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Is America's gun addiction too steeped in historical entitlement to be overturned? Photo: Fibonacci Blue @Flickr

America and her rampant gun addiction

It is a remarkable task to make Piers Morgan appear rational; it is even harder to make him seem anything akin to ...

On the internet, the stupid and the brilliant compete equally for your attention. Photo: erozkosz @Flickr

What has instant information turned us into?

Last weekend the Internet was flooded with the news of the death of Tony Hart, the creator of the Morph animation, who ...

Photographer - Navin Amarasuriya

Smoke 'em Out?

Bristol has banned smoking in two of its public squares. The bans are voluntary and it will be up to individuals and ...

Is America's gun addiction too steeped in historical entitlement to be overturned? Photo: Fibonacci Blue @Flickr

America and her rampant gun addiction

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 1
On the internet, the stupid and the brilliant compete equally for your attention. Photo: erozkosz @Flickr

What has instant information turned us into?

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 2
Photographer - Navin Amarasuriya

Smoke 'em Out?

Posted on Feb 20, 2015 3
Stevie Spiers @Flickr

How to get away with murder

With us humans–us feeble, naïve, easily swayed humans–using the right language can really change everything. The case hasn’t changed much since the beginning of time:…

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Why Russell Brand has been good for British politics

Lauren Wills explores the effect that the outspoken comedian and political commentator Russell Brand has had on the UK political sphere

On the internet, the stupid and the brilliant compete equally for your attention. Photo: erozkosz @Flickr

What has instant information turned us into?

The Internet isn’t making us stupid, we just don’t know how to deal with so much information

Is America's gun addiction too steeped in historical entitlement to be overturned? Photo: Fibonacci Blue @Flickr

America and her rampant gun addiction

It is a remarkable task to make Piers Morgan appear rational, but he isn’t wrong about gun control in the USA

Linda Goodhue @Flickr

V for Valentine

Last weekend’s day of love is analysed by Marina Iskander, who believes you should spend your the special day of Valentines doing what you love, not who you love

Photographer - Navin Amarasuriya

Smoke ‘em Out?

Is a ban on smoking in public even possible? Bristol seems to think so

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

50 Shades of Consumerist Nonsense: Valentine’s Day

Following on from our Valentine’s Special last week, Lauren Wills describes the overindulgence that Valentine’s Day brings

Photo: markunti @Flickr

And it’ll look good on my CV!

Joe Evans questions the box-ticking mentality which drives us to work experience and extra-curricular activities simply as a way of impressing potential employers with our overflowing CV

Photo: DVIDSHUB @ Flickr

One death is a tragedy, 173 deaths is a statistic

The glorification of violence and killing on the battle field is as abhorrent and disgraceful as celebrating it anywhere else

Photo: mysticpolitics @Flickr

Our not-so-right human rights

Marina Iskander questions the value and consequences of the Human Rights Act

James Blunt's comments have illuminated an ignorance that will perpetuate the issues raised. Photo: Adam Ososki @Flickr

Hierarchy still rules over our arts

The opportunity to succeed in the arts for the lower classes is being dramatically reduced, and backlash from upper-class artists dilutes the debate

The image that was allowed to be presented at the Refreshers' Fair. Photo: University of Manchester Free Speech and Secular Society

The hypocrisies of censorship

Guest contributors Edgar and John Beswirck argue against the unnecessary censorship of the recent Charlie Hebdo Muhammad cartoon at the Students’ Union’s Refreshers’ Fair