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Kellogg’s Sugar Smack: The sweet poison damaging our bodies and minds

‘One will do’ ‘Two big ones’ and ‘only half for me’ are three of the most common sentences I hear throughout the day. This white, powdery substance that they are […]

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‘Smart’ drugs – What do they really do?

From pulling all-nighters and forgetting to eat, to replacing all the blood in your veins with Red Bull, the academic demands of University life undoubtedly pushes students to extremes. In […]

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Allegations Against Aziz Ansari: #MeToo has gone too far

Aziz Ansari, star of Master of None and Parks and Recreation, has been accused of sexual assault. It is upsetting news for various reasons; firstly, Ansari has been applauded for […]

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All the Money in the World Review – Sir Ridley Scott’s Re-Casting Gamble Has Paid Off in a Film That Will Hold Your Riveted Attention to Ransom

If one story has shaken the cinematic circuit up, it’s undoubtedly Ridley Scott’s creative decision to re-cast shamed actor Kevin Spacey, following sexual harassment claims, with the acclaimed Christopher Plummer, […]

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How to Lose Jobs and Alienate People: or What Toby Young Teaches Us About Free Speech

This week, Toby Young was removed from his position on the OFS board after many of his appalling views were brought to light. What does the reaction tell us about […]

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Born this Gay – Mental health in the LGBTQ+ community

I remember when I was about 13, my parents gave me a little book about all things puberty, from getting hairier down under, to the more puzzling aspects, including sexuality. […]

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The winter of woes, crows and crisis. Can our NHS survive much longer under government?

So, Jeremy Hunt has had to apologise, once again, for issues within the NHS. This time it’s postponed and cancelled operations: we are in a ‘winter crisis.’ However, seeing Mr […]

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Molly’s Game Review – Aaron Sorkin Deals a Deft Hand of Screenwriting Aces with His Imperfect yet Ambitious Poker Drama

In terms of contemporary American screenwriters, other than Tarantino, none go more recognised and revered than Aaron Sorkin. Having penned the screenplays for A Few Good Men, The Social Network […]

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In Defense of Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Reflecting on Rian Johnson’s Film as an Allegory for the Toxicity of Expectation

WARNING: FULL SPOILERS FOR STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI BELOW After two years of nervous anticipation, Rian Johnson’s newest entry into the Star Wars canon brings us the scene we’d […]