Royal Holloway’s Dance Society and Varsity

Francesca Tyer interviews Amy Waterhouse, president of Rhul Dance Society, about the society’s role in Varsity

Hanging up the Racket: saying goodbye to Andy Murray

Hefina Everard talks about the legacy Andy Murray leaves as he says goodbye to tennis

Lily Parr: the lesbian football icon I didn’t know I needed

Maria Green discusses the female football legend Lily Parr.

Evacuation Confusion Reveals RHUL Emergency Unpreparedness

Royal Holloway’s students deserve better than Wednesday’s poorly-executed evacuation. To adequately protect its community members, Royal Holloway must address its emergency unpreparedness and communicate security threats more effectively.

“Suspicious package” reported at George Eliot Mailroom

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

Books That Matter

Becca Bashford tells us about the feminist book subscription box we all should have, Books That Matter, and interviews its founder.

#GiveYourselfAPec: A Brand New Mental Health Campaign to deal with Academic Stress

Modupe Reis writes about her new mental health campaign, designed to combat exam stress and help us all to take better care of ourselves.

Debrief: Dr. Amy Tooth-Murphy

Becca Bashford interviews Royal Holloway’s very own queer historian, Amy Tooth-Murphy.

Royal Holloway’s Dance Society and Varsity

Francesca Tyer interviews Amy Waterhouse, president of Rhul Dance Society, about the society’s role in Varsity

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: LGBT service In The Military’s Violent Role Reversal.

In light of Donald Trump’s new ban on Transgender people in the military, Abel Fenwick explores the long and complicated relationship between the LGBTQ community and the military.

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: LGBT service In The Military’s Violent Role Reversal.

In light of Donald Trump’s new ban on Transgender people in the military, Abel Fenwick explores the long and complicated relationship between the LGBTQ community and the military.

Deleting lad-culture from Campus

In light of the scandalous Warwick University group chat, Rachel Hains questions the university’s response and the potential impact on campuses throughout the country.

Brexit: The Wheels Are Falling Off the Bus

As the 29th March looms into view Parliament has been left looking like a student who is doing all their holiday work the night before it is due.

Let’s Talk: Endometriosis

As Endometriosis awareness month begins, Rachel Hains explores this relatively unknown medical condition and why anybody with a uterus should be made aware of it.

3 Ways to Think like an Ally

While supporting minority communities outwardly remains central to effective activism, we must also consider the inward practices that shape an allied outlook on life.

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.

As anti-gay torture continues, we need to pay attention to Chechnya

Maria Green reports on the horrifying persecution of LGBT+ individuals in Chechnya.

Lily Parr: the lesbian football icon I didn’t know I needed

Maria Green discusses the female football legend Lily Parr.

10 films and TV shows that would be better if they were gay

Maria Green tells us about the media which could have benefited from a little queering

Queering Country

Noah Keppen examines Trixie Mattel’s non-traditional approach to the traditions of country music.

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.

Varsity: Archery Interview

Chloe Hill interviews RHUL’s Archery coach, Alex Cordaro, to see how the team are preparing for their first ever Varsity!

Hanging up the Racket: saying goodbye to Andy Murray

Hefina Everard talks about the legacy Andy Murray leaves as he says goodbye to tennis

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.

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.