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Bullying people to change

Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by Linn Wiberg

We live in a society which has taught us that consumption equals happiness; the more you buy, the better your life will be. As the world gets more efficient through technology, what used to take days [&hellip... Read More


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Killing gentle giants

Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by Jessica Murray

Elephants. The largest land animals on this earth, but the ‘gentle giants’ of this world. As a keen wildlife enthusiast, a volunteer in the past at a South African game reserve, and a journalism student in utter [&hellip... Read More


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Down and out in Hackney

Published on January 30th, 2014 | by Dorothy Spencer

There’s nothing new about the desire to rebel against middle class roots, and politicians are particularly keen to associate themselves with the lower classes. They always feel the need to proclaim their ‘normal state education,’ and [&hellip... Read More


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Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, Mr President?

Published on January 29th, 2014 | by Laure Fourquet

2014 has started with a bang. My president, the French President, has cheated. Cue earthquake, tsunami and apocalypse in the media world. From the BBC to The Guardian, and let’s not forget the glorious Daily Mail, [&hellip... Read More


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Five reasons students should work part time

Published on January 27th, 2014 | by Caroline Schmitt

Though it can get a little hectic at times, the benefits of working alongside studying, for both my purse and my mental health (explanation follows), have clearly outweighed the odd all-nighter during exam time. Here’s why: [&hellip... Read More


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Children of Ignorance

Published on November 27th, 2013 | by Edwige Dubois

Questioning LCC students on AIDS and HIV has made me realise I was far from being the only one to know so little about these conditions. The acronyms AIDS and HIV have been part of our [&hellip... Read More


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Why the obsession with the Kardashians?

Published on November 27th, 2013 | by Jenny Long

It started with the sex tape. Kim Kardashian and her then boyfriend, ‘Ray J’, made a sex tape that was leaked to the masses back in 2007.  Almost immediately after, Kim and her family were  the [&hellip... Read More


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How many more cyclists will die?

Published on November 27th, 2013 | by Hannah Lockley

After hearing about the sixth cyclist to die in London over two weeks, I haven’t even considered riding my bike. Chilling, angry and sickening are but a handful of words that come to mind after one [&hellip... Read More


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