Monthly Wrap-Up

FEBRUARY 2018 | Wrap-Up

Happy March! It's that time once again to look back on the last month's books, favorites, adventures, and highlights. I'm just going to ignore the fact that it's March already and spring has basically already arrived in England which means we're getting closer to summer... but enough looking ahead! Here's what I was up to… Continue reading FEBRUARY 2018 | Wrap-Up

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Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: Have celebrities corrupted the feminist movement?

Earlier this term I attended a debate at the Oxford Union discussing the following motion: "This House Believes Celebrity Icons Have Corrupted Feminist Movements" Celebrities, such as Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, have defined a new brand of popular feminism in the eyes of millions, but does this strand of feminism distract from the everyday challenges… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Have celebrities corrupted the feminist movement?

Study Abroad

Oxford Union | Holly Goes Abroad

Today I'd like to talk about a wonderful, fascinating, and controversial aspect of Oxford University: the Oxford Union. Founded in 1823, the Oxford Union is a hub for debate and speech both by students and guest speakers alike. Each week there are a plethora of events, from celebrity speakers and formal debates to pub quizzes… Continue reading Oxford Union | Holly Goes Abroad