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Is social media helping or hindering activism?

Over the past decade or so, social media has obtained a somewhat infamous reputation for propelling public awareness of political matters. From the 2010 revolution that was the Arab Spring…

Should we embrace the literature of celebrities?

What do Saddam Hussein and Donald Trump have in common? What about Kim Kardashian and Kim Cattrall? While you might think it was a either a catastrophic dictatorship or a…

Choosing student halls: catered versus non-catered

For students, choosing university halls is, arguably, one of the most important decisions at university, as it can establish your friend base for the rest next few years. Whilst your…

Should the all-white male Student President portraits be removed?

The University of Edinburgh’s website states, “From Nobel Laureates and Olympic Champions to space explorers and prime ministers, the University of Edinburgh has been influencing history since it opened the…

What’s John Lewis’ real Yuletide motivation?

What marks the start of the festive season for you? Is it the surplus of ridiculous jumpers? Or perhaps the appearance of mince pies on supermarket shelves? Many say that…

Child stars, the public eye, and the scary consequences

Lindsay Lohan, Macaulay Culkin, Britney Spears…what do all of these stars have in common? If your initial thought was ‘troubled’, then you wouldn’t be far from wrong. After rising to…

Could the Universal Basic Income ever work in the UK?

In January, Finland became the first European country to pay their unemployed a set monthly sum, as part of a social experiment centred on the idea of Universal Basic Income…

Sexism in the music industry: how far have we come?

Content warning: sexual harassment mention, sexual assault mention Last week rapper and hip-hop star Loyle Carner kicked a fan out of his concert at the University of East Anglia for…