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The Argument for Translation

As a response to Jess Ballam’s article on the importance of reading foreign language literature, Neil McCallum presents the argument for translated literature. by Neil McCallum Though I agree with the recently published article on The Undergraduate that foreign literature is indispensable (I’m the one

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Why Foreign Language Literature is Indispensable

In this article, Jessica Ballam discusses why reading literature in a foreign language is valuable, and how it enriches the mind. “Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. Without books, the

Who is my neighbour?

In this article, our law editor, Sophie, separates the responsibilities of the law and moral duty through exploring the famous case of ‘the snail in the ginger beer’. The relationship between law and morality has for a long time been the subject of much debate,

Literature in the Modern Age

In this article, Jemima Hubberstey questions the democracy of the literary sphere in the modern age. by Jemima Hubberstey This is the world of fiction according to ex-Oasis band member Noel Gallagher: “Novels are just a waste of fucking time…people who write and read and

The 2013 U.S Debt Disaster

In this article, Jessica Burgess breaks down the recent U.S debt disaster, and what it means for the rest of the world. by Jessica Burgess The United States of America have recently failed to pass their new financial year budget, resulting in the closure of

The Politics of Football

by Ben Clarke In this article, Ben Clarke draws parallels between two unlikely arenas: the political arena, and the football arena. There is something charmingly simple about a football match. Two teams fight on a battlefield made up of grass, paint and goals. The teams