Emily Kinder

South African safaris

South Africa is a country rich with history, natural scenery and culture, much of which can be found it the very south of the country: the Eastern and Western Cape. Before visiting the metropolis of the Mother City, we went on a far wilder kind of sightseeing: safari.   We...
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Posted Sep. 18, 2018

The ‘literary canon’ throughout the years

The widely debated term ‘literary canon’ is used to classify a group of literary works that are considered the most important from a certain time or place. Derived from the Greek word kanôn meaning measuring rod or standard, the canon has been compiled by literary critics, scholars and teachers over...
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Posted Aug. 30, 2018

University College London faces criticism over enforcement of immigration controls for international students

University College London has faced criticism over their enforcement of immigration controls for international students, with staff and students calling the policies discriminatory. The dispute was caused when the university advised lecturers to carry out random spot checks on students’ identity documents and when one of the UCL’s leading faculties...
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Posted Jul. 26, 2018

Wimbledon 2018: The Wrap-Up

On 2 July, the world’s most revered tennis tournament began once again. Wimbledon this year, as was to be expected, saw some incredible tennis along with many famous faces and, of course, lots of strawberries and cream. The competition at the All England Club was exceptionally sunny, with players battling right...
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Posted Jul. 26, 2018