Books Every Fresher Should Read
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Books Every Fresher Should Read

Anonymous - September 19, 2018
France in Fine Fettle
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France in Fine Fettle

Anonymous - September 17, 2018
Dive into Brightonian Culture
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Dive into Brightonian Culture

Anonymous - September 17, 2018
Oh, baby, baby, did you see Britney at Pride?
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Oh, baby, baby, did you see Britney at Pride?

Anastasia Konstantinidou - September 15, 2018
Students’ Union Apologises for ‘Sexist’ Beermats
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Students’ Union Apologises for ‘Sexist’ Beermats

Jessica Hubbard - September 20, 2018

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Students’ Union Apologises for ‘Sexist’ Beermats
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Students’ Union Apologises for ‘Sexist’ Beermats

Jessica Hubbard - September 20, 2018

The University of Sussex Students' Union (USSU) has apologised after 'sexist' beermats were found in 'Dig in' Boxes in Freshers' Welcome Bags. The beermats were provided by…

Dive into Brightonian Culture
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Dive into Brightonian Culture

Anonymous - September 17, 2018

Boredom is impossible when you throw yourself into everything this weird and wonderful city has to offer. The specific and unique cultural wonders of Brighton are indeed…

Sussex Lecturer Accused of Making Transphobic Comments Ahead of Brighton Trans Pride 2018
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Sussex Lecturer Accused of Making Transphobic Comments Ahead of Brighton Trans Pride 2018

Jessica Hubbard - September 15, 2018

Kathleen Stock, a philosophy Lecturer at Sussex, was accused of making transphobic comments in July 2018. This followed various interviews and blog posts by Stock. Stock told…

Welcome 2018 Freshers!
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Welcome 2018 Freshers!

Billie-Jean Johnson - September 15, 2018

Ah, Freshers. You’ve no idea the amazing year you have ahead of you! As you read this now, you’ve probably met your flatmates and maybe even met…

UCU Launch Petition to End the ‘Hostile Environment’ at Sussex
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UCU Launch Petition to End the ‘Hostile Environment’ at Sussex

Billie-Jean Johnson - May 26, 2018

The Sussex branch of the University and College Union (UCU) has launched a petition calling for Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell to end the 'hostile environment' at Sussex. The…

Breaking: Spring referenda results announced
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Breaking: Spring referenda results announced

Jessica Hubbard - May 4, 2018

Students have voted to support the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement, reject Prevent and adopt new Gender Equality policies. Results for the Students' Union referenda were…

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A conversation with Kathleen Stock on Transgender Identity
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A conversation with Kathleen Stock on Transgender Identity

Jessica Hubbard - September 15, 2018

Kathleen Stock, a philosophy lecturer at Sussex University, met with controversy after criticising the government’s reform of the Gender Recognition Act (2004). The amendment would ‘de-medicalise’ the…

More Brit(ish) than ever: A review of Afua Hirsch at Brighton Festival
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More Brit(ish) than ever: A review of Afua Hirsch at Brighton Festival

William Singh - May 9, 2018

Afua Hirsch’s 2018 book - part memoir, part polemic - provokes mixed feelings. So too did her discussion of the topic at this year’s Brighton Festival. Don’t…

Why I’m Jewish AND I support BDS
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Why I’m Jewish AND I support BDS

Sarah McIntosh - May 2, 2018

The idea of a land where my religious identity is welcomed and where I feel safe to be myself and live in peace is a beautiful idea…

Students’ Union President Gustafsson and Liberate the Debate respond to the cancelled event
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Students’ Union President Gustafsson and Liberate the Debate respond to the cancelled event

Jordan Wright - April 27, 2018

These comment pieces represent the opinions of both the Students' Union and Liberate the Debate with regards to the  recent cancellation of the Society's freedom of speech…

Amritsar: 99 years later and still no apology
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Amritsar: 99 years later and still no apology

William Singh - April 12, 2018

99 years ago on Friday, one British general marched his soldiers into an enclosed garden in the vicinity of the holy Golden Temple and sealed off the…

Should there be a more radical approach to SU politics?
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Should there be a more radical approach to SU politics?

Johnbosco Nwogbo - March 20, 2018

Yes Johnbosco Nwogbo There is a need now, more than at any other time, for the kind of radicalism and ambitiousness the Red Slate promises to bring…

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Student research happening at Sussex
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Student research happening at Sussex

Nikolaos Manesis - May 1, 2018

(Image source: Flickr, Pixabay, Wikipedia) Another academic year is coming to a close and with it, the last edition of The Badger. To celebrate our last science…

For students, where does work end and rest begin?
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For students, where does work end and rest begin?

Lucy Pegg - April 17, 2018

Print Production Editor Lucy Pegg examines the difficult balance between work and rest for students. In an environment that blurs the line between productivity and recreation, can…

Academic Armchair: ‘Cinderella, you shall go to the ball”: a conversation with Ketan Jha
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Academic Armchair: ‘Cinderella, you shall go to the ball”: a conversation with Ketan Jha

Devin Thomas - March 23, 2018

In this week’s edition of the Academic Armchair the Features team sat down with Ketan Jha, an associate tutor of Sussex Law School. Alongside his work in…

Academic Armchair: Sexual Subjectivities within Neoliberalism
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Academic Armchair: Sexual Subjectivities within Neoliberalism

Devin Thomas - March 9, 2018

In this week’s edition of the Academic Armchair, we talked with former Sussex researcher and current graduate student in the school of Sociology Robyn Long about her…

Long Read: The Badger’s Tickell interview revisited amidst UCU strikes
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Long Read: The Badger’s Tickell interview revisited amidst UCU strikes

Freya Marshall Payne - March 8, 2018

In the wake of the UCU strikes, The Badger's former Editor, Freya Marshall Payne, revisits her 2016 interview with the then-new Vice-Chancellor, Adam Tickell. She explores how…

Brexit and future tech
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Brexit and future tech

Luke Richards - March 6, 2018

With a close eye trained on Brexit and contemporary Britain’s place in a fast-changing world, Science Co-Editor Luke Richards makes clear his opinion on how our nation…

Lifestyle and Culture

INCREDIBLES 2: The Sequel with a Feminist Twist
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Film & Theatre
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INCREDIBLES 2: The Sequel with a Feminist Twist

Anonymous - September 18, 2018

One key film in the development of anyone who grew up in the early 2000s was The Incredibles (2004). It’s comedy, vibrancy, and general sense of fun…

Interview with Chris Watson: Take a trip to No Man’s Land this spring
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Lifestyle
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Interview with Chris Watson: Take a trip to No Man’s Land this spring

Louisa Streeting - April 6, 2018

Sound recordist, Chris Watson, spoke to The Badger about his new installation piece featured in the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts until 13 April 2018. From…

Brighton’s craft beer festival returns in April for third year
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Brighton’s craft beer festival returns in April for third year

Louisa Streeting - March 28, 2018

Brighton will become the hub of craft beer in more than a dozen pubs from April 27-29. The Brighton Tap Takeover returns for a third year bringing…

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The profound experience of community outreach

Charlotte Brill - March 9, 2018

This special girl, living in rural Zambia amidst wild animals and infested waters, has had a particularly difficult life. Like many children in Zambia, Joy is an…

Science

Interview with Philosophy faculty and COGS director Ron Chrisley
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Interview
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Interview with Philosophy faculty and COGS director Ron Chrisley

Nikolaos Manesis - May 15, 2018

Ron Chrisley is a Reader in Philosophy, on the faculty of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, and is the director of COGS (Centre for Cognitive Science).…

Ethnic-bioweapons: between conspiracy and reality
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Ethnic-bioweapons: between conspiracy and reality

Luke Richards - May 8, 2018

Bioweapons exist, while ethnic-bioweapons are whispered conspiracies. Pandemics can fairly hazardous to human life, the 1918 Flu Pandemic killed 20-50 million people. A man made pandemic could…

Student research happening at Sussex
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Features
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Student research happening at Sussex

Nikolaos Manesis - May 1, 2018

(Image source: Flickr, Pixabay, Wikipedia) Another academic year is coming to a close and with it, the last edition of The Badger. To celebrate our last science…

Cambridge Analytica: did Facebook share your personal data?
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Science
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Cambridge Analytica: did Facebook share your personal data?

Luke Richards - April 14, 2018

The last couple of weeks have been tough for Facebook, as it reels from the public scrutiny it has received over its lackadaisical protection of personal data.…

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France in Fine Fettle
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France in Fine Fettle

Anonymous - September 17, 2018

Prior to the start of the quadrennial tournament this summer, football fans across the world grew sceptical over Russia’s credentials and ability to host the most prestigious…

Sussex Women’s Rugby on brink of invincible season
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Sussex Women’s Rugby on brink of invincible season

Patrick Isitt - March 14, 2018

Sussex Women’s Rugby 1st team are on the brink of an unbeaten, title-winning season in the South Eastern 2A division, following a remarkable eight wins from eight…

Sussex Cup to replace varsity
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Campus News
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Sussex Cup to replace varsity

Deniz Karaman - February 14, 2018

This April the University of Sussex Students' Union will be hosting the first Sussex Cup. The Cup has been organised to replace the annual varsity games that were…

The Ashes: Test 2, Day 1
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Sports
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The Ashes: Test 2, Day 1

Patrick Isitt - December 3, 2017

Will Hainsworth on the first day of the second Ashes test... Afternoon Session  The first ever day/night ashes test got underway this morning: England won the toss…