Martia Dimmer

Former Warwick student wins £15,000 fellowship for poetry

Former University of Warwick student Jane Commane has been awarded a £15,000 poetry fellowship for her work in literature. Ms Commane, originally from Warwickshire and now based in Coventry, graduated from Warwick with both Bachelor and Masters degrees from the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies. Besides the fellowship,...
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Posted Jul. 6, 2017

Not on our TERF!

It’s Pride Month on campus, and we are celebrating a movement towards equality for the University of Warwick’s transgender and non-binary community. Last month, the decision to introduce gender-neutral toilets across campus, the result of a campaign by Warwick Pride, was widely viewed as a step towards broader and better...
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Posted Mar. 4, 2017

International Holocaust Memorial Day: Remembering and learning

In honour of International Holocaust Memorial Day, Warwick SU has teamed up with the Modern Records Centre to educate students about the atrocious genocide committed 72 years ago under Nazi rule, the extermination of six million Jews and the other minorities murdered in concentration camps around Europe. And it seems...
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Posted Feb. 9, 2017

Warwick students protest Trump’s Muslim Ban

A protest was held this afternoon at Warwick University to oppose US President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order restricting immigration, which has been dubbed a “Muslim ban”. The protest was initiated by Warwick Friends of Palestine Society and then organised through a collaborative effort with societies, including Warwick Anti-Racism Society,...
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Posted Jan. 30, 2017

Warwick second in Russell Group for Vice-Chancellor pay

Warwick University is second only to Southampton in the pay afforded to Russell Group vice-chancellors, despite Warwick’s incumbent Stuart Croft taking a substantial pay-cut on his predecessor Nigel Thrift. The new figures combine pensions and payoffs for outgoing vice-chancellors with salaries of those currently in position. In total, Southampton University paid £697,000...
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Posted Jan. 15, 2017

Through the Crystal Ball: Predictions for film in 2017

2016 has been a rather turbulent year on the global politics front. A downward acceleration through controversial foreign policies, presidential candidates and celebrity deaths that left us all questioning when this doomed rollercoaster would start its upward journey. And whilst films like Hacksaw Ridge and Lion were there in our...
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Posted Jan. 14, 2017