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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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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 […]

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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. […]


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 […]


“I am a woman, I must be too sensitive.” “I am a man, I must be gay.” How gender has marginalised our emotions throughout the years

‘You cry like a girl’ ‘man up’. I’m sure many of us have heard these, or have had these said to us, or have probably said them ourselves at some […]


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 […]


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. […]