“Suspicious package” reported at George Eliot Mailroom

Students evacuated across campus by police responding to a ‘suspicious package’.

Essay Mills

An Investigation into Essay Mills

SU Support for ‘Ask for Angela’ campaign

Becca Bashford reports on the implementation of the ‘Ask for Angela’ campaign, designed to protect people from uncomfortable or unsafe situations in pubs and restaurants.

Stabbing Reported Outside SU Shop

Becca Bashford reports on the incident that occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning, which subsequently caused a police cordon around the Students’ Union’s shop.

NUS cuts threaten liberation and democracy campaigns

Becca Bashford reports on the recent round of NUS cuts, which will lead to a lack of funding for liberation and democracy campaigns.

Pride Is For Everyone

Samantha Davis discusses the history and the future of the Pride flag and the importance of the new design elements.

The Psychology of Sexual Assault

A look into the psychology of sexual assault

Women or womxn?

Francesca Tyer discusses the recent backlash surrounding the spelling of ‘woman’/’women’ with an x or a y.

Trans-exclusionary Laws

A look at the Trans-exclusionary laws in the UK and US

Bright Idea – University Guarantor Service

Abby King talks to Jake Shepherd, the mind behind a recently popular Bright Idea regarding a guarantor service for students.

Is It Time To Wave Good-Bi To Stereotypes?

Rachel Hains explores the difficulties of being Bisexual in modern society and argues that it is time people remembered the ‘B’ in LGBTQ.

Financial Privilege: Academia’s Worst Kept Secret

Mahilha Reza looks at how financial privilege impacts students

Academic Twitter: the Good, the Bad and the Unwarranted Twitter Review

Maliha Reza writes about the dark side of academic Twitter.

Anger in the Supreme Court

The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh showed us that men’s anger is more valuable than women’s safety.

Student Safety On Campus

In light of the recent police presence on campus, Rachel Hains explores whether or not there is more the university could be doing to make students feel safer.

Let’s get it on

Orbital’s lifestyle team explore four people’s sexual wants and desires.

Bring it 2019

Here’s what we should bring into 2019 and what we never want to see again.

Changing the rules of workwear: a photoshoot with RHUL’s Fashion Society

Lifestyle editors Chloe Hill and Holly Feeny organised a photo-shoot celebrating women’s workwear with RHUL’s fashion society. Here, Chloe gives a brief overview. Photo credit: Emily Bradbury.

#GirlBoss profile: Rihanna

After recently hitting its one-year anniversary, Chloe Hill looks at the rise of Fenty Beauty and how Rihanna transformed it into so much more than just another celebrity collaboration.

Let’s talk: sexual assault

Lifestyle editor Chloe Hill discusses RHUL’s procedures for sexual assault and harassment.

Diversity in YA Literature

Jasmine Cox discusses the representation of diversity and the LGBTQ+ community in some of the most popular and current YA books of the past year.

A Glass Slipper is No Match for MTS

Michele Theil reviews Musical Theatre Society’s Spring Term Production, Soho Cinders.

Punk’s Not Dead: 2019 edition

Insanity Radio’s Head of Music and resident punk Phoebe Hagan is back with her pick of the artists you should be listening to in 2019.

Recharge for the New Year! How to discover new music

Tasmin Fatodu gives us her top tips on finding new music in the new year.

Wherefore Art Thou, Shakespeare Society

Emma Currie reviews Shakespeare Society’s production of Romeo and Juliet.

Royal Holloway Men’s Football Charity Campaign

Hefina Everard talks to Jack Colman, VP of Men’s Football, about their focus on raising awareness and money for the charities, ‘Mind’ and ‘Movember’.

‘This Girl Can’, and she will!

With the birth of a new campaign, Hefina Everard explores more into the newest phase of the ‘This Girl Can’ movement and how it can inspire women here at Royal Holloway.

It’s Time to Find Your ‘Thing’

Hefina Everard tells you why you should try out a Sports Club or Society here at RHUL.

A Chat With Cheer

Jeyda Hasip talks with Becca Stewart about everything from feminism to family within Royal Holloway’s Cheerleading teams.

A Talk With Men’s Football

Jeyda Hasip speaks to Remy Henry, President of Men’s Football, about everything from fresher’s nerves to fundraising and found out some interesting things about both the sport and himself.

Drones

Alexander Clark examines the positive and negative effects of drones and how they might shape our future.

The Death of the Kepler Satellite

The Kepler satellite was shut down last week, having operated for 5 years longer than its mission brief. During its lifetime it detected more than 2,500 exoplanets with another 3000 candidates awaiting confirmation, and it will have a profound legacy.

Life is a Battlefield

Samantha Davis discusses the recent controversy surrounding the upcoming release of Battlefield V and the #notmybattlefield movement

Deepfakes

A look into Deepfake technology and its effects

Marijuana as Medicine

Catherine Lithgow discusses how specialised doctors are now able to prescribe cannabis-based products to patients who can prove their eligibility.