Category Archives: Politics

Comment // The Unsung Story of David Oluwale

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  A couple weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be aware of the memorial event held for David Oluwale at the University of Leeds. However, if my Uncle had not been involved in the project I doubt I would have known about it. While currently living in Leeds and being overwhelmingly aware of various campaigns based around inequality, especially… Read more »

Politics // What’s On: International Women’s Week

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  As of tomorrow (Monday 29th Feb), it is International Women’s Week so here at The University of Leeds we are celebrating the achievements of women around the world. Many societies have planned a range of events throughout the week that will explain what women have achieved in history as well as what women are achieving everyday. Here’s what will… Read more »

Politics // Does British Politics Do Enough For Young People?

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IDebates, which have been championed by The Independent for a number of years, returned to Leeds last Tuesday (February 2nd), discussing the contentious topic surrounding the inclusion of young people in the political sphere. The debate was chaired by Steve Richards, a columnist for The Independent, who heard opinions from two newly elected ministers: Kevin Hollinrake (Conservative MP) and Stuart… Read more »