Taking a job in childcare has its perks. The enthusiasm from children is infectious. It is an employment opportunity I have never experienced anywhere but Bristol. At 20 years old I didn’t expect childcare to be such a huge part of my life.
Debates on the memorialisation of morally complex individuals and events have resurfaced to the forefront of national discourse owing to the Black Lives Matter movement, with the ideological battleground manifested around statues and memorials.
With Bristol’s Black Lives Matter protest reaching a dramatic crescendo on Sunday with the tipping of the controversial Edward Colston statue into the Avon, one student has stepped up to raise funds for the Black Lives Matter movement.
With the harrowing footage of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police provoking universal condemnation and nation-wide protest across the USA, the Black Lives Matter movement and its challenge to preconceptions about race have never been more important.
Hunkered down in her North Yorkshire home, and following her retirement from the Supreme Court earlier this year, the former University of Bristol Chancellor and ‘Beyoncé of the legal profession’ spoke to Epigram about her momentous year and her time at Bristol.
With thousands expected to descend upon College Green today, Friday 28 February, to join Greta Thunberg for the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate march and school strike, it is easy to overlook the journey of the School Strikes for Climate movement.