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Writers' Blog

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... 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... 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... Read More


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The broken ladder

Published on November 27th, 2013 | by Matteo Besana

In his essay The Lion and the Unicorn (1941) George Orwell expressed an intrinsic British obsession: “England is the most class-ridden country under the sun”. Social mobility is just one of the myriad ways in which... Read More


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#Internships

Published on November 26th, 2013 | by Raghad Bezizi, Chloe Moraes, Suzie Shepherd

ALN asks students whether internships still have value... Read More


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#AgeOfConsent: Should it be lower in the UK?

Published on November 22nd, 2013 | by Juliet Atto and Rebecca Bourke

The debate about changing the age of consent has turned into a hot topic again. Professor John Ashton, the president of the Faculty of Public Health, called for the current age to be lowered from 16 to... Read More


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