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Coco Toma

in Huddersfield

Gender and the General Election

PRESENTED ON APR 29, 2015
IN HUDDERSFIELD @ VOL 14

Coco Toma, Vice President Communication and Democracy at the Huddersfield Student Union, looks at developing women's engagement with politics in the 21st century.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 21, 2015.

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The Infamous Gilbert Imlay

BY ABBEY SMITH
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 18, 2012

Abbey Smith tells us the dramatic and shocking story of a relatively unknown individual named Gilbert Imlay. His transgressions made a significant impact on the world. From using a real estate position to swindle people out of money, to his abandonment of his lover Mary Wollstonecraft, to plagiarism, his acts could be said to have delayed the progress of Women's rights by over 40 years.

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Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan

BY LAURYN OATES
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Lauryn Oates has been working to improve the lives of children and women in Afghanistan through the power of education. Though threats against her and her colleagues lives have been made on numerous occasions, she speaks firmly on the ideals of human rights. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 10, 2014.

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The Young Ones Was My Political Viewfinder

BY ANDREW MYCOCK
@ VOL 14 ON APR 29, 2015

Dr Andrew Mycock, Reader in Politics at the University of Huddersfield, looks how engagment in politics by young people can be increased by looking at what they want to see in political manifestos.

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Did you stay up for Portillo?

BY RICHARD JONES
@ VOL 14 ON APR 29, 2015

Richard Williams-Jones, Lecturer in Journalism and Media at the University of Huddersfield, takes a look at the history of television coverage of UK General Elections.

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A Student Manifesto For Change

BY DAN RIDSDALE
@ VOL 14 ON APR 29, 2015

Dan Ridsdale, Democracy and Campaigns Coordinator at Huddersfield Student Union talks about the student's manifesto for the general election.

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Learning to Fail Better

BY ELENI SCHIRMER
@ VOL 13 ON APR 30, 2015

Co-president of the UW-Madison Teaching Assistants’ Association, Eleni Schirmer talks about insights gained from mistakes made in a recent political showdown in the Wisconsin capitol. She shares how the situation sparked tough questions about how to challenge and overcome social inequalities and how social movements impact public education.

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DIY Politics

BY JILLIAN MERRICK
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 15, 2015

In 2014, Jillian Merrick took a run at public office in the local municpal  elections. Never a fan of traditional elections camapigns, she had to come up with creative ways of particpating in the process without compromising her values. She shares some of the crafty and creative ways she's subverted the typically trappings of a political campaign, and on how craft, art and design continue to influence her work on City Council after her successful election.

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Gender Politics

BY JODIE ORTEGA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Jodie Ortega raps us through a spoken word journey on gender politics and stories of strong female friends and role models. 

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Grandmother's Choice

BY PRISCILLA NULLET
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 20, 2016

This is the story about how I changed my life and outlook by making a quilt with a theme of Women's Suffrage.