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Carillion’s dirty papers

Carillion’s dirty papers

Parliament voted to release the government’s risk assessments of Carillion… and they are devastating
Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne
The problems with the government’s war on encryption

The problems with the government’s war on encryption

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin
Feminism and the F1 grid girls

Feminism and the F1 grid girls

On one hand is a symbolic step forward, on the other is many women left without jobs
Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch of a sports car into outer space has faced some flack, but the criticisms might not necessarily be justified
Big, bad Vlad

Big, bad Vlad

Putin has re-directed Russia onto the path of becoming a formidable and threatening world power
The widening gap between SU Exec officers and students

The widening gap between SU Exec officers and students

They represent a 40,000-strong student body, yet many struggle to recall their names or what they do
Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)
Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company highlights significant flaws in how we envisage government regulation

What it’s like being a ‘girl gamer’

Traditionally ‘nerdy’ sub-cultures are terrible to women

The fear of mediocrity and failure

Why we avoid meaningful pursuits, and what needs to change

We need to stop neglecting student housing

We can stand by the sad state of student accommodation no longer

Thicc: body positive or objectifying?

Oppressive beauty standards come in all shapes and sizes

Live: The ‘Honey G’ Show

Elizabeth Gibson reviews the controversial X Factor rapper’s first ever headline gig

Blade Runner 2049: a tale of caution?

Blade Runner 2049’s world is far from a dystopian fantasy

Universities are not businesses

Nor are they “bastions of academic integrity”. The way we think about universities is outdated

EU: Friend or Foe?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer condemns the EU “the enemy” as Manchester benefits from its kindness

America vs. North Korea: who really misses out?

Two men and a lot of weapons of mass destruction.

In solidarity with university staff over job cuts

Stand against cruel and unnecessary staff redundancies

Banquets binned while rough sleepers go hungry and food bank reliance soars

To solve the UK hunger crisis, we need to start thinking about food waste