Tweeting my head against the wall: A GM Diary

Despite being heavily involved with student journalism at RHUL for over two years, I had never actually attended a GM until the one on the 2nd October. I had heard a lot about them though and – I’ll be honest – it was almost universally negative. ‘They’re way too long’, ‘the people are self-important’, ‘they don’t change anything’, etc. Despite this, I approached the meeting … Continue reading Tweeting my head against the wall: A GM Diary

Are Students’ Union Bar Conditions Fair?

The Royal Holloway Students’ Union came under scrutiny for their budget deficit of £98,464. However, as The Founder has discovered, their mismanagement appears to also extend to the practises surrounding their bar staff. Having spoken with several of their employees who work both in Medicine and the SU Main Building (all of whom wish to remain anonymous), rather startling issues have come to light. On their … Continue reading Are Students’ Union Bar Conditions Fair?

Interview with Vice-President of Education and Welfare-elect, Katie Blow

It’s Valentine’s Day and on a deserted reading week Monday morning in Crosslands I meet up with Katie Blow for a quick chat about the aftermath of her victory following the epic Sabb campaign week.   Thomas Seal: How does it feel to have been elected VPEW? Katie Blow: Very, very weird! I honestly didn’t think I was going to win. Me and my team … Continue reading Interview with Vice-President of Education and Welfare-elect, Katie Blow