Celia Bergin

Remembering Stonewall: how are Pride and BLM linked?

June is Pride month, where the LGBTQ+ community comes together to celebrate their identities and community across the world. This is usually done through street parades and other celebrations. But this year has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic and people kept at home for public safety. However, this...
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Posted Jun. 28, 2020

What is the ‘1619 Project’?

‘The 1619 Project’ was founded to assess the effects of slavery in the year that marks four centuries since the first enslaved people were brought to America. Published in The New York Times, the essays look at the role of black Americans in influencing all aspects of the US today....
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Posted Jun. 8, 2020

Should student-staff relationships be allowed at universities?

Back in February this year, University College London became the first Russel Group and one of three UK universities to explicitly prohibit intimate relationships between staff and students. Described to The Guardian by the 1752 group’s Dr Anna Bull as “the most stringent” policy on staff student relations, many have...
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Posted May. 27, 2020