Memorials are based on retrospective interpretations of the past. How, then, can one stop the present from muddying the past? Catherine Nock assesses the difficulties of upholding artistic legacy and the controversy surrounding a planned Virginia Woolf statue.
Online Comment Editor Eirwen Abberley explores the debate surrounding International Men’s Day.
Who has not stumbled across a list of “books that will change your life”? The popularity of non-fiction is on the rise, as authors seek to give readers accessible introductions to a plethora of topics, ranging from feminism to boosting productivity. Rhian Hutchings analyses this phenomenon and its potential consequences.
Girls, guts and gore Image: IMDb Francesca Sylph, Screen Editor, discusses Titane and the future of women in horror. BACK in 2016, French director Julia Ducournau shocked the world when she released Raw, a cannibal coming-of-age film (my favourite underrated horror sub-genre) which caused two people to pass out during the Midnight Madness screening at […]
Image: George Seymour A student-led petition calling for the disaffiliation of Exeter Students for Life, a pro-life society at the University of Exeter, has amassed close to 10,000 signatures in less than a week. The petition, which currently has 8,716 signatures at time of writing, calls to ‘strike down’ the society for its ‘direct attack […]
Sienna White discusses the important conversations surrounding female safety
Jessica Holifield commemorates Women’s History Month by celebrating women’s contribution to literature. Who are the female literary greats and why?
Cutting Edge Technology Erica Mannis looks at the 2020 Nobel prize winning discovery on gene editing using the CRISPR-Cas9 system and discusses potential ethical aspects of the discovery CRISPR-Cas9 genetic technology has been at the forefront of scientific news in recent years for its breakthrough in genetic research. However, with its vast applications come worrying […]
Elinor Jones discusses how the creation of male-only groups in Sweden called Killmags may help tackle gender inequality.
Isabelle Gray outlines and explores Harvey Weinstein’s timeline of abuse Trigger Warning: Sexual abuse As reported in the Guardian, the once legendary figure in the film industry, Harvey Weinstein, was convicted to 23 years in prison over charges of rape and sexual abuse. The cases and his conviction created a conversation that demanded an end […]