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WaspReporter volume 17.1

Special Issue: Guy Fawkes Day

On the 5th of November many Britons set fire to things and let things off. But why? Learn more about Guy Fawkes Day with this special issue.

 

Doctors wanted to take me off life support

Richard Marsh awakened to the rhythmic beeping of a machine. Something was lodged in his throat. He couldn’t cough. He couldn’t sit up. He couldn’t move. What’s going on?  He tried to move his legs, arms, and fingers. Even his eyeballs, he realized, wouldn’t budge.... read more  

 

 

Twenty-two-year-old Ja'Mal Green never planned to run for office. "It was something that I felt would corrupt you," he tells Teen Vogue. "I’d always look at leadership and saw that politics were corrupt, and I thought we could do better on the outside." But now Ja'Mal is pulling 14-hour days on the campaign trail... read more

 

 

IThe women’s suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy. Do this web task and find out more about the history of women’s suffrage in the United States.

 

 

Tess Davidson, a history finalist at King's College Cambridge, explains why Oxbridge's posh kids like to hide behind a 'working class' smokescreen... read more