Top image: Jasper Johns (b. 1930), Flags I. Colour screenprint, 1973 © Jasper Johns/VAGA, New York/DACS, London 2016. © Tom Powel Imaging. Opening this weekend at the British Museum, The American Dream: Pop to the Present is tracing how American artists tackled the great issues that faced their country across the latter half of the 20th century.
It was a Monday evening. I had just finished my new nightly routine: watching the News at Ten, followed by two hours of breathing into a paper bag desperately trying to find some joy in the world.
New QMSU President, Yasir Yeahia wants to make students "feel empowered again" as a record number of voters elect the first all BME Executive Committee. Yasir Yeahia was crowned 2017/18 President of Queen Mary Students' Union (QMSU) on Thursday 9th March at the QMSU Elections Results Party hosted by Drapers Bar and Kitchen.
On 31st January, a protest against Donald Trump's controversial Muslim Ban was held in Library Square. President Trump signed an executive order on 28th January which has stopped all refugees from entering the US and temporarily barred people who come from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Flicking through a box of childhood photos while I was home, I noticed a recurring theme. Almost every picture in which I feature, I was wearing at least one article of Millwall FC's team kit. My family's photo albums could be donated to the club for historical significance, their kit appears so frequently.
Free copies of The Sun were handed out to challenge the SU's ban on the sale of tabloid newspapers on campus On Tuesday 10th January, members of Queen Mary's Free Speech Society handed out 250 copies of The Sun as part of a #FreeThePress campaign.
January 10th 2016, the day Ziggy went back to the stars. When the Thin White Duke put out his last cigarette and Major Tom floated round his tin can no more. The loss of David Bowie is still difficult to comprehend.
Who would have thought, all the way back in 2012 when the Avengers first Assembled, Marvel would push almost every production company in Hollywood into panic mode, scrambling to put together some kind of all-encompassing framework to link all their content.
It was a Thursday afternoon when I finally saw her. We had been corresponding for a while but setting up a meeting had proven rather difficult to organise. My interviewee's frequent attachment to the lower half of Britain's most powerful figure meant her schedule was often quite full. Thankfully, the impossible happened.
With his newly found free time, Keith Vaz offers up his culinary expertise to help the gastronomically challenged students of QM Keith my man, I'm really struggling. Been at uni almost three months studying chemistry and the most adventurous thing I've cooked was a chicken tikka masala ready meal that was three days past the use by date.
This year, Queen Mary's own School of History has launched brand new project entitled QM Public History Unit. The group defines 'public history' as "...anything that involves the widest possible interpretation of history." Chair of QM Public History Unit, Sam Amos, discussed the aims of this new group in a more detail with The Print.
After spending over £200,000 in legal fees, Queen Mary's request to not release anonymised data from the PACE trial has been denied. The controversy surrounding QMUL's PACE trial deepens as the University's appeal to prevent the release of raw data from the trail was rejected by a tribunal.
PACE was a five year trial conducted by researchers from Queen Mary University of London and King's College London to investigate the effectiveness of treatments for ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). £5 million of public money was used to fund the trial.
Sexually suggestive content, inappropriate language, presentation of controversial or sensitive issues. These are just a few examples of the kind of material that could affect your income if you are using Youtube. Long gone are the days when Youtube was just an obscure video sharing website with a small but tightknit community.
While rugby and rowing may always be staples of the university sport scene, Anna Savage explains why you should try something a little more obscure this Freshers Week You've heard it all before, joining a sports team at university is a great way to get active, meet new people and actually get a ticket to Hail Mary.
The proposal to not take part in NSS as a stance against the government's Teaching Excellence Framework was not passed by the council On 15th November various members of Queen Mary Student Council gathered in Blomeley Room 2 of the QMSU Building to debate new motions put forward by the students of QM.
On Friday 25th November, if you need to find me I will be glued to my computer screen and frantically scrolling through Netflix. And while it is true you would probably find me doing the same thing most days, okay everyday, this date marks a particularly special viewing event.
In a week where we said goodbye to heroes of pop culture, Anna Savage mourns the loss of maintenance grants What a truly sad week. The news has been littered with the shocking deaths of some of the greatest performers in music, stage and film.
The Man In The High Castle, Blackadder, Inglorious Bastards, Dominion, Back in the USSA, Voyage. This is just a small list of the many films, books and television shows that have taken an alternative look at history. The creative minds that questioned the past and asked 'what if'.
It's that time of year again folks. SU elections are truly upon us. How do I know this? Was it the multitude of posters plastered across campus? Or the handy screen savers on the library computers? No, it's because of the tirade of election videos that have bombarded my news feed.
Immigration, celebrity deaths, names, weight loss, benefits, Ebola, the elderly, the list of things Katie Hopkins' has an opinion on is endless. Give that women a topic and she can turn it into a This Morning appearance, a column in The Sun and some sort of reality TV show.
'Do you think local people will be able to afford £3.20 cereal?' It was a Channel 4 interview in December last year that arguably paved the way toward the Cereal Café in Brick Lane becoming the symbol of gentrification in the East End.
The student riots of 2010 appear to have been forgotten. As £9,000 tuition fees become the norm, how exactly have universities, particularly Queen Mary, improved to reflect their new luxury price tag? Do you remember when it was announced that tuition fees would rise to £9000?
William Shakespeare - the man gave us countless plays, expressions and conspiracy theories. This year marks 400 years since the Bard's death, and what better way to celebrate his work than watching one of his greatest comedies performed by actors who are completely off their face?