Author Archives: Nina Hoogstraate

Freedom from nicotine

March 3rd, 2014 | by Edwige Dubois

I feel slightly nostalgic when I think of me and my dear friend the cigarette. We use to be inseparable. She was my smell, she was part of my identity and she was integrated to both my routine and my social life

Laddism: Enough is enough

March 3rd, 2014 | by Ruby Sigurdardottir

Ruby questions why 'laddish' comments on social media fail to cause outrage, and instead receive endless remarks of approval

Yes, coming out is news

March 3rd, 2014 | by Hollie Bracciale

In light of the recent exposure of the horrific acts of violence against the LGBT community in Russia, stemming from homophobic fascist mind-sets, Ellen Page felt it was the right time to show her support by coming out as lesbian

My American dream

March 3rd, 2014 | by Khadija Pandor

2014 is the final year of my degree in BA Journalism. My original plan, if you can call it that, was to do a three year degree and hopefully land a job in the industry within six months of graduating

Tupac: The ultimate feminist

February 26th, 2014 | by Ellen Thomas

Ellen Thomas asks why in the year 2014, over a hundred years since the first suffragette martyr, women are still not treated equally to their male counterparts

Nudity and Girls

February 26th, 2014 | by Nina Hoogstraate

There’s been massive discussion about why Hannah Horvath (aka Lena Dunham) should or shouldn’t sport the au naturel look on her super awesome HBO series, Girls

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