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COMPETITION '2018

Photography & Creative Writing

Faith, Identity & Belonging

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Culture

Kolton Lee’s Take on the Issues Faced by Minority Filmmakers

Writer/director Kolton Lee is one of many Black British film-makers who can no longer take the lack of diversity in British film and television.

British Vs English - More Than Meets the Eye?

An American's thoughts on the difference between the British and English flag. Could the English flag be an Elitist symbol?

Can Religion Provide an Objective Answer?

An instance of 38 Illegal Immigrants being raided and seized while working in a cement plant is argued between a Pastor and local Townsman. They both use religion to make their case but who can figure out who is right and why?

Politics

‘Terrorist Attack’ by Lone Driver Wakes Westminster

A lone driver collided with the barriers of the Houses of Parliament this morning. Scotland Yard has called it a terrorist attack due to the location of the incident.

Could the UK Replace Elected Politicians with Random Selection?

Is our current democracy truly representative of the UK population or is there an alternative way of choosing the people that represent us?

Tommy Robinson Released After his Appeal in Court

English Far Right-Wing Activist Tommy Robinson released from Prison on bail after convicted of being Contempt of Court in May.

Health

Vaping Linked with Damage of Vital Immune System Cells

Researchers have discovered that the smoking alternative, vaping can actually cause serious harm in other ways than a cigarette.

Why Beyoncé Speaking out on Body Acceptance is Important for Women

How Beyoncé's recent essay speaking about body acceptance could improve women's lives for the better.

The Sale of Skin Lightening Creams Continues in Countries Where it’s Banned

Non-prescribed skin lightening creams have been deemed as illegal to sell in the UK and Ghana, yet they are still being sold. Studies have pointed to a number of dangers with a prominent ingredient in such creams, Hydroquinone.

Students

Scribing, Hiving, and Interning whilst Proper Vibing

A collection of reflections on my wonderful internship placement with the good people of Scribers Hive and You Press

Predicted Grades: Another Barrier in Higher Education

Predicted grades result to be inaccurate and in the worst cases stop students from disadvantaged backgrounds from applying for the course they want and to an institution of their choice.

Bristol University Student Criticised by Asian Community

Ignorance and stupidity come in many different levels. This week around the country, a case of the previously mentioned peaked due to a certain Bristol University student celebrating his 21st birthday. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with…

Entertainment

Ruby Rose & the Toxicity of Fan Outrage

Ruby Rose has quit Social Media after receiving abuse online for her new role as Batwoman in a show set to come out on the CW network next year.

Reflections on My Experience with British Children’s Television

A look back on how the programmes I watched as a kid shaped my childhood and teenage experiences.

Movie Review - Mission Impossible: Fallout

The sixth instalment in the Mission Impossible Franchise stars Tom Cruise at his best with amazing action sequences all-round.

Sports And Games

Dina Asher-Smith Wins Long Awaited Gold Medal in the 100m

Dina Asher-Smith becomes the European 100m Champion in a world leading time.

The Winners & Losers of the Summer Transfer Window

The new Premier League season is just around the corner with the potential of showing so many surprises. Will Manchester City be able to defend the title?

Liverpool Chances on Winning Silverware

With the new 2018/2019 season near, Liverpool brought in new players to improve Liverpool chances on winning trophies.

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

France 4-2 Croatia: Les Bleus Crowned World Champions

France took on Croatia in the World Cup 2018 Final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Belgium 2-0 England: Both Teams Coming Home

England played their final 2018 World Cup game against Belgium for a chance to finish 3rd.

World Cup Finals 2018 - France vs Croatia: Preview

France will take on Croatia in the World Cup 2018 final on Sunday afternoon the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Crime

Model Harry Uzoka’s Killers Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

Two out of the three men charged with the murder of Harry Uzoka, a successful 25-year-old male model, have been found guilty of committing the crime which occurred on January 11th.

German Couple Sentenced for Selling Son Online

A German Couple are facing punishment for sexually abusing and trafficking their son on the dark web.

Violent Crime Apparently Stabilising After a Tough Year

The Metropolitan Police Commissioner claims the Violent Crime in the Capital is starting to stabilise after a rough start to the year where almost 90 people have been killed.

Podcasts

Hidden Voices: Media Representation

Hidden Voices is ScribersHive's new podcasting programme hosted by our writers and creative artists discussing current events. Each episode is scheduled once a month and gives our audience a chance to hear different perspectives on the issues…

Art Work

Other

Something More After the Smoke

Reflecting on heroes and other instances of love during and throughout the destruction of the Greek wildflowers

Wetherspoons Shuts Down its Social Media

Wildly popular UK pub chain JD Wetherspoons closed all of its social media, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Tim Martin, the chairman of the company gives “the current bad publicity surrounding social media” as a main…

Snowy London

It is now the third day of snow in London and it is mesmerizing. Waking up in the middle of a Siberian snow blizzard while still in the comfort of your warm and nice London home, isn’t it a dream? I woke up this morning, very early to…

Spotlight

What our writers say.

The whole You Press team is friendly and welcoming, and I had the chance to practice my existing skills while developing new ones while interning there. I would highly recommend interning at You Press to anyone who wants an introduction to journalism!

Cameron KoubekJournalism and International Studies Double Major | Psychology Minor