All posts tagged independence

What would Bell Hooks say about Meghan Markle’s entry into the British royal family?

I would like to congratulate Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage as there is no greater power than love. However, this is not the point. I would like to share […]

Feminism vs. Love: Loving Your Oppressor

Star-crossed lovers are a classic trope. The idea of two people bound by the most powerful force there is but held apart by the universe pulls at our heartstrings like […]

Making a Home

A packed suitcase. An empty room. A final cuddle with your pet. A last glance back at your family waving goodbye as you are walking through passport control at the airport: Leaving your home for the very first […]

Homesick? Save yourself 50% off your ticket home with GWR’s 16-25 Railcard!

You are in an unfamiliar world, working on your perceptions of university life as you move to a different place, constantly trying to find the best way to do things. […]

Should We Embrace Genetic Modification? [1/2]

Genetic modification, essentially meaning the deliberate engineering of a cell in order to alter its characteristics, is being increasingly exercised as our tech society hurtles towards an ‘ideal’ existence. From […]

Lines Composed When Going to Genesis Alone One Night: Why You Should Go to the Cinema on Your Own.

One of my favourite parts of going to the cinema has always been that brief moment in between the adverts and the BBFC certificate. For me, it is a rare instance where you feel […]

“Brexit means Brexit!”

CUB has always tried to reflect the best values of Queen Mary. We pride ourselves for the diversity of our content, our readers and our writers. I was lucky enough […]

Indefinite Angles: Finding the Familiar in Modern Art

Consuming art is a funny old thing. Connecting with a painting, a sculpture – anything really – is an intensely intimate experience to go through. Here is something made by […]