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SOAS SU in philosophy curriculum controversy

Students at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) will campaign for white philosophers to be largely removed from the...
Donald Trump, Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia

Brothers in qualms: The special relationship

Blink and you might have missed it. A lot has happened since 23rd June, and strange as it seems to us now that a...
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Madam President: Hillary Clinton

Finally, it’s nearly over. After months of campaigning, personal attacks and scandals, the vote is here. Yet for many people there remains the big...
Tuition fees protest, Photo: LSE Library

The bank of Mum and Dad

For those who somehow managed to escape the news, the government scrapped maintenance grants in August this year, meaning current first year students will...
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Government announces further plans for higher education reform

The government announced more plans for higher education reform, notably that fees could rise to £9,500 per year and that a new ranking system...
by Dougie Dodds

Making a martyr? Free speech, social media and the alt-right

Despite the temptation to spend the summer days reading ahead for next year, often the holidays offer little alternative occupation to obsessively monitoring our...