All posts tagged struggle

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Printing Should Be Free

I shouldn’t have to pay for printing at university. I shouldn’t have to leave the library if I want free printing. I don’t have to justify that. I don’t have […]

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The Queen’s Croquet-Garden

So, in this chapter Alice enters the Queen of Heart’s garden, there she sees, unsurprisingly, some gardeners. However, they’re painting white roses red, why? Because that’s what the Queen wants […]

A labourer stands on an apartment building under construction in a Jewish settlement known to Israelis as Har Homa and to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim, in an area of the West Bank that Israel captured in a 1967 war and annexed to the city of Jerusalem, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Part I: Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In popular media, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seems to play out on a daily basis. Strife and struggle in the West Bank and the Gaza strip play out in the papers […]

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‘When John Met Joseph’: Interview

“I thought, there’s got to be a play in that.” The third performance part of the New Writers’ Festival is When John Met Joseph. I spoke to the writer and […]

La Poste

Year Abroad: Part 14, The Post Office

I hate the post office in France. It’s shit. And indeed, you might well ask yourselves how 500 words are going to be dedicated to it, but they will be. I will begin by […]

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Questioning Beauty Standards: The Politics of Afro Hair

The culture of beauty standards within the black community are heavily charged, and therefore require a nuanced approach when looking within the cultural dynamics. Recently, I have noticed a positive […]

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Is demonetising in India going to control corruption?

On 8th November 2016, the Indian government demonetised high denomination 500/- (rupee) and 1000/- notes which were no longer to be used as legal tender and instead introduced a new […]

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Chicken Pilaf

Some days, I don’t feel like cooking. Shocking, I know, given that this entire column focuses on my culinary struggles, but there we are. Sadly for me (and for those […]