NUS Black Students’ Officer Faces Violent Hate Campaign #StopAttackingMalia
Ella

NUS Black Students’ Officer Faces Violent Hate Campaign #StopAttackingMalia

Malia Bouattia, Black Students’ Officer of the National Union of Students (NUS), is currently facing death and rape threats from members of the English Defense League (EDL) due to wildly inaccurate accusations of her support of “Islamic Terrorism.” More specifically, she is being accused of supporting ISIS, the group perhaps best known in the UK for … Continue reading

We Need to Talk About UKIP
Ella

We Need to Talk About UKIP

The first time I watched James O’Brien’s now infamous interview with Nigel Farage, I’m a little ashamed to admit that I laughed. Finally, this cretinous man was being exposed as little more than a caricature of the ultra-xenophobic, racist nationalist that we already knew he was. It’s understandable. A lot of what he said was … Continue reading

Why I’m ending my part-time friendship with Carrie Bradshaw
Jasmine Irving

Why I’m ending my part-time friendship with Carrie Bradshaw

When Sex and the city first hit television screens across America in 1998, audiences were presented with the independent and confident woman, Carrie Bradshaw. At first, I indulged in the series – criticizing it throughout but secretly enjoying the ridiculous portrayal of American life and laughing at its blatant gender stereotyping. In the very first … Continue reading

Is a feminist revolution coming to Saudi Arabia? Probably not.
Ella

Is a feminist revolution coming to Saudi Arabia? Probably not.

Things are changing in Saudi Arabia. Last year they sent female athletes to the Olympics for the first time, Prince AlWaleed bin Talal is pushing to lift the ban on female drivers in order to decrease the reliance on foreign drivers, and the Kingdom is reportedly letting women ride bicycles now, although only for ‘entertainment’, as opposed to transportation… … Continue reading