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Prince Andrew Settlement: disappointment or a win for victims?

This article was originally submitted on the 17th March On the 15th of February, Prince Andrew settled the sexual assault lawsuit filed against him by Virginia Giuffre out of court, for an undisclosed sum. Prince Andrew, the Duke of York was sued by Virginia Giuffre, alleging that he sexually abused her while she was under […]

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Emma Gill’s guide to: planning the perfect picnic

It’s that time of year again. The sun is just that bit warmer, the days are getting longer, and the Meadows is once again packed with picnickers trying to soak up some vitamin D. Thanks to global warming, the air has been warm enough to allow everyone to sit outside and not completely freeze – […]

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Capitalism vs our bodies

How do you feel about your body? For those of us who identify as women, this usually requires a pretty complicated answer. Everyone has their own story, but most of us grew up feeling we were never quite the right shape or size or shade or weight, or anything. I am privileged enough to mostly […]

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2010s youtubers: where are they now?

Lately, we see shopping hauls, daily routines, vlogs, life hacks and makeup hacks condensed into a few minutes on TikTok. Back in the day, all this was found on YouTube. A place where millennials were rife, and videos could be over 10 minutes long! I had forgotten about these Youtubers that I had grown up […]

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New age bimbos: a cultural reset?

Shallow, dipsy, promiscuous, and vain. These might seem like insults, but a new wave of self-identifying bimbos are reclaiming what it means to be a bimbo. This man-made term has been assimilated into our language as an insult. But what is the insult it carries? Urban dictionary defines the word as “a physically attractive but […]

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The feminist importance of “girl-talk”

I know what you’re thinking: the term ‘girl talk’ reeks of uncomfortable, pre-adolescent years where your clothes didn’t fit you from one day to the other and you ruined one too many pairs of jeans when it was “that time of the month.” However, girl talk has an undeserved bad-rep. Throughout history, conversation between women […]

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Top progressive moments so far

With 2020 being one of the most eventful years in living memory, it’s fair to say that it has taken its toll. Whilst the election of a more progressive president in the USA, as well as the prospect of life returning to some degree of normality have provided a glimmer of hope; I’m sure I’m […]

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Let’s talk about the chaotic Golden Globe nominees

On 3rd February, the annual Golden Globes nominees were announced. Some of the big winners included Nomadland, The Father and The Mauritanian. Heard of them? Yeah, me neither. Many of the films nominated are not yet available to mass audiences due to their belated streaming premieres. While award shows are meant to provide a highlight […]