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Beth Sexton

4th year English Literature student
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Clique’s depiction of sexual assault is irresponsible

Content Warning: Rape This article contains spoilers. There are many things wrong with BBC Three’s Clique. Stilted dialogue, questionable acting and the presence of cars on Middle Meadow Walk are…

The government’s ‘rape clause’ is cruel to mothers and children

Content warning: sexual assault On 6th April, new government legislation will come into effect that promises to finally solve the country’s financial problems. By targeting the biggest drain on our…

Nap pods and a library open 24/7 will harm student wellbeing

From the end of March, Edinburgh University’s main library will be accessible 24 hours a day. This may seem like a useful measure for helping students get work done, but…

The women’s marches sent an important message

Last weekend, thousands attended women’s marches across the globe in protest against the personal politics of Donald Trump. The marches have had their share of criticisms, some of them particularly…

Little Mix – ‘Shout Out to My Ex’

‘Shout Out to my Ex’, the latest single from Little Mix, is a fun, uplifting number that has already sent gossip columns into overdrive. While the single may be the…

Women must not carry the burden of contraception alone

A recent study has found that women who take the contraceptive pill are 23 per cent more likely to be treated for depression. The link has been shown to be…

Cutting disability benefit is reckless and illogical

It seems like hardly a week goes by where George Osbourne doesn’t announce a new set of cut-backs, and it would almost be easy to become desensitised were it not…

Exclusion of women from Star Wars toys is unfair

In a galaxy far, far away, sexism remains. Developers for much of Star Wars: The Force Awaken’s toys and games have recently come under fire after much of their merchandise…