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What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?
Eleanor Doward

What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?

Brock Turner, a 20-year-old Stanford student, was convicted recently of three counts of sexual assault including intent to rape an intoxicated person. He was sentenced to just six months, though the maximum is 14 years. He is expected to serve just three months. This high profile case, covered by media across the world, sent out … Continue reading

A Rey of Hope: Reflections On ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
Kate Crudgington

A Rey of Hope: Reflections On ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

I wouldn’t brand myself a Star Wars mega fan, but I was excited to see The Force Awakens when it premiered in cinemas earlier in 2016. When the credits rolled, I was overwhelmed with nostalgia and emotion, and realised I’d underestimated the impact the saga had on me as a young girl. Princess Leia was always my favourite character, … Continue reading

‘Self-pity’ is not a weakness in survivors, Stephen Fry. It shows courage.
Molly Ackhurst

‘Self-pity’ is not a weakness in survivors, Stephen Fry. It shows courage.

So. Stephen Fry…The name alone could be loaded with a trigger warning, but oh how some would protest if it were. To give a brief back story – last week Fry appeared on ‘The Rubin Report’, a self entitled “politically incorrect talk show about big ideas”, to talk about campus free speech, safe spaces and trigger … Continue reading