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Conspiracy theories take centre stage

Elliot Mills exposes the ridiculous arguments of today’s ‘conspiracy theorists’, of whom many helped Donald Trump win the Presidency

The dawn of the NES

In Japan, a small consumer electronics company called Nintendo was having lots of success with their console the Famicom. Wanting to garner international success, they locked their sights on the USA

An eyewitness account from the union bar

On this eventful night, Chloe Hatton gauges reactions at the Students’ Union

Pro-Wrestling from a Different Angle

Reporter Joe Murphy had a VIP ticket to part of the National British Wrestling Festival, and this is how get got on

What next for Wayne Rooney?

Out of form and dropped by England and Manchester United, what does the future hold for Wayne Rooney?

To knee or not to knee?

San Francisco 49’ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick elected to sit during the national anthem which he claimed oppresses black people and people of colour

Studying abroad in America

After studying abroad in the United States for the year, Miranda Bunnis learned how to share a room, tailgate, and all about the bizarre American rules

The popular appeal of Campaign Finance Reform

Joel Kelly casts his eye across the pond to see why disassociation from big money is paying off for the likes of Sanders and Trump

Is single-payer healthcare the answer for America?

Jessica Chow-Lau on why there are other, more workable alternative for America other than a single payer healthcare system

Trump: To ban or not to ban?

Is debating whether or not a US Presidential candidate be barred from the UK an effective use of our time?

Was the Paris Climate Conference just hot air?

Luke Williams casts a critical eye over the Paris Climate Conference and the importance of its success

In this global war Africa must not be forgotten

With an ever-increasing focus on the Middle East, we must not forget the related conflicts that rage across Africa

American university offers three day “retreat” to discuss “white privilege”

Three day event organised by the University of Vermont for undergraduates who “self-identify as white” to discuss issues of race and “white privilege”

All-American collegiate style

Do we dress the same as our fellow students across the pond? Sarah Kilcourse investigates

Slashing the status quo, and Hillary Clinton’s lead

From Long Island, Coby Tunnicliffe gives his view on the state of the Democratic nomination race and if this is the beginning of the end for Hillary Clinton

China, America, and the future of Afghanistan

With Western forces disengaging from Afghanistan, and with China ascending, Tristan Parsons looks at what the future holds

Russia’s impact in the war in the Middle East

Alexander Lovatt looks at how Russian involvement in Syria could change the face of the conflict

Is Corbyn right about nuclear disarmament?

With a replacement Britain’s nuclear weapons coming under review soon, Matthew Perry asks whether Jeremy Corbyn’s pro-disarmament position is the right way for Britain to go

Don’t mess with Texas

Going travelling in America? Put Austin, Texas on your list of must-see cities

The limited opportunities of diverse sexuality

With a huge contrast in the visibility of sexual diversity between the arts and politics, we are challenged about what influences us and how we can stimulate change

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