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Political harassment: how far is too far?

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In this climate of chaos, resentment against seemingly incapable politicians is understandable. Unsurprisingly however, this frustration seems to come from the same people who...

Brexit: are new funds sticking a plaster on a fatal wound?

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Rarely has a government been criticised for promising billions in funding to some of the most deprived local authorities in the country. Theresa May has once again demonstrated...

Cambridge announces measures to tackle diversity issues

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The University of Cambridge has recently announced plans to offer students from underrepresented backgrounds a second chance to apply to study at the university. Beginning this...

Reaction to the Christchurch terror attacks

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On Friday morning, the world woke to the tragic news that in Christchurch, New Zealand 50 Muslim worshippers had been killed, and a 50 more injured, when a mosque was attacked by...

Monolingualism: it’s time to stop

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Good ol’ Blighty is proving her ineptitude yet again, as research shows that many schools and universities are descaling their languages departments due to students’ lack...

Top keksit

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I was barely through my third pre-dinner vodka when I heard the news. Theresa May’s deal got voted out again by a margin of 149; perhaps not as big as the literally historic...

Snapchat for snapping up drugs: is social media becoming the perfect platform for buying drugs?

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Recent research by Royal Holloway suggests social media apps are increasingly likely to be used by young people to buy illegal drugs – Why do people use apps to source...

Should students try to give booze the boot?

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Last September 2018, the National Union of Students has conducted a survey completed by 2,215 students in higher education on students’ relationship to alcohol. It was found...

Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly. Our two new columns give writers the chance to roast, or toast, a figure or group of their choosing....

Brexit Article 50: Part 50

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With less than a month left for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the House of Commons, saying that a decisive vote will...