Author name: Rebel Essex

The Latin American Community at Essex

Creating a Home, far from Home Through parties, cultural celebrations and important sociopolitical discussions, the Latin American community on campus has come together and built strong, unbreakable bonds. The University of Essex has a diverse community of students coming from a variety of backgrounds. One of these, although often overlooked, is the Latin American community; …

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Junction

A Cyber-Slow-Down short story, by Rio Wulfmare Jacked from any sleep or rest, bleary and wet eyed, the engineer scampered down the tunnel until he fell into the frigid, pale light of a hollow dome. Wide eyes glimpsed a dark thing, a kind of fractured column, standing at the dome’s middle on a plinth. All …

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Beacon House – This years Rebellion charity

By Maria Szin and Alissa Naydenova For this year’s Rebellion, REBEL chose to support its first local charity. In the heart of Colchester, Beacon House offers more than just a shelter to those in need. The Christian organisation combats homelessness by looking beyond the immediate needs of its visitors, transforming lives via a different approach. …

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Dear Diary…

By Alissa Naydenova “Dear Diary, today at school I got an A in English, and Stacy sat with me at lunch. It was awesome!“ If you kept a diary in middle school, it probably sounded something like this, scribbled in big childish letters on a glittery pink Hello Kitty notepad, not to be stereotypical or …

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Mita Biciclista – The First Feminist of Romania

By Maria Szin In the kaleidoscope of Interwar Bucharest, one woman broke free from the shackles of societal expectations, pedalling her way into history and becoming a symbol of resistance and change. Mita Biciclista (Mita the ‘Cyclist), born Maria Mihăescu in 1885, defied conventions and etched her name into the fabric of a society dominated …

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