Class of 2019: Murdered by her stalker

Alice Ruggles was killed by her ex-boyfriend, a soldier who broke into her house and cut her throat. In the latest of our Class of 2019 series, which highlights the finest feature writing by journalism graduates from De Montfort University, Annies Joy tells a harrowing story of obsession, coercion and stalking that ended with the brutal […]

Class of 2019: ‘I turned my love of ska into the only music museum in the midlands’

Attracting thousands of visitors since 2013, Coventry Music Museum is no Ghost Town. In the latest of our Class of 2019 series, which highlights some of the best writing by De Montfort University journalism graduates, Beccy Rider investigates the museum’s success and why 2 Tone was so important for Coventry. Every music fan has some […]

Class of 2019: For the love of the game – the football journalist breaking new ground in the coverage of women’s sport

In the latest of our Class of 2019 series, which highlights some of the best feature writing by recent graduates from the Journalism course at De Montfort University, Renuka Odedra  meets the first full-time women’s football writer on a national newspaper in the UK This year the women’s World Cup will be played in France, where […]

Class of 2019: ‘I’m a socialist at Eton – but I won’t become a Tory’

Our new Class of 2019 series highlights some of the best feature writing by recent graduates of De Montfort University’s Journalism course. We kick off with Aleesha Khaliq, and the story of a socialist teenager from an East End council estate who earned a £76,000 scholarship to Eton College.  This week has been anything but […]