Saving Lives is Not a Crime
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Saving Lives is Not a Crime

Sarah Mardini was undoubtedly the highlight of the 2019 Amnesty International UK student conference that took place in London on 2-3 November. The conference was incredibly diverse and eye-opening, gathering an array of young activists from universities countrywide, with some international guests too. But the spotlight could not…
Speaking at the Climate Strike
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Speaking at the Climate Strike

One of the reasons I feel so proud to be at Durham University is that I constantly see my fellow students empowering themselves to stand up for what they believe is right. It’s inevitable that sometimes, we will feel that the university should make certain changes or update old policies. Last Friday, the issue on the table…
24 Hours of Football for Charity
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24 Hours of Football for Charity

For most final-year students at Durham, the start of Michaelmas term is dominated by talk of three things: dissertations, exams and job applications. I’ll be honest, I say most students because some of us have had our attention firmly fixed elsewhere. Whilst I’m sure my laid-back attitude to job-hunting will eventually catch…