Long Read: The Badger’s Tickell interview revisited amidst UCU strikes
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Long Read: The Badger’s Tickell interview revisited amidst UCU strikes

Freya Marshall Payne - March 8, 2018

In the wake of the UCU strikes, The Badger's former Editor, Freya Marshall Payne, revisits her 2016 interview with the then-new Vice-Chancellor, Adam Tickell. She explores how…

Brexit and future tech
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Brexit and future tech

Luke Richards - March 6, 2018

With a close eye trained on Brexit and contemporary Britain’s place in a fast-changing world, Science Co-Editor Luke Richards makes clear his opinion on how our nation…

Long Read: Media and University have failed students on UCU strikes
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Long Read: Media and University have failed students on UCU strikes

Tom Robinson - February 26, 2018

There has been a lot of confusion and anger surrounding the strikes. The Tab has been dominant in forming the student media narrative, yet their reporting has…

Academic Armchair- iObjectify: self- and other-objectification on Grindr
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Academic Armchair- iObjectify: self- and other-objectification on Grindr

Devin Thomas - February 23, 2018

The Badger Features Team interviewed Sussex’s Yasin Koc about his work on the psychological factors behind Grindr. He posits that use of the app is associated with…

Women’s suffrage 100 years on: what’s changed?
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Women’s suffrage 100 years on: what’s changed?

Roisin McCormack - February 20, 2018

As it reaches a century since the defining moments of women’s suffrage, Roisin McCormack looks into how much things have really changed. Is a celebration of the…

Oscars 2018: how progressive are Hollywood’s most prestigious awards?
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Oscars 2018: how progressive are Hollywood’s most prestigious awards?

Devin Thomas - February 13, 2018

In light of the recently revealed list of the 2018 Oscar Nominations, Features Editor Devin Thomas explores the extent to which we can say that we are…

It’s finally time to abolish the monarchy
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It’s finally time to abolish the monarchy

Devin Thomas - November 27, 2017

Features Editor Devin Thomas explores the view that the time has arrived for the movement to abolish the British monarchy to become something more than a fun…

Academic Armchair: Vulva la resistance: Dublin’s sixth march for choice
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Academic Armchair: Vulva la resistance: Dublin’s sixth march for choice

Devin Thomas - November 27, 2017

In this week’s edition of the Academic Armchair we talked with Ben Kasstan, Research Fellow in Social Anthropology at Sussex, about a recent article written for Huffington…

Academic Armchair: Queering Brexit
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Academic Armchair: Queering Brexit

Devin Thomas - November 13, 2017

Seeking to increase analyses of how Brexit will affect lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and other (LGBTIQ+) individuals, Dr Carmelo Danisi, Dr Moira Dustin and Professor…

How is the University of Sussex helping combat electricity shortages in Zimbabwe?
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How is the University of Sussex helping combat electricity shortages in Zimbabwe?

Natalia June Consumi - November 9, 2017

Electricity is often taken for granted by the Western culture. Yet without it, our day-to-day lives wouldn’t be the same. It controls the small, banal things like…

Eight Days in Palestine: why living is the best form of resistence
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Eight Days in Palestine: why living is the best form of resistence

Paul Adair - November 3, 2017

‘Where did you go on your travels? And who did you meet?’ These two questions formed the thrust of the Israeli border security agent’s interrogation as we…

Academic Armchair: Brexit, Trump and Methodological Whiteness
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Academic Armchair: Brexit, Trump and Methodological Whiteness

Devin Thomas - November 1, 2017

In this week's edition of the Academic Armchair we talked with Gurminder Bhambra, Professor of Postcolonial and Decolonial studies, about her upcoming article "Brexit, Trump and Methodological Whitness:…

Academic Armchair: Between platonic love and internet pornography
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Academic Armchair: Between platonic love and internet pornography

Devin Thomas - October 16, 2017

Attempting to show readers how an “holistic approach” to matters of sexuality is a better one, Tanja Staehler and Alexander Kozin tackle most aspects of modern life…

How can Sussex students ensure their campus is safe?
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How can Sussex students ensure their campus is safe?

Roisin McCormack - October 6, 2017

In light of the alleged harassment of DragSoc members leaving a social, Roisin McCormack investigates what our University’s students can do to ensure our progressive legacy lives…

Freshers: Don’t forget to breathe
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Freshers: Don’t forget to breathe

Ruby Utting - September 15, 2017

By this stage in life you will have been given a lot of advice, coming from everywhere and everyone. People have a tendency to relay stories of…

Hong Kong Handover: Emancipation or Embitterment
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Hong Kong Handover: Emancipation or Embitterment

Glenn Houlihan - August 18, 2017

From the streets of Hong Kong, the Badger’s former Deputy Editor and newly-minted Foreign Correspondent Glenn Houlihan reports on the latest wave of protests; can its ‘one…

The era of the UK’s political ambivalence is over
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The era of the UK’s political ambivalence is over

Devin Thomas - July 13, 2017

British politics is undergoing such intense flux that everyone, even those completely removed, has been forced to take notice. This election has been a kind of awakening…

‘Unite and Fight’: Why Sussex students should back rail strikes
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‘Unite and Fight’: Why Sussex students should back rail strikes

Billie-Jean Johnson - April 6, 2017

If there were any more evidence needed of the government’s continued efforts to undermine unions on strike, it has come in the form of the recent amendments…

‘Green and Pleasant Land?’ The housing crisis and a historical solution
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‘Green and Pleasant Land?’ The housing crisis and a historical solution

William Singh - March 27, 2017

“What sordid, and even terrible, details [modern civilization] surrounds the life of the poor, what a mechanical and empty life she forces on the rich; and how…

‘A Brave New You’: Human Enhancement and Bioinnovation
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‘A Brave New You’: Human Enhancement and Bioinnovation

Luke Richards - March 16, 2017

“O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t!”  -Shakespeare, The Tempest Homo sapiens;…