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Following the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, Sophie Marriott looks at how it has been used and abused, and what the legacy of its creator, Tim Berners-Lee is.

To Let signs, Belfast by Albert Bridge@Geograph

Sophie Marriott argues that The Mancunion’s recent revelations about student housing in Manchester reveals the deep rooted inequalities in higher education.

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As it is revealed that 90% of the World’s largest firms lobby against action on climate change, Sophie Marriott argues that corporate power poses the biggest threat to the future of the environment and society.

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Sophie Marriott argues that whilst we enjoy the unseasonable weather this week we should remember the climate change it is a symptom of is not just going to keep making things a bit warmer, but it is already causing devastating natural disasters.

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Sophie Marriott looks at the way student culture, for all its diversity, can pigeonhole us into narrow tropes with particular expectations, and how this can restrain our ability to explore our self-identities.

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Stress to impress

Sophie Marriott argues that the high stress experience of University exams is the result of the pressure to succeed constantly levied on students.

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In this edition of Artefact of the Week, Sophie Marriott looks at a ceramic jug from the Nasca Culture of Pre-Hispanic South America and how their mysterious and captivating artistry was filled with their iconography

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Sophie Marriott reviews ‘Often Onstage’ at HOME Theatre as part of the Orbit Festival: a delightfully bemusing sail through the world of theatrical productions

Sophie Marriott argues that the criticism of Weight Watchers for their name change is placing too much meaning on the language of wellness and in itself weighing down notion of health and perpetuating cultures of shame.

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