Joshua Fundafunda discusses his own experience of the Black Lives Matter protests over the past month, and offers guidance towards how we can all be better allies.
Is There Still a Place for the Monarchy in Modern Britain?
Nick Powell delves into the recent problems faced by the Royal Family and questions whether there could be doubts over the future of the institution in the United Kingdom.
What If: Communism were a reality in the UK?
I’ll start this off with saying that I, by no means, am a communist. But as a historian, I find myself drawn to this idealised concept which in a perfect world would mean true equality on all bases. Communism in its true form, as set out by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the Communist Manifesto, […]
A degree of fiction: the rise of paying for essay-writing
As University students, all of us, at some point, will have written essays. As much as we’d like to be able to boast that we can write one in two hours before the deadline, they’re not always the easiest things to write. The worst outcome of all is when you’ve spent more than two weeks slaving away on […]
Nuclear Power: for or against?
For Nuclear power conjures up vivid imagery in some, evoking thoughts of mushroom clouds and radiation. Although a wonderful inspiration for writers, the truth is that nuclear power is safer and more environmentally friendly than most other readily available sources of electricity generation. Until such a time that renewable energy can reliably generate all of […]
Be an MP and live longer, says Uni research
Long hours and high pressure decisions don’t seem to have done MPs too much bad – in fact, they’re living 28 per cent longer than their constituents, according to new research involving a University of Exeter PhD student. Conducted by John Dennis from the University Medical School and Dr Tim Crayford, chief medical advisor to […]
Nearly 900 students keen for an Exeter pillow fight
Exeter could host a large-scale pillow fight in 2016, following significant interest from students. Over 880 students have registered their interest in the Facebook event ‘Exeter Students Pillow Fight’ since its creation just one week ago. Whilst not an officially organised event, it is hoped that the flash mob-style event will take place on Monday […]
Devon voted one of the worst places to live in UK
Devon is one of the worst places to live in the United Kingdom, according to a recent survey conducted by uSwitch. The county, which encompasses Exeter, Plymouth and Torbay, ranked in 132nd place out of 138 counties taken into consideration. Even lower in the rankings were Kingston Upon Hull and Northern Ireland, with Bradford taking […]