Sexual Assault: Not Just a Women’s Issue

It has become a societal norm that, when speaking of sexual harassment, our immediate assumption is that a woman was abused by a man. This is mainly due to the fact that we have always associated men with being the powerful sex, whereas females are thought to be more delicate and vulnerable. The Latest Case: South … Continue reading Sexual Assault: Not Just a Women’s Issue

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7 Transgender Models Who Are Slaying the Modelling Industry

This week Pakistan’s first transgender model was introduced to the modelling world. Kami Sid is a social activist who has been working hard to end transphobia, the intense dislike of or prejudice against transgender people. Though many have become more accepting of the transgender identity since Caitlyn Jenner’s transformation shed light on the issue, there’s … Continue reading 7 Transgender Models Who Are Slaying the Modelling Industry

Comfort in Kingston: Student Engagement for International Students

Students like myself who are thousands of miles away from home are feeling comfortable at Kingston University, and all the credit goes to Student Engagement and Enhancement (SEE). SEE arranges regular events so that students can get to know each other, and many of us are enjoying the opportunities to meet. I was first intrigued … Continue reading Comfort in Kingston: Student Engagement for International Students

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Greek Students and Brexit: Between Two Changing Countries

Brexit broke the hearts of many British residents and left the country bitterly divided. It also shattered the hopes and dreams of many young Greek people currently studying in the UK. Despite the uncertainty and the difficulties that will follow after Brexit, Greek students are determined to fight for their right to study and stay … Continue reading Greek Students and Brexit: Between Two Changing Countries

Banning the Box: Can Ex-Offenders Break Into the Job Market?

Ticking just one box on a job application could have serious consequences, according to a lecture given during Kingston University’s Race & Ethnicity Matter Week. Dr. Joachim Stibora of the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences spoke Tuesday morning about Banning the Box, a movement supported by former PM David Cameron to remove the disclosure … Continue reading Banning the Box: Can Ex-Offenders Break Into the Job Market?

Activist Fashion: Clothes That Do the Talking

Welcome to the age of activism. People have gathered together to stand against their oppressors  after the attacks in Orlando and Nice, incidents of police brutality and even the shocking U.S. Presidential Election. And, not only are people vocal about their opinions, but they’re showing them through their fashion choices, too. Fashion has always been … Continue reading Activist Fashion: Clothes That Do the Talking