• Isolation Meals: What Can You Eat When the Cupboard’s Bare?

    With more and more of us confined to our houses under isolation rules, many of us are looking for ideas of what to cook while we wait for that all-important food delivery. Food editor, Alice Nott, provides us with some easy recipes made from staple non-perishable ingredients every student...
  • 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....
  • What Has Caused The Crisis In Yemen?

    In recent days, social media have been highlighting the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world. Alongside battling COVID-19, Yemen is suffering from an ongoing, violent conflict and the largest cholera outbreak ever recorded. This has been a part of daily life...
  • Trump and the Hydroxychloroquine Heresy

    Trump has recently told reporters that he is taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine to protect himself against coronavirus. As a drug that is yet to be confirmed safe or effective in treating COVID-19, it is an extremely risky move to take, especially as President of the United States, a...
  • Social Media in Lockdown: Friend or Foe?

    A clear outcome of the current lockdown measures imposed across the world is an increase in activity on social media. Social media has been a huge of our technology-driven society for over a decade now, so the fact that it has perhaps become more embedded into our current lives...
  • The Failed American Response to COVID-19

    A recent interview by the New Yorker with leading economist Jeffrey Sachs analysed the radical failure of America in dealing with the global pandemic. He discussed his distrust and despair in Trump as a leader and the structural flaws in the American political system, as well as highlighting two...
  • Ignorance Towards a Global Affliction? It’s Nothing New

    Despite COVID-19’s lethal capabilities, innumerable people in the Western world are disregarding lockdown rules, as well as the threat the virus poses. It’s an act hauntingly akin to one committed in the 1980s, and it’s evident we aren’t taking the outplay of past events on board....