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Five Women Everyone Should Know About

Every March, Women’s History Month is celebrated to commemorate the accomplishments of women across the years. Women are consistently omitted from history and overlooked in our education system in favour…

International Women’s Day: celebrating Lifestyle’s unsung heroes

In the past year, we have seen social justice movements, a global pandemic, political uprisings and creative innovations. At the front of many of those changes were incredible women, sustaining…

Featuring: Kamala Harris

CW: Sexual and child abuse, racism Kamala Harris has been named as the next Vice President-elect of the United States of America. Consequently, she is set to become the first…

Intersectionality in focus: how can feminism be more inclusive?

The theory of intersectionality is not a new one, first being coined in 1989 by civil rights activist, Kimberlé Crenshaw. However, it is one that many feminists are increasingly coming…

Phoolan Devi: the feminist anti-hero India needed

The name Phoolan in Hindi translates to ‘flower’. Soft and docile, beautiful and precious, eventually bearing fruits; everything that an ‘ideal’ woman is supposed to be. Phoolan Devi represents everything…

WoC in Science Podcast: An Interview with Amisha Abeyawardene

Amisha Abeyawardene is the host for the upcoming Edinburgh-based podcast, Melanin Memos: WoC in Science Podcast, who kindly gave The Student an interview. She is a fourth-year Biology undergraduate student…

The women of colour mural should not have been removed

To all returning students: take a walk through George Square and you might just notice something different. To all the new students who aren’t aware, in a moving gesture, the…