• “Me, Privileged? Is it Because I’m White?”

    Am I privileged? I don’t notice or feel like I’m more privileged than anyone else. But then I read a quote saying, “white privilege is like the air we breathe: we don't really know it's around us unless it's unavailable”, making me reconsider just how advantaged I really am....
  • The Truth about TB

    The immune system pressures of university life – such as hard partying, deadlines, and moving address regularly – make it more likely that latent TB will wake up causing illness. Fortunately, a simple blood test is all that’s needed to find latent TB so that it can be treated...
  • Talk, Talk, Talk: University Mental Health Day and the Importance of Using our Voice

    University Mental Health Day falls on 7th March 2019, and the campaign this year is all about the power of using your voice. The importance of communication is something repeatedly highlighted when discussing mental health, yet we can’t underestimate how difficult it is for people struggling with their mental...
  • East of Eli: Part 1 of 2

    I went to The Troubadour in London to see East of Eli perform for the third time. The basement under the bar was illuminated with purple, blue and pink lights that set an enchanting glow to the room. East of Eli is chiefly comprised of one man, Nathan West,...
  • Sexual Harassment in Brazil Nightclubs: Dress Sensor Technology Demonstrates How Common Sexual Assault Is

    Within the global female community there is an unfair but shared knowledge that women are sexually assaulted and harassed in everyday life. This common female experience seems almost innate to women because it is something we are forced to live with. However, the sheer proliferation of the matter is...
  • Fresher’s Memoirs-Day 5: Stories

    Laura’s short story reflects on the struggles faced as a young woman starting university. From an early age, I was taught never go anywhere on your own. To take my sister everywhere with me. Especially to public toilets. You hear stories, don’t you? Just last week, as well. All...
  • Gucci, Pre-Fall 2017 – Driving Diversity Forward?

    The fashion house has been teasing the world with audition videos of its pre-fall 2017 campaign on its social media channels. The major talking point is, that currently, the videos only feature black models. The modelling industry is no forerunner in ensuring fair representation of cultural diversity. Therefore, such...