Caitlin Doherty

Student, writer & book reader.

Caitlin is a second year English Literature student at the University of East Anglia, the Global Editor of UEA’s ‘Concrete and a writer for several other local and national publications. A passionate writer, committed politics follower, and occasional book reader she can often be found getting very angry about something.
Sexual History Is Not Circumstantial

Sexual History Is Not Circumstantial Evidence

Sexual history apparently constitutes circumstantial evidence in a court of law. Are women now legally bound by the expectation to behave in exactly the same way with any man that they have done with any man previously in the entirety of their romantic lives?
17/10/2016 12:04 BST
To the Young People of Great Britain: I Hereby Tender My

To the Young People of Great Britain: I Hereby Tender My Resignation

In the last week, a proportion of the young people of Great Britain have demonstrated an intense arrogance and apathy, and have scapegoated the consequences of those actions on to those who are relatively blameless - whose fault was to voice their opinion that was different from ours. I hope that you understand that this is an ideology with which I no longer wish to be associated and that you can respect the difficult decision of my departure. Kind regards.....
28/06/2016 15:54 BST
Four Tips for Finding That All-Important Summer

Four Tips for Finding That All-Important Summer Placement

Placements are the Holy Grail of the student summer, but, hopefully, by following these few pieces of advice and constantly refreshing your Hotmail inbox, you'll soon be in need of some credit on that Oyster Card. Good luck...
05/02/2016 10:34 GMT
We Cannot Let Xenophobic Sentiment and 'Headline Culture' Overshadow the Plight of the 'Cologne

We Cannot Let Xenophobic Sentiment and 'Headline Culture' Overshadow the Plight of the 'Cologne Women'

If we allow the radical right to maintain their poisonous grasp on this story, the experiences of these women - their violent fight, their fears and their scars - will be left lying amongst the placards and the banners, dropped and forgotten whenever 'the mob' inevitably find something new to shout about. It's time to start writing headlines about real victims, rather than those who simply shout the loudest.
13/01/2016 12:53 GMT