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Culture

Why We Urgently Need to Boycott Social Media

As we search for clarity amidst confusion and approach another US election, it is time we turned the tables on those keeping us in the dark.

Leave No One Behind: The Virtues and Dangers of Social Mobility

We love to celebrate ‘rags to riches’ stories but is social mobility really a measure of society’s progress towards equality?

Homeland Under my Nails - Mohammed Omar Khalil's Exhibit

A review of Home Under my Nails, an Exhibition by artist Mohammed Omar Khalil showcasing Sudanese heritage.

Politics

Crisis, Nightmare, Threat: Exploring the Facts Behind the Semantics of UK Immigration

Words used to describe UK immigration often mask the reality of the situation. Here, we take a look at what is really going on.

Who Is Guilty in the Yemen Civil War?

As the war rages, we must not continue to be complacent about the horror and the part our country has played.

Is it Time to Reconsider our Assumptions About Nuclear Weapons?

We need a more pragmatic approach to deciding who is allowed to join the nuclear weapons club.

Health

A Wave of Truth: Lessons from My Journey in Poetry

Tracing my journey in poetry from wonder, to self-doubt, to honesty.

4 Habits to Improve Your Creative Practice

4 Habits to Improve Your Creative Practice and Foster Motivation without Creative Gatherings and Events (in the era of COVID).

Students

How to Leave University With Years of Experience

Five key points that will help you leave University with years of experience, ready to take on a graduate job.

How TikTok Landed Me a Graduate Job

How tips and tricks from TikTokers helped me get a graduate job in these uncertain times.

Racism in UK Universities and the Activists Calling for Change

How activists are dealing with racism in UK universities.

Entertainment

The Melancholy Power of Don McLean’s Music

How his music was “…an outstretched hand from a poet to a painter in the midst of what was to both of them a lonely world”.

Disability in Film: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” and Three-Dimensional Characters

A review on the 2019 sleeper hit, The Peanut Butter Falcon. Starring Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.

Netflix's Indian Matchmaking Sparks Outrage Over Colourism

Netflix’s New Reality Show “Indian Matchmaking” Sparks Outrage on Social Media over Colourism Controversy.

Sports And Games

The Premier League's Fight Against Coronavirus

What is happening with this season Premier League games and who will get the title?

Premier League January Transfer Deadline 2020

A look into the signings made by the top six in the Premier League before the January transfer window closes.

Mourinho Set for Debut as Spurs Manager

Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Tottenham Hotspur Head Coach shortly after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked.

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

Week of Unrest as Floyd’s Murderers yet to be Brought to Justice

Protests have increased as the police officers who have murdered George Floyd are yet to be brought to Justice

Justice for Ahmaud

Trending everywhere is the story of a young man from Georgia who was brutally murdered in an act of racial violence. Read about the publics cries for justice and how you can support Ahmaud Arbery.

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty in Historical Case

Harvey Weinstein, a former powerful Hollywood movie producer, was found guilty on sexual assault and rape charges on February 24. Weinstein made headlines in 2017 when numerous victims came forward about his sexual attacks on them. Around…

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

Twin Telepathy: Fact or Fiction

My whole life, people have asked me questions like: "What is it like being a twin," "Can you read each other's minds," or "When one of you is hurt, does the other feel pain?" I've always tried to ignore these questions because, to me, they were both absurd and uncomfortable. Today I avoid these questions no more. Today I'm going to tell you what it's really like being a twin.

Area 51 Raid: The Day is Upon Us

In June there was an event created to raid Area 51, millions signed up.

Why Bees are Disappearing From the UK and Why it Matters

A look at why certain species of bee are declining in the UK and the effects this could have in the future.

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