• “I Just Want Some Me Time.” The Rise Of Solo Travel

    Robyn Walford In recent years, solo trips have been on the increase with one in six (15%) people deciding to head off by themselves according to ABTA. Post lockdown, it was the second most common search related to holidays, and not just because we’d all had enough of each...
  • Going On Holiday? Time To Switch Off The Socials

    Kayleigh Moore Social media takes up a fair proportion of our time whether we want to admit it or not. So maybe just as when you are on holiday you don’t do work, social media should also get a break. For university students in particular, being active on social...
  • For Better Or Worse? The Government’s Fight Against Obesity

    The government has introduced its new ‘Better Health’ policy which plans to focus on improving the physical health of people in the face of increasing obesity. The policy includes ending fast food advertising on TV, enabling doctors to prescribe cycling, and the inclusion of calories on the menus of...
  • All Lives Matter, But That Isn’t Really The Point, Is It?

    I am a 22-year-old white woman. The temptation to not get involved or comment upon issues surrounding race is high, largely due to the fear of saying the wrong thing. Even as I write this, I am filled with an uneasiness that, despite having good intentions, my words may...
  • For the Love of (Safe, Legal) Beach Days, Just Stay Home

    Summer is the time of year when the human spirit becomes naturally rejuvenated. Cider-suffused festivals and caravan holidays offer us a respite from everyday responsibilities. But the longer we keep breaking social distancing rules during our current pandemic, the further such a season’s richness is going to flee from...
  • Why Universities Need to Answer and Repay Students During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    With Cambridge University announcing there will be no face-to-face lectures for the entirety of the academic year and many universities following in a similar vain, there is frustration and anger amongst many students that they are being made to pay the same price for an experience which is unlike...
  • Cummings and Goings

    Cummings has certainly shown a disregard for the spirit of the lockdown, but in justifying his actions has he shown a disregard for the British public as well? Last Monday, the nation’s attention moved to the press conference taking place in the 10-downing street garden. The beautiful setting perhaps...