Brexit could see the dissolution of the UK. Is that a bad thing?
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Brexit could see the dissolution of the UK. Is that a bad thing?

Anonymous - March 25, 2017

Dear Badger, Brexit could well see the dissolution of the UK as we know it, and the hubris of the ruling elite is what will have led…

Relieving one’s self is a human right!
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Relieving one’s self is a human right!

Bianca Serafini - March 21, 2017

Dear Badger, Last night, on the eve of International Women’s Day, I got chucked from the male bathroom in Green Door Store while the female bathroom had…

Jewish Society responds to the   Vice Chancellor’s statement
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Jewish Society responds to the Vice Chancellor’s statement

Fraser Coppin - March 10, 2017

The following statement was sent to The Badger by JSoc, Sussex's Jewish student society. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish…

I’m Jewish and I refuse to let Tickell speak for me
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I’m Jewish and I refuse to let Tickell speak for me

Fraser Coppin - March 10, 2017

The following open letter to Sussex's Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish letters written…

So left we’re right (but wrong)
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So left we’re right (but wrong)

Devin Thomas - March 5, 2017

Dear Badger,  As ironic, tongue-in-cheek, edgily aesthetic right-wing vaporwave stickers are plastered around our campus, it’s time to address the deep, varied roots of the problem. It’s…

We need to talk about right wing opinions
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We need to talk about right wing opinions

Anonymous - March 4, 2017

Dear Badger, A few weeks ago a poster advertising a meeting for faculty members entitled “dealing with right wing attitudes and politics in the classroom”, appeared on…

An academic’s response to the Vice-Chancellor
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An academic’s response to the Vice-Chancellor

Freya Marshall Payne - February 27, 2017

  The following open letter to the university Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to…

Tony Blair strikes again
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Tony Blair strikes again

Anonymous - February 27, 2017

Dear Badger, Tony Blair strikes again, but at least these strikes are not lethal; tame almost, in comparison to the misery caused through the blood on his…

A student’s response to the Vice-Chancellor
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A student’s response to the Vice-Chancellor

Duncan Michie - February 24, 2017

The following open letter to the university Vice-Chancellor was sent to The Badger. We are happy to publish it as indeed we are always happy to publish letters written…

What’s the point of cash?
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What’s the point of cash?

Jessica Hubbard - February 18, 2017

Dear Badger, What’s the point of cash? With all this talk of ‘change machines’ around campus and a shiny new pound coin coming into circulation in March,…

Doggy De-saster
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Doggy De-saster

Glenn Houlihan - February 12, 2017

Dear Badger, With 2017 off to such a woeful start, it’s now increasingly rare to start a week with any trace of optimism. How can you experience…

Predicting the Unpredictable
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Predicting the Unpredictable

Anonymous - February 11, 2017

In the latest fad of the media merry-go-round, the predictable is just too predictable - so we’re meant to predict the unpredictable. I can’t imagine the existential…

Banning Donald Trump From Britain Won’t Solve Anything
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Banning Donald Trump From Britain Won’t Solve Anything

Fraser Coppin - February 7, 2017

Well it’s certainly been an interesting couple of months hasn’t it? President Donald Trump hasn’t wasted any time since being sworn in, and has already fulfilled several…

Letters: Looking after yourself at uni
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Letters: Looking after yourself at uni

Freya Marshall Payne - September 10, 2016

Emma Clarke However much you prepare and plan for university, something will inevitably fall through the cracks. One thing you should never sacrifice is looking after yourself,…

Criticism of Sussex University accessibility is unfair
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Criticism of Sussex University accessibility is unfair

Harry Howard - April 21, 2016

Dear Badger, As a physically disabled student, I read with some laughter your article on the question of access to campus, mainly because it was factually inaccurate…

Our fossil free university demand
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Our fossil free university demand

The Badger - October 19, 2015

The University of Sussex currently holds £8 million worth of investments in a number of companies, with roughly 5% of this total in fossil fuel exploration companies…

Study yourself, not just your subject
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Study yourself, not just your subject

Freya Marshall Payne - September 23, 2015

A typical student is perceived by the wider world as someone who lives in squalor, eats exclusively 17p instant noodles, and has no discernable interests outside of…

Letters to Freshers: A Fresher’s Tale
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Letters to Freshers: A Fresher’s Tale

Harry Howard - September 14, 2015

Dear Badger, Less wonderful, more consistent with my own misanthropic tendencies and social anxiety, being a Fresher for me was more about reconciling some sensation of stability…

Letters to Freshers: An Off-Campus Fresher’s Guide to Uni
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Letters to Freshers: An Off-Campus Fresher’s Guide to Uni

Harry Howard - September 14, 2015

Dear Badger, During my first year at Sussex, I frequently wondered if anyone else spent more time some days commuting to university than actually being there.  As…

Letters to Freshers: Presentation Problems
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Letters to Freshers: Presentation Problems

Harry Howard - September 14, 2015

Dear Badger, Let’s get one thing straight here. Going to university will force you to grow up whether you like it or not (well, for a lot…