Debrief: Sophie Christiansen

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

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.

The Hockey Club: An Insight

Michele Theil interviews Lizzy Blackett, the President of the Hockey club, a mixed club that offers its share of benefits and challenges.

Debrief: Polly Goddard

Deputy Editor, Stephanie Bagnall talks to an inspiring teen Polly Goddard, a 16-year-old cancer survivor who has raised over £140,000 for charity.

Emily Wilding Davison Building Officially Declared Open

Michele Theil attends the official opening of the Emily Wilding Davison building and speaks to Professor Paul Layzell and Dr. Stella Moss about the historical legacy of Royal Holloway, University of London.

Coffee House Sessions: April Keen

Beth Carr catches up with April Keen after her Coffee House Session on 6 February. April Keen brought superbly moving music to Tommy’s Kitchen alongside her guitarist Jesse on the first Monday of February, performing a range of original songs and covers. Her cover of Hey Soul Sister blew me away with its stripped back […]

Coffee House Sessions: Mark Sullivan

Beth Carr chats to Mark Sullivan after the first Coffee House Session of the term. Mark Sullivan brought a mellow and mature feel to the first Coffee House after Christmas with what he deems “funky acoustic soul rock”. It has always been his dream to do music full time and I wanted to find out […]

The Carnabys

Ruby Rogers chatted to indie rock band The Carnabys after their gig at the Students’ Union. “Do we think that Jack could fit into your skinny tights?” asks Ben Gittins, guitar player of up and coming indie rock band The Carnabys. We never did find out the answer (maybe next time?) but I quickly realised […]

Life as a Disabled Student

I spoke to Grace Bilney, a third-year history student at Royal Holloway who suffers from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, or ME. Grace was first struck by the chronic illness, often confusingly associated with the milder Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, in 2009, after a bout of glandular fever. What started as intense knee pain soon became something far more […]

Interview: Gun Threat in the USA

Katherine Gorman spent a term studying History at Royal Holloway during her Junior year of college in the USA. Last month her college was closed after parents informed the administration that their son, Jacob, retrieved a gun from their home and went missing. In light of the previous major gun incident in America that led […]