All posts tagged fear

Refugees and Dehuminisation: The Art of Jimmy Engineer

1993, 34,361, 3,915; three numbers that represent stark and odorous truths about our society. The first, 1993, tells us when the refugee boats trips began; the second, 34,361, is the […]

Mental Health on Campus: How to get help at QMUL

First year can be a scary time for everyone, regardless of what anyone says. That feeling of fear and struggle is doubled if you are also worried about your mental […]

Fancy being locked in a room for an hour? Try an Escape Room!

Fancy being locked in a room for an hour? Escape rooms have been all the rage lately, what with them being showcased on popular television shows such as the Big […]

WebMD, Let Me Be! (on Cyberchondria)

The word Google is silly and abstract. It sounds like ‘giggle’, and ‘ogle’, and ‘boogey’. The website design itself is enticingly minimalist, indicating order and simplicity in yielding results to […]

It Review – Stephen King’s Psychological Circus of Scares makes for an Effective and Chilling Horror Film

In terms of literary adaptations, a great many have arisen from the ever-popular library of Stephen King novels and novellas. Stanley Kubrick famously took on The Shining, much to the […]

Ariana Grande Manchester Terror Attack: An Attack on the Arts

It is May 23rd, just gone midday, as I write this. Yesterday was such a beautiful day – London reached 24 degrees, it was like the beginning of summer – […]

Dear Generic Small Town

In today’s post, Daniella shares some of her reflections having left her ‘Small Town’ for the ‘Big City’ and her fear of preferring one over the other…  Dear Generic Small Town, […]

Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

Are You Dating Anxiety or Me?

Cravings. They are the little gnawing feeling at the back of our minds that propel us to act in specific ways, or absurd ways that seem awkward to the rest […]