• How to be Anti-Racist; We Need to Tackle Systemic Racism in the US and the UK

    Dear white people, it’s about time we take action against racism. The murder of George Floyd has awakened many to the racial injustice that permeates our lives. For hundreds of years, through slavery, colonialism, murder and theft, white supremacy has seeped its way into our systems like a disease;...
  • How US Presidential Power Has Gone Too Far

    With Trump engaging in a fact checking war with Twitter and stating on the Black Lives Matter protests that ‘when the looting starts, the shooting starts’, questions are being raised over whether presidential power in the US has gone too far. Last week when Trump claimed that Mail-In ballots...
  • 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...
  • Poppies – A Symbol of Pride?

    Last year a member of the Doncaster Pride community came up with an innovative idea to remember soldiers who would have been considered part of the LGBT community. Doncaster Pride posted on Instagram in 2018 (before being deleted) a poppy that had a rainbow on one of its petals....
  • My Chemical Romance: Time to Re-join the Black Parade!

    Another casual day of studying and then my Twitter explodes with the recent announcement that My Chemical Romance are reuniting and going on tour....
  • No Social Media- Am I Living in the Stone Age?  

    What does social media mean to you? Why do you use it?  Is it to interact with a whole range of people, or to stay tuned with world affairs? Are you curious as to what goes on in people’s lives, or knowing what your favourite celebrities are up to?...
  • Is Twitter a Force for Good or Evil?

    From 2006, Twitter has been a platform for anyone and everyone to voice their opinion. With 330 million users daily, it is one of the most used apps globally. Its infamous use of the hashtag brings the public together, although sometimes also dividing, on world events. Ranging from the...