• Are we Living Through a Narcissism Epidemic?

    “The statement of inadequacy is double-edged. I am inadequate; those who care about me, by their very caring become inadequate for my needs and not really the "right ones””. This is how Richard Sennet describes the central thought process pattern adopted by someone with narcissistic personality disorder, in his...
  • Putting the ‘History’ in Black History Month (Part 2)

    Back to the main question, why is it that for most people, important history is overwhelmingly white? In my opinion, this is simply a lack of a more diverse education, there are many important historical figures who were people of colour and that is what Black history month is...
  • Giving Blood: How to Save a Life in 20 Minutes 

    In 2018, 830,000 people gave blood in England alone. Incredible numbers at face value, right? But in the grand scheme of things, that’s just less than 2% of the entire population who are donating. Giving blood is one of the easiest ways to make a huge difference in a person's...
  • Halloween Around the World!

    Halloween is celebrated annually on the 31st of October and whilst it might seem like just an excuse to dress up, or for an all-nighter at Crisis, the tradition is much more widespread. Rather than trick-or-treating sweets from the neighbors you never speak to, for many, the festival’s importance...
  • Is Technology Taking Over? The Growing Need for an Online Presence at University

    There’s no doubt our demographic is constantly criticised by the likes of 'baby boomers' for our so-called addiction to technology and social media. But have we developed a dependency, or are we simply adapting to a modern way of living? The prevalent need for an online presence at university...
  • How Brexit May Affect Studying Abroad

    The word ‘Brexit’ has become synonymous with uncertainty and fear – particularly over what will occur when Britain finally exits out of the EU on 31st January 2020, providing we have an agreement negotiated. Seven months have passed since the original leaving date of 29 March 2019 and up...
  • The Perfect Playlist for Fright Night!

    Halloween season is official here! Who doesn’t love a good scary movie, an unlimited number of treats and playing the odd trick or two? Whether you’re throwing your first Halloween bash or simply just wanting to get in the spooky spirit, I’ve found and listed 15 tunes (and my...