Film Review: The Hate You Give

 Raw emotion is guaranteed to be evoked all the way through this film. Based on the novel by Angie Thomas, the story is centred around Starr, a girl tangled between two worlds – one white, the other black. Each world demands a different version of her, and her purpose is to deliver. Immediately, the character […]

Is China on its way to global supremacy, and if so, at what cost for developing countries?

“The ambition is immense” – one economist explains in their analysis of ‘What is China’s Belt and Road initiative?’ (BRI). The strategy launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, involves supplying trillions of dollars as part of an infrastructure project to reroute global trade. For instance, gas pipelines from the Caspian Sea to China. It […]

SOAS Summer Photos 2018

Here is a collection of photos from SOASian’s adventures over the summer.   Bib-Rambla cathedral: Exploring the countless cathedrals scattered across Granada Sumayyah Lane, 3rd Yr History   “Six hours into an eight-hour bus journey that became a 12-hour bus journey, and taking a corner at high speed with the doors open between Mchinji and Kasungu […]

Netflix round-up: SPOOKY SZN!

Looking for something to binge on as the days get darker and before deadlines hit? Look no further! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the hard work for you. Here is our list of the best shows and movies to keep you busy this month. Happy watching, and Happy Spooky Season!   OUR TOP […]