On Compassion: A New Resolution for the New Year

Editor-in-Chief Madison Miszewski is a second year History student with interests in queerness, migration, and diplomacy. [Image: Painting of a woman’s arms grasping a bouquet of pink, yellow, and white flowers.]   Dear Reader, As 2018 winds down, it feels pertinent to write a short ‘letter from the editor’. I want to highlight that this…

Reevaluating the Wage Gap: Why Do Women Really Earn Less?

Val Meo is a second year in History and International relations that loves to travel, read, and debate in Model United Nations. [Featured Image: Woman and a man see-sawing across a dollar sign.] Teaching, nursing, and fashion-related careers are considered “soft” fields, which proportionately pay less and are seen as “anti-intellectual” and more “frivolous”. There…

4×4 Feminist Features: Books

Features Editor Sophie Perry is pursuing a Masters in Contemporary Literature, Culture & Theory and has a special interest in Intersectional Feminism, Queer theory, gender performativity and postcolonial identities. [Featured Image: A stack of lightly coloured books on a shelf.] In this article for 4×4 Feminist Features the focus will be on books – four…

KCL Action Palestine: ‘We All Have the Moral Duty to Act’

Current Events Reporter Charlotte Kissick-Jones interviewed members of KCL Action Palestine in the wake of their recent protest on Waterloo Bridge. Inviting a response from KCL Israeli Society, this interview and analysis examines the ways in which KCL funds human rights abuses in direct opposition to their ‘Strategic Vision 2029’.  [Featured Image: KCLAP activists protesting on…

4×4 Feminist Features: Icons

Features Editor Sophie Perry is pursuing a Masters in Contemporary Literature, Culture & Theory and has a special interest in Intersectional Feminism, Queer theory, gender performativity and postcolonial identities. [Featured Image: Colourful painting of Malala Yousafzai] Much like any other social, political and/or cultural movement, the feminist movement must have a number of signifying traits…