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University of Sussex Students Demonstrate Against Bangladesh Crackdown

Bangladeshi international students at the University of Sussex staged a demonstration at Library Square on Friday evening, July 19th, protesting the state crackdown on student protests in their home country.…

Navigating Cultural Shifts in Communal Life

Some weeks back, there was a report about a lady in a Hijab being harassed by two people at the Falmer Bus Station, with onlookers doing nothing to intervene. It…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mark Mulvihill, Reform UK Brighton Pavilion MP Candidate : GENERAL ELECTION 2024

An unexpected twist in the 2024 general election has been the rise of the Nigel Farage-led Reform UK party. Reform has been standing candidates in almost every constituency, with Mark…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Sarah Webster, Conservative MP Candidate for Brighton Pavilion: GENERAL ELECTION 2024

Election day, Thursday 4 July, is just a day away. As campaigning is heating up in the final few days, The Badger spoke with Sarah Webster, the Conservative Party candidate…

Wild Isles Live: An Evening with Alastair Fothergill OBE

Last month, I was fortunate to attend Wild Isles Live, an interactive show encompassing the BBC’s landmark natural history series (produced by Silverback Films), staged as part of the 2024…

Trans Rights Activists and Allies Rally Against Far-right Transphobe Posie Parker

A protest was organised by Trans Liberation Front and Brighton Antifascists in response to a rally held by Kelly-Jay Keen-Minshull, also known as Posie Parker, of the far right transphobic…

Caroline Lucas, Green MP, visits University of Sussex Palestine encampment

Green MP from Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas visited the student encampment at the university today. Speaking with The Badger, she said, “I support the students’ peaceful encampments. I think right…

Liberation Encampment Fights for Sussex to Fly The Flag of Palestine

Sussex students set up an encampment next to Library Square on 13 May in protest of the University’s unwillingness to take a stance on the conflict in Palestine, or divest…

Sustainable Sussex Fortnight Encourages Green Action

From 15 – 29 April, the University’s Students’ Union, Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP), and a range of campus food spots collaborated to bring to the community Sustainable Sussex Fortnight,…

RAAC Replacement Finishes in Bramber House, Continues Elsewhere

Following governmental warnings against the use of the building material Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) last year, the University of Sussex has been replacing identified areas of the dangerous material…

Early Termination of Housing Contract for Postgraduate Students On Campus

Postgraduate students living on-campus will have their housing contracts terminated one week earlier than agreed upon, with students expected to move out from 7 September 2024, instead of the original…

The Campus Bubble vs The Outside World

It is easy to get lost in the unreal seeming simulation that is a university campus. An alternate universe where children don’t exist, sleep schedules are reversed, and construction work…

4 Out of 5 Sussex Students Take Drugs

An annual survey of over 6,000 students conducted by The Tab in February has revealed the drug and vaping habits of students from all over the UK. This survey found…

Fear of Mumps Outbreak on Campus 

Two decades after the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine scare that deterred many parents from allowing their children to receive the vaccine, young adults at Sussex and nationwide are…

No Students Left Behind: The Irony of Being #1 in Development Studies

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, the University of Sussex, in partnership with the Institute of Development of Studies (IDS), has been named number one in…

Student Spotlight: The Neurodivergent Experience

By Upamanyu Dhar Neurodivergence is a fairly new concept and an umbrella term for individuals whose brains process information atypically. This includes conditions like autism, dyslexia and ADHD among others.…

Union Demands Proper Sick Pay for Catering Staff

The majority of catering staff in campus food facilities do not receive any sick pay for the first three days of illness, say representatives from Unite the Union. This forces…

SU Leadership Election Results Announced, Half Delayed

On 15 March at around 6pm, some of the results for the 2024-25 Students’ Union Leadership Elections were announced. The elected full-time officers for next year are Naina Bahl (Wellbeing…

Community Orchard Planted for Campus Biodiversity

On the wet afternoon of 7 February, the University’s Sustainability Team held a community Orchard Planting Day. Students and staff were invited to take part in the creation of a…

Students and Staff Protest Moulsecoomb Weapons Factory

On 7 February, over 150 students and staff gathered outside the L3 Harris factory in Home Farm Business Park after a mass walkout organised by the Students’ Union and University…