic change.
FOR most of us it would be an awkward task: attempting to find the exact moment in our lives when we absorbed the data that comprises the broad spectrum of general knowledge. Christmas, tig-and-tag, the Olympics – our knowledge of these things arises from osmosis and are generally picked up through our childhood. Alas, knowledge […]
Ultimately, diversity is an essential element in all walks of life. In government, CEOs of corporations, lawyers, in music, and even in comedy. Everyone deserves to be able to have someone to relate to, and generally have representation. However, what is possibly more important is how this is carried out. A lot of the time […]
Following on from his 2015 debut studio release The Epic, which definitely earned its title by sweeping and sprawling across a three-hour running time, saxophonist Kamasi Washington chooses to scale down the focus on Harmony of Difference, and centres its attention on the repetition and development of only a handful of themes over its six tracks. […]
Afropunk London was the most fashionable event I’ve ever been to. Everything from the labyrinthian industrial complex of a venue, Printworks, to its attendees screamed style. The political-movement-turned-festival is a celebration of diversity in each of the cities it lands in every year, and though principally a festival celebrating black artistry, the motto “No Racism. […]
LGBT students’ experience is mixed. On one hand, people who don’t identify with traditional genders and sexualities can nowadays be open without fear of discrimination or exclusion. While the University runs many initiatives and has a (presumably) thriving LGBTQ+ Society, many LGBT students simply don’t feel the need to participate in LGBT-related activities and events. […]
Stephen Bush is a very tall man. This is probably a ridiculous way to start an article, but, speaking as somebody who very nearly hit six foot three and then stopped half an inch short, it’s always a bit of a surprise when you find that the voice you’ve been listening to every Thursday for […]
With seven candidates competing to replace Naomi Armstrong as VP Welfare & Diversity, tonight’s debate was tipped by many to be the most exciting of the week. It appears that they could be correct, with some genuine polarities being revealed tonight, in stark contrast to the previous two debates, which were both heavily criticised for featuring candidates of […]
Trends, by their very nature, grow and fade, and this is never so true as in the fashion industry. For 2015, it wasn’t just ripped jeans and ‘athleisure’ that defined the year’s catwalks and infiltrated the front rows. Fashion over the past year has reflected a wider trend in society that is calling for greater […]