Over hundred people were spotted crowding into the upper level of Exeter’s Hole in The Wall this Sunday evening for a spot of late summer apres courtesy of Redbull. Familiar faces from the university Snowsports and Surf club amongst others mingled together civilly; that was until the food came out. Quickly, the drinks which had […]
This year, those with a slightly more eclectic Soundcloud playlist will be found north of Exeter, removed from the Barbour and boat shoes of dfl (down from London) Exeter students and their BBC 1 Big Weekend tickets. Yet another year has passed and once again Eastville Park, Bristol is graced with Love Saves the Day. […]
Over the next two weeks, Exeter University students are holding a referendum on whether to leave the NUS. Here Alasdair Gibbs of the craftily named Exiter campaign (get it? Exit/Exeter) sets out why he will be voting to leave. I feel incredibly fortunate to be a part of Exeter Students’ Guild. We’ve got one of the best […]
It is not uncommon to hear accusations that many of the Middle East’s current problems would not have existed if it wasn’t for the 2003 invasion of Iraq by America and a significant number of its allies in the “Coalition of the willing”. Some even go as far as to appear to be romanticising the […]
by Issy Bailey
As a fresher Issy Bailey starred in the hockey 1st team. Then a car crash left her paralysed from the waist down. Now she’s shooting for Great Britain’s disabled team, with Rio 2016 firmly in her sights. Here she recalls a remarkable journey that turned her nightmare accident into a Paralympic dream.
by Ben Clarke
The economic boom promised to consign homelessness in England to history. But then came the crash, austerity and Iain Duncan Smith. Homelessness soared, with visits to Exeter’s St Petrock’s charity doubling in the past five years. Terri Sutherland, administrator of St Petrock’s, tells Ben Clarke that it’s time to start treating the poorest in society […]
by Tom Walpole
John F Kennedy once stood tall in Berlin and declared that “democracy is not perfect, but we have never had to put a wall up to keep our people in”. In creating laws that infringe upon the freedoms of individuals and build suspicion between communities, are we creating that wall?