Sarah Graham

Student Journalist (MA Newspaper Journalism, City University London, 2012/13)

Co-Editor at Women's Views on News. Administrator, content manager and contributor at The Student Journals. Recent graduate of the University of Warwick, with a 2:1 in English and French (BA Hons).

Portfolio

Metro

Islington Now

Women's Views on News

Women's Views on News
06/19/2012
Vagina Monologues performed in protest against ‘Vaginagate’

Michigan state congresswoman Lisa Brown yesterday took part in a reading of The Vagina Monologues with writer Eve Ensler on the steps of the state capitol building, in protest at being silenced for her “offensive” use of the word “vagina”.

Women's Views on News
06/06/2012
Vatican condemns nun's book on sexuality

The Vatican has spoken out against a book on sexuality, written by a popular American nun, which discusses homosexuality, masturbation and same-sex marriage.

The F Word

The F Word
11/21/2011
Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent

Laurie Penny's new book brings together a diverse collection of her writing from online content to newspaper columns. Sarah Graham reviews the works of one of the most prominent voices of the new left as she provides analysis, interviews and first-hand accounts of everything from the UK student protests to vajazzling

The Student Journals

The Student Journals
10/28/2012
Interview: Bidisha

Sarah Graham speaks to Bidisha about Palestine, its people, and the role of journalists on the front line of conflict.

The Student Journals
09/24/2012
A taste of Southeast Asia

TSJ's Deputy Editor Sarah Graham reflects on her post-graduation adventure, travelling from Bangkok to Singapore.

The Student Journals
09/22/2012
What The Frock! 3

Sarah Graham reviews a night of laughs at What The Frock!

The Student Journals
04/28/2012
In Defence Of: The 1967 Abortion Act

Celebrating the anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act’s implementation, TSJ Administrator Sarah Graham says: forget high heels, the Abortion Act is one of the best things that ever happened to women.

The Student Journals
03/02/2012
Uni Lad set to return

Sarah Graham reflects on February’s Uni Lad controversy and examines the need to tackle rape humour on university campuses.

The Student Journals
01/16/2012
Just say no to Dorries

TSJ’s Administrator Sarah Graham explains why she cannot simply allow Nadine Dorries to pass a bill that would be a backward step for progressive sex education.

The Boar

The Boar
11/24/2009
Bradley fights fee rise

Warwick’s Student Union President Andrew Bradley has joined hundreds of student protestors in the campaign against rising tuition fees.

Huffington Post

The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
07/20/2010
Sarah Palin joins ranks of Twitter bloopers

Whether caused by alcohol, fat fingers, plain muddle or an alternative attitude to the English language, a number of high profile Twitter users have mangled the English language in their postings. Sarah Palin yesterday became the latest victim of the "Twitter blooper", inventing the word refudiate before likening her use of the English language to Shakespeare's.

The Daily Telegraph
07/15/2010
Cost of being a wedding guest: £547

Guests going to weddings this year will spend at least £547, according to a survey which underlines how expensive the big day is for all involved.

The Daily Telegraph
07/06/2010
Celebrity technophobes who have no time for the internet

Some celebrities consider their iPad their important fashion accessory, others are never seen without a Blackberry. However there remains a group who have renounced technology or even refused to move into the age of the internet at all.

The Daily Telegraph
09/05/2008
Children aged eight enlisted as council snoopers

Children as young as eight have been recruited by councils to "snoop" on their neighbours and report petty offences such as littering, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.

The Guardian

The Guardian
08/20/2009
High street hopes as retail sales rise

Rising unemployment failed to dampen consumer spending last month as sales volumes on Britain's high streets rose to their highest level in 14 months.

The Guardian
08/19/2009
Factory outlook best in a year

'It looks like de-stocking in the manufacturing sector may be coming to an end, which offers a further sign that the UK economy is starting to stabilise,' said the CBI

Other publications

What The Frock!
11/12/2012
Stand Up For Women - live review

Working for a violence against women charity, like being an Arsenal fan, is no laughing matter – as Denise Marshall, CEO of women’s charity Eaves, pointed out at the start of their Stand Up For Women comedy night in the Soho Theatre. Yet the amazing women (and men) who work at Eaves certainly know how to have a good time with their fundraising.

Warwick Knowledge Centre
11/07/2012
Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Journalism is a notoriously competitive industry, where, sad to say, factors such as gender, race, and class can still be a barrier to entry. A panel at The Student Journals’ recent ‘Breaking Into Journalism’ conference addressed how people can break through journalism’s glass ceiling and gain access to the industry.

What The Frock!
09/11/2012
Meet Bethany: “I’ve always been a storyteller and a gob-shite”

Bethany Black is "Britain's only goth, lesbian, transsexual stand-up comedian" and a self-confessed “gob-shite” who instantly makes me laugh. I can understand why audience members find themselves joining in with her shows – I feel like I’m chatting to a friend.

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