All posts tagged Society

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 […]

Labour’s Antisemitism Problem

Recently, Labour has been rocked by a new anti-Semitism scandal. Jeremy Corbyn pledged his support for a blatantly anti-Semitic mural that used to be not too far from our campus, […]

The View From The Octagon

The Octagon is a beautiful room. You walk in and are met by Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer all staring down at you. Right now, however, they are staring not at […]

Home Strike: A feminist art exhibition subverting the role of ‘Woman’

The Home Strike exhibition at the L’etrangere gallery in Shoreditch brings together four women artists as they trace feminism from the 1970s to our contemporary political scene. While distinct in […]

Tories, Tactics, and Tuition Fees

I was listening to The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4, because I am just that cool, and one of the panellists was asked about Labour’s new policy on animal […]

Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective

This winter, after a year-long hiatus, Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective reappeared with a call for visual art from students of all disciplines. The Visual Arts Collective was formed in […]

In Defence of Black Panther: Why Social Significance Can Sometimes Outweigh Cinematic Value

It’s a fickle thing, this cinema business. It finds itself trying to bring joy to millions of people, during a volcanic period of social injustice and cultural re-evaluation. How can […]

Embryo Screening – The Ethics of ‘Designer Babies’.

Nearly 40 years ago, the first ‘test tube baby’ was born. Since then, technological innovation has propelled forward at an unprecedented rate, allowing contemporary science to enable the prospect of ‘designer […]