Matthew Gold argues that the Conservatives’ 2018 budget is about as far away from genuinely ending austerity as any of us are and Hammond’s pledges are just more Tory policies which benefit only the richest in society.
Amy Morris tells lazy travellers who use crowdfunding campaigns to finance their trips should rely on their own resources to fund an adventurous lifestyle of travelling and holidays.
Leah Marlow compares the differing actions of Buckinghamshire University and the University of Manchester in response to the NUS report revealing the prevalence of recreational use of drugs at Universities
Eleanor McLaughlin speaks of the recent appointing of Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice and the impact of this vote for victims of sexual misconduct.
Isidora Cortes-Monroy adds to the ever-growing discourse on the infamous Brexit with an international student’s perspective
George Walker argues that the Conservative party have adopted an imperialistic and culturally ignorant attitude towards Brexit, putting the future of Britain at risk.
Lauren Valentine contends that cultural modules are an essential part of any language degree, and students should be striving for a deeper understanding of a country’s culture, not just furthering their career.
Hollywood and U.S. politics are undoubtedly intertwined. Despite the #MeToo movement, both are still bound by a mistreatment of women.
Aidan Hunt argues that the Christian Church is no longer as relevant to politics and education as it once was and it’s privileged position in British society does not reflect the cultural diversity of the UK.
The #iweigh movement which is spreading across Instagram empowers people by encouraging positivity about life not just body image, Sam Brougham writes that it is crucial in the current climate of mental health.
Olivia Stringer points out the disturbing parallels between what today’s society is turning into and the warnings that were given to us by TV series Black Mirror.
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.
Olivia Stringer evaluates other students’ experiences with the Student Finance system and the negative implications of assuming parents will help to fund University studies.
President of the Manchester Debating Union Jacklin Kwan on the question of free speech and safe spaces on campuses, arguing that their goals are the same and it’s just the semantics that sparks conflict
Becky Mcnutt argues that the success of movements like #MeToo and #WhyIDidntReport in challenging cultures of sexual assault on women need to start incorporating male victims of rape and abuse.
Jay Darcy looks at the language used to describe single men and women and how it reveals the deeply gendered and misogynistic attitudes towards promiscuity.
Has the novel sheen of Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn begun to dull? Nimo Omer argues that in wake of the scandal surrounding anti-semitism it is time for the party to move on from their idealisation of the scruffy socialist