• In Defence of Kit Connor: The Danger of Misunderstanding Queerbaiting

    Ed Farley On Halloween, Heartstopper breakout star Kit Connor took to Twitter to come out as bisexual. In the tweet, he blames his fans for forcing him to come out, before he was necessarily ready. In this article, Ed Farley rejects the accusation that Kit Connor was queerbaiting and...
  • Yet Another Twitter Controversy: Elon Musk on Ukraine

    Modern social media platforms have become hubs for controversy in 2022. Business magnate and CEO, Elon Musk, has produced his fair share of questionable tweets in the past, and it seems that he is back for another round. Lorenzo Capito explores the impacts of Musk's recent tweet about Ukraine,...
  • Why LGBTQ+ Characters Should Be Included in Children’s TV

    After 18 years of production and years of petitions calling for a change to the heteronormative family narrative of the children's show Peppa Pig, its creators have finally introduced a same-sex couple. Many people have celebrated this as a landmark moment in the pursuit of LGBTQ+ education for children,...
  • Is It Time For The Royals To Stop Taking Tours?

    Their Royal Highnesses, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge have just finished a tour of the Caribbean, which some have labelled ‘disastrous’ and have questioned the need for the Royal Family to engage in tours abroad. Felix Hawes delves into public opinion on...
  • Ukrainian Invasion: Now’s Not The Time For Memes

    Social media has allowed people worldwide to witness the horrors of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and show solidarity to Ukrainians. It has also helped in demystifying the lies put forward by various Russian government propaganda. However, there has been a darker response to this situation, argues Daria Paterek. ...
  • Phone Addiction: Overcoming The Urge To Scroll

    Hannah Penny Phone addiction is haunting an entire generation. Hannah Penny discusses her experiences and gives advice on how to overcome it.  The year is 2009 and I am eight years old. I am sat on the lawn of my garden watching how the trail of ants bulge and...
  • Doubting The Dub

    With the recent rise in popularity of the Korean TV show Squid Game (2021) on Netflix, a debate has risen about whether dubbing series into English takes away from the viewing experience and changes the ideas initially communicated. Gemma Cockrell explores how questionable Netflix’s dubbing actually is....