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Film Professor to be Honoured


A professor at the University of Portsmouth is to be honour by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS) with an outstanding achievement award. Professor Sue Harper, who is the Emeritus Professor in Film History at the […]



From Corbynmania to Trumpageddon


Jeremy Corbyn and Donald Trump may seem worlds apart in their politics, but the past few months have drawn some uncomfortable parallels between the Islington Socialist and the New Jersey Republican. Coming at the issue from seemingly disparate backgrounds, the […]


The Rise of the Alt-Right


What is the Alt-right? For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, Newton’s 3rd law – often misused for metaphorical purposes, and here it shall be no different. The Alt right is the inevitable counter movement to a […]


Student Protests Are Futile

On January 12th student doctors across England went on strike against the proposed increase to ‘longer working hours’ for junior doctors, which would see shifts starting at 7am and ending at 10pm Monday-Friday, and 7am – 10pm Saturday. This contract […]


DSO’s Views On Changes To DSA


As your Disabled Student’s Officer, I feel that I’m in a legitimate position to comment on funding changes to Disabled Student allowance. In September 2016, a large chunk of the DSA funding will be cut as it will no longer […]


TUE Saga Strikes Deep


Portsmouth FC

Football: Yeovil 4 Portsmouth 3

Yeovil Town F.C. 4
Portsmouth F.C. 3

A weakened Portsmouth side were beaten in the controversial EFL Trophy by Yeovil Town in a seven-goal thriller. A Michael Smith hat-trick wasn’t enough for the away side, as goals from Bevis Mugabi, Izale McLeod and two strikes from Tom […]