Tag : controversial

Controversy over announcement of 2018’s Met Gala theme

10 months ago / 0 comments

Although it feels as though the 2017 Met Gala has barely been and gone, the Costume Institute have recently announced the event’s 2018 theme as Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Unsurprisingly, the religious direction of the theme generated headlines that immediately commented on how controversial it is. And, … Read More

Brave Spaces’: the Solution to Free Speech?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Universities should provide special ‘brave spaces’ on Campus, where students and outside speakers are free to voice unpopular or controversial views. John Palfrey, a former professor and vice-dean at Harvard Law School, made the proposal in his recent book ‘safe space, brave spaces’. He argues that every campus should have … Read More

Misinterpretation, or Deliberately Condescending?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Have I ever been sexually assaulted, no. Have I - like many others - exchanged sex to get what I want? Undoubtedly. #MeToo— Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) October 16, 2017 Katie Hopkins has unsurprisingly used the medium of Twitter to voice her disrespectful opinions on social media’s #MeToo campaign. Hopkins demeans ... Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Glam Drugs and Human Handbags: How Far is Too far in Fashion?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The question of ethical boundaries and where we draw the line is one that is constantly being asked within the fashion industry. But as the industry becomes more competitive and there is an emphasised need to stand out, to make headlines, to provoke reactions, brands seem increasingly willing to push … Read More

News | Students get behind trolleybus scheme

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University and Union have decided to support the controversial Trolleybus scheme. The £250 million project will be backed by LUU following a consultation with students. Leeds City Council proposed the scheme in the hope of reducing congestion, being quick, quieter and more environmentally friendly. The Trolleybus is a combination … Read More