• Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024

No smoke without fire: the ugly face of E-cigarettes

Illustration: Eilish McLaughlin Smoking has been on the decrease for the last few decades. This has been achieved through greater public awareness of the dangers, specialist support, and willpower. A…

Seismic shifts

Last week, the climate change movement experienced a jolting resurrection. On Tuesday 23 September, heads of state from over 120 countries gathered in New York City for a monumental UN…

HARASSMENT AND SEXISM ON CAMPUS – 1 in 4 students experiences unwanted sexual advances (NUS Survey)

The National Union of Students (NUS) has released a UK-wide survey highlighting high levels of reported experiences of sexism and harassment on university campuses. The study, entitled the ‘Lad Culture…

MR MARKET

The Bond King is dead, all hail PIMCO! “Well,” Mr Market hastens to add before the legal profession descends upon him with the wrath of righteous litigation, “not technically dead”.…

Accounting standards need cleaning up

In the world of economics, accounting standards are not the subjects most likely to thrill the mind. They are the financial equivalent of North Korea; everyone’s happiest ignoring them, until…

Extend the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds

The Scottish independence referendum on September 18 marked the first enfranchisement of 16 and 17 year olds in the United Kingdom. Whether or not their inclusion was a cynical move…

Elite universities disproportionately benefit from Coalition reforms

Top UK universities have benefited from changes to admissions policies which came into effect in August. As of September 11, the number of students being accepted into Russell Group or…

Scratching the surface of the Oxbridge myth

The term ‘Oxbridge’ usually conjures one of two images in the minds of the public. It can denote an exclusive institution full of wealthy, bright young things and eccentric professors;…