To those that use the term “All Lives Matter”

To those that use the term “All Lives Matter” If all lives mattered… Black lives wouldn’t be so devalued; Black lives wouldn’t be so in danger. If all liv …

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Trump and the Death of Diplomacy

In just 140 characters or less, U.S. President Donald Trump has proven time and time again that words have meaning and, if you’re in a position of power, conseque …

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Are the Oscar’s Obsolete? Or Just Out-of-Touch?

Short answer – Obsolete: no. Out-of-touch: hell yes. The reality is, awards season is a game. The whole industry, the Hollywood branch, is an elaborate game o …

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The Untouchables?

Imagine you’re reading the news. You come across a particularly disturbing headline; it reads something along the lines of – ‘Young Girl Accuses Father of …

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The power of language

At one stage bilingualism was frowned upon and seen to be detrimental to children’s cognitive development, however studies have shown that knowing at least one ot …

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Love Must Trump Hate.

As I write this, I’m watching a torrent of people form in protest outside JFK airport. Others are assembling just as quickly at LAX, Dulles, Atlanta, BOC, SFO, O …

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#meNOmore – The Fight against Sexual Violence in the Music Industry

Recently, a light has been shone on sexual harassment and assault within the film and television industry, exposing the horrific behaviour (and in some cases crime …

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Creative Industries & The Unpaid Internship: A Tumultuous Love Story

Unpaid internships are an increasingly accepted and required step in building a career in creative and information based industries including journalism, filmmaking …

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The Cultural Depth of Fashion’s Accessorisation

My left eye was twitching as I began to draft this piece up, because repeatedly, I’ve assessed fashion from its positives to its most negatives, hoping that somet …

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Hold on; it’s going to be a bumpy ride

Whilst at the pub, my friend and I began talking about the potential of psychedelics within the scientific community, as he is a student of science, and I, a studen …

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Not only willows are weeping

Not that there’s anything wrong with trees. They provide oxygen, which is always handy, and it is hard to deny they do have a certain serene beauty. Nevertheless, …

Vote For Change.

My parents are not outwardly political. I mean, they’re engaged. But there was no petitioning, picketing, or protesting during my childhood. I know what their pol …

Travelling Soldier

The Dixie Chicks once sang about the travelling soldier. The song is an expression of the fleeting affection received by small town American girls from the deeply e …