All posts tagged addiction

Have our phones become an addiction?

We are Generation Z, or colloquially known as ‘Millennials’. Inevitably, social media has transformed itself into the fundamental backbone of our day to day lives. One simply can’t imagine functioning […]

Language is growing through modern technology. Or is it in jeopardy?

Language is a pivotal aspect of each of our everyday lives, shaping our identity and broadening our perspective of the world. Call it what you like – but we have […]

A Guide to East London’s Charity Shops.

Who can resist a good charity shop? Easier on the wallet, better for the environment and, in my opinion, infinitely more thrilling than trawling through pages and pages of ASOS. […]

Exclusive Review: Beautiful Boy

Drug addiction was such an abused subject to tackle in a film that you rarely see “drug films” (such as Requiem for a Dream or Trainspotting) nowadays. They mostly act […]

Recovery, Relapse, come as hand-in-hand as peas and carrots

No, I am not about to discuss the 2010 and 2009 albums by Eminem. Demetria Devine Lovato, known to the world as Demi Lovato. At the age of 25, she has […]

You’re looking at video Gaming Disorder the wrong way

Controversy has been stirred up concerning the fact WHO has added ‘Gaming Disorder’ in its disease classification manual… so of course video game journalists and in-denial gamers are going to […]

’13 Reasons Why’ semi-colon tattoos are becoming so popular

I actually only know of one real reason why semi-colon tattoos are becoming so popular, but this trend is intimately linked to the Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why’. The series […]

International Comrades Coffee House

This October, Queen Mary students and Tower Hamlets residents gleaned another independent work and social space on Burdett Road. Whereas students are well versed in the local Mile End road […]

Is Addiction a Disease?

Drug addicts: Are they weak-willed? Or really lacking in power to change?  I can think of times in my life when I was super strong-willed to get what I wanted, […]