• Partners In Time

    I’m sitting at my desk, one hand cradling my favourite mug – a 17-year-old ceramic vessel with an orange-eyed frog popping out above the Rainforest Café logo, as I try to write this. I sip away at the steaming hot liquid and as it makes its way down my...
  • Boo For Boohoo- Modern Slavery In The UK

    Founded in Manchester in 2006, the exclusively online fast-fashion brand Boohoo is a well-known success story. Originally entering the fashion e-commerce market “with just a handful of staff”, they subsequently rocketed to success as online consumerism exploded, with Boohoo group recently being valued at £5 billion and operating seven...
  • Is It Our Responsibility Not To Travel Abroad This Summer?

    Since the 4th July there has been no longer a ban on non-essential travel abroad from the UK, meaning that there is now potential to go on the holiday we have all been craving after being stuck in our houses for the majority of 2020....
  • ‘Dither and Delay’: Why Have The New Rules Surrounding Face Masks Taken So Long?

    Tuesday brought with it welcome news of the government’s latest U-turn as health secretary Matt Hancock announced that face coverings will be made mandatory in shops from the 24th July. With countless pieces of evidence emerging on the effectiveness of masks at reducing the transmission of Covid-19, it is...
  • Naya Rivera: A Reminder Of The Hidden Dangers Of Lake Swimming

    A search for Glee star Naya Rivera started taking place last Wednesday, after her son, aged 4, was found alone, sleeping in a boat she had rented for the two of them at Lake Piru, California. Her body was found days later in the lake, with Ventura County police...
  • How Important Are Societies To University Culture?

    It is safe to say that over time, societies have played an integral part in university culture. Developing in some of the earliest universities, the concept of a society has evolved with the changing times. What would have begun as clubs only open to the social elite, societies have...
  • An Unmasking Of America’s Ignorance?

    America: Land of the Free. Or more accurately, Land of the Free-to-Openly-Ignore-Scientific-Facts. The hostility from certain groups in America towards various medical and healthcare issues is a frequently documented occurrence. In a 2015 National Geographic article, Joel Achenbach writes, “We live in an age when all manner of scientific...