The Starlings

Keya Punja is a final year Liberal Arts student with an interest in photography, writing, and dancing ’til the early hours of the morning. [Featured Image: A blue and yellow starling bird perched upon a small, bare branch.] The president was making an appearance at Nairobi University, and it seemed as though everyone and their…

Meat and ‘Manliness’

Ellie Macmillan-Fox is a 3rd Year History and International Relations student. She grew up taking feminist inspiration from the likes of Caitlin Moran and has a keen interest in women’s participation in domestic and global politics. As a History student, she has studied the evolution of women’s movements during the 19th and 20th Centuries. She’s…

The Glass Cliff & the Election of Sanna Marin

Francesca Verge is a first year International Relations student at KCL. She loves music, her dog and is interested in languages, having grown up in a multicultural family. She hopes to help the empowerment of women around the world, and was inspired by a high school anthropology class on gender theory.  [Featured Image: A person…

Why You Shouldn’t Accept Tardiness

Felicity is a final year student at KCL. [Featured image: A Picasso painting entitled ‘the Friendship’. It features two friends painted abstractly in browns, greens, and blues in a somber embrace.] I used to have a pretty simplistic idea of friendship. A friend is someone who is kind, someone who you have fun with and…

The Assumption of Shame in Studying Gay and Bisexual Authors

Olive Franklin is second year English Literature student with a passion for poetry, politics and pale ale’s, she can often be found holed up next to a pile of books that almost-definitely aren’t on her course-list. She is currently Theatre Editor for STRAND magazine. [Featured Image: A stack of thirteen books in rainbow order, from…