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When the Empire Strikes Back: Decolonise the University – Queen Mary

Student mobilization around decolonisation movements at university is becoming increasingly widespread. From the #rhodesmustfall campaign in 2015 to Decolonise Keele Network writing an open letter to their university listing their […]

Trying to Process Grief

Content Warning: Themes of death and grief in this article. Language may be distressing for some Earlier this month I paid a visit to my grandmother’s grave for the first […]

Before Malcolm X: The History of Islam in the Americas – a review

Before attending Before Malcolm X, I’d heard a buzz around Mustafa Briggs and his Black History in Islam lectures. Mustafa Briggs has already had great success with his first lecture […]

Medicine Doesn’t Care About Women – pt. 2

In part one of ‘Medicine Doesn’t Care About Women’, some women shared their experiences with medical professionals. In this article, I’m going to explore the different reasons for the experiences […]

Inclusion at QMUL: Sandra Brown and What Comes Next

Walking through Library Square and Ground Cafe on the 8th of October, it was difficult to avoid seeing *that* email, a powerfully worded accusation about Queen Mary’s problematic, institutionalized racism. […]

Black History Month in 2019

October is Black History Month in the UK. It’s a month that highlights and celebrates black history, something that isn’t commonplace. It is a time for black people to take […]

Medicine Doesn’t Care About Women

Medicine doesn’t care about women*, and here’s why. Women are less likely to be believed when they see a healthcare professional about symptoms. Women are less likely to be taken […]

Brexit Tyranny (also an election?)

A few things have been happening in parliament recently and unfortunately, much of it is to do with Brexit. Before you all sigh and move on without paying attention, I’m […]

Should QMUL teach students mindfulness techniques?

Student mental health and wellbeing is a conversation that is long overdue. Many universities fail to deal with the ever-mounting pressure on today’s students, however, some people are tackling the […]