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Holly Butteriss

Student Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

Holly is Editorial Director of the student magazine, SUBCULTURED. Having recently graduated with a First Class Honours in Media and Communications (BSc) at the University of Surrey, Holly is working towards her future career.

With words on women, diversity, social justice and more, Holly has primarily written for SUBCULTURED and The Uni Bubble. Previous work includes interviewing, feature writing and advice.

Portfolio
The Uni Bubble
02/19/2019
Our universities aren't doing enough to protect us from sexual assault

Revolt Sexual Assault are an organisation giving a voice to student sexual assault survivors When did sexual assault become an expected aspect of university culture? Research conducted by Revolt Sexual Assault, in partnership with The Student Room, found that 62% of surveyed students and graduates had experienced sexual violence at university.

SUBCULTURED Magazine
03/01/2018
A Woman's Place is in the Resistance - SUBCULTURED Magazine

On the 20th of January 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America. In response, one of the largest protests in history was launched. The Women's March covered the globe, men and women protesting on all seven continents, they marched in protest of the rampant gender inequality that ...

SUBCULTURED Magazine
08/30/2018
An Interview With Rebekah Roy - SUBCULTURED Magazine

Rebekah Roy has been working as a fashion stylist for over 15 years, and is one of London's top creative consultants and stylists, working with cutting edge designers and styling for London fashion week, Rebekah is a huge inspiration to a lot of us who aspire to work in the fashion industry.

SUBCULTURED Magazine
10/30/2018
The Scariest Story You'll Hear This Halloween - SUBCULTURED Magazine

With Halloween just one day away, you may be wondering what you should dress up as this year. Actress and writer Summer Ray (@SummerRay) posed the question to Twitter: "Your Halloween costume is 'sexy' + your biggest fear" and it's made the rounds on Twitter moments, garnering responses from the hilarious (human interaction and commitment) ...

SUBCULTURED Magazine
09/12/2018
Surrey Creative: Ffion Laver - SUBCULTURED Magazine

Ffion Laver is a final year student at Surrey studying Media Studies with Film Studies. Ffion is also a creative, a budding photographer with a seriously gorgeous instagram feed (you can find her at @flaverphotos on Instagram!). We sat down with her to ask her a few questions about her creative process, what inspires her ...

SUBCULTURED Magazine
01/03/2018
Breaking Gender Binaries In Fashion And Beauty - SUBCULTURED Magazine

The fashion and beauty industry has traditionally been considered a feminine pursuit (despite a large proportion of the biggest designers being male, queue the eyeroll) with relatively strict gender binaries. Girls wear makeup and love fashion, boys can't because fashion and makeup is frivolous and feminine; you know the drill.

SUBCULTURED Magazine
12/28/2017
New Year's Resolutions - Will You Keep Yours? - SUBCULTURED Magazine

With 2018 fast approaching, so is the deadline for deciding what you really want to achieve in the New Year. Yes, I'm talking about New Year's resolutions, the dreaded 'New Year, New Me' statuses will be flooding your Facebook feed soon enough. So, for those of you who are looking towards 2018 with fresh eyes ...

SUBCULTURED Magazine
07/31/2018
All Bodies Are Beach Bodies - Get Over It. - SUBCULTURED Magazine

You might remember the Protein World ad from a few years ago, it was hard to miss, being bright yellow with a giant scantily clad woman with the words "are you beach body ready?" blazoned across it. It sparked quite a lot of controversy and some frankly hilarious parodies of the ridiculous statement, but here ...

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