University students fight for their rights as Turkey cracks down on LGBT activism

The fight for equality in Turkey continues, by James Bowers

February: what to celebrate

An uplifting article about the positives of this February, by Charis Owen

Implications of the Pandemic Era on Human Security and the rise of EVD in the Dominican Republic of Congo

Current human security challenges in the DRC, by Courtney Bridges

Captain Tom, “Perseverance Porn” and Journalistic Responsibility

An exploration of what the death of Captain Sir Thomas Moore has highlighted, by Joshua Butler

Trump Turns to Endorsing ‘Domestic Terrorism’

Trump’s recent actions in the wake of the election, by Courtney Bridges

The Best LGBTQ+ Shows To Watch Now

Some LGBTQ+ recommendations, by Thea Drake

What’s happening in Myanmar?

The current crisis in Myanmar, by Thea Drake

Marsha P. Johnson and the Stonewall Riots

Johnson’s LGBTQ+ activism, by Emily Downie

Royal Holloway’s Partial Accommodation Refunds

What Royal Holloway have done so far to help students during lockdown, by Jordan Thorne

My first week working as an UberEATS courier in Egham

What it’s like to work for UberEATS, by Rhys Jones

Commercial (Oops, I mean Valentine’s) Day

Valentine’s commercialisation of love, by Bridget O’Sullivan

My hair is none of your concern

A discussion about society’s reactions to Black hair, by Elizabeth Ajao

It’s Still A Sin?

A look at LGBTQ+ education in the UK, by Finn Murphy

Homelessness- England’s Hidden Pandemic?

The extremity of homelessness in England and what is needed to help, by Rupert Gibson

We can’t forget what the pandemic exposed: Fighting child poverty in the UK

The UK’s failure to address child poverty, by Finn Murphy

The Rise of Galentine’s Day

An alternative Valentine’s Day to celebrate with your friends, by Renée Lewis

The Art of the Cose-a-thon – /ˈkəʊz-ə-θɒn/

How to get cosy, by Thom Cuffin-Munday

Narcissism and Gaslighting: Love Shouldn’t Feel Like This

Hidden signs of abuse in relationships, by Harriet Hallam

Experiences with Meditation

An illuminating interview on meditation, by Elena McCaffrey

Are we really here? What is existence? My existential journey…

A journey of existentialism with a surprisingly optimistic conclusion, by Thom Cuffin-Munday

Book review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson

A book review and recommendation, by Thom Cuffin-Munday

Problematic Authors: A History… and a Future

An exploration of an important issue within literature, by Mercedes Mayes

Online Theatre – Shows to watch during lockdown

How to get your theatre fix during lockdown, by Seb Gardiner

Artist of the Month: Rachel Harvey/ Artist Named Nobody

January’s featured artist

Can listening to music really help us concentrate?

Is music good for studying? And if so, what type? By Clarissa Philpott

Test Your Drugs, Not Yourself

By Dexter Bohn, DNA President 2021/21

Royal Holloway switches to Ecosia!

Royal Holloway’s new eco search engine.

The Editors Try…

Christmas edition!

Sustainable Athleisure Christmas Wishlist

Claudia suggests eco brands for all your athleisure needs.

Editors Try: Various ways to keep your mental health in check

Claudia tells us about her month of prioritising her mental wellbeing.

Super Seducer

Why you should NOT play Super Seducer, by Alex Whiteman

LGBTQ, Across the World

An emotional discussion of LGBTQ+, by Rida Haider

Are Plants More Human Than We Know?

The similarities between plants and humans, by Natalie Burnett

Vaccines and Immunity: What you need to know

An explanation of COVID-19 vaccines, by Ellie Matthews

KFConsole: The Games Console / Chicken Heater That Exists For Some Reason

A game console like no other, by Alex Whiteman

Two short poems: Our Little Secret and Petals

By Mercedes-Georgia Mayes

Two short poems: Her name is anxiety and… Nathaniel

By Hannah Armour

Hedonism

By Emily Black

Letter from Farishta

By Abhishek Udaykumar.

like the others

A poem by Abhishek Udaykumar.

Year Abroad Experiences

Two students share their experiences of studying/working abroad as part of their course at RHUL.

The Joy of Student Tours: why you should make the most of joining a society

Eleanor Clark talks student tours, and her experience on History society’s trip to Athens and Absolute Harmony’s tour to Malta.

Lovely local locations

So you’ve arrived at Royal Holloway and maybe you’re feeling a bit cheated. University of London? As if; we’re in the middle of Surrey! Even though we’re only 40 minutes away so the big city is very much within reach, there are some gorgeous natural spots and places to visit closer to home too. At […]

Our Brave New World?

FCO Ambassador James Reynolds offers his advice on travelling in the current climate.

FCO Ambassador: Keep Calm & Carry On

As an FCO Ambassador, James Reynolds offers his advice regarding COVID-19 and travel during this difficult time.