One of the most spoken about topics by students at Durham: ‘Oxbridge rejects’ are often dismissed to be all the same complaining, bitter, wannabes, however, in this witty article Rhiannon Dew reminds us that the typical stereotypes of Durham students do actually bring us together rather than create divisions.
Israel is the most politically contentious, internationally contested, and yet extraordinary region in the world. Spending only a week there, I realised just how skewed the Western media portrayal of the Middle East is. There are complexities and differences of opinions within pockets of consensus. The ruling of the region continues to be dictated by the 1967 Six-Day War; and Israel needs urgent change.