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Writing Cleopatra

Books Editor Shaheena decodes cultural representations of Cleopatra, elaborating on issues of Eurocentric histories of the world, and deconstructing the myths that arose from them

Stack of books

You may have already heard of the National Book Tokens Scheme. It comes from the same people who bring you World Book Day and now they’re offering book-specific financial aid for students. Uni is very much about books, books, books. They’re expensive, but you definitely need to be reading. They’re mainly for academic purposes, but […]

Photo: Young Identity

After sitting down with Toreh O’Garro and Roma Havers, two members of the Young Identity creative group, it became apparent how busy, how active, and how present the collective is in and around Manchester.  With showcases running throughout the year and performances commissioned and hosted regularly, the young creatives seem to always be immersed in […]

Photo: Pablo Neruda (1966) @ Wikimedia Commons

In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]

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