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Does drug testing belong in our SU?

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According to a study from the National Union of students, about two in five students are frequent drug users, and whether or not universities should attempt to alleviate issues...

June Jordan: a profile

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June Jordan was a poet, writer, journalist and teacher. Jordan’s work spoke passionately about subjects such as race, bisexuality, inequality and feminism just to name a few....

Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

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Roast A Security Crisis How is it that with a background of George Orwell’s ‘1984’ we are still moving towards an overcontrolled state? Almost everything that we...

Black British history?

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When we think of Black history, a lot probably comes to our mind. However, when we mention Black BRITISH history? We seem to pause and think maybe Windrush, Grime and...

Why have some received Greta Thunberg so badly?

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Victoria Osho writes about climate activist Greta Thunberg's recent UN speech. ...

Prorogation ruled “unlawful” by the Supreme Court, so what is it still doing in the rulebook?

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Ella Bending debates Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament. ...

If the government doesn’t think it should abide by the law, then why should any of us?

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At 5.30am on Tuesday morning in New York, Boris Johnson awoke to find the Supreme Court’s damning verdict that he had encouraged the Queen to act in an unlawful manner and...

Boris’ pesky parliament prorogation

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Boris Johnson has prorogued Parliament, or shut it down, without calling a general election. The building usually used to give Britons everywhere a voice and to make major...

Are Extinction Rebellion getting it right?

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Humans’ relationship to change, ironically, often stays the same. Throughout history, the four steps of necessary social change are that it is proposed, opposed, succeeds, and...

Is this what democracy looks like? Parliament prorogation and “the will of the people”

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The years since the Brexit referendum have taught me that if you ask any number of people what democracy means you will get as many answers back.   I could try to give my own...