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Life During Wartime: The Bold Women of WWI UoB

Redbrick Revisits: ‘A College ABC’

Birmingham Nightline: Everything You Need to Know

Perspectives On: The United States Midterms

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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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Redbrick Meets: Lewis Lukens

During his visit to the University, the Deputy Chief of Mission for the US Embassy sat down with Redbrick's Erin Santillo to discuss the US/UK special relationship and recent global events

Written by Erin Santillo on 5th November 2018

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The Gender Recognition Act & Why It Must Change

Liam Taft, James Law & Finn Humphris discuss the Gender Recognition Act's impact on transgender individuals, and how the mainstream media has let the trans community down

Written by Liam Taft, James Law & Finn Humphris on 26th October 2018

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Designing Disaster: Fast Fashion and the Environment

Whilst retail therapy may be a favoured pastime for many, indulging in the fast fashion phenomenon comes at a price far beyond the bank statement

Written by Imogen Lancaster on 26th October 2018

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Redbrick Meets: Women’s Officers

We spoke to the elected Women’s Officers at the Guild, Holly and Alif, about their upcoming plans for the year and the challenges they’ve already faced…

Written by Kat Smith & Issy Campbell on 12th October 2018

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Feature: UoB during World War I – End Game

In his third and final instalment, Peter Vessey reveals how the University adapted to the world after World War One

Written by Redbrick on 30th July 2018

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The Memes to an End: The Problem with Mainstream-Corporate Uses of Meme-Culture

Food & Drink Editor Adele Franghiadi takes a deep dive into the music industry's use of memes, looking for the intersection of meme-culture and capitalism

Written by Adele Franghiadi on 24th July 2018

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Redbrick Recommends: Games To Play This Summer

Who needs vitamin D when there are so many great games to play indoors. This summer the Redbrick Gaming team pick some of their favourite to recommend

Written by Nicholas Burton, James Law, Emma Kent, Sam Nason, Adele Franghiadi, Tom Martin, Zak Hughes, Imogen Mellor, Olivia Boyce & James Honke on 13th July 2018

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Feature: UoB during World War I – Trials & Triumphs

In his second instalment, Peter Vessey continues his exploration into UoB during WW1

Written by Guest Author on 4th June 2018
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