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Black history – more than a month

FOR most of us it would be an awkward task: attempting to find the exact moment in our lives when we absorbed the data...

XpressionFM Interviews Vice-Chancellor Sir Steve Smith

Sir Steve Smith, the University of Exeter's Vice-Chancellor was interviewed by XpressionFM’s Heads of News Lottie Rayner and Chloe Shaw on Monday 15 October....

#ReclaimTheBindi

(originally published in Print May 2018) I want to first acknowledge that I know that this is a contentious debate. Normally, I can’t even say...

Roseanne: Top-Down Racism

The Rebooted sitcom Roseanne was recently cancelled by ABC after its title-star, Roseanne Barr, launched a racist and Islamophobic attack against Valerie Jarrett, Former advisor...

What’s representation without support?

Considering that fact that most Indian national students spent about three months getting all our documents ready for a visa and poring over procedure,...

There’s no pride in prejudice

Iremember my first few weeks living in Exeter. The observations made by so many, including non-PoC (people of colour), that this city is very...

Canon, colour and colony

University of Cambridge student Lola Olufemi penned an open letter to the university’s English faculty that sought to broaden the current English curriculum to...

Red-faced over ‘blackface’: Racism in Malaysia

If you’re searching for the latest national embarrassment hot on the heels of a ridiculous campaign funded by the Health Ministry to “prevent” gayness, look...

Unit 1 under fire after bartender “blacks up” for DSP

Unit 1 has apologised for offence caused during its Halloween DSP party - which saw one bartender “blacking up” for the evening. A white bar...

Why students of colour and allies stood against racism and fascism

O n Monday October 24th, The Undergraduate Live Journal hosted a lecture by Dr. Yaron Brook titled ‘Free Speech and the battle for Western Culture’....