• Part 2: An Eating Disorder That’s Part Of Me

    I can’t stress enough how mentally draining this disorder is. Whilst many people can stroll into the kitchen and see what food is speaking to them at that moment, I would mentally plan out the night before what I’d be having so I got the ‘right’, ‘healthy’ combination....
  • Part 1: An Eating Disorder That’s Part Of Me

    WHERE TO START? Well, maybe I should explain why I’m writing this, despite the fact that the thought of others reading this terrifies me. Eating disorders are complex, completely unique to everyone who suffers from one; it’s a common belief that body image is the sole initiator of an...
  • Vaccines, Contraception And Blood Clots: Outrage For One, Silence For Another

    Hannah Penny analyses why the outrage over side effects of the vaccine tells us more than mere medicine but a tale of gender discrimination....
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    Peat: The Little-Known Climate Superhero

    Lucy Woodward You’ve all heard the story of Peter Parker, aka Spiderman. Even The Hunger Games’ Peeta gets a fair amount of credit for a somewhat lacklustre main character. But no one’s talking about the real hero of the hour, Peat. In terms of protecting our planet, Peat’s doing...
  • School Of English Hold Open Meeting Over Covid Concerns

    The School of English held an open meeting on Microsoft Teams at 2pm today for all students within the School to address students' concerns ahead of the new term....
  • Is This… An Insight? The Power Of Memes Through The Eyes Of A Future Historian

    ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ is perhaps not an analogy we’d initially think to use when describing our 21st century meme culture. Such a literary turn of phrase should be reserved solely for deciphering meaning behind political cartoons published in early Victorian newspapers, or tenuous unpicking of...
  • The Culture Of Fear In British Gymnastics

    Joe Holmes-Milner TW: This article contains accounts of: Physical violence; Sexual violence; Abuse. Rio 2016 represented the pinnacle of Great British gymnastics. GB won seven medals – a record haul. A million British children flooded gymnasiums in the subsequent month with dreams of turning cartwheels into vaults and floor...