An Ode To Niceness As A Tool For Tackling Hatred
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An Ode To Niceness As A Tool For Tackling Hatred

Nicole Lachance - March 14, 2016

Above: Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian perform as duo Darkmatter Content note: suicide  I was recently listening to an interview with Alok Vaid-Menon, a trans feminine south Asian-…

The Body Issue Battle Faced By Today’s Young People
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The Body Issue Battle Faced By Today’s Young People

Freya Marshall Payne - March 7, 2016

You posted an Instagram photo 5 minutes ago and you still haven’t received a single like or comment. Your brain goes into overdrive. ‘Do I look bad?…

The 21st Century Conundrum: Generation Like! Comment! Share!
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The 21st Century Conundrum: Generation Like! Comment! Share!

Freya Marshall Payne - March 1, 2016

Bebo. MySpace. Hi5. Friendster. Facebook. YouTube. Flickr. Twitter. Tumblr. Instagram. Some of these are dead; some of these are dying; some of these still have many more…

The Arts Appreciation Argument
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The Arts Appreciation Argument

Freya Marshall Payne - February 22, 2016

Even those of us who cannot write a novel, hold a note or put oil to canvas, can enjoy and appreciate an artist’s interpretation of the world…

Why Our Words Matter: Nicole Lachance explores why our everyday lousy language needs to be re-evaluated
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Why Our Words Matter: Nicole Lachance explores why our everyday lousy language needs to be re-evaluated

Freya Marshall Payne - February 16, 2016

As humans of this world, we are constantly communicating with one another. Whether it is with eyes, machines, media, hands or words, we are always conveying and…

The Politics of Student Life
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The Politics of Student Life

Freya Marshall Payne - February 9, 2016

A selective study of student politics at The University of Sussex from its beginnings to the present day. Whether facing down tanks in Tiananmen Square or police…

Sussex students take to the streets in Paris for action on climate change
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Sussex students take to the streets in Paris for action on climate change

Harry Howard - December 14, 2015

On December 12th, over 20 University of Sussex students took part in the D12 red lines demonstration in Paris to demand that world governments at COP-21 not cross the…

Mindful Masturbation: considering how self love can be the most satisfying
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Mindful Masturbation: considering how self love can be the most satisfying

Nicole Lachance - December 7, 2015

It seems that in recent years, non-Eastern cultures have been keen on incorporating the long-standing traditions of meditation and mindfulness into everyday life. Although this has created…

Gay Rights in the UK: Daniel Parker writes a brief history of a long struggle
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Gay Rights in the UK: Daniel Parker writes a brief history of a long struggle

Freya Marshall Payne - December 1, 2015

The year was 2014. The month was March. And the vibes were very, very gay. Yes, it was 13th March 2014 and, in a historical moment, same-sex…

The Paris Terror Attacks
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The Paris Terror Attacks

Freya Marshall Payne - November 24, 2015

 William Crona delves deeper into the atrocities of last week.  Soon after 21.00 GMT on Friday evening, the French capital was subjected to a display of violence…

The curse of social media: what is the relationship between body image and social media?
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The curse of social media: what is the relationship between body image and social media?

Freya Marshall Payne - November 16, 2015

For who knows how long, body image, self-esteem and body consciousness have been an issue for many human beings – especially females. Whether it’s the fear of…

Brighton’s flourishing vegan culture
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Brighton’s flourishing vegan culture

Freya Marshall Payne - November 16, 2015

We’ve heard it all. It has been all over the news for the last couple of days. Processed meats such as bacon, sausages and ham might be…

Concerns over NUS censorship: Why should political correctness outweigh freedom of speech?
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Concerns over NUS censorship: Why should political correctness outweigh freedom of speech?

Freya Marshall Payne - November 2, 2015

With the modern era of twenty-four hour news cycles it is perhaps quite likely that, despite its publicity, the relatively recent events involving Maryam Namazie and her…

Panic on the streets of Brighton? An anonymous writer reveals the alcohol-fuelled world of Brighton’s night-life
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Panic on the streets of Brighton? An anonymous writer reveals the alcohol-fuelled world of Brighton’s night-life

Freya Marshall Payne - November 2, 2015

After finishing a whirlwind first year at Sussex University I found myself facing a difficult decision over my summer activities. Do I return home and regress to…

Corporate Scandals; Sex, Theft, and Cricket.
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Corporate Scandals; Sex, Theft, and Cricket.

Freya Marshall Payne - October 24, 2015

German car manufacturers Volkswagen have been splashed across the front pages this week, and not because of another multi million advertising campaign. No, this defied the “all…

How mental health lost the war on disease
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How mental health lost the war on disease

Mark Tovey - October 23, 2015

The BBC reported a “crisis in mental health provision” last month, after an NHS trust was told no mental health beds were available anywhere in the UK.…

The Digital Footprint: Our right to disappear?
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The Digital Footprint: Our right to disappear?

Freya Marshall Payne - October 19, 2015

Channel 4 have recently debuted the show ‘Hunted’, which tasks 14 fugitives with going on the run in the United Kingdom for 28 days. While on the run…

Alastair Campbell: “I am and was a control freak”
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Alastair Campbell: “I am and was a control freak”

Harry Howard - October 1, 2015

In the second and final part of The Badger's interview with Alastair Campbell, Harry Howard talks to the former New Labour spin-doctor about the media, Thatcherism, Michael…

Jeremy Corbyn leaves door open for possible pact with Caroline Lucas
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Jeremy Corbyn leaves door open for possible pact with Caroline Lucas

Badger - July 22, 2015

Scroll down for our interview with Jeremy Corbyn. Jeremy Corbyn has left open the possibility of an electoral pact with Green MP Caroline Lucas. When asked by…

Charles Kennedy, the left-wing Lib Dem: The Badger pays tribute to ‘a brilliant politician’
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Charles Kennedy, the left-wing Lib Dem: The Badger pays tribute to ‘a brilliant politician’

The Badger - June 3, 2015

The Badger's Harry Howard believes Charles Kennedy, the former Liberal Democrat leader who died yesterday, was a 'brilliant politician and decent human being'.  Tributes were pouring in throughout…