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Attention: porn addicts

By Rebecca Spencer – Comment Editor With international women’s day just passed I thought it was about time we talked about porn and reclaiming female sexuality. Feminist porn is creating…

Does Feminism need a rebrand?

“I’m a feminist, but not in that way” is a sentence I hear too often these days, from women who think identifying themselves as a feminist labels them a man-hating…

Reinventing the Barbie

Josie Mortimer, Jessica Kraft and Ludovica Fioravanti analyse the reinvention of the Barbie doll. Since her conception in 1959, Barbie has ruled girl-world, and has long been considered the standard…

Catcalling: Why no-one is ever asking for it

It’s 2pm on a fairly warm afternoon in June, I’m on my way to the station, meeting friends in Brixton for a rooftop day party. I’m wearing black jeans, a…

Officers split over scrapping President

President of the Students’ Union Abraham Baldry and Welfare Officer Rianna Gargiulo have clashed over the future of the presidency. Gargiulo, supported by some members of the executive team, has…

Objectification: why we object! A response to criticism of the recent motion against the objectification of women on campus

A motion against the objectification of women on campus was passed last week by union council, and has been the subject of recent debate in the Badger. We, as the…

Vice chancellor’s sexist blunder

Female students are ‘a perk of the job’ for male university lecturers, according to Dr Terence Kealey, vice-chancellor of Buckingham University.

Who’s the Orientalist?

The extent of some people’s arrogance, ignorance and shamelessness can indeed be revolting sometimes. That’s what I thought when I read the recent Badger article entitled ‘Balance it out!’. I…