Hundreds of students participated in a sit-in on Wednesday 13th October to protest the Guild’s affiliation with anti-abortion society, Exeter Students For Life.
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 on women’s rights’ […]
Students and university staff from Exeter for Palestine call for the University to be held accountable for their role in Israeli state violence.
Students attend demonstration protesting the evictions of Palestinians in Eastern Jerusalem.
An open letter circulating the student body is calling for the University of Exeter to institute compulsory education on consent and sexual violence. After two days of circulation, the letter has over 300 signatures.
Protest and the Police Bill The government’s newly proposed Police and Crime Bill has caused shockwaves of outrage online, Anna Shaw discusses the bill’s potential repercussions. The newly proposed Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill will assign more power to the police, particularly in regards to protests; allowing them to set noise limits, impose finish […]
Lina Idrees reflects on and discusses the upcoming Women’s March in Pakistan.
Anti-mask QAnon protest in Exeter attended by 150 A rally against COVID-19 restrictions and child grooming led by QAnon believers took place at Cathedral Green on Saturday afternoon. Anti-mask signs were prevalent, with a small marquee reading “masks are muzzles” and “restore freedom.” One man also held a placard which claimed they were “government lies” […]
Hypocrisies of Fast Fashion; Troubling Demography and a Culture of Protest Online Arts & Lit editor Lucy Aylmer discusses the rife hypocrisies in fast fashion Vogue business report that complementary services like Klarna, Afterpay and Affirm, have accelerated the growth of fast fashion and aided the typically cash poor young through offering later payment services. […]
Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter protest and vigil in Exeter More than 1000 people attended the 6 June 2020 Black Lives Matter protest and vigil for George Floyd on the banks on the River Exe. The protest, named ‘Exeter Peaceful Protest Against Racism’, took place between 5pm and 7pm at Flowerpot Playing Fields. Many of […]