Miyoko Yamashita McGregor

Encounter 2018: An afternoon with Miyoko Yamashita McGregor

Text and Photography by Iqbal Ahmed On a beautiful sunlit Saturday afternoon on 24 February, the Ustinov College opened an art exhibition called Encounter 2018: Exploring the Encounter of Human Agency with Nature at the Sheraton Park Café.  The exhibition is to showcase artwork from a number of local artists in the period from 24 February […]

New Castle

Pension Strike 2018: Durham Speaks

Text by Iqbal Ahmed, photography by Michael Baker and Iqbal Ahmed Friday, 23 February was not a usual day at the campus of Durham University.  The South Road, a busy thoroughfare for students to commute between classes and accommodations, was nearly empty; the library square between the Bill Bryson Library and the Geography Building held fewer students.  […]

Students Shout Out Against Soaring College Accommodation Fees

Interviews and photography by Iqbal Ahmed, text by Kristine Bagdassarian Recent announcements regarding the annual increase in college rent fees for Durham University this year was met with more than quiet frustration by the student body. The £300-£400 rise in the prices urged many students to abandon their Friday lunchtime in favour of making a stand […]