Over 400 Alumni Sign Open Letter to Paul Layzell

Michele Theil reports on the open letter signed by over 400 alumni that address Principal Layzell, his comments surrounding the gender pay gap and the college’s response to UCU strikes.

A Queer State of Affairs

Abbie Cheeseman reports on the Chaplaincy’s struggly to allow for same-sex marraiges to be conducted here at Royal Holloway.

Strike Action: Week One

Michele Theil reports from the front line on the first days of USS Strike Action.

UCU Warns of an Extension of Strike Action

Michele Theil reports that the UCU strike action could extend until the end of the current academic year.

Royal Holloway Slammed as “Most Hardline University Employer in UK” Over Strikes

Royal Holloway UCU are calling for members to disregard intimidatory College HR advice in advance of UCU pension strikes.

Debrief: Sophie Christiansen

Editor Abbie Cheeseman talks to Royal Holloway alumna and eight time Paralympic Champion, Sophie Christiansen.

Our Changing Language

Mansplaining and hangry, acorn and buttercup – words that made the news for different reasons.

Aziz Ansari: A Case of Male Entitlement

Deputy Features Editor, Amber Choudhary, discusses the #MeToo movement and the allegations against American comedian, Aziz Ansari.

In conversation with: Alex Horne

Mollie Carlyle picks the brain of Alex Horne, a stand-up comedian and co-host of the BAFTA nominated show, Taskmaster.

Podfasting: A Podcast Phenomenon

Michele Theil looks at ‘podfasting’, a way of consuming podcast media at increased speeds.

Too Little Too Late?

Annie Moore explains why the Students’ Union campaign, Let’s Talk About Sex, did little to address any of the immediate threats to students sexual health.

Surface Level Suffragettes?

Michele Theil asks whether we capitalise off of our suffrage history without really making any significant headway on gender issues.

Our Time Is Up

Rachel Hains explores the second ever ‘Women’s March’ in London, reminding us that the fight for equality is far from over.

Talking Trash

Natasha Phillips talks about the problem with plastic waste and what we can do to be better consumers.

Will Britain remain Green?

Orbital’s politics columnist, Jasmine Cox, reflects on the prime minister’s hopes for a ‘Green Brexit’.

The Real Fur Debate

Tom Holmes discusses the opinions on fur with Martha Lochhead.

Tinder: Does it really work?

Lifestyle Editor Victoria Chapman discusses whether Tinder actually works in getting people to up their dating game.

Uni Girl and City Boy

Jess Hoare talks about her long-distance relationship and how to make it work when you’re at uni.

Balenciaga Exhibition

Lifestyle writer Chloe Hill discusses a brief history of the brand with an overview of the V&A exhibition.

Three Girls. Two Bottles of Wine. One Candid Conversation.

Three girls spend an evening asking and answering questions about sex, Valentine’s day and handling that morning-after awkwardness.

Black Panther

Beth Gooding discusses Marvel’s newest film, Black Panther and its importance in the entertainment industry.

Bare: A Glowing Review

Michele Theil gushes about MTS’ Main Term Production, Bare: A Pop Opera.

An evening with the King himself

Michele Theil reviews Shakespeare’s Society’s Main Term show, King Lear.

The Line of Beauty

Helena Keeble recounting The Late Night Library Club’s event in Hackney, London with novelist Alan Hollinghurst.

Late Night Laughs

Michele Theil talks to Philipp Carl Kostelecky about his new project, Late Nights in Egham.

#ThisGirlCan Fight Back

Sports and Socs Editor Louisa Wicks looks at the sexual assault accusations in the sports industry and what it means for women in sport.

Insanity Radio’s 20th Anniversary

Samantha Davis looks at the history of Insanity Radio and what to expect for the station’s upcoming 20th birthday.

Cheering to Victory

Sports and Socs Editor Louisa Wicks reports on RHUL’s Cheerleading Club’s latest achievements.

The Atlantic Discovery

Michele Theil writes about one team’s ambition to row across the Atlantic.

Spring Term Preview

Sports & Socs Editor Louisa Wicks looks at some of the events coming up this term.

Magic the Gathering Grand Prix London

Helena Keeble recounting her experience of the Magic the Gathering Grand Prix in London.

What’s Up in Space?

The future of space travel is at risk from millions of pieces of space junk that can rip apart any satellite or space station in Earth’s orbit.

How will it all end?

We have asked where we came from, how about where we are headed? Simon Williams explains the theories which describe the end of the Universe.

Women in Gaming

Deputy Science & Gaming editor Ryan Gulliford explores the issues surrounding gender in the video games industry following its significance throughout recent years.

A Year Of Gaming In 2017

Deputy Science & Gaming Editor Ryan Gulliford takes a look back at the gaming industry throughout 2017, highlighting some fan favourite releases. Does 2018 have a hard year to match?