• Is Social Media Damaging To Our Health?

    Most of our lives nowadays are totally online. The intense growth of social media has established a completely new way of life compared to those a few decades ago. It has for many become a necessary part of their everyday lives. Whether that be the photos we share on...
  • Toxic Masculinity: The World of Andrew Tate

    The recent rise in popularity for the self-proclaimed sexist Andrew Tate has initiated debate about toxic masculinity podcasts in 2022. Last week, Tate was banned from multiple social media platforms. Hannah Bentley explores the wider implications of the harmful views he has spread, and what we can all do...
  • The Virtual Reality of Relationships: Can we actually find true love on a dating app?

    Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Hinge… There are endless new dating apps popping up at an increasingly jarring rate. From once just matching with someone nearby, you can now use apps that handpick your conquests based on age, religion, wealth - with the list going on and on. As the number...
  • BeReal: An Authentic Performance Or A Performance Of Authenticity?

    'BeReal' is a popular social media app developed by Alexis Barreyat in 2020. This year has seen a huge rise in users of the app, leading many to debate whether or not the concept is successfully working towards the aims it intends to; Megan Jones discusses this controversy....
  • Bumble BFF: The Future Of Friendship?

    Amelia Brookes In today’s world, ways of creating connections have become more streamlined and innovative. From LinkedIn for business, to the wide, wide host of apps for dating, there’s many ways to analyse people through a screen. But what about friendship? Sure, there’s Facebook, and Instagram, and every other...
  • Should The Depp V Heard Trial Be Used As Entertainment?

    Cora-Laine Moynihan 12th April 2022 saw the beginning of the Depp v Heard defamation trial, in which Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for $50 million for implying that he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed, which he claims impacted his career. Cora-Laine Moynihan discusses. Four weeks...
  • 7 Ways Students Can Support Ukraine

    Urmi Pandit With millions of innocent Ukrainian civilians displaced from their homes and normal lives, it is vital that the rest of the world do whatever they can to show support for those families who are suffering, and provide as much care as possible. As a student, you may...