New Scottish law makes history with period product bill

The Period Products Bill recently passed Stage 1 as February came to a close, setting Scotland on track to ending period poverty. The Bill is for an ‘Act of Scottish Parliament to secure the provision throughout Scotland of free period products’, introduced by Monica Lennon MSP. If introduced completely, it will be ground-breaking and will […]


Eliud Kipchoge becomes first man to run marathon under two hours

Saturday 12 October: the day man broke the two hour barrier for the full marathon for the first time. Eliud Kipchoge conquered what was considered the last standing challenge of modern athletics at a special time trial in Vienna. Despite making history however, his efforts will not be considered official by the International Association of […]

Film Reviews

Sorry To Bother You

Boots Riley’s new, soon to be classic, Sorry to Bother You, is an artfully created socio-political commentary on the modern western world. The film is a rare socialist call to collective action from our decidedly non-socialist cousins from across the pond. The film centres around the young, naive and slightly existential Cassius Green (a pun […]


Sparking stomachs: batteries from bacteria

Electricity generating bacteria are not a new discovery. They have previously been known to exist in hard to reach places such as at the bottom of lakes and mines. Given that we already knew such bacteria existed, what makes it newsworthy? Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that the production of electricity […]