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The Day Britain Left

The 31st January 2020 marked the day Britain officially left the EU. A huge party ensued in Parliament Square and Orbital was there along with Rhubarb TV to report on the chaos.

Ex-Orbital Editor Running To Be Conservative MP Published Content Deemed to be Homophobic in Orbital Magazine

Conservative PPC for Croydon Central Published An Article Containing Language Deemed to be Homophobic

Only The Dead Have Seen the End of War

From 2003 until 2010 the Australian journalist Michael Ware was based in Iraq as he reported on the war for Time Magazine. He compiled his film into a documentary which was released in 2015 called Only The Dead. Despite being four years old this documentary is still as poignant as it is harrowing and as tensions and conflicts continue in the Middle East Ware’s exploration of war is as resonant as ever.

RHSU ‘No Platform for Hate Speech on Campus’ Policy Passes

On the 21st October Royal Holloway Students’ Union announced a referendum on a ‘No Platform for Hate Speech on Campus’ policy. Today it passed by 90 votes.

Make your mark and register to vote this Autumn!

With a General Election approaching on December 12 Orbital and the Students’ Union have teamed up to remind you to vote!

Students’ Union Releases ‘No-Platform’ Policy For Vote on 4th November

The Students’ Union today released the ‘No-Platform’ Policy, the subject of the upcoming referendum on 4th November. The policy has been in the works since the recent Katie Hopkins controversy which ignited debate across campus and social media.

Ceiling Panel Collapse Sends One Student To Hospital

A ceiling panel in Tommy’s Lounge was pulled down on Monday evening causing injury to one student.

RHSU Releases Statement Announcing ‘No Platform’ Referendum In Light Of Katie Hopkins Debacle

It was leaked on Wednesday evening, via Twitter, that Katie Hopkins had been invited by Debating Society to speak at an event, this coming Friday (18/10/19). At 12:25 on Thursday the SU released a statement confirming that the event had been cancelled due to safety concerns.

Katie Hopkins’ Visit To Royal Holloway Cancelled Amidst Security Concerns

The former Daily Mail columnist and who made her name in the mainstream through a campaign of vitriolic language regarding feminism, Ramadan and most famously the migrant crisis was invited to speak at the University.

Man Arrested In Connection With Stabbing in Englefield Green

Surrey Police are investigating a suspected stabbing in Englefield Green on Friday evening.