Zoë Wilkinson explains her displacement upon arrival at Exeter and the spark of a racial identity crisis.
Why ‘anon’ is a woman of colour Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, highlights the value of events like FemSoc’s Women of Colour Poetry Night and the need to decolonise the arts VIRGINIA Woolf famously said that “anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman”. In contrast, the “anon” of today […]
A ‘Tracksuit and Trance’ night hosted by 4Play Events and LOGIC has changed its “offensive” event description following criticism from the University of Exeter Feminist Society. Whilst the themed night is still set to take place on the evening of 8th October at Fever and Boutique nightclub, organisers have apologised for offence caused by […]
O ver the next few weeks, Exeter is going to be a prominent centre for the movement called #ShutDownYarlsWood. Unknown to many, Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre found in Bedfordshire, but plays host to almost postapocalyptic, Orwellian narratives. Holding over 400 women, often against their will, often illegally, and with over […]
R ecently, women in Poland went on strike to protest against the threat of a misogynistic change in law – a proposal for a total ban on abortions. In what became known as ‘Black Monday’, thousands of female citizens fearlessly took to the streets in Warsaw to demonstrate against the unjust proposition. Thankfully, the pro-choice […]
Students and national organisations have condemned the decision to host CAGE Outreach Director and former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg as a guest speaker at a talk this evening due to concerns over his “track record of religious fundamentalism”. A cross-society collaboration between Socialist Students, Friends of Palestine, FemSoc and Islamic Society, Begg is due […]