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How to celebrate Mother’s Day when you’re away from home

Celebrating all things motherhood, last Sunday, families came together to show appreciation and love for their mums. Being at university can mean that you might not be able to physically…

Love Island and mental health: where is the responsibility?

Content warning: mention of mental health and suicide. Former Love Island contestant Mike Thalassitis was reported to have died in a North London park on 15 March 2019. Thalassistis is…

What we can learn from that Nike advert with Serena Williams

“Show them what crazy can do,” implores Serena Williams. The second instalment of Nike’s ‘Dream Crazy’ advertising campaigns focuses on the insults aimed towards sportswomen and the double standards within…

Is it ever okay to change yourself for the sake of a relationship?

With Cupid’s arrow still hanging around following Valentine’s Day, love and relationships remain in the spotlight. The proliferation of social media posts displaying images of ‘happy couples’ can lead to…

The use of fur in the fashion industry: friend or faux?

Teddy bear coats and faux leopard prints have taken fashion by storm over the past winter months. However, faux fur is no longer just a fashion statement. It is an…

Five Days Challenge: eating like a Victoria’s Secret model

The recent Victoria’s Secret runaway show fuelled criticism from plus-size models, calling VS models unrepresentative of ‘real women.’ Newspaper columnists have argued that their models undergo starvation and obsessive training,…