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The benefits of the F word… JK Rowling Harvard Commencement

JK Rowling talks about the F word to Harvard graduates – Failure! The F word has been a constant tease to me throughout my academic study, particularly these past few month that I wouldΒ have graduated over the summer – had I not failed! That’s partly the reason why I’ve been quite on this blog for … Continue reading

Why we need more Naima Fowlis’ and her petition to remove “racial ignorance” from Students’ Unions
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Why we need more Naima Fowlis’ and her petition to remove “racial ignorance” from Students’ Unions

Earlier this year, Naima Fowlis started a petition to have Jay (Jamie) Appleyard removed from Experience Officer post at the University of Leicester Students’ Union. The reason? Donning a “blackface”, for “theatrical” purpose Jay Appleyard reasoned. Naima Fowlis urged in her petition; “By keeping Jay Appleyard in this post we are telling, not only the … Continue reading

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iSee: Celebrate the end of of term with a celebration of Independence!

University of the Arts London African Caribbean Society (UAL ACS) held a hugely successful event last to honour Ghana’s Independence. Held in London College of Communication’s Darkroom Bar on thursday 20th March. The atmosphere was nothing short of jovial, perhaps it being the end of term played a part. Continue reading

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UN Anti-racism Day: The London Demo 22nd March

Today is the day! Time to aim your frustrations at the Government – not each other. NO to racist scapegoating on immigration! Join the Rally and Demo marking UN Anti-Racism Day TIME: Assemble 11am, Saturday 22nd March 2014 LOCATION: Parade from the Mandela Statue in Parliament Square to rally at Trafalgar Square Continue reading

Celebration of Independence at LCC!
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Celebration of Independence at LCC!

Ghana’s Independence celebrations might have officially taken place on the 6th of March, howeverΒ UAL’s African Caribbean Society have extended the festive celebrations – just before term ends! Join us at London College of Communication (LCC) on the 20th March to honour Ghana’s Independence; the first sub-saharan country to gain independence from colonisation in 1957. Come … Continue reading

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SUARTS ‘rubbish posters’ with a strong CLEAN message – Living Wage!

As art students, we’re great at mustering creativity. And it extends to our Student Union reps too! SUARTS newly re-elected President Shelly Asquith and the team have been making creative ‘rubbish’ posters to send out a strong clean message to University of the Arts (UAL) Vice Chancellor – we want a Living Wage for our … Continue reading

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The inBox: Living Wage Protest at Chelsea

News out of my inbox straight to you;Β from Amy Cook – London College of Communication college coordinator. Living Wage Protest at Chelsea Demonstrate! The GMB Trade Union and students at UAL will be demonstrating to demand a living wage for cleaners at the University on Tuesday 11 March at 12:30 at Chelsea College of Art, … Continue reading