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 […]
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 […]
The University of Exeter LGBTQ+ Society are hosting a vigil on the 20th November to mark the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, an event founded in 1999 by Trans Activist Gwnedolyn Ann Smith to mourn the murder of Rita Hestor. Since then, Transgender Day of Remembrance has taken place every year on the 20th November. […]
Missed our recap of January to June? Find it just here. Now to look at the latter half of 2015… July The second half of our year unfortunately kickstarted with some severe trauma: the end of Arena’s reign as VK vendor and Tuesday Cheese specialist, as its doors closed for the final time. Although it […]
Pictures taken at the candle lit vigil outside the forum to show support for the people of Paris, Beirut and other places where atrocities have occurred. Exeposé‘s article can be read here. XTV’s footage of the event can be seen here.
O ver 1,000 students and members of the public attended a candlelit vigil to remember victims of the Paris and Beirut terror attacks yesterday evening. The event, entitled ‘Vigil for Humanity’ and organised by Lizzie Swyer, took place on the Great Hall piazza. Nearly 2,000 people were believed to have been in attendance. President of […]
O n Friday 16th October, Exeter University’s Amnesty International Society is hosting a Candlelit Vigil in a demonstration of support for the Syrian refugees. Over 400 people are ‘attending’ on the Facebook event page or expressed interest in other ways. The society have organised the march in connection with the Oxfam, UNICEF, Red Cross and […]