Photoseries: Mexico City’s fight for love

Culture Editor and real life Indiana Jones, Elliote Long, shares these photos taken as she witnessed the equality march in Mexico City… Captions and photographs are the words and sentiments of Elliote Long                                    

Music that makes you think

Editor In Chief, Augusta Senenssie, sheds light on a topic close to hear heart: music. In this week’s Culture piece, she shares 5 of her favourite artists who each have powerful messages to share… So, I love music. More importantly, I love ‘music that makes me think’ and feel and understand things about the world that…

Culture Division- Get some perspective

We’re a pretty humble bunch at the Culture division, we let our work speak for itself(**cough** **cough** Human Interest). For far too long we’ve wrongly believed that the only way to truly understand global and domestic issues is through reading newspapers or watching the news… THERE’S SO MUCH MORE OUT THERE. We’re hoping that here…

The Cultured Activist: Malian music edition

In 2012, three groups of Islamist militia seized the northern two-thirds of Mali and imposed the most strict interpretation of Sharia Law and a destructively warped version of Islam. During the occupation, which lasted for over a year, the extremists waged war against the region’s moderate Islam and its rich cultural tradition. Mosques, mausoleums and other holy sites in…

The Real Danish Girl: How Far Have We Come?

Originally posted on LSE SU AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL:
After finishing a grueling exam at the LSE, all I wanted was to shut my brain off for a little while. I was drawn to see The Danish Girl as a result of the hype Eddie Redmayne has recently received following The Theory of Everything, and people were claiming…