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Netflix’s The Social Dilemma: Scaremongering or scarily accurate?

Netflix’s latest release that has the world buzzing is their docudrama, The Social Dilemma. The title itself reveals the subject at hand: the dilemma of the tight grasp social media…

TikTok, reduced attention spans and lockdown entertainment.

Emerging out of lockdown, many of us have acquired new hobbies or distractions that are concerningly difficult to shake. With more time on our hands during the pandemic and a…

The Isolation Series: puppy love in a tumultuous time

A few years ago, my family’s beloved dog passed away at the old age of 14, and my parents swore they wouldn’t get another dog for years. Fast forward to…

Defining ‘home’ as a third culture kid

Freshly labelled ‘university students’ quickly realise the three questions that can provide a gateway into conversation with their new peers: “what do you study?”, “what year are you in?”, and…

Feeling Stuck with Indefinite Freedom

Superstitious as I am, I was prepared for bad news when Friday the 13th rolled around last March. That particular Friday was spent with a friend in Edinburgh’s infamous Vodka…

The politics of sex and dating at an international university

From an early age, it is engrained in us that to be successful in life we need a university degree. But the unspoken yet established part of attending university is…