International Womens’ Day and Feminism Today
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International Womens’ Day and Feminism Today

The Badger - March 20, 2015

Vicky Grantham discusses the prevalence of Feminism in light of International Women’s Day, especially through social media. Hundreds marched in support of International Women’s Day in London…

First person account: Depression and me
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First person account: Depression and me

The Badger - March 6, 2015

Sophie Jones describes her ongoing experiences with depression and how it affects her illogically on a regular basis. You know how, when its winter, you can hardly…

Lunar New Year 2015: the year of the sheep
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Lunar New Year 2015: the year of the sheep

The Badger - March 3, 2015

Chloe Allibon provides a brief history of Lunar New Year, describing Chinese, Tibetan and Vietnamese traditions and celebrations. On Thursday 19 February, Lunar New Year celebrations will…

LGBTQ+ first person account: I am Bisexual
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LGBTQ+ first person account: I am Bisexual

The Badger - February 19, 2015

Grace Kavanagh provides a personal account of her decision to ‘come out’ as bisexual, detailing her reception and anxieties surrounding it.   I have recently come out…

Sussex University: internationally acknowledged
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Sussex University: internationally acknowledged

The Badger - February 11, 2015

So it looks like Sussex University is up there with the best of them. Congratulations are in order as recently, it emerged that our University is joint…

Married and ‘Mature’: Life as an undergraduate at 28
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Married and ‘Mature’: Life as an undergraduate at 28

The Badger - February 2, 2015

Hannah Clifton describes her experience of balancing being a mature undergraduate, studying for a career change and planning a wedding. It is the New Year, the essay…

Meet the Ugly Girls Club
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Meet the Ugly Girls Club

The Badger - December 8, 2014

What would you do if someone called you ugly? If you’re a member of Royal Holloway’s FemSoc, you start a viral selfie campaign. Victoria Rodrigues O’Donnell speaks…

Should we be thankful for Thanksgiving, or is it a Turkey?
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Should we be thankful for Thanksgiving, or is it a Turkey?

The Badger - December 4, 2014

Connor Cochrane describes the history behind Thanksgiving, giving a personal insight, as well as relating it to other festive holidays. Thanksgiving is an American holiday celebrated on…

Don't Rent Yet: A students' guide to housing
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Don't Rent Yet: A students' guide to housing

The Badger - December 3, 2014

“Being a student is the best time of your life”. For sure, that is what every student is told during their first year and even before they…

The inescapable clutches of social networking
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The inescapable clutches of social networking

The Badger - November 25, 2014

Jordan Ellis discusses the power of social networking: how we do not realise its influences, its worth, and the effects it has on our brains. Ask yourself…

Can we call LGBTQ* celebrities role-models?
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Can we call LGBTQ* celebrities role-models?

The Badger - November 20, 2014

Growing up, everybody has a role model. You haven’t really experienced being young if you haven’t, at some stage literally felt like someone famous is the greatest…

Stress: was once useful, now a nuisance
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Stress: was once useful, now a nuisance

The Badger - November 18, 2014

There are some words in the English language that have lost a little bit of their meaning. Many people have their own meaning and parameters for such…

What I didn’t expect India to show me
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What I didn’t expect India to show me

The Badger - November 12, 2014

Beyond the spices, saris and sunshine: Florella Scozzafava writes about the reality of life in India compared with her earlier preconceptions. On 15th August, I arrived at…

Domestic Violence
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Domestic Violence

The Badger - November 24, 2012

[caption id="attachment_14637" align="alignright" width="290"] Illustration: Sophie Wolfson[/caption] Just because we do not witness the extremities of domestic violence in the private space does not mean it is…

Violence in public spaces
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Violence in public spaces

The Badger - November 17, 2012

“Text me when you’re home safely!” Such a common conclusion to a night out – especially amongst female friends – may seem innocuous, even sensible. But for…

The National Trajectory of Local Change
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The National Trajectory of Local Change

The Badger - November 13, 2012

From Sussex question time to the NUS demo in London on the 21st, 'Privatisation' is still the word on everybody's lips. But what makes Sussex's privatisation so…

A Life Without Fear?
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A Life Without Fear?

The Badger - November 8, 2012

Last week Brighton found itself rampaged by ghosts, zombies and ghouls in the middle of its chilling annual Halloween festival. Strangely, many thousands of people celebrate this…

Cheating the system
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Cheating the system

The Badger - October 29, 2012

[caption id="attachment_14262" align="alignleft" width="549"] Illustration by Sophie Wolfson[/caption] Plagiarism and cheating: two words that students come across again and again throughout their academic experience at Sussex.  Although…

The Essence of Privatisation
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The Essence of Privatisation

The Badger - October 12, 2012

  [caption id="attachment_13808" align="alignright" width="460" caption="Michael Farthing"][/caption] “The only way contractors make a profit is by cutting jobs and wages – that is the essence of privatisation.”…

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Aspects of Homesickness

The Badger - October 8, 2012

Eva Mendez The first weeks at a new university can be a time of excessive partying, a time of engaging in activities you have never tried before,…