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Get Out: why racism really is terrifying
Get Out is a comedy-inflected horror story about what it means to be black in America.
Terrorism in Westminster: London had expected attack for some time and police reaction was rapid
Terror caught up with London yesterday - but the city was ready.
University can feel like a hostile place to Muslim students
British Muslims are among some of the most disadvantaged people living in the UK, and yet this is not a story many are familiar with.
Tamsin Greig's gender-bending performance in Twelfth Night will go down in history
An ambiguous ending ensures that this interpretation of Shakespeare really is 'What You Will'.
Why LGBTQ inclusivity still matters in higher education
In the UK, we've made great legal strides towards equality - but culturally we're still playing catch up.
Beauty and the Beast was originally a feminist fable disguised as marriage guidance
An enduring tale which has sparked film adaptations and novelisations across centuries.
Young Muslims want to participate in politics – but prejudice and Islamophobia may be stopping them
Muslim youths tend to be portrayed as politically disengaged or potentially extremist.
The UK’s rich musical heritage is threatened by a live music culture under pressure
Grassroots venues are run on tight margins, and have been under pressure for some time from external factors such as rising costs and gentrification.
A traditional tale with titillating twists: Beauty and the Beast gets reinvented (again)
On a crudely symbolic level, Beauty and the Beast tells the tale of a young woman taming her fear of masculinity – of the size and savagery of men.
How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world
The internet has reached almost every corner of the globe - but most research is still focused on the US and Europe.
Girls may be flawed, but its feminist legacy will last
As the series draws to a close, it will leave controversy and debate in its wake.
The Love Witch: a film about the perversities of desire that will soon be a cult feminist classic
Odd, shocking and beautiful to boot.
The story of the funky drummer: the most exploited man in modern music
The recently deceased funk drummer Clyde Stubblefield created arguably the most sampled drum track in the history of popular music – but he rarely got the credit, or the payment, he deserved.
Why British academics are guilty of groupthink
Undemocratic? Bureaucratic? The EU and universities have plenty in common.
Viceroy's House is very watchable – but its account of Indian independence is limited
An absorbing, although not always representative, melange of Partition-related politics and period drama.
Why teaching children about porn and sexting is a step in the right direction
The move can’t come soon enough.
Patriot’s Day: a bizarre and suspect portrayal of the Boston bombings
It's hard to see it as anything other than a vanity project for Mark Wahlberg.
Oscars Best Picture blunder drowned out an overwhelmingly political ceremony – how apt
This year’s Oscars provided audiences with both glitz and sombre reality, just like the two films that were announced as Best Picture winners.