Student editors: what happened next?
What happens after editing the Student BMJ? Did the student editors go on to take over the world, or did they vanish into obscurity? We tracked down those who have been at the helm to find out what they went on to do.
- By: Pritpal Tamber, Jessica Buchan (née Westall), Simon Kirwin, Sian Knight, Jason O'Neale Roach, Navin Chohan
I remember the wind, pushing me erratically, suddenly mocking me with invisible menace. I could feel the rain coerced into attacking me, the wind, whipping up the drops, beating me in the face. I heard footsteps behind me, slow, purposeful, and echoing in the empty street.
“You have to go back.” There was hesitancy in his voice. “Blend in. Keep your head... serve your time.” His voice--the drool of a cab driver muffled by the rain--occasionally drowned by the wind. But his message was clear. “They'll find you eventually.” His speech must have lasted a few seconds but it seemed an hour, the evening's blackness creating a void in time. The clouds contemplated thunder. The wind made me squint with resentment. I felt impatience swell inside me.
“Leave it, Smith.” I said, giving him a look. He smiled, a mixture of surprise and pity, his hair dripping in the rain