Ottaline Wallace Happy Ed Balls day! It’s celebration time, as today marks the tenth anniversary of its birth. For the past decade, a very niche and underground #edballsday subculture has been thriving, […]
Content warning: sexual harassment, assault, rape Pupils of Highgate School staged a walkout last Thursday, March 22nd over allegations that the school upholds a ‘rape culture’. Credit: Reuters Earlier this month, a […]
Zara Agha Picture this. It’s 2011. You’re grabbing a copy of Archie Comics, eagerly anticipating whether Archie will choose Betty or Veronica. 70 years on and he still hasn’t made up his […]
I care too much to keep silent about that. I’m a Tory Girl in a Private School Boy’s Club and I’ve opened myself up to more abuse than it’s probably worth. Yet it’s up to me, and other women, to fight the stereotype more than ever. The Conservative Party are failing female representation.
One of the focal points of Joe Biden’s inauguration was Amanda Gorman and the poem she performed, The Hill We Climb. As the inaugural poet, Gorman presented her piece with an eloquence that summarised a hope for a nation that still has time to change.
Call it the Trump effect: “post-truth” was named Oxford Dictionaries 2016 word of the year. It is no coincidence that the literary memoir has appeared in abundance on shelves ever since.
By Rohail Karim The Man Booker prize, one of the highest recognized awards for literature, at least that’s what they want you to believe. Whilst the award does help the winning […]
By Rohail Karim Clueless, based on a 19th century novel by Jane Austen – “Ugh, as if!”. Its not until you read Emma by Jane Austen (and have a lecture on […]
by Sarah Elliott In a world full of Andy Sachs, we all want to be a Miranda Priestley – or do we? Hollywood doesn’t seem to think so. Powerful, rich, talented and […]
Margaret Atwood recently announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, inspired, she says, by “everything you’ve ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings”. The Testaments, to be narrated by three […]