‘Stay Woke and Vote: Hip-Hop artists in political life
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‘Stay Woke and Vote: Hip-Hop artists in political life

Olivia Aujla - March 9, 2017

Obama famously remarked in 2008: “the thing about hip-hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short…

Free Trade is Fair Trade
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Free Trade is Fair Trade

Fraser Coppin - March 2, 2017

After WW2 the world was ravaged by conflict. Everyone was in agreement, this could not be allowed to happen again. To rebuild, humanity needed to learn how…

Protest is education not indoctrination
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Protest is education not indoctrination

Freya Marshall Payne - February 21, 2017

At the Women’s March in London it was a single child who stuck in my mind: a little boy who could have been hardly older than eight.…

Dehumanising the Homeless
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Dehumanising the Homeless

Cissey Vawdrey - February 17, 2017

When walking to work, I saw a homeless man face down, motionless, on the pavement. I asked if he was okay and received no response. He appeared…

“We Must Keep On Fighting” Interview with Alex Andreou
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“We Must Keep On Fighting” Interview with Alex Andreou

Mimi Diamond - February 9, 2017

Only a few weeks into 2017, and already we are seeing the general standing of the LGBTQ+ community threatened, as well as those groups that campaign for…

From Cicero to Snapchat: Why rhetoric holds the key to the politics of the future
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From Cicero to Snapchat: Why rhetoric holds the key to the politics of the future

William Singh - December 7, 2016

For thousands of years, the ways that politicians communicate with the people has remained relatively stable. There have been alterations and developments to reflect social changes, but…

What of politics and privacy?
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What of politics and privacy?

Luke Richards - December 5, 2016

Advances in technology have caused a syncretic shift between what is public and what is private. What was once private is now more accessible than it has ever…

Candidate of the Future: newly elected Berkeley mayor offers beacon of hope
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Candidate of the Future: newly elected Berkeley mayor offers beacon of hope

Lauren Wade - December 5, 2016

Berkeley in California has recently elected its first ever Latino Mayor, Jesse Arreguin, who is also the youngest Mayor to be appointed at the age of 32.…

The Border of the Future
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The Border of the Future

Zoe Ambrozewska - November 18, 2016

The election of Donald Trump last week was, for many Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, a cause for deep dismay. Relations between the two countries have been a focal…

Loneliness is trending
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Loneliness is trending

Ruby Utting - November 10, 2016

With rates of loneliness rising across age, class and gender lines, it is becoming increasingly important that society examines the causes and solutions. Loneliness is trending. It…

Why sexual consent classes should be mandatory
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Why sexual consent classes should be mandatory

Augusta Oliver - November 2, 2016

Consent is an issue that affects us all. We need to stop victim blaming and scapegoating and confront the issue openly. Up to 50% of reported crimes affecting…

Porn or Pawn: the objectification and manipulation of women in the 2016 U.S. presidential election
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Porn or Pawn: the objectification and manipulation of women in the 2016 U.S. presidential election

Sophie Clark - November 2, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election has been arguably the most dramatic and astonishing US election in history. From Donald Trump’s insistence that the Mexican government would pay for…

Akala: redefining history
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Akala: redefining history

Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden - October 20, 2016

Kingslee James Daley, AKA Akala, has been influencing political culture through his music and academia for over a decade. His activism has and continues to challenge the…

Sporting Women: The champions they should be
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Sporting Women: The champions they should be

Nicole Lachance - October 18, 2016

This summer's Olympic and Paralympic games and displayed countless female sporting champions. Sadly,  these achievements are often undermined.  A great way to taste the flavour of today’s…

The War on Education is Tearing Students Apart
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The War on Education is Tearing Students Apart

Georgia Grace - October 18, 2016

The government's financial assault on higher education seems to be unstoppable, and testing the unity of the United Kingdom's student body.  Times have never been so bleak…

The greatest donation
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The greatest donation

Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden - October 17, 2016

Despite efforts from healthcare professionals and policymakers world-wide, rates of body donation remain low. The number of patients  in urgent need of a transplant is rising.  Everyone…

Sussex’s radical history
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Sussex’s radical history

Charlotte Tuxworth-Holden - September 10, 2016

Sussex advertises itself with the slogan ‘Let’s Change Things’, and for good reason. The university was set up in the 1960s to provide a new type of…

Escaping Our Digital Existence
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Escaping Our Digital Existence

Luke Richards - April 25, 2016

Luke Richards discusses the development of our digital identity and the impact of technology in our daily lives. Technology tends to be ubiquitous in our daily lives;…

The Battle for Brexit
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The Battle for Brexit

Freya Marshall Payne - April 18, 2016

With the upcoming EU referendum viewed as inevitable, it was no surprise when British Chancellor George Osborne kick-started the year by laying down an ultimatum regarding Britain’s…

Is a university degree enough?
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Is a university degree enough?

Freya Marshall Payne - April 12, 2016

As an English and History graduate, I chose my degree because I enjoyed the subject. I wanted the opportunity to explore the past in different mediums, understand…