Nato’s 70th Anniversary Overshadowed by Tensions

Kaelin Dignam reports on the upcoming 70th anniversary of NATO.

‘Strike while the iron is hot’: An inside account of the UCU strikes.

Rachel Hains shares some of the submissions she has received from various members of staff striking in the UCU dispute for pensions and working conditions.

UCU Announces 8 Day Strike Affecting 60 Universities

Two days ago the day this article was written the University and College Union announced eight days of strike starting this month, which will affect 60 universities across the country including Royal Holloway. The strike will take action between Monday 25th of November to Wednesday 4th of December. The action has been called in response […]

39 Found Dead Inside Lorry Container

39 people, now revealed to be Chinese migrants, have been found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex.

Ceiling Panel Collapse Sends One Student To Hospital

A ceiling panel in Tommy’s Lounge was pulled down on Monday evening causing injury to one student.

‘Strike while the iron is hot’: An inside account of the UCU strikes.

Rachel Hains shares some of the submissions she has received from various members of staff striking in the UCU dispute for pensions and working conditions.

A LIFE OF ADVENTURE AND HOW TO GRAB IT!

Natasha Mae interviews Isaac Kenyon, Royal Holloway alumni on how he is taking life by storm and inspiring challenge in the lives of others.

The Power of Putting Yourself First.

Shay Gray explains, from personal experience, the importance of taking care of your mental health at University. Warning: this article discusses topics of anxiety attacks and suicidal ideation. Let’s not sugar coat it: University is kind of scary. You’re away from your family and living alone for quite possibly the first time in your life, […]

Make your mark and register to vote this Autumn!

With a General Election approaching on December 12 Orbital and the Students’ Union have teamed up to remind you to vote!

GOING GREEN: AN ORBITAL EFFORT

Rachel Hains explains some of the changes coming to Orbital as a result of the SU’s decision to declare a climate emergency and how you can help.

December Dalliances

Bridget O’Sullivan explains why you shouldn’t let the Holiday Blues get you down this festive season.

Gaming and Hong Kong

Daniel Woolley explains how, by using gaming, we are bringing to light the societies around the world that lack the democratic freedoms we demonstrate.

THE LEGACY OF SUFFRAGE.

With a general election just around the corner, Isobel Clarke discusses the importance of utilising our right to vote and honouring those who fought for it.

RHSU Releases Statement Announcing ‘No Platform’ Referendum In Light Of Katie Hopkins Debacle

It was leaked on Wednesday evening, via Twitter, that Katie Hopkins had been invited by Debating Society to speak at an event, this coming Friday (18/10/19). At 12:25 on Thursday the SU released a statement confirming that the event had been cancelled due to safety concerns.

SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND? 

Freshers’ can be a stressful time for everyone. to help, Isobel Clarke explores just some of the amazing services available on campus.

Which ‘Queer Eye’ is your accommodation?

Have you been binge-watching ‘Queer Eye’ and desperately scrambling to find the answer to the age-old question: if one of these men was a Royal Holloway University accommodation, which one would he be? Well, look no further than this fool-proof guide to which ‘Queer Eye’ guy is your accommodation. Founders Hall – Jonathan Van Ness […]

SUIT-UP MADAMOISELLES!

Emma Hughes offers an insight into the evolution of ‘dressing for success’. Through historical examples, Emma explains why you should also consider upgrading your wardrobe this autumn.

Snapchat Faces More Problems During Month of Turmoil

Popular social media giant Snapchat has gone down during an extremely problematic month as it faces frequent issues.

The Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet on Mental Health

As the days get shorter and colder, Tom Rusbridge explores the possible positive impact of converting to a Mediterranean diet this autumn.

WedderBURN Is Burning Down

Whether it’s due to students burning their food, showering with their door open, smoking in the lifts or even, recently, spraying deodorant into a sensor.

In Short: Edges was a hit

Saskia Leach reviews MTS’s second production of the year.

Mr Robot – What Happens Next?

Jamie Woods recaps the past seasons of Mr Robot whilst exploring why more people should be watching.

What You Want is to see Legally Blonde.

Saskia Leach offers her take on MTS’s first main term show of the
year.

Only The Dead Have Seen the End of War

From 2003 until 2010 the Australian journalist Michael Ware was based in Iraq as he reported on the war for Time Magazine. He compiled his film into a documentary which was released in 2015 called Only The Dead. Despite being four years old this documentary is still as poignant as it is harrowing and as tensions and conflicts continue in the Middle East Ware’s exploration of war is as resonant as ever.

Embodying Chaos: Why the Joker and the Goose are the Same Character

Alex Whiteman takes a closer look at two of 2019’s most popular releases, and explores the similarities between the most famous killer clown in fiction, and a goose.

A WARM WELCOME FROM ROYAL HOLLOWAY’S VP OF SPORT: DOM BROWN.

Natasha Mae interviews Dom Brown, on his role as VP Sport at Royal Holloway, and why joining a Sport or Society is an important part of experiencing University.

Spotlight on: Shakespeare Society

As the curtain rises on another year, Eleanor rutter explains why you should get your tights on.

Spotlight on: Women’s Hockey

Niamh Smith explains why university hockey is much more than your school days taught you.

Spotlight on: Humans VS Zombies

Florence Roberts explains why it is time to lock and load with Humans VS. Zombies.

Spotlight on: Insanity Radio

Jamie Woods tells us why this is the year people should be joining insanity radio.

Gaming and Hong Kong

Daniel Woolley explains how, by using gaming, we are bringing to light the societies around the world that lack the democratic freedoms we demonstrate.

What can be said of the human mind? Todd Phillips’ Joker may have answers…

WARNING: There may be spoilers in this article. If you have not seen the film yet, I suggest you do not read this until you have.

Embodying Chaos: Why the Joker and the Goose are the Same Character

Alex Whiteman takes a closer look at two of 2019’s most popular releases, and explores the similarities between the most famous killer clown in fiction, and a goose.

Fresh Footprints on the Moon

Tiger-Lily Goldsmith explores some of the reasons it has been so long since man set foot on the moon.

League of Legends Finals at Clapham Grand

Syed Aadil Ali recounts the League of Legends Finals.