All posts tagged awareness

With a Minister for suicide being created and QMSU launching Wellness Weeks, are we finally moving away from vapid tweets and one-off postulations of care?

As I’m sure everyone saw from their social medias, campus stalls and news soundbites, on Wednesday it was World Mental Health Day. My Twitter, as usual, was flooded with people […]

Exclusive Review: Malcolm D. Lee’s ‘Night School’.

A film which destigmatises learning disabilities. Malcolm D. Lee’s new comedy Night School is about Teddy (Kevin Hart) who wants to obtain his GED, and attends a night school. There is […]

Unity Society – A group of students raising awareness and supporting student wellbeing, because mental health matters.

For the last year and a half, I have dedicated my column (http://cubmagazine.co.uk/category/columns/wereallmadhere/page/6/)  to writing all things mental health, including, the support currently available to QM students: http://cubmagazine.co.uk/2017/11/the-garden-of-live-flowers/  http://cubmagazine.co.uk/2018/05/the-sus-study-well-initiatives-genuine-support-or-not-addressing-the-real-issues/  http://cubmagazine.co.uk/2018/06/are-we-in-a-student-suicide-crisis-numbers-are-rising-and-is-anything-being-done-about-it/  […]

Exclusive Review of Blonde @ The Archspace

Having listened to Blonde’s new single ‘Me, Myself & I’, I knew that the duo had a great connection with the LGBT+ community, however once I had entered the Archspace […]

Fighting big fashion houses for cultural appropriation

The fashion industry means much more than glamour collections and runways, and is resting upon creativity and originality invested by hard working fashion designers. This is where the legal sphere […]

Friends and loved ones of those experiencing mental health problems occupy the liminal space between within and without – so what do they have to say?

Parents, siblings, extended family, friends, co-workers and peers, all of these people matter in varying ways to individuals. They are our support networks. Without them, many of us would crumble, […]

’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 […]

Is it time we re-evaluated the way we tackle drug-use in the music scene?

The bank holiday weekend saw the likes of Love Saves the Day in Bristol, Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Swansea, and All Points East in London amongst many of the […]

An honest account about transitioning to Vegetarianism

University is a time for exploration. For my exploration I decided to venture into the possibilities of food and diet. I had always been a passive meat eater, never considering […]