Sign Here


Shannon Gray and Michele Theil discuss a student-led change.org petition for Holloway’s new library.

Referendum on NSS Boycott Announced


Michele Theil reports on the SU’s announcement of a referendum regarding the NSS.

Big Giving for RHUL’s Future Students


Royal Holloway has launched the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise funds for scholarships and work placements for deserving students.

Offenders Sentenced in Sexual Exploitation Ring


Michele Theil writes about the conviction of two Surrey people for perpetrating a sexual exploition ring involving teenage girls in nearby areas such as Staines, Twickenham, Tolworth and Heathrow.

What happens after you attempt suicide?


Shannon Gray draws on personal experience to explain what services are available for those who have attempted to take their own lives.

Free speech for all?


Rachel Hains explores the recently announced changes to government policies regarding free speech at universities, and the impact it may have on Royal Holloway.

On Student Counselling


Daniela Georgieva and Oli Rushby explain the process and the benefits of student counselling, and how it helped them.

You Are Not Alone


Carly Newman explains why current media coverage and public perception of mental health difficulties is perpetuating stigma and misunderstanding.

The Value of Internships


Are unpaid internships worth the money?

High Functioning


Michele Theil discusses the term ‘high-functioning’ in relation to mental illness, and what it means for those suffering.

Is Autism Really That Atypical?


Shay Gray casts a critical eye over the new Netflix original series, Atypical, and questions how realistic it is in the portrayal of its main theme of autism.

Hashtag Solidarity


Beth Gooding considers social media’s reaction to the recent sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

Scouting: Co- leader of life


Antonia Kattou discusses the scouting movement

Winter Fashion Trends


Kirstin Seitz outlines some of the latest fashion trends for this winter, some which are suitable for everyday and some which are not.

The Art of Doing Nothing


Michele Theil talks about ‘doing nothing’ and why it is essential and beneficial to sit back and relax sometimes. 

How can we remember the horrors of WW1? – A generation who weren’t there.


In the wake of Remembrance Day, how can we truly remember those who fought in the war?

The two extremes of tolerance


Karolina discusses two extremes of tolerance portrayed through the films Moonlight and Death Note.

The Strangest Thing about Season Two


The second season of Stranger Things promises new characters, monsters and intrigue, but has a pretty glaring achilles’ heel.

The Nobel Writer


Helena Keeble describes hearing the 2017 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Kazuo Ishiguro, at UEA.

To Kill a Mockingbird: Necessary Discomfort


Beth Gooding discusses the recent banning of To Kill a Mockingbird in from the curriculum of an American school

The Twelve Days of Dancemas


Louisa Wicks heads down to the Student Union for RHUL Dance Society’s Christmas Showcase.

Celebrating The Comedy Society


Michele Theil attends and reviews Comedy Society’s latest show: ‘Celebrating the Birth of Christ’.

Mental Health and Sport


Louisa Wicks looks at how being part of a sports club or society can have a positive impact on your mental health.

Delving into Diwali


Diwali was celebrated in style on campus this year with the Hindu society showing us that they know how to have a good time!

Why WiFi?


Michele Theil reports on a recent study that seemed to claim that WiFi is linked to developmental disorders such as autism.

Step into the mind of young Stephen Hawking


Hawking’s thesis is an insight into an exceptional mind and the first steps of discovery in what has been a remarkable scientific journey. So what is “Properties of expanding universes” about?

Online Gaming: Redefining Social Interaction


Deputy Science & Gaming Editor Ryan Gulliford explores the significance of promoting social interaction in today’s games. Is online gaming a key tool in aiding people with social anxiety?

MCM London Comic Con: An Event Round Up


Deputy Science and Gaming Editor Ryan Gulliford took a trip to this October’s MCM London Comic Con. Here is a round up of the event!