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Culture

Islamophobia Declining Thanks to a Footballer

A study shows Islamophobia is declining thanks to Mohamed Salah rise to football fame at Liverpool.

Afrofuturism

A short tale about my unrequited love for Sci-Fi Fantasy books, somewhat tragic but a happy ending is on the horizon. Featured Image is original artwork created by Viola Bascombe

FLEE Reports: Born Human – Being a Dope Black Dad

This Father's Day, Afshin shares a short piece he created to promote Dope Black Dads, a group that supports Black fathers and challenges societal perceptions.

Politics

Brexit: The Great British Shamble

After 3 years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, another Prime Minister resign and we are not any closer to a viable Brexit.

Grenfell: Two Years On But Can we Ever Truly Move On?

We all woke up on the 15thJune 2017 in shock and horror. All of us finding out in different ways. Some found out through texts. Others through the news. I found out through Snapchat. Tower block. Inferno. West London. 21stcentury. We are now…

"Young people don't vote"- Nullifying this Myth Once and for All.

As the 2019 European Elections have just passed, it's time to question the authenticity in the narrative that the youth are politically unaware and too lazy to vote.

Health

Things To Do: When it Rains

Oh London, how I love you so… More often than not, it’s raining in London. And when it rains, for those of us who managed to get a day off, we’re stuck inside. On these tragic days, I find myself bored and restless, debating whether or not I have the courage to breach the drizzly storm outside in pursuit of a 20p Freddo from the corner shop.

Plastic Fish

In a world filling with plastic pollution, we are forced to look at exactly what it is we are doing and how our habits are contributing to the bigger picture.

How Jazz Became my New Saviour

I explore the benefits of Jazz music and how it helps one to improve their concentration at work and school

Students

Scandal: An Education Misfortune

Scandal in the education system both in the UK and US.

A Movement For Climate Change - #FridaysforFuture

Greta Thunberg the young pioneer for climate change is nominated for a Noble Peace Prize at 16. She inspired a march that was done all over the world on March 15th 2019.

The Young Ambassador's Apprenticeship Fair

I got the opportunity to interview a few of the Young Westminster Foundation's Young Ambassadors about their first community event.

Entertainment

Movie Review - Spider-Man: Far from Home - MCU

A review of the latest movie in the MCU - Spider-Man: Far from Home, starring Tom Holland, Zendaya and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Theatre Review - Strange Fruit - Caryl Phillips

Caryl Phillips' play, Strange Fruit, is not to one be missed this summer at Bush Theatre!

Sports And Games

The 2019 African Cup of Nations

The 2019 African Cup of Nations is being held in Egypt with the tournament almost to a conclusion.

A Review of Liverpool 2018/19 Campaign: Part 1

Liverpool's first-half incredible run ended with them finishing top of the table by the end of the year and a Champion League spot in the last 16.

English Weather Robbed me of Happiness

I tell the story of how English weather robbed me of true happiness during the Cricket World Cup.

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

Hate Crime - When Will it Stop?

The number of hate crime reports in both America and Britain, this comes on the heel of the Jussie Smollett case of his alleged attack.

18-year-old Charged with Murder of Jodie Chesney

A third person has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

Prosecutors confirm Khashoggi was Strangled, Dismembered, then Dissolved in Acid

One month after journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing, it has been confirmed that his body was dissolved.

Podcasts

Hidden Voices - FIFA World Cup 2018

William, Luis, Samir & Kaled discuss their favourite moments of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia for this episode of Hidden Voices.

Hidden Voices - Faith, Identity & Belonging

This episode of Hidden Voices covers all things related to faith, identity & belonging as Samir, Kaled & William host a comeback to the platform. The episode was made in celebration of the Photography & Creative Writing Competition with Paddington Arts.

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

I Wish You Did

I never got to say good-bye to my grandfather and to this day I still fight the thoughts of not giving him more attention when I should have the most. I wish I could apologize and make it up to him. He's lifted me to be a paragon of virtue and class yet even months after his passing, I find myself stuck in the valley of fallen kings.

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…

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