Egyptian Feminist ‘Attacks’ SOAS Students on Twitter

Mel Plant, BA Arabic and Turkish Mona Eltahawy, a renowned but controversial Egyptian feminist figure, claimed on the 18th November that she had been denied the chance to speak at SOAS. Eltahawy’s tweet alleging that the ‘SOAS Student Union voted to not let me speak at [the] invitation of some students,’ was quickly picked up […]

October UGM: What’s New?

    Caitlin Shewell-Cooper, BA English and Swahili The first UGM (Union General Meeting) of this academic year took place on Thursday 8th of October in the JCR, packed full of students. For those who aren’t familiar with this part of student union democracy, UGMs occur once a month and are organised by the Students’ […]