Decolonising The Creative Act

Laura Contreras Sauquet (she/her) is a final year Politics student from Barcelona, Spain. She is interested in the effects of colonialism and misogyny on the arts, how ideologies affect policy making, and questions of national identities. She enjoys drinking coffee in sunny corners, having long walks around any park in London, and listening to podcasts…

Post Separation Abuse: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

Kaylene is a first year LLB Law student from Malaysia. Her interests are politics, feminism and racism against Asians. Outside of university, you can likely find her in a Waterstones or exploring London. Amid a continuing global pandemic, the start of another war in Europe, and the continuation of warfare around the world, why should the…

The Right to wear the Hijab in French Sport Arenas

Loura Al Alanezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports on the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. Laïcité, a principle considered to have utmost importance in France, is often brought up within debates of banning religious symbols. Laïcité views religion as something that should…

Disgrace: Art, Feminism and Conservatism

Maisie Allen is a Masters student at King’s, having previously been a Liberal Arts student majoring in English Literature. She is passionate about accessibility within the arts, socialism, feminist podcasts, and her cello. This year, artist duo and partners, Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings created their exhibition Disgrace, which explores the history of feminism in…

The Devil Wears Prada is my comfort movie

Sara Dozai is a third year law student who loves fashion and writing. As a writer, she considers herself a thief as everything she experiences through the senses inspires her to write stories and articles. Coffee is her drink of choice and it makes her feel good as she associates it with friend and family encounters,…

Why is everyone freaking out about guys wearing nail polish?

Sara Dozai is a third year law student who loves fashion and writing. As a writer, she considers herself a thief as everything she experiences through the senses inspires her to write stories and articles. Coffee is her drink of choice and it makes her feel good as she associates it with friend and family…

Leila and the Wolves

Loura Al Alanezi is a Politics (BA) student. She is from Kuwait, and she reports on the topics of poverty, mobility, security and conflict. Her hobbies include reading books and painting. Watching Leila and the Wolves by director Heiny Srour thematizes the Palestinian cause and its intersection with women’s rights advocacy; the movie included multiple…

We need to take a more nuanced approach to female role models.

Megan Baker is a second year undergraduate History student at King’s. She is particularly interested in women’s unpaid care responsibilities, maternity leave provision, reproductive rights and violence against women. The bestselling children’s book, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls has an entry on the fashion designer Coco Chanel, detailing how she succeeded in setting up her own…

Genius Debunked: ‘Smart Women, Male Genius’?

Inès Saada is a French Tunisian Masters student in International Affairs specialising in European and Globalisation studies at Sciences Po Lyon in France, and was previously at King’s for her study abroad year. “They say you’re the real thing,” says a reporter from Life magazine in Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel The Queen’s Gambit.  The “real thing” is a 13-year-old…

Diversity of language as a form of diversity in cinema and TV

Sara is a third year law student who loves fashion and writing. As a writer, Sara considers herself a thief as everything she experiences through the senses inspires her to write stories and articles. Coffee is her drink of choice and it makes her feel good as she associates it with friend and family encounters,…