All posts tagged opinion


A Bloodline Divorce: Parental Estrangement

‘Our families are supposed to be the ones who love us the most, who will take care of us and support us through difficult times. But what happens when they […]

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Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

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Damned if she does, damned if she doesn’t

Last week, Jennifer Lawrence chose to wear a stunning Versace gown at a press event for her latest film, Red Sparrow. Lawrence was photographed, outside in London, with four wrapped […]

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Don Lear, ‘New York used to be at my feet. Now it’s all gone to the dogs’

‘Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away’ Gloucester’s blinding ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones, played […]

Stigma in South Asians

Mental Health: Stigma in South Asians

As part of Asian Heritage Month, our VP Welfare, Ahmed Mahbub, held an event all about the complex relationship of mental health, and its stigmas in the South Asian community. […]

Photography by Josh Rawlinson.

Embryo Screening – The Ethics of ‘Designer Babies’.

Nearly 40 years ago, the first ‘test tube baby’ was born. Since then, technological innovation has propelled forward at an unprecedented rate, allowing contemporary science to enable the prospect of ‘designer […]

Photography by Joshua Rawlinson.

Embryo Screening – Do We Deserve to Know the Future?   

  DNA is mostly locked up safely inside our cells, where it is used as an instruction manual to make every conceivable part of the human body. Cells are dying […]


Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Vodka Costs Less than Dinner for Two

Relationships: icky, yucky feelings, bleurgh. When it comes to them, I have the emotional capacity of Spock. However, I guess, they’re pretty nice, aren’t they?  It seems we are quite […]


Medea Electronica Review – Pecho Mama’s debut gig-theatre performance will show you that not all monsters go bump in the night

Like most English Lit students, at A-Level I was taught the principles of tragedy: Aristotle and his extensive terms, catharsis, hubris, all that jazz. Well, it all went a bit […]