Catherine Stone discusses this year’s record-high A Level Results and whether the pandemic has compounded existing inequalities.
Are we due a new working week?
Georgia Balmer explores how the COVID-19 Pandemic may have changed our working habits for the better.
Exeter’s 93% Club
President Ani Martirossian and Treasurer Luca Boyd of The 93% Club Exeter explain the mandate of the national network and give an idea of what Exeter students can expect.
March Madness Inequality
March Madness Inequality Elise Hamersley, Online Sport Editor, discusses the disparity in provisions at the NCAA’s 2021 March Madness tournament There’s more than one type of madness unfolding at this year’s NCAA college basketball tournament. Women’s teams from all over the USA descended on Texas last Thursday and quickly complained about the gym equipment provided. […]
Inequality and STEM
Kevin Yu discusses discrimination in STEM subjects
Chile: It’s Not Thirty Pesos, It’s Thirty Years
Online Editor Ellie Cook writes about the spiralling chaos and widespread political protests spreading through Chile. Como la violencia, la polémica y el activismo chileno entran en una cuarta semana caótica en la capital, Santiago, parece que el gobierno ha perdido el control sobre las manifestaciones espontáneas que han estallado desde Iquique en el norte […]
Is University A Scam?
Anna Romanovska responds to a New Statesman article that claimed University was a con, arguing it skirts around the really issue, inequality of outcomes between ethnicities in education.
Can I pay my rent late this month?
Fenton Christmas explains what it’s like being a student from a low income background and how the university fails to address the impacts inequality can have on less affluent students’ studies.
State-educated at Exeter – the private school problem
In 2017, the Times Higher Education data revealed Exeter University to be among the top 10 of universities with the lowest percentage of state school students, compared to those from a private school background. Only 6.5% of children in the UK attend a private school, yet they make up 31.5% of Exeter University students. This […]
Sexism in science: “The trouble with girls”
After the shocking news that Sir Tim Hunt, esteemed scientist and Nobel prize winner, made completely sexist comments about female scientists at a conference in South Korea, Rebecca Hoard further discusses the problem of gender inequality in STEM subjects. Why are only 13% of STEM workers female? Well according to Milo Yiannopoulos, speaking during a […]