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5 Podcast episodes to help you understand Race and Privilege.

Today, podcasts seem to be the go-to way we consume knowledge, either on our commutes or while we wait at the doctors, we’ve all got our favourites. In this world […]

Sri Lanka: my sweet escape.

Recently, Sri Lanka watched hometown Caroline Jurie be crowned Mrs World 2020 in Las Vegas. In a little teardrop island, even the smallest of achievements is celebrated by thousands, so […]

The art and fun of open mic night

Why you should go to an open mic night? Open mic is open to anyone who has the confidence and bravery to get up on stage. This intimate space can […]

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 […]

Muggles who made Magic

If the title brought you here, I can see how much of a true Potterhead you are! A dozen years have passed since the final book of the series was released, […]

Issues of Attraction: From Curtis Pritchard to Paul Hollywood

Amongst the many embarrassments, humiliations and accidents of my life, one key factor has prevailed in all of them: my taste in men. I have to confess, dear reader, that […]

Female Solo Travel in Latin America

My parents were, to say the least, shocked when I first told them I was moving to Colombia for my year abroad. If I remember correctly, my dad instantly suggested […]

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 […]