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We must demand a more representative education

How many non-white writers have you read at University? How many non-white lecturers have you been lectured by? I imagine the answer to these questions is either: very few or none. This is no coincidence; instead this is emblematic of an academic institution that is unwilling to progress past its historical power and privilege. What […]

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The university is wrong to shut out Feminism

Feminism is under threat. The philosophy department is currently in the process of deciding whether to teach the honours course ‘Feminism’ next year. To give some background to this: the current course, taught by Elinor Mason, is one of the most over-subscribed classes in the department, with people usually having to wait until fourth year […]

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Students should support the boycott

The subject of marking boycotts is a difficult one to broach without annoying an already stressed and over-worked majority of students. Those opposed to the current boycott may be asking themselves why their education should be affected when they already pay such high tuition fees. However, these frustrations are precisely the reason why we, as […]

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NATO’s militaristic hard power is not the appropriate response to foreign conflicts

This month the NATO summit is being hosted in Wales. However, ‘inflicted’ may be a more appropriate phrase than ‘hosted’. Whilst the Welsh First Minister publicly welcomed the visit as an opportunity to internationally “showcase Wales”, the question remains whether Wales actually supports NATO’s invasion. Judging by a week of ‘alternative’ events, organized by Stop […]