• Captain Tom Moore Captivates the Nation

    This week the nation has been captivated not by the rising number of cases and deaths associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but the positive journey of a 99-year-old World War Two veteran who walked 100 laps of his garden to fundraise for the NHS....
  • Do We Need The Royal Family?

    With many countries having abolished their monarchies, it begs the questions does Britain really need a royal family? For me I’ve always been a royal fan. I love what the royal family represents in terms of historical continuity and culture. I believe that having a royal family sets Britain...
  • PART 1 OF 2: Children Are Dying – The Bleak Reality of Britain’s Knifing Crisis

    Jodie Chesney. Seventeen years old. Dead. Stabbed in the back, having been listening to music in the park, playing with friends. Yousef Makki. Seventeen years old. Dead. Knifed hours after telling his parents he’d be “home for tea”, having been said to be visiting a friend. These two young...
  • The People’s Vote: An opportunity for young adults to reclaim their future

    Flashback to the 23rd of June 2016. It is our final school assembly, the same day we wave goodbye to our British headmaster, who had guided the school for 25 years. I am gripped to my phone, so is my friend to my left, and a few other Year...
  • Brexit and travel: The effect on Brits and EU students who wish to study abroad

    For British citizens, news came recently that the UK would be on the visa-free list after Brexit, meaning that Brits and Europeans alike would be eligible for short stays of up to 90 days either side of the English channel. However, this does not mean that people will reap...
  • Nationalism and national pride: should we celebrate St. George’s Day?

    National pride is something that many people find deeply divisive in the UK, especially when it comes to England. You’d think it divides quite neatly down the middle of the political spectrum. You expect it from UKIP and the right, all the painting faces red-and-white and draping a St...
  • It’s Snow Joke

    The incoming blizzard has already begun to affect the university, with hundreds of students staying in bed to avoid the cold, or coming to lectures solely for the central heating. The worst of the cold weather is predicted on Thursday and Friday this week, as cold air is displaced...