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I Want To Use My Voice, But I Don’t Know How To!

Feeling overwhelmed by the world’s crises? You are not alone. From economic turmoil to global conflicts, the world is full of hardships and injustices. This is why activism matters more…

Does the Global Warming message warrant the extreme actions taken?

Words by Alejandra Silva Romero “What is worth more art or life?” said an activist at the National Gallery (The Times, 2022). Global warming acknowledgment began in the 19th century,…

Black Lives Matter: Activism and allyship

It is okay to feel overwhelmed right now. It’s been little over a week since the footage of George Floyd being murdered in broad daylight by four police officers was…

Monitoring our monitors

Ruth Walters discusses the work of Sussex Sweatshop Free and their involvement with tech workers’ rights Sussex Sweatshop Free is a student-led campaign group working to raise awareness of the…

Vegan Activists Disrupt Brighton

Vegan activists have been targeting supermarkets and corporations that profit from the sale of animal products, using a radical yet entirely nonviolent form of protest.

Pupils protest over climate change in Brighton

School children and students took to the streets of Brighton to protest against the Government’s handling of climate change last Friday, February 15. The event, which is part of a…

Stansted 15 avoid immediate jail sentences

A group of protestors, known as the Stansted 15, have avoided immediate jail time after sentencing at Chelmsford Crown Court. Three of them, Edward Thacker, Alistair Tamlit and Melanie Strickland,…

“Indefinite rent strike” announced for Kings Road accommodation

University of Sussex students have declared an “indefinite rent strike”, in protest at rent prices for what they call “dilapidated and unsanitary conditions” in off-campus university accommodation. Supported by the…

“Vastly unique and sensational to watch” – Trump Depression Hotline Review

“Stop! Stop shopping! Stop! Stop shopping!” So chants the procession of the neon-clad, New York-based gospel choir into the little theatre at The Marlborough. With vibrant dungarees, mesh tops, neck…

Black History Month: time for a makeover?

Black History Month has become a highly contested event. The narrative usually sways between the view that the campaign is dismissive and ignorant towards black communities and their struggles, to…

Warwick SU reverses ban on secular activist

A decision by Warwick University’s Student Union to ban an ex-muslim human rights campaigner has been overturned, describing the move as a “highly regrettable error”. The decision comes after a…

Hip-Hop & the Black Freedom Struggle: What role does socially conscious music have to play in political activism?

Wanjiru Kariuki October is Black History month in the UK, a time to reflect and appreciate the struggles that ethnic communities have endured. Throughout the years within the context of…

Interview with future union president David Cichon

In your campaign, you pledged to increase democracy, transparency and representation and to create a more inclusive union. What have you done for union democracy so far, as Chair of…

Interview with former Students' Union president Dan Glass

Perhaps too often, university life is described as being comparable to existing within a bubble. A bit like ‘Big Brother’. Throughout your time as a student, you will most likely…

Have the righteous been rumbled?

It would seem that the hysteria of the USSU sabbatical elections has largely settled down by this point and I should appropriately offer my congratulations and my condolences to all…

Attack on Freedom of Assembly

When Freshers Fair commenced last Wednesday, expectations were to see thousands of students look around and sign up to societies that interested them. The hope was that it would take…