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Review: 22 July

In a poem about the German occupation of Norway, Norwegian writer Nordahl Grieg states that: “We are so few in this country/Each fallen is friend and brother.” Both Grieg’s poetry and this mentality from the war-years resurfaced among the Norwegian people after July 22 2011, when 77 people were killed in coordinated terrorist attacks. Eight people died…


A duty to Prevent terror?

Universities have always had a unique duty among public institutions to safeguard freedom of speech with open debate in order to help university communities flourish and evolve. However, as terrorist atrocities continue to be committed, the publicís attention will inevitably turn to the arenas where radical and moderate ideas can be found in abundance- British…


Two and a half decades of opinion

The end of apartheid? South Africa’s apartheid system was a structure of institutionalised racial segregation and discrimination, involving the separation of individual’s housing areas, employment and the use of public facilities on the basis of race. From the 1940s, South Africa saw the classification of all into four societal groups: ‘White’, ‘Black’, ‘Coloured’, and ‘Indian’….


Global review of the year 2015

As it’s our last issue of the year, Global is taking a look back at 2015. Reporting by Caitlin Doherty, Grace Fothergill, Lillie Coles, Sophie Atherton, Meg Bradbury and Tom Gordon. [su_tabs vertical=”yes”][su_tab title=”January”] 7th January – Charlie Hebdo attacks Saïd and Chérif Kouachi broke into the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and killed 11…

Editor's column

University spending must be more transparent

The attacks in Paris were a terrifying reminder of the devastation which just a handful of people can cause. The world stands with Paris, whilst the country mourns for their dead, it is important that this event does not mark a shift in our behaviour around the world. We will know that we have lost…


Global roundup 360: 20th October

American politician admits making animal sacrifice Ollie Watts It has been discovered that a candidate running to be a member of the United States Senate for Florida once killed a goat and drank its blood as part of a pagan ceremony. In 2013, Augustus Sol Invictus, whose name means ‘majestic unconquered sun’ in Latin, spent…

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