#BLM, Comment / 04/08/2020 Difficulties with decolonising the curriculum

Spray painted on the base of his Parliament Square statue in London, the new epitaph reads: “Churchill was a Racist.” The words were known to us but never spoken in wider society. It took George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis state police and over two months of worldwide protests for us to reach this point. ...

Comment / 04/08/2020 Bringing sustainable fashion into the spotlight of mainstream news

According to the Lord Ashcroft polls, climate change was the 4th biggest factor in how people decided to vote behind public services, Brexit, and the economy in 2019. Whether you agreed with the Extinction Rebellion, Greta Thunberg’s school strike for climate change, and social media activism or not – it worked. People are talking about...

Comment / 04/08/2020 The worth of international students should not be defined by their economic appeal

The Trump Administration has recently come under fire for their immigration policy related to international students studying in the United States. ICE, the federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security, has said newly enrolled international students who are currently outside of the United States will not be allowed into the country. This...

#BLM, Comment / 04/08/2020 Influential figures across all communities need to be held accountable for racism

When a friend told me Miss Swimsuit UK 2019 had been stripped of her title after a controversial ‘All Lives Matter’ Facebook post, my initial reaction was: does this really matter? Personally, I didn’t know a Miss Swimsuit UK competition existed. I was disappointed to find out this is, in fact, something people actually spend...

#BLM, Comment / 05/07/2020 The Revolution Will Not Be Sponsored

Black Lives Matter. It’s a movement, an organisation, a slogan – all centred around a clear, simple statement. From it stems all sorts of questions: do Black lives matter today? If not, how do we make Black lives matter? Three words have revived this the struggle to find the answer to these questions. The use...

#BLM, Comment / 30/06/2020 Tearing down statues is the right thing to do

Protests erupted throughout the United States and countries across the world as a result of the senseless killing of unarmed Black man George Floyd on May 25th. Some protesters resorted to defacing and removing historical statues as a clear message of intolerance towards racism within our society, beginning in Bristol on June 7th with the...

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The worth of international students should not be defined by their economic appeal

The Trump Administration has recently come under fire for their immigration policy related to international students studying in the United States. ICE, the federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security, has said newly enrolled international students who are currently outside of the United States will not be allowed into the country. This…

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Tearing down statues is the right thing to do

Protests erupted throughout the United States and countries across the world as a result of the senseless killing of unarmed Black man George Floyd on May 25th. Some protesters resorted to defacing and removing historical statues as a clear message of intolerance towards racism within our society, beginning in Bristol on June 7th with the…


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