Holding abuse to account: hope beyond damage control
Holding abuse to account: hope beyond damage control

Holding abuse to account: hope beyond damage control

admin_beaver March 16, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Tash Rajan Content warning: sexual abuse During my undergraduate degree, I faced ongoing sexual abuse from another student who was a close friend. Although my story feels painfully unique, the experience is so horrifically common you may be tempted to skim over it.   Like

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The Levelling Up White Paper: the political price of devolution
The Levelling Up White Paper: the political price of devolution

The Levelling Up White Paper: the political price of devolution

admin_beaver March 15, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

The Levelling-Up White Paper is certainly full of platitudes and almost definitely biased towards securing Conservative gains, but we should at least acknowledge the step towards a grown-up conversation about devolution and decentralisation in the UK. The publication of the Levelling Up White Paper at

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Minouche is not one of us
Minouche is not one of us

Minouche is not one of us

admin_beaver March 15, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Alan Nemirovski I recently read an article from The Guardian that profiled the success of Baroness Minouche Shafik following the publication of her new book, What We Owe Each Other. The article focused on Shafik’s perspective of the capitalist system and her call for

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North Shropshire shows voters reject a scandal-infused Johnson government
North Shropshire shows voters reject a scandal-infused Johnson government

North Shropshire shows voters reject a scandal-infused Johnson government

Sonja Belkin February 26, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Nikhita Nachiappan Last month, Helen Morgan took her seat as the Liberal Democrat MP for North Shropshire, following her by-election win on 16th December 2021. North Shropshire was a textbook Conservative stronghold, having returned a Tory MP at every election since 1832. North Shropshire

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NATO and its non-member partners must help defend Ukraine
NATO and its non-member partners must help defend Ukraine

NATO and its non-member partners must help defend Ukraine

Sonja Belkin February 26, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Anniki Mikelsaar Note: The views expressed in this article represent only the author's views and not necessarily those of The Beaver or anyone else. The morning of February 24 started quiet and rainy here in London. Meanwhile, 1500 miles to the east of us,

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‘Sex education’ is not as inclusive as you think. Here’s why.
‘Sex education’ is not as inclusive as you think. Here’s why.

‘Sex education’ is not as inclusive as you think. Here’s why.

admin_beaver February 25, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Kajal Knight I wonder how many people can accurately define ‘asexuality.’ No, it’s not the lack of sexuality. Nor is it the physical lack of libido. It’s also not a mental illness that can be ‘fixed’. It’s simply a sexual orientation where one experiences little

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LSE should be reshaped by bell hooks’ teachings
LSE should be reshaped by bell hooks’ teachings

LSE should be reshaped by bell hooks’ teachings

admin_beaver February 23, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Natasha Porter From the late nights to the extreme schedules and pressing deadlines, the university experience is certainly not an easy ride. With an increasing number of students reporting high levels of stress and anxiety, it is understandable that many have become disheartened with

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Being disabled does not make me disposable
Being disabled does not make me disposable

Being disabled does not make me disposable

Sonja Belkin February 23, 2022 Frontside Opinion 0

By Vanessa Huang In a recent essay, disability studies specialist Lennard Davis declared, “In regard to disability, the ableism that puts on a compassionate mask in milder times now reveals its brutal face.” Ableism, which refers to prejudice against disabled people, has long existed, with

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