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The Value of Student Journalism

Redbrick Revisits: The Architect and the Union Building

International Women’s Day: Redbrick’s Women of the Future

The Night I Can’t Remember

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The Value of Student Journalism

Redbrick discuss the value of student journalism, why it is important, and what it means to the individuals who take part

Written by Natalia Carter, Erin Santillo, Kat Smith, James Law, Grace Baxendine, Sam Denyer, Harriet Laban, Tom Denham, Abby Spreadborough, Emily Chapman, Catrin Osborne, Emily Calder, Lydia Waller, Conrad Duncan, Rhi Storer, William Baxter & Emily Youlton on 29th March 2019

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Redbrick Revisits: The Architect and the Union Building

Peter Vessey shares a letter from Redbrick's precursor publication ‘The Mermaid’, in which the architect responsible for today's Guild of Students explains the design process behind the building

Written by Guest Author on 29th March 2019

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International Women’s Day: Redbrick’s Women of the Future

Our female editors discuss the women ready to take over the world this International Women's Day

Written by Kat Smith, Issy Campbell, sorchahornett, Megan Stanley, Sophie Woodley, Natalia Carter, Emily Chapman, Letty Gardner, Lucy McCann, Morgana Chess, Niamh Brennan, Jessica Green, Imogen Mellor, Emily Calder, Lydia Waller, Laura Botia, Evangeline Hunt, Imogen Lancaster, ellie silcock, yasminekennedy & Isabel Baldwin on 8th March 2019

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The Night I Can’t Remember

Comment Writer Abby Spreadborough recounts her experience of being spiked in a Birmingham club, and how the burden of responsibility for determining what had happened in the hours she lost was put on her

Written by Abby Spreadborough on 4th February 2019

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Redbrick Meets: UoB Drag

Print & Features Editor Thom Dent sits down with Ashleigh-Marc, the performer in charge of a society designed to change your perceptions

Written by Thom Dent on 25th January 2019

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A History of Your Student Voice

Celebrating the publication of our 1500th print edition, read the story of how Redbrick amplified the student voice of the University of Birmingham

Written by Erin Santillo, Thom Dent, Kat Smith, Jonny Isaacs & Issy Campbell on 9th December 2018

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i_weigh: Jameela Jamil’s Revolution

Deputy Editor Kat Smith takes a look at Jameela Jamil's latest project: measuring our value through more than just a scale

Written by Kat Smith on 28th November 2018

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Remembering the Birmingham Student Protests of 1968

Fifty years ago today, students from the University of Birmingham occupied the Aston Webb building in protest at a lack of student representation at the University. Half a century later, Jenny Wickham shares her experiences as one of those protesters

Written by Guest Author on 27th November 2018

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Life During Wartime: The Bold Women of WWI UoB

To mark the Centenary of the Armistice of 11 November 1918, Redbrick explores the lives of the nurses, students and staff working on our campus during the Great War

Written by Thom Dent on 14th November 2018

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Redbrick Revisits: ‘A College ABC’

Peter Vessey turns the clocks back to discover a poem published in The Mermaid, a precursor to Redbrick, detailing life on Birmingham's campus 100 years ago

Written by PeterVessey on 13th November 2018

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Birmingham Nightline: Everything You Need to Know

In the lead-up to Nightline Awareness Week 2018, Luke Wheeler examines the mission statement of a service close to the hearts of students across the city

Written by Luke Wheeler on 13th November 2018

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Perspectives On: The United States Midterms

Following a historic round of elections in the US, Redbrick writers share their thoughts on a night in which the tides seemed to turn against President Trump

Written by Erin Santillo, Jonathan Korn, Antonia Miles & Alex Cirant-Taljaard on 13th November 2018
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