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Why trust in the police is plummeting

CW: rape, murder, sexual assault Do you trust the police? The answer to that question should be yes. The whole point of having police is to ensure people’s safety. But if you answered no, then you’re not alone. Recent events have really brought into question the extent to which we, as women, should trust the […]

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TV

Sex Education – Season 3 Review

Rating – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The hit show Sex Education has returned to Netflix for its third season. With a triumphant 100% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it seems that this ‘dramedy’ has maintained its record of captivating storytelling, spellbinding humour, and tasteful inclusivity.  This series follows the lives of Otis Milburn and Maeve Wiley as they […]

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Lifestyle

Pandemic passions: making time out count

A brand new 2020 diary, scrumptiously leather-bound with gorgeous thick paper waiting for my scrawling hand. Fast forward to March 2021 and this diary is practically empty. My concept of time has been completely rehashed, all tasks rotating around the small circle of kitchen-desk-bathroom. My social calendar is blank and my scheduled hours at University […]

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Lifestyle

Gen Z: Internet Addicts or Digital Revolutionaries?

Gen Z are truly an intriguing set of individuals – they have little to no memory of the world before modern technology, they grew up alongside the creation of social media, and for many the internet served as a surrogate parent, adding a new dimension to their worldly education. The raising of Gen Z feels […]

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Think Global, Act Local – an imperative for the transient university student

It’s a month or so into the semester, everyone is settling back into the pace of student life, and it becomes important to ask the question: do university students actually contribute positively to city life? Of course, the economic boost to local businesses of 70,000 students cannot be discounted, even if we understand that typically […]