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What do European students think of Brexit?

It is fair to say that Brexit has been marked by uncertainty. From the referendum itself, with misleading and uninformative campaigns from both sides, to the negotiations we are currently witnessing, there has been a distinct lack of clarity on what the government wants, and what a post-Brexit Britain will...
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Posted Nov. 25, 2017

Does Warwick have a problem with race? An interview with Larissa Kennedy

Not only is Larissa Kennedy the President of WARSoc, Warwick’s Anti-Racism Society, she is also the Co-President of WASS, Warwick’s Anti-Sexism society. As an executive member of the university’s two largest liberation societies, she is, undeniably, an integral member of Warwick. And yet even she doesn’t always feel safe or...
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Posted Oct. 29, 2017

General Election 2017: Predictions

In a move that came as a surprise to many, PM Theresa May called a snap General Election, scheduled for June 8th. Here are some of the possible outcomes, and their likely implications.   May victory and hard Brexit At the beginning of the year May revealed her Brexit plan, which...
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Posted May. 22, 2017

Election night madness

On Friday 3 March, the roof fell in on Warwick student politics. Or rather, it almost did. The Dirty Duck’s structural snafu occurred earlier in the day. Though this ensured none of the candidates were injured, it also meant the kitchen was out of action – bursting with any hopes...
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Posted Mar. 10, 2017

KGB Museum: An Unusual Tourist Attraction

My Christmas holiday ended on a good note with a romantic three-day getaway to Prague. Our first two days in the city were lovely and, thanks to a comprehensive free walking tour, we quickly ticked off all the ‘musts’—from exploring the Old Town square to visiting the Jewish Quarter and...
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Posted Feb. 20, 2017

Warwick Alumnus wins Beverly Series Prize for Poetry Collection

Warwick’s Creative Writing alumnus Sohini Basak has been awarded the prestigious Beverly Series prize for her poetry collection We Live in the Newness of Small Differences. Sohini graduated from the university’s MA in Writing in 2013. She was taught by Professor David Morley, winner of the Ted Hughes Award. Morley...
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Posted Feb. 17, 2017