The Future: Compassion or Patience

Aditi Mathur UCL Student Recently I was part of a panel discussion addressing global citizenship and its importance in today’s ever-changing world with the advent of Trump, looming threat of Brexit, the emergence of extremism and terrorism. We spoke about how words like respect, appreciation and open-mindedness were crucial to being/ identified as a global…

Bordados por la Paz y la Memoria – Embroideries for Peace and Memory.

Ellioté Long Culture Editor Every Sunday afternoon, in the main square of Mexico City’s Coyoacán neighbourhood, you can find a group sitting to one side of the fountains, embroidering handkerchiefs. They are Fuentes Rojas (Red Fountains), the Mexico City branch of a global network of collectives embroidering for peace and memory. Members of these collectives…

The f word and the oh-so dirty truth

“Does my feminism make you uncomfortable? Great, I’ll shout louder”: Augusta explains, why the f word shouldn’t compel people recoil into a shell of isolation, but should be celebrated. The f word. A dirty word. A divisive non-issue, if you would believe the rhetoric espoused by some. But in a year where the funding of…

Meet the Team behind the Haverstock Series

One of the amazing things about the Haverstock Journalism team is just how incredibly impressive they are and just how diverse their interests and experiences are. This is definitely one of the things, that made their article so incredibly interesting to read! So, as  promised, they’re here! Here are the stories of the authors behind…

Photoseries: The Women of UCL

 To round off our IWD special, Chiara Vivaldi, women’s contributor shared the stories of some of the brilliant women of UCL. Enjoy!! Hannah and Karin      Hannah Wei, Economics Women in finance is a very large society here in UCL: its central purpose is to promote women’s rights in the financial field and, more broadly, in…

Photoseries: Memoirs from the Women’s March

More than a month after The successful Women’s March Article went live on The Amensty, (and on international Women’s day), we wanted to recount motivations of the domestic and international marches, by featuring the photographs submitted by our guest contributors that didn’t make it onto our website…                    …

Friday special: A 2016 video diary

A while back we promised you a video recapping the oddity that was 2016… that was a work in progress. From video exchange crises to dastardly long upload times: the journey to uploading was a long one coming. But thankfully it’s here! The video you’re about to watch was filmed by Tracy Achonowa, blogger at…

Introducing: The Tales from Haverstock Series

  A message from The Editor: So in early November, I was emailed by Emma Collins, press officer at the UCLU Amnesty International Society. She informed me of an outreach project she’d been working on with the Journalism club at a local secondary school in Camden. I was asked if I’d be interested in featuring the…

Photoseries: Mexico City’s fight for love

Culture Editor and real life Indiana Jones, Elliote Long, shares these photos taken as she witnessed the equality march in Mexico City… Captions and photographs are the words and sentiments of Elliote Long