Film Review: Facing the Dragon – The Women Behind the Resistance

Hana Qureshi, BA World Philosophies  ‘Facing the Dragon’ is a documentary film – directed, filmed and produced by Sedika Mojadidi – which follows the stories of two women, Nilofar Ibrahami and Shakila Ebrhaimkhel. Their journeys face no shortage of obstacles as they grapple with the hardships of war, their family’s security and being advocates of […]

TOP 4 Biggest Student Union Election Controversies

Amaani Master, BA International Relations (Full list is available to watch via our website and YouTube channel) 2015 Co-President for Activities and Events Disqualification One of the candidates (Juned Khan) running for this position overspent on the £30 allowance. He had submitted a receipt for £15 for large number of photocopies, which turns out couldn’t […]

This Civilisation is Finished

Anna Gretton, BA World Philosophies and Politics We have just 12 years left to do anything about climate breakdown. If we don’t change we will have to sit back and watch it happen. We as SOAS students, will all still be so young. What will 2031 look like? The title of this article was the […]

Agony Aunt Column

Dear Agony Aunt, What should you do when looking at the news feels overbearing? Most times, the news stories are bad enough, but it’s the replies, and the rampant hypocrisy that makes it unbearable. Twitter is the worst, and humans can be really despicable creatures behind screens. You grow up learning the values of treating […]