Columns

The Year Of The Period: Meet The People De-Stigmatising Menstruation Once And For All.

A lot of us suffer from PMS, but what about those that experience PMDD? Periods are bloody annoying aren’t they? For a week, every month, I become a bloated and […]

A Time for Action or an Action for Time?

This Friday will mark exactly 4 weeks until Britain’s intended departure date from the EU. Are we ready? Well, short answer – yes, with an if; long answer is no, […]

Let’s go for a “shag”?

Words by Tracy Jawad and Charlotte Rubin In a university environment, especially British universities, sex and love are almost as important as dissertation deadlines. We’re thinking boyfriends, girlfriends, open relationships, […]

East to East: From Ukraine with Love: Part 1

9th February 2019 So, I’m currently sat in the breakfast hall of the aptly named ‘Ukraine Hotel’ in Kyiv, Ukraine – if you had not guessed. It is my first […]

Palm oil isn’t the problem- it’s consumerism

If you cast your memory back to the weeks leading up to Christmas 2018, you may vaguely remember the controversy of Iceland’s banned TV advertisement starring a cartoon orangutan who […]

Recipe of the Week: Chicken Karahi

I’m dedicating this week’s recipe to all my desi people on campus! I’m going to be writing up a very simple, yet delicious recipe for chicken karahi that anyone can […]

Labour’s hopes were always unstable. Are they now untenable?

The major political parties in this country have a real talent for impeccably abhorrent timing. Here I was, fixing to sit down and begin enjoying a week off from university. […]

Is Makeup Feminist? An Honest Reconsideration

A few months ago, I wrote an article about makeup and feminism. It has been by far my most controversial piece, and I maintain my position that makeup can be […]

Behind the scenes of the Islamic State: Who are we really fighting?

As the wave of attacks that took place in Western Europe in 2015-2016 calmed down, news about ISIS has slowly faded into the background over the past couple of years. […]