SOAS SU Suspends “Undemocratic” Trustee Reform Referendum

Alex Barba, MA International Journalisms On the 6 February 2019, an email sent out to SOAS students announced the structure of and the details pertaining to a referendum on the proposed reform to the SOAS Students’ Union Trustee Board. The referendum, advanced by SU co-presidents, was almost immediately cancelled following a motion which challenged its […]

Students Union Election Low Down

For this year’s election campaign, The SOAS Spirit provided coverage of all the major moments. We filmed hustings, interviewed candidates, and live-streamed the results. In this Features piece, we have brought together all the highlights from this year’s election. Voter turnout: This year: 1364 2018 (last year): 1207 Record turnout: 1920 Interviews with your Selected Candidates – Interviewed by Jude Omidiran What are your […]

The Unfolding Crisis in Venezuela – Making Sense of an Information War

In an attempt to shed light upon the recent events and the current geopolitical situation in Venezuela, we will provide a basic chronology and will suggest some key questions to ask ourselves which the majority of mainstream news fails to answer. The mainstream media takes a narrow-angle and one-sided perspective, narrating an oversimplified story in […]