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Beef ban on campus, my apologies for not co-signing

As some of you may have heard, on Thursday a motion was passed titled as follows: “Motion to cease the sale of all beef products in Students’ Association Cafes and Restaurants”. The petition to cease such sales had over 530 signatories. What...

Aviation is not the enemy

When it comes to climate change, aviation, as an industry, is not the problem. Aviation produces just 2% of all human CO2 emissions and when compared within the transport sector, aviation produces just 12% of all transportation CO2 emissions, versus...

The Bold British Sun

Every time the sun rises it brings with it the promise of life and the warmth of hope. But this sun was different. It helped cast a long shadow of a fluttering Union Jack on lands and people that it would eventually impoverish and devour.  How many...

The politicised fear of migrants in Greece

On the 30th January 2020, the Greek government announced a contentious new plan to build a floating barrier which will run across the Aegean Sea, implanted from the island of Lesvos. The proposal is a direct initiative to deter migrants from...

The role of language in national identity

“A court of human rights cannot allow itself to suffer from historical Alzheimer’s. It has no right to disregard the cultural continuum of a nation’s flow through time, nor to ignore what over the centuries served to mould and define the...

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