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Student Experience Column: Anonymous marking alone won’t stop racial discrimination at university

The adoption of anonymous marking has had a brief but important history in the battle against racial discrimination within UK universities. In 1999, the National Union of Students (NUS) called on its members to lobby universities to change their marking system: randomised numbers rather than candidates’ names. This demand stemmed from an NUS study that […]


Canadian caterwauler fined for ‘screaming’ 90s club classic, doesn’t understand why

For the average risk-averse citizen, avoiding trouble should be an easy enough task. Stay in school, don’t do drugs, eat your vegetables. Never let an argument escalate to the point of no return. Always remember to wear a seatbelt. Yet just when we thought we’ve mastered the art of staying under the radar, a recent […]