The Power of the Unplug

It always starts with that one story: “I’ll be off of Instagram and Snapchat for now. Message me on Whatsapp if you need to reach me!”, the caption reads. It’s positioned right next to my stressed-out-self. I mask my worries with a peace sign and a slight smile. I hit share, and immediately a green […]


Pressure on the fresher: Students criticise Freshers’ Week

Let’s set the scene: Freshers’ Week 2014, Teviot Loft Bar, a pub quiz organised by the Philosophy Society. Amidst a rabble of eager students figuring out how to spell Kierkegaard, one fresher takes a selfie with the peer sharing her armchair. “I need to send my mum a picture of us to show her I’ve […]