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Opinion | The pandemic is making students re-evaluate university

The pandemic has radically changed the way we experience university. Gone are the days of in person teaching and socialising, now replaced by virtual seminars and the excessive use of Zoom to try and fill the human-contact sized hole in everyone’s heart.
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Opinion | What we are seeing is not grade inflation: it's grade stagflation

As more students achieve “good grades”, the value of achieving that grade diminishes. This is pretty disheartening, and it is made worse if the inflation occurs not because people of getting smarter, but because of random external factors like a global pandemic.
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Opinion | The anonymity of Bristruths is a positive feature of the platform

It seems to me that people either crave or reject anonymity, the marmite of social constructs one might say. Anonymity is simultaneously tied to innocence, and a retainment of privacy in light of something negative.
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Opinion | Why Manchester University's guidelines on inclusive language may be a good example to follow

On Wednesday 10th March, The University of Manchester updated its inclusive language advice and sent it out to all staff to start implementing immediately.
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Opinion | The SU’s problem isn’t that they don’t care: it’s bureaucracy

If you take a look at Bristruths, or even listen to general discussions on campus about the student body’s view of the Student Union, there’s a sense of discontent about the work that the Union does. Some believe that it doesn’t truly care about the issues we want resolved.
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Opinion | The Turing scheme may not be as beneficial as the Erasmus+ scheme was

Now that we have officially left the EU, the government has yet again decided to make the UK a more inward-looking place, this time through cutting opportunities for students to travel abroad.
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Opinion | Why 'Women Talk Back' should not be considered a feminist society

Members of Women Talk Back!, a group which is meant to be supporting people suffering the ill effects of oppression, have chosen to become oppressors themselves.
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Opinion | Without transparent new actions and initiatives, commitments to decolonisation risk being performative

Over the past year, we’ve seen numerous statements being made by different institutions on how committed they are to anti-racism and improving racial equality. But the stark reality is that decolonisation requires active work.
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