All posts tagged Politics

The SU’s ‘Study Well’ Initiatives – Genuine Support or Not Addressing the Real Issues?

In the last couple of weeks, the SU has put on its annual ‘Study Well’ program. This has involved a miniature petting zoo, free fruit, Study Well notepads and bottles, […]

Jordan Peterson and Generalising the Left

Oh Jordan Peterson, you saviour of the neckbeards, you tidier of untidy rooms, you pariah of lobsters; its been a couple of years since you railed against Canada’s hate-speech laws, […]

Memes Help Me Laugh at the Fact My Birth is a Curse and My Existence is a Prison

In the last few years, memes have suddenly become a major part of our culture’s comedic mediums; our social media is bombarded with them. There are funny ones, freaky ones […]

A Sense of An Ending

I have written before about how it feels to leave QMUL. I found that ruminating on it, having to produce some writing about it, doesn’t make the action of leaving […]

Are We an Anxious Generation? I Now Depend on Satirical Anxiety Memes to Get Me Through the Day

So, as far as I know, I’m a Millennial. I come under the age bracket which ranges, roughly, from those born in the mid-eighties, to just before the millennium and […]

Second Last Column

I began to write this from my room in a Travelodge. I was recently at a small conference where undergraduates came together to discuss their research, and I was presenting […]

Interviews Make My Nerves Emerge Like a Hydra

As I type this article on the Tube, I am pretty sure I just had the worst interview of my life. A month or so ago, I applied to do […]

Bereavement: Nothing Can Prepare You For That Feeling of Loss

When someone close dies, it’s awful. Even if you’ve known for some time that the end was approaching, nothing fully prepares you for the actual reality of it happening. Yes, […]

Celebrity Meltdowns: Mindless Entertainment? Subverted Envy? Perverse Voyeurism? Either Way, We Revel in the Spectacle du Jour of their Rise and Fall

‘The Biggest Celebrity Meltdowns: Shia LaBeouf to Christian Bale’ – Variety ‘Biggest Celebrity Meltdowns Ever’ – US Weekly ‘Top Ten Celebrity Meltdowns of All Time’ – YouTube ’18 truly spectacular […]