Laura Thompson

Laura Thompson


Opinion: Police in nightclubs won’t solve the issue of sexual harassment

Opinion: Police in nightclubs won’t solve the issue of sexual harassment

Laura Thompson has never been to a club, but she still knows a police presence won’t solve the widespread issue of sexual harassment
Are Manchester students ditching Tinder in favour of Facebook romance?

Are Manchester students ditching Tinder in favour of Facebook romance?

Laura Thompson explores why people have increasingly been using Facebook groups like UoMLove and Mancfessions to find love
Home or Away: Online learning isn’t ideal wherever you are

Home or Away: Online learning isn’t ideal wherever you are

Laura Thompson speaks to students about the difficulties of online learning both at home and in student accommodation
Where’s the support when we need it most?

Where’s the support when we need it most?

Laura Thompson argues that an official University of Manchester Instagram Post telling students to treat the pandemic like a retreat misrepresents their mental health support provision
From Netflix to jigsaws, what makes you smile?

From Netflix to jigsaws, what makes you smile?

Laura Thompson looks at different ways students have been finding happiness over lockdown and this first semester at university
Who’s to blame? Looking back at Covid restrictions

Who’s to blame? Looking back at Covid restrictions

Who will history students be blaming for the Coronavirus restrictions in the future? Laura Thompson explores the faults for and impacts of the restrictions
Are romantic relationships really important?

Are romantic relationships really important?

King Peter of Portugal killed because of love, but is it really all that? Laura Thompson questions whether love is really as important as it is made out to be
Can we be unique in a postmodern world?

Can we be unique in a postmodern world?

The exploration of uniqueness and its co-existence with social media trends in a postmodern world
Opinion: The Grimm reality of online university

Opinion: The Grimm reality of online university

Annie Dabb and Laura Thompson count the ways online university and increased technology usage is negatively impacting students
As QAnon takes the world by storm, don’t get sucked in by conspiracy theories

As QAnon takes the world by storm, don’t get sucked in by conspiracy theories

Laura Thompson investigates just how seriously we should be taking conspiracy theories…

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