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Wednesday 20th October Protests Round-up

October 22, 2010 by


This past Wednesday students, residents and activists protested across Southampton over both the presence of Arms companies at a University careers fair and the Coalition government’s imminent cuts with a well attended demo at the Bargate. On Highfield Campus students from the Amnesty, Socialist and Green Action student groups opposed the presence of arms companies at […]

Student’s Union make sexist Blunder on Women’s Day

March 14, 2010 by


Southampton University Student Union (SUSU) have made a widely criticised blunder in promoting an event for Women’s Day – a day marked around the world since 1909 to celebrate equality and the progress of feminism – with a poster featuring bikini-clad women and references such as ‘Here come the girls’ and ‘Multi-tasking’. Meanwhile, whilst the […]

Shellshocked – Amnesty protest outside local petrol station

December 14, 2009 by


Several local groups of Amnesty International held a protest at the Shell petrol garage on Burgess Road on Thursday 10th to coincide with Human Rights Day. Activists from the Southampton, Romsey and University groups converged on the petrol station to highlight the damage Shell has done to communities in the Niger delta, where pollution, poverty […]