Like most of the nation, I binged-watched Line of Duty, a gripping drama about police corruption. Centred around the investigations of AC-12, an internal anti-corruption unit, Superintendent Hastings is on the lookout for ‘bent coppers.’ The show is a success because the public are intrigued by what goes on behind the scenes of a police force, but also due to the many dramatic scenes. I have not heard of a single person who did not enjoy the show and was not trying to figure out who ‘H’ was. You do have to wonder where Jed Mercurio, the creator of the show, got his inspiration from. While some storylines are inspired by real events, I would have thought a television drama would make things seem worse than reality. However, a report was recently released which branded the Metropolitan Police “institutionally corrupt,” something they deny, of course. So, what was this enquiry all about? Set up in 2013 by Theresa May, the independent enquiry reviewed the investigation of the 1987 murder of Daniel Morgan in a South …
Vice-Chancellor Nishan Canagarajah responds to the letter of no-confidence written to him by the Students’ Union Yes campaign team regarding ongoing staff redundancies. Reed James gives his views.
The University of Leicester has spent much of this academic year embroiled in controversy over its ‘Shaping for Excellence’ plans, which include 26 staff redundancies. Students must take inspiration from other University student groups and protest.
When people talk about their mental health, I never claim I have anxiety because I feel like I don’t suffer like some people do. But I do.
The University of Leicester (UoL) have announced a 50% rebate on empty accommodation rooms from the 4 January to 3 May.
The Case of the Texas Power Crisis demonstrates the potential of Climate Change to expose and exploit the weaknesses of the broken Western economic system.
The Male Gaze is a feminist film theory coined by Laura Mulvey that highlights the sexualisation and objectification of women in film while empowering men simultaneously.