Online Comment Editor, Eirwen Abberley Watton, investigates the controversy over ‘decolonising reading lists’ at university.
Paige Insalaco explores the Labour party’s controversial suggestion to abolish independent schools in Britain and discusses what the potential consequences of this move would be.
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 […]
The co-option of indigenous people’s cultures by festival fashion producers is a hot topic around this time of year, with the appropriation of native dress for the sake of purely looking good rife at prominent and influential events like Coachella. To reduce objects of spiritual or cultural objects to money-making aesthetics degrades both the people […]
Among the online travel community, it is well known that Vietnam and backpackers have a rough relationship. Travel blogger, Nomadic Matt, wrote in his now-infamous post – ‘Why I Will Never Return to Vietnam‘ – that he was “hassled, overcharged, ripped off, and treated badly by the locals”. The lack of respect he received as a Western […]