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The devilish web

In times of such high political stakes, we need to move away from social media and onto the street in a more inclusive effort for change

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Gigi Hadid, Melania Trump, and the rise of virtue signalling

Romy Biscoe uses the controversy at the AMAs as a window to explore the modern phenomenon of ‘virtue signalling’ and its role in the US election

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Take a break from social media over Christmas

Think about putting your phone down this Christmas and taking a break from social media — we promise it will make your festive season so much better

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Our Internet window to the world is shrinking

David Moseley argues that social media is limiting our perception of the news and the world as a whole

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Stress: let’s talk about it

Struggling with stress? Don’t worry, Qiarna Bondswell is here with some top tips to help you tackle your stress head-on, and enjoy university life at the same time

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Preview: OMG! Girls in Tech

To be held on the 28th October, the OMG! Girls in Tech conference aims to inspire young women to challenge stereotypes and recognise their potential in the tech industry

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What is life, post-Brangelina?

As the world seemingly sends itself into oblivion, are we investing too much of our time and energy in celebrity culture?

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The Save the Date campaign: A great idea ruined by propaganda

With voter turnout remaining a prevalent issue in US politics, have we been using the power of celebrity and social media for good?

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The New Age of Fashion? Designers unveil seasonless fashion collections

This fashion week saw designers reveal a new seasonless collection, available to buy straight off the runway.

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Working and consuming away from progress

Tristan Parsons on the increasing disenfranchisement from progress caused by the economics of work and consumption

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What do we expect of women in modern society?

Perisha Kudhail delves into the world of expectations to discover if ‘natural beauty’ has lost its meaning

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Essena O’Neil: Sensation or sob story?

Aj Mal puts forward his opinion on Essena O’Neill’s headline-grabbing exit from social media, including a defect from her 600,000-follower Instagram account