The Latest Online Issue from The Cheese Grater. Issue 86 - Winter 2023.

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Investigations.

‘I am happy to accept further training is needed’: UCL ‘Report + Support’ and their self-admitted negligence

‘I am happy to accept further training is needed’: UCL ‘Report + Support’ and their self-admitted negligence

Rebekah Wright Content warning: discussions of sexual assault and rape All the people in this article have been given pseud...
The Jeremy Bentham Room Occupation: Highlighting UCL’s role in the Suppression of the Palestinian People

The Jeremy Bentham Room Occupation: Highlighting UCL’s role in the Suppression of the Palestinian People

Sirjan Narang and Robert Delaney  UCL Action for Palestine (AFP), a Palestinian advocacy group not affiliated with the St...
The Bleak Reality of UCL History Department’s Redundancy Crisis

The Bleak Reality of UCL History Department’s Redundancy Crisis

Robert Delaney  Higher education is in a bad place. Those reading who were at UCL last year know exactly what I mean. Mar...
The Provost’s Record on LGBTQ+ Support Sinks to a New Low

The Provost’s Record on LGBTQ+ Support Sinks to a New Low

Rebekah Wright N.B. The Cheese Grater has reached out to Michael Spence’s Office for comment, but is yet to hear back from the...

Satire & Humour

Anti-Heroes, Loyalty and Redemption – Cinematic Parallels Between Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked and The Godfather I-III

Anti-Heroes, Loyalty and Redemption – Cinematic Parallels Between Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked and The Godfather I-III

Malvika Murkumbi A heart-wrenching tale of brotherhood, power, loyalty and redemption, this timeless piece of work has it all....
Cars (2006) is a cautionary tale of automotive revolt

Cars (2006) is a cautionary tale of automotive revolt

Mayra Nassef When I think about the evolution of humanity in the 21st century, it can chronologically be categorised into two ...
Campbell House Rat x Portico Pigeon

Campbell House Rat x Portico Pigeon

Lauren Kleiff It’s been a long winter. I’ve struggled to hide in the basement and to stay hidden from dangerous human eyes. I’...
Cheese Grater Satire Team at Risk of Closure

Cheese Grater Satire Team at Risk of Closure

Nick Miao The Satire Team at The Cheese Grater Magazine is on the brink of collapse following the latest scandal by the UCL Co...

Society Bitch

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Emergency Soc Bitch: The Sun Shines on Small-Boat-Bashing UCL Tories

Emergency Soc Bitch: The Sun Shines on Small-Boat-Bashing UCL Tories

UCL and KCL Tory Socs announced a new “Port and Policy” event this week with the motions for debate being: “This house would inva...

Voices

On the Provost’s Update

On the Provost’s Update

Dayan Mustafa In his attempt to say nothing at all (nothing political, that is) Dr Michael Spence, the UCL Provost, has re...
UCL needs to Divest Now: Why Michael Spence must Listen to Protestors

UCL needs to Divest Now: Why Michael Spence must Listen to Protestors

Robert Delaney (image via @are_eb on X) As I write this opinion piece, pro-Palestinian encampments have sprung up on UCL’s...
The State of the NUS is a bit like Blackpool

The State of the NUS is a bit like Blackpool

Nick Miao (cover photo taken on his Nintendo DS during his trip to Blackpool) One question I found asking myself and my fellow...
Not a Big Deal – The Plight of an “Oppressed Middle-Eastern Woman”

Not a Big Deal – The Plight of an “Oppressed Middle-Eastern Woman”

Mayra Nassef As an immigrant, my existence has always been political. To say where I’m from, or even where I’ve lived my whole...



Cartoon of the Week.

For no apparent reason other than this was the only cartoon produced throughout the entire week.