Esther Huntington-Whiteley investigates the recent scandal involving freshers at Durham University and the deeper issues in society that need to be addressed regarding sexism and rape culture.
Dr Joseph Lee, a senior lecturer in the Law School, has confirmed that he was the owner of the anti-racist poster that was vandalised in December last year. Dr Lee, who is BAME, identifies as an immigrant Asian academic. He discovered the vandalism upon returning to work on 5 December after the 2019 strike action […]
“The first time I was touched without consent was at the age of 13,” remembers feminist activist, Amarna Miller. “I remember because I was wearing my green and yellow uniform, with a wool skirt that made my thighs itch when I stood against the Metro walls. An elderly man stood before me, so close that […]
Ever felt like you’ve been conned by a crisp packet? At first, it feels full of promise, but once opened, you hear that dreaded gasp of air escaping, feel a sagging in your hands, and look inside to discover it contains only a disappointing handful of crisps. Or perhaps you went out and bought some mascara […]
This morning as I found myself dismally slogging away at my essay, lost and alone, I yearned for solace from my academic woes. How could I remedy my predicament? I knew the answer. It was instinctual. A banoffee muffin from the Marketplace. Never had one? Sheathed in a sponge that is fluffier than the clouds […]
Ah, the dawn of a new year. Always slightly troubling, isn’t it? Whilst we’re all suffering from Christmas hat syndrome (“is there still one on my head? I genuinely can’t tell anymore”), we’re simultaneously shock-stricken that summer wasn’t yesterday… and when did Halloween happen? Did I even have a birthday? Seriously, where did all my […]