Film Review: Black Sheep

Sumayyah Daisy Lane, BA History The Guardian commissioned documentary “Black Sheep” follows the story of Cornelius Walker, a boy whose entire life changed with one of the UK’s most high-profile deaths in 2000 — Damilola Taylor. The same age as Taylor, Cornelius lived a stone’s throw from the victim and is also of Nigerian descent. […]

Ian Hislop Brings Dissent to The British Museum

By-line: Khadija Kothia, BA History Photo Credit: Khadija Kothia The discourse surrounding institutions such as The British Museum has been brought into the spotlight over the past few months. It was interesting to see an exhibition centred on political dissent in a museum under so much controversy for its role in upholding imperial power. Ian […]

Crazy Rich Asians: All Glitz and Glamour?

Glitzy, glamorous, and as glorious as the trailer claimed, this summer’s feel-good Crazy Rich Asians took the world by storm. The adaptation of Singaporean author Kevin Kwan’s book is an all-Asian romantic comedy à la Pride and Prejudice with a dash of Great Gatsby flair. The movie follows Rachel (Constance Wu), our unassuming Chinese-American protagonist, […]

Cleaners’ Struggle Makes Screen Transition

Micheil Page, BA Development Studies and Geography Of all the campaigns at SOAS, the Justice for Cleaners campaign is one of the most dedicated and well-known. Many of us at SOAS possibly cannot remember a day where we haven’t seen a poster for the campaign around the Student’s Union, or someone wearing a badge in support of it. […]

Mademoiselle Privé at the Saatchi Gallery

Kay Lee, LLB Law Rooms come alive with the story of Gabrielle, as her devout readers find themselves in a story set in a Saatchi Gallery-esque Chanel flagship store, trying to glide as effortlessly as Coco would’ve done past the impeccable white walls with black piping and across wood and marble floors. Her story features gardens, both inside […]