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FOI report reveals high levels of staff-to-student sexual harassment cases on UK campuses

Last week a Freedom of Information (FOI) investigation made by The Guardian revealed high levels of staff-student sexual harassment on UK campuses. According to the FOI report, there were 169…

Feminism is everyone’s responsibility

Feminism is both incredibly simple and dangerously complex. ‘If you believe all genders are equal you’re a feminist’, we’re told, and not without reason – at its root, feminism is…

Blackwell’s Presents: The Scottish Bothy Bible

Having published his book The Scottish Bothy Bible earlier this year, Geoff Allen gave a talk at Blackwell’s in Edinburgh last Thursday. Witty, personal and very informative, Geoff Allen provided…

We must acknowledge, not celebrate, our colonial history

Colston Hall, a renowned music venue and concert hall in Bristol, is once more the target of a petition to have its name changed. Colston Hall was named after Edward…

Elitism in universities is reflective of the widening wealth gap in the UK

In 2016, the University of Oxford offered 59.2 per cent of its places to pupils from state schools, its highest yet. Whilst this makes up the majority of the university,…

A female Doctor Who is a step in the right direction

Peter Capaldi has announced that he will leave Doctor Who at the end of Series 10, and the eponymous doctor will regenerate once again. This time Peter Capaldi and other…

Mental health sufferers need more than empty promises

Despite active discussion on mental health and politicians pledging to make it a priority, little appears to have changed. Around 75 per cent of those suffering from mental health issues…

America’s Hate Preachers on BBC Two

In the BBC documentary America’s Hate Preachers, Hannah Livingston discusses her findings, having spent six months exploring America’s most infamous Christian hate groups. The documentary considers a wide array of…