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Lessons learned from 2010 demos

Published on November 12th, 2012 | by Stephanie Richardson and Mikkel Stern-Peltz

November 2010 saw a series of demonstrations across the UK, following a government proposal to make cuts to further education and increase university tuition fees. What started as a peaceful student protest – mainly in the... Read More


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Does absence make the heart go wander?

Published on November 12th, 2012 | by Mikkel Stern-Peltz

Long-distance relationships suck. Seeing each other when you want, sleeping in the same bed, intimacy and sex are replaced with distance, Skype calls and frustration. Most couples prefer to be near each other, in the same... Read More


It’s the slogan, stupid

Published on November 7th, 2012 | by Elspeth Merry

With arguably the most powerful country in the world’s presidential elections having just happened, the words on everybody’s lips over the last two months or so were Mitt, Obama, no Obama, no Mitt. People certainly weren’t... Read More


BMI: Body, Media and Ideals

Published on November 6th, 2012 | by Amy Tanikie-Montagnani

At one stage or another, we’ve all felt body conscious. Wishing we had a few less pounds, were a little taller, darker haired, more defined and generally comparative to the models across billboards and magazines. It’s... Read More


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Sex or you’re fired

Published on November 6th, 2012 | by Chloe Cross

Whether they are fully employed staff, interns, or on work experience, many youngsters are being hit on and taken advantage of in the work place. Interns often feel pressurised to take on every task assigned to... Read More


What next for Olympic Park?

Published on October 29th, 2012 | by Elspeth Merry and Josh Ford

Since the torch was extinguished and the spectators went home, the London 2012 Olympic Park has sat quietly waiting for an incarnation, a new purpose to showcase its architectural triumphs... Read More


Home or Away?

Published on May 21st, 2012 | by Elspeth Merry

With many UK universities now charging up to £9,000 a year, more students are choosing to study abroad... Read More

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