• The Controversy Behind Calorie Labelling

    From April 2022, the UK government has made it mandatory for food retailers with over 250 employees to put calorie information on their menus. They claim that this “wider strategy to tackle obesity, will help to ensure people are able to make more informed, healthier choices when it comes...
  • Should The Depp V Heard Trial Be Used As Entertainment?

    Cora-Laine Moynihan 12th April 2022 saw the beginning of the Depp v Heard defamation trial, in which Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for $50 million for implying that he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed, which he claims impacted his career. Cora-Laine Moynihan discusses. Four weeks...
  • How Young Ukrainians Are Documenting The War On TikTok And Shaping Our Perspectives

    Eleanor Ames Young people in Ukraine have been using TikTok to record and share their experiences of Russia’s invasion of their country. This video content varies widely, from satirical humour that draws on the difficulties of day-to-day life, to personal stories of evacuations and families splitting up, and video...
  • Weekly Wellbeing: How To Avoid Being Overwhelmed By The News

    Alice Bennett During the past couple of years, it seems as though we have been bombarded with images of suffering and frightening statistics more than ever. Although it is important to keep informed, it is equally as important to look after your mental health. Keeping up to date and...
  • Pretty Little Thing Sparks Controversy With (Super)ficial Intelligence

    Pretty Little Thing (PLT), an online clothing brand, have caught themselves up in a fair amount of controversy recently with CEO Molly Mae’s naïve assertions about equal opportunity. The company have now spurred further debate with their creation of a ‘virtual girl’, an animated female figure on whom they...