Should Black History Month be Abolished?
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Should Black History Month be Abolished?

Will Cronk - October 16, 2017

Yes William Cronk   African, Caribbean, and Asian history should form a large part of the history taught in schools in this country. This, sadly, is not…

Things Students Need: abolishing tuition fees is not one of them
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Things Students Need: abolishing tuition fees is not one of them

Edward Bains - October 6, 2017

In light of the Labour Party’s shock survival at the General Election last June, Jeremy Corbyn’s flagship policy of abolishing tuition fees looks set to dominate the…

Black People Making History
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Black People Making History

Adey Abebe Balcha - October 5, 2017

There’s an argument that can be made about the problematic nature of black history month. History should be studied in its relevant entirety without any racial divisions.…

Uber: Too Good to be True?
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Uber: Too Good to be True?

Will Cronk - October 4, 2017

Last week, Transport for London (TfL) ruled that the global mobile taxi company Uber was not a “fit and proper” private hire company, and made the decision…

The Big Debate: Torture by the state can never be justified
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The Big Debate: Torture by the state can never be justified

Will Cronk - October 3, 2017

For The definition of torture is ‘the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do…

Big Debate: Do too many students go to university?
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Big Debate: Do too many students go to university?

Will Cronk - September 16, 2017

  Yes (Giles Goodwin): “It’s a good job that new humanities factory opened in Porthcawl” is my usual snarky response to someone informing me that they are…

The Badger Guide to Getting Political at Sussex
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The Badger Guide to Getting Political at Sussex

Lucy Pegg - September 12, 2017

So here you are, a fresher at Sussex; fresh-faced, dewy-eyed and ready to embrace all the stereotypes of your new university. You’ve already gone vegan, swum in…

Did Labour win the election? A Sussex perspective
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Did Labour win the election? A Sussex perspective

Robert Williams - June 27, 2017

The short answer is obviously no. The Tories remain in power, for now at least, propped up by the DUP whose social views most in the UK…

The only victor of diaspora wars is white supremacy
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The only victor of diaspora wars is white supremacy

Aida Amoako - April 14, 2017

On Sunday 19 th March I logged off Twitter in a fit of frustration. This source of my indignation: once again Black Twitter was embroiled in diaspora…

Marching for Europe, challenging injustice
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Marching for Europe, challenging injustice

Jack Dale - April 13, 2017

On Saturday 25 March, I attended the ‘Unite for Europe’ march to Parliament, along with tens-of-thousands of others. The aim of this march was simple: to make…

The Big Debate: It is selfish to focus disproportionately on terror attacks in the West
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The Big Debate: It is selfish to focus disproportionately on terror attacks in the West

Devin Thomas - April 12, 2017

Agree Devin Thomas In a world of increased connectedness and supposed solidarity, the fact that terror attacks that occur closer to home are still so much more…

Why Ireland will remember Martin McGuinness
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Why Ireland will remember Martin McGuinness

Devin Thomas - April 6, 2017

It is clear that all of Ireland lost a unique and remarkable Statesman on Tuesday. The life of Martin McGuinness is an interesting and complex one, but…

The Big Debate: Should media be sanitised to protect citizens?
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The Big Debate: Should media be sanitised to protect citizens?

Georgia Grace - April 5, 2017

Agree William Singh The classic problem with any motion containing words like "sanitised" is it's almost impossible to argue that we should censor, but instinctively most people…

Stuart Heritage: “Why I hate seagulls”
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Stuart Heritage: “Why I hate seagulls”

Stuart Heritage - April 5, 2017

Stuart Heritage is a freelance journalist who mainly writes for The Guardian. After a talk for The Badger, he told us his ideal article would be about…

Doing good things shouldn’t feel bad
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Doing good things shouldn’t feel bad

Georgia Grace - April 2, 2017

Buddhist philosophy teaches that the true source of genuine, long-lasting happiness in this world is helping others. Be it by volunteering, donating to a charity, or just…

Federalism: the only way to save the union?
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Federalism: the only way to save the union?

Fraser Coppin - April 2, 2017

Dear Badger, Recently Nicola Sturgeon controversially announced that she would be pushing for a second referendum on Scottish independence, as the United Kingdom as a whole is…

Drinking is not a crime, leave me alone!
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Drinking is not a crime, leave me alone!

Anonymous - April 1, 2017

Dear Badger, I like many of my fellow Sussex students, enjoy a drink every now and then. However it seems barely a week goes by that my…

Those involved in the varsity violence should be ashamed
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Those involved in the varsity violence should be ashamed

Anonymous - March 28, 2017

Dear Badger, I like many other students, was shocked and appalled by the violence that took place at Varsity. A day that was meant to be a…

Missing: HM Opposition. Reward offered for safe return
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Missing: HM Opposition. Reward offered for safe return

Anonymous - March 26, 2017

  Dear Badger, The word “Democracy” is tossed around a lot these days. Sometimes it produces outcomes that you like, sometimes it doesn’t, but overall it’s a…

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…