It seems the Brexetian repercussions are endless. This last exeposè illustrates the UK government’s opportunities for reform as negotiations involving agriculture continue digitally throughout the pandemic, with big names and a large petition advocating reform.
Amelia Gregory discusses The Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, America’s first literary award for women and non-binary writers.
A figure hurtles across a car park on a skateboard. On another day he plays punky riffs which echo out of his garage. These are not the weekend hobbies of a teenager whose politics can barely be articulated beyond anger at “the system” and whose intellectual curiosity extends as far as Trevor Noah. This figure […]
THE Exeter Demons fell to a heartbreaking 6-14 loss at Coombe Dingle as a last-minute punt was blocked and returned for the decisive Plymouth touchdown. The match was initially supposed to be played at Duckes Meadow, but weather conditions dictated otherwise. Instead of the familiar Exeter fields, the game would be played at Coombe Dingle, […]
It is not an understatement to say that the world is infuriated with the policies and presence of President Donald Trump: from the 4.8 million participants in the Women’s Marches worldwide to the thousands in the UK protesting his banning of refugees and nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The hope that […]
As the election results start to settle in, attention has increasingly turned towads the future First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump. Married to Donald Trump for twelve years, Melania remained elusive over the majority of the Presidential campaign. But with recent announcements that she would not be moving to Washington with her husband, […]
As the dust settles after one of the most extraordinary elections in American history, the hot takes as to why things happened as they did have only just begun. Many will try and reduce the result to ‘economic anxiety’ motivating white working-class voters. Others will blame right-wing media outlets for consistently fanning the flames of […]
You probably have seen talk about #NoDAPL making the rounds on social media over the past few months, and rightly so. This hashtag refers to the ongoing controversy surrounding the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota, the protests against it, and its implications for the people living on and around the Standing Rock reservation […]
Monday 12 September, the first day of Islam’s most important annual festival, Eid al-Adha, marked the beginning of a “cessation of hostilities” in the ever-bloody conflict in Syria, according to a deal brokered by diplomats from the United States and Russia. This truce was not the first of its kind in Syria and will certainly […]
The sun is shining brightly in a rich blue summer sky. There’s an expectant murmur from the crowd, suddenly punctuated by the sound of a ball hitting a mitt at high velocity, and a cry of “strike three!” This is baseball. What could possibly be more stereotypically American? Yet it seems Major League Baseball, the […]