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…

The Big Debate: Positive discrimination in employment is unfair
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The Big Debate: Positive discrimination in employment is unfair

Devin Thomas - March 21, 2017

Agree Georgia Grace Undoubtedly we have a problem in this country with cisgender white men having greater employment opportunities than women and minorities. However, implementing positive discrimination…

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…

Take back control: Axe The Lords
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Take back control: Axe The Lords

Fraser Coppin - March 19, 2017

Dear Badger, This week the House of Lords attempted to block the bill that would allow Theresa May to trigger Article 50, and begin the process that…

The Big Debate: We should separate the personal live of actors and artists from their creative work
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The Big Debate: We should separate the personal live of actors and artists from their creative work

William Singh - March 15, 2017

In Favor William Singh When addressing this difficult subject, it is usually taken as the default position that a reprehensible human being ought not to win an…

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…

Zero hour contracts: UK employment success is a fallacy
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Zero hour contracts: UK employment success is a fallacy

Georgia Grace - March 9, 2017

The government may be quick to boast of record-high employment levels over the past year, but in reality UK employment is more unstable than ever. The majority…

The Big Debate: Should degrees with higher funding demand higher tuition fees?
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The Big Debate: Should degrees with higher funding demand higher tuition fees?

Georgia Grace - March 8, 2017

In Favor Libbie Bohlen As a humanities student, I am used to seeing my payments to the University redirected away from my own course. Science students, in…

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…

There is no impartiality or accountability in modern news media
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There is no impartiality or accountability in modern news media

Devin Thomas - March 2, 2017

Every paper you glance at the front cover of, every article that’s shared on Facebook, every headline and every paragraph and every word is biased. Most sources…

The Big Debate: We need to privatise the NHS
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The Big Debate: We need to privatise the NHS

Fraser Coppin - March 1, 2017

In Favor Fraser Coppin When the words “privatization” and “NHS” are uttered in the same sentence, it’s not uncommon to see a look of horror and disgust…

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…