Emma Johnson

Travelling with mental illness

Travel is one of my greatest passions. Both literally and figuratively, it is an escape from normal life. I can see things I would never normally see, meet amazing people, and immerse myself in different ways of life. Another significant part of my life, however, is mental illness. Though it...
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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

Editor’s letter: Emma’s farewell

This is my last letter as editor of The Boar Comment and there are a few reflections which I would like to make after a year of this role. Firstly, this issue means a lot to me in the grand scheme of what I set out to achieve here. Anyone...
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Posted Mar. 17, 2017

I’m not ready to leave

I will openly admit that I am not ready to move on. I have mostly enjoyed my time here as an undergraduate, but when faced with the possibility of the real world, I’m just not ready to leave yet. Of course, I feel like there is so much that my...
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Posted Jan. 13, 2017

LGBT Club: It can happen anywhere

We need to do so much more. I will continue to say that until there is sufficient support for survivors of sexual violence, and until everyone who steps into an institute of higher education understands the basics of consent. One of the biggest retorts against consent education or even conversations...
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Posted Nov. 25, 2016

Career Superiority- A job does not define my worth

Recently I finally found part-time work while at university, having applied to over 20 jobs over the course of the past year. Finally getting a position as a waitress in a good restaurant, working with friendly people and getting a good wage felt like I had struck gold. I quickly...
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Posted Nov. 17, 2016

Stuart Croft blogs on university sexual violence

University of Warwick Vice-Chancellor Stuart Croft has published a blog tackling the topic of sexual violence at UK universities, including at Warwick. The blog, entitled “Beyond Zellick”, was published on Monday 10 October and particularly attacks the Zellick Report, a 1994 publication that still guides how universities treat sexual violence...
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Posted Oct. 15, 2016