Men’s Football Seeks International Title in French Tournament

By Kyle Gehman, BA Development Studies While some students used February’s reading week to their academic advantage, the SOAS men’s football team was busy going on a fairytale run in the Les Parisiennes sports tournament in Paris which ended in a tense final against the hosts Sciences Po.  The group stages kicked off on a […]

Beer prices making you furious? Maybe you should be sober-curious

By Lulu Goad, BA Arabic The pandemic turbulence has rattled on, reaching new highs at the end of 2021, with global statistics showing downward trends, in almost everything one would expect and hope to be heading in the opposite direction. One significant shift, that seems to have gone somewhat unaddressed, was in levels of alcohol […]

The Revival of the SOAS Drama & Musical Society

By Hala Haidar, BA Global Development On 25 March, the SOAS Drama and Musical Society will be putting on their Cabaret show in the Djam Lecture Theatre — an evening full of performances from various musicals such as ‘Cell Block Tango’ from the highly acclaimed show Chicago, The Jet Song from West Side Story, Greased […]

The SOAS Women’s Football Team are amazing and I get to be a part of it

By Carmel Mould, History & World Philosophies BA How could a beginner like me go from never playing football, to being a part of the undefeated SOAS Women’s Football Club (WFC) this season? One word: opportunity. As a child, I loved the game and sometimes scraped in with the boys during break times –  what […]

Exhibition Review: ‘Amy: Beyond the Stage’ Doesn’t Venture Too Far Beyond Anything

By Frances Howe, LLB I don’t remember any significant moment growing up where I became conscious of who Amy Winehouse was. Born in 1999 myself, Winehouse’s albums are a component part of the sonic wallpaper that made up the sound of my childhood. The first sleepover party I ever went to when I was seven […]

Euphoria : A hyperbolic diary of teenage experiences

By Anisah Mahamoud, BA International Relations The first season of this improbable cult hit became legendary for how casually it hypersexualized adolescent life within the confines of a fantasy but ultimately explicit visual language. Season one received positive reviews, and Zendaya, who plays Rue Bennett on the show, earned an Emmy for her work last […]