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Careers: how to find summer internships

With the semester finally coming to an end, and with an inevitably long summer ahead, some of us might be looking for internships or some work experience. Although it sounds tempting to spend the holidays doing nothing, we all know that the British summer won’t grant us three months of sunshine. Why not use these […]

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Too much information: when does oversharing go too far?

Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter. The social media platforms we check daily and blame for sucking us into a world of self-doubt and constant comparison. The form of online sharing that has transformed the communication system of the past decade has made access to private information as easy as never before. This private information is voluntarily […]

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Why International Women’s Day should be celebrated all year long

March 8 marked the annual celebration of International  Women’s Day. More than a hundred years ago, feminist movements emerged all over the globe, with 1911 being the first year to bring more than one million people together. The motivation behind this tradition is rooted in the deep gender inequality that was prominent in the harsh […]

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Budgetary cuts lead to neglect of British nature preservation sites

It’s not breaking news to anybody that due to our behaviour, planet earth has become a ticking time bomb. The way in which we consume and exploit the natural resources the planet offers us leads to global crises. From the deforestation in South America or the constantly rising temperature of our oceans to the severe […]

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Struggling with cooking? Check out these tips for being the best student chef

More times than often, it is a struggle to minimise grocery spending or trying to restrain from ordering a Dominos at 11.50pm after a long library session. Being in charge of your kitchen may have sounded really tempting at the beginning of the semester, but right now, all we wish for is our mum to […]

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Robert Burns: genius or misogynist?

Robert Burns, the writer of some of Scotland’s most critically acclaimed poetry, is regarded as the nation’s bard. Burns was born into a household of farmers on the West Coast of Scotland and embodied the main hope of upward mobility for his family. From an early age, he enjoyed the privilege of an education and […]