The Big Debate: Should grammar schools be abolished?
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The Big Debate: Should grammar schools be abolished?

The Badger - October 29, 2015

Yes   Should grammar schools be exterminated or expanded? EXTERMINATE! When I’m elected Prime Minister, on the biggest landslide result the nation has ever seen in the…

The Big Debate: Should Sussex University divest from fossil fuels?
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The Big Debate: Should Sussex University divest from fossil fuels?

The Badger - October 20, 2015

Yes The University of Sussex is renowned as a progressive institution, however it continues to invest in fossil fuel exploration in direct contradiction with UN and international…

The Big Debate: Is the British monarchy a viable institution in the 21st century?
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The Big Debate: Is the British monarchy a viable institution in the 21st century?

The Badger - October 19, 2015

Yes As Queen Elizabeth II’s reign surpasses that of her great-grandmother Queen Victoria, it seems that anti-monarchist feeling has reached fever pitch. Yet here I will highlight…

The Big Debate: Should Britain have an “open-door” policy towards refugees?
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The Big Debate: Should Britain have an “open-door” policy towards refugees?

The Badger - October 5, 2015

Yes Before I begin my side of this debate – which is, of course, ‘yes’ – I would like to pose a question to my readers: If…

Was the Student Union right in supporting the UCU marking boycott?
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Was the Student Union right in supporting the UCU marking boycott?

The Badger - November 27, 2014

With a motion passing through the Student Council voting for the USSU to officially support this term’s marking boycott, The Badger asks whether this was the right…

Should the NUS have backed out of the Free Education demo?
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Should the NUS have backed out of the Free Education demo?

The Badger - November 18, 2014

With the NUS withdrawing support for the Free Education demonstration on November 19th on the grounds of health and safety, The Badger asks if they made the…

Has the Poppy Appeal become too commercialised?
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Has the Poppy Appeal become too commercialised?

The Badger - November 12, 2014

With BBC presenters asked to wear poppies two weeks before 11th November and the advent of the #poppyselfie, The Badger asks whether the Poppy Appeal has lost…

The Big Debate: Coca-Cola boycott
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The Big Debate: Coca-Cola boycott

The Badger - November 21, 2012

Should the Students' Union continue to boycott Coca-Cola? [caption id="attachment_14604" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Coca-Cola"][/caption] YES – Ben Lucas Why should anything be boycotted? Boycotts are a form of…

The Big Debate: should prisoners get the vote?
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The Big Debate: should prisoners get the vote?

The Badger - November 4, 2012

As David Cameron enters a face-off with the European Court of Human Rights, this week's Badger asks, should prisoners receive the right to vote? YES — Cello…

The Big Debate: minimum alcohol pricing
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The Big Debate: minimum alcohol pricing

The Badger - October 23, 2012

Should there be a minimum price on alcohol to deter excessive drinking? This month, the Scottish government is being sued over their new minimum alcohol pricing law…

The Big Debate: housing on campus
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The Big Debate: housing on campus

The Badger - October 8, 2012

After 'The Guardian' suggested that Sussex's accommodation is tantamount to a miniature class sytem, we asked two students their views. Does Sussex offer an adequate range of…

Is Sussex worth £9000?
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Is Sussex worth £9000?

The Badger - October 1, 2012

Yes! Justin Sealey The debate over exactly how much universities should be charging is one that has been repeated on numerous occasions over the last decade. Now,…

The Big Debate: the British monarchy
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The Big Debate: the British monarchy

The Badger - October 17, 2011

[caption id="attachment_11641" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The British royal family Photo: allwelike.co.uk[/caption] "The royals are a money-spinner" Whenever a major event in the royal circle occurs, such as this…