If we’re talking about female rap, we can’t forget about Eve

Before Nicki Minaj sported patent pink Dr Martens and expressed her burning passion for his ‘Super Bass’, and after Lil’ Kim appointed herself the Queen Bee on ‘Crush on You’, there was one woman who bridged the gap between these two phases of rap music. She is a central part of the ancestral line of…

2020 Presidential Debate: The best America has to offer?

Last night, the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took place, after a year marked by larger polemics such as the coronavirus pandemic and rising protest in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. Biden was predicted to attack Trump on his handling of the coronavirus response and history…

Is J.K. Rowling’s latest book transphobic?

By Megan Hill J.K. Rowling recently released the fifth book in the ‘Strike’ series, Troubled blood under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith. A fitting name for a novel with an indeed troubling message. The Telegraph first summarised the overriding moral of the book as “never trust a man in a dress.” Pair this sentiment with raging…

Molly Goddard celebrates ever-evolving femininity at London Fashion Week

By Megan Hill Premiered at London Digital Fashion Week, Molly Goddard’s SS21 collection saw the inevitable return of her infamous romantic tulle gowns. This time, her recognisably feminine silhouettes met clunky, modern footwear (courtesy of a collaboration with UGG) in an ode to the spirit of rebellion that has earned Goddard so much praise. Goddard…

Well-Seasoned: Charred corn-on-the-cob salad with harissa dressing

This is the first recipe in the series Well-Seasoned with @mummylentil, a series of recipes with a focus on seasonal eating as a way to keep meals cheap and reduce the impact on the environment.  Now is the perfect time to soak up the last warm days with a barbecue and, as corn-on-the-cob is coming…

My education made me a feminist for all the wrong reasons

By Marie Goodwin Feminism today is still viewed by many as an outdated relic of the past. Unfortunately, it appears that a lot of us have been fooled into thinking all the hard work has been done. At twenty-one, I have already experienced a myriad of pretty anti-feminist encounters that have led me to proudly…

Alexei Navalny ‘will return to Russia’ after poisoning scandal this year

By Sam Baker The recent decision of Alexei Navalny to return to Russia following an attack on his life with a Novichok nerve agent is not the first time he has stood up to Kremlin bullies. Despite recent polls indicating overwhelming  support for Russian President Vladimir Putin, the vaccine-bearing knight in shining armour is far…