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FA has its flaws but let’s applaud new foundations

Published on February 11th, 2013 | by Samuel Rowntree

The Football Association celebrated its 150th anniversary last week with an awards ceremony on Sunday, February 3, and the match against Brazil on Wednesday just gone – the culmination of a century-and-a-half of endeavour to make... Read More


Africa opened my eyes to a new footballing culture

Published on February 8th, 2013 | by David Drake

The year 2013 marks the 29th Africa Cup of Nations, the tournament held every two years for the countries of Africa to compete against each other for the prestigious accolade of becoming the champions of this vast... Read More

Arts Voices

The future is here in the form of smartphones

Published on February 8th, 2013 | by ALN Interactive

Whether you love them or hate them, they are fast becoming the future. ALN decided to get involved in the ongoing debate, with two writers arguing for and against smartphones. FOR – Samuel Rowntree When I discovered... Read More

Arts Voices



Published on February 8th, 2013 | by Helen Olufowobi & Ayshia Armani

Presenter: Adam Harris Producers: Shereen Lawrence, Lauren Cowley Are you dangerously addicted to social media? One of our feature writers admitted her relationship with her smartphone is is getting a bit out of hand so we decided... Read More


Print Editor Mikkel Blog

Valuing mature students a step in the right direction

Published on February 7th, 2013 | by Mikkel Christopher Stern-Peltz

As David Cameron and Nick Clegg renewed their coalition vows, there was more bad news for university students. The first victims of 2013 will be prospective postgraduate and PhD students, who will see draconian cuts to... Read More

Writers' Blog

Manners: The reason I waste my time dating.

Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Anne Plissonneau

Anne Plissonneau – Multimedia Editor Manners, something in this case I wish my mother had never taught me. I have sat, for the past hour, listening to this guy talking about how he understands why girls... Read More

Writers' Blog

Awkward shuffle

Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Jawad Elattar

Jawad Elattar – Features editor There are moments in life when music is integral to your mood. Particular tracks at particular times can feed into your attitude so well. For example, whenever I listen to Electric... Read More

Writers' Blog

The BBC crisis can only make them stronger

Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Myriah Towner

As the BBC continues to come to grips with its recent crisis over Newsnight, the corporation, which is held by many as a reputable source for trustworthy reporting, has had to answer questions about whether it still... Read More

Writers' Blog

There’s something about Facebook

Published on November 20th, 2012 | by Julie Smith

There’s something about Facebook that makes me want to kill myself. About this time last year I decided to rid myself of the social media behemoth. I wanted to pursue my friendships with people face-to-face, have... Read More

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