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Shame on the NUS after censure of black students’ officer

The Badger - June 7, 2010

At this years NUS annual conference a motion to censure (a formal ‘slap on the wrist’) the Black Students’ Officer Bellavia Ribeiro-Addy was passed, while an identical…

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The prejudice that knows no name

The Badger - April 22, 2010

As a homosexual indoctrinated into the dogmatic Catholic faith from a very early age, believe me when I say that I understand the considerable and often damaging…

Objectification: why we object! A response to criticism of the recent motion against the objectification of women on campus
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Letters
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Objectification: why we object! A response to criticism of the recent motion against the objectification of women on campus

The Badger - April 22, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7469" align="alignleft" width="593" caption="Barbara Kruger’s 1989 work ‘Your Body is a Battleground’. The debate at Sussex comes after a recent motion regarding the sale of magazines…

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'Stop The Cuts' must stay on track

The Badger - April 22, 2010

At the time of writing, an occupation of the Arts A2 lecture hall is underway. As of late, occupations have not been a rarity on campus thanks…

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The occupation served only to divide

The Badger - April 20, 2010

I feel as strongly as anybody about supporting those members of staff who are facing redundancy in the light of management’s cuts. I also fully support any…

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The movement must box-clever

The Badger - April 20, 2010

Following the occupation at Sussex House, in which a few senior members of staff effectively held their own occupation within that building by refusing to leave without…

Final year students: how you can help stop the cuts? Students should hold off taking part in the National Student Survey until management listens to our concerns
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Letters
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Final year students: how you can help stop the cuts? Students should hold off taking part in the National Student Survey until management listens to our concerns

The Badger - April 20, 2010

[caption id="attachment_7496" align="alignleft" width="425" caption="Many third year students are being encouraged by the union to boycott the National Student Survey in protest about the cuts to education…

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Cowley Club: the hub of community action

The Badger - March 20, 2010

On London Road, situated snugly between Oxfam and a closed-down party shop, lies a rather unique place – a place that can at various points in the…

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No stupid surveys, thanks very much

The Badger - March 3, 2010

If you are a third year student and oppose the local and national cuts being made to the higher education sector, there’s something simple and really effective…

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What next for Stop the Cuts? An open letter to the Stop the Cuts Campaign, from the Stop the Cuts Campaign

The Badger - March 1, 2010

Fellow students, staff, and interested parties, We know the cuts are bad, we know they are only the beginning (a few more million next year, and after…

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Fight now or forever hold your peace

The Badger - February 7, 2010

When you say cut-back, we say fight-back. And when we say fight-back we mean it, a mantra weightier than mere words. Words dance upon the paths of…

Why Sussex is supporting LGBT history month
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Letters
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Why Sussex is supporting LGBT history month

The Badger - February 7, 2010

[caption id="attachment_6704" align="alignleft" width="282" caption="The LGBTQ society at Sussex represents both a social and support network and campaigns on issues such as the ban on ‘gay blood’.…

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Academics and MPs denounce cuts at Sussex

The Badger - February 1, 2010

Britain's higher education system is recognised across the globe as a gold standard, second only to the US. Eighteen of our universities rank in the world's top…

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A rejection of the claims levelled against the campaign to boycott Israeli goods.

The Badger - February 1, 2010

Towards the end of last term and throughout the winter holidays, a certain group has made their views clear regarding the referendum proposing to boycott Israeli goods…

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The Careers and Employability Centre Speaks

The Badger - February 1, 2010

Henry Degnin’s opinions, expressed in ‘I’m talking ‘bout money money’ (Page 8, The Badger, 18.10.2010) raise some very important questions about the expectations students may hold about…

Vote for Charlotte, not Charlatans
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Vote for Charlotte, not Charlatans

The Badger - February 1, 2010

[caption id="attachment_6882" align="alignleft" width="403" caption="Charlotte Vere campaigning in September with environmentalist, and controversial ‘non-dom’, Zac Goldsmith. (Photo Charlotte Vere)"][/caption] Let me begin by saying how the recent…

A word from the wise: a testament to the daily good work done at the Student Advice Centre
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Letters
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A word from the wise: a testament to the daily good work done at the Student Advice Centre

The Badger - January 25, 2010

[caption id="attachment_6660" align="alignright" width="290" caption="Drug addiction is just one of the many issues leaving some students crying out for much needed help. (Photo: Andres Rodriguez)"][/caption] "This is…

An open letter from Sussex School of English Students
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Letters
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An open letter from Sussex School of English Students

The Badger - December 10, 2009

[caption id="attachment_7403" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Sussex School of English Students Against the Cuts (SSEAC) "][/caption] We, the students of the School of English, wholeheartedly oppose the University Management’s…

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Faculty speak out against the cuts

The Badger - December 9, 2009

A selection of the overwhelming number of responses we have received... "The VC, Michael Farthing, came to Sussex two years ago on a ticket of growth and…

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Management says your student welfare just doesn't cut it

The Badger - December 3, 2009

In the recent proposals 11 out of 16 Student Advisors are to be made redundant. I am a Student Mentor and part of the Arts mentoring service…