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Black Water County: A stylish return to mainstream folk music?

Black Water County emerged from Dorset’s country hills and moors, bursting onto the scenefrom pub rockers to legends of the UK Folk-Rock scene. At the start of November 2023, theyreleased…

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…

Echo and the Bunnymen take Brighton: Gig Review

On 3 March, Merseyside rock band Echo and the Bunnymen embarked on a best hits tour of the ages, and visited Brighton’s very own Dome to dazzle and delight fans.…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Tom Gray, Labour MP Candidate for Brighton Pavilion: GENERAL ELECTION 2024

On election day, in a nation that seems primed to vote for a Labour government after 14 years of Conservative leadership, anticipation and tension is high amongst Labour candidates. The…

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…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Siân Berry, Green Party MP Candidate for Brighton Pavilion : GENERAL ELECTION 2024

Across the UK, MP candidates have been setting out their agendas for constituents. Brighton Pavilion has seated the only Green Party MP for fourteen years – Caroline Lucas. After announcing…

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…

General Election: What You Need to Know

At 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday 22 May, Rishi Sunak announced that the King had granted permission for the dissolution of Parliament. He named the official date for the UK’s general…

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…

Disabled Students Not Receiving Necessary Adjustments

Student-led campaign group Access Sussex hosted a demonstration 1 May in Library Square to raise awareness for their fight for an accessible University of Sussex campus. The group published an…

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…

Life After the Spotlight

To wrap up this year’s paper, we got back in touch with our Student Spotlight interviewees to see what they have achieved since we last spoke! We’ve loved showcasing how…

Amsterdam Solo: Discovering the True Meanings of Life in the Happiest City

Living a day as a local in the happiest city on earth has long intrigued me. Bikes, canals, windmills and tulips… This spring, I finally got to experience it on…

Veganism is Eating Away at My Money

While some people eat to live, I live to eat. After spending two decades riddled with anxiety so strong it caused dysphagia and frequent vomiting, I began taking antidepressants, which…

Reawakening Fashion? Micro Trends and the Met Gala

By Lydia Rosevere, Staff Writer With the rise of social media-based aesthetics, ‘cores’, and micro trends, it is easy to get caught up in the culture of overconsumption. The Costume…

How to Handle End of Year Assessments (Without Losing Grip on Reality)

Study Smart Think of university as a nine-to-five job. But dedicating full days to sitting at a desk is not only unattainable but will reduce your focus levels. Design a…