How do you overcome an addiction? How do you approach a friend or family member about their addiction? What exactly is an addiction? I spoke to recovering cocaine and alcohol addict, Lauren Windle, who provided me with her insightful personal experience about how she tackled and escaped the cycle of addiction.
Emily Byfield-Riches interviews Michael Taricone, discussing possible causes of male mental health and why it can be so difficult to talk about.
Editor in Chief Michael Slavin investigates Max Lu’s surprising salary figures, exploring perspectives from both students and university management.
“You probably wouldn’t realise upon meeting Bethany that she has a disability.” Bethany McAtee hears Dawson’s struggle, living with an invisible illness.
We all look forward to gathering around the Christmas tree, sharing gifts and company but how many of us celebrate Christmas for what it traditionally meant. by Sophie Pike
As movember continues alongside Stag Media’s mental health awareness push, Helia Daryani looks into the effects media and literature can have on mental health and the need for trigger warnings.
Lisa Cosham takes a deeper look into the stark consequences of war, today on remembrance sunday we consider the many fatal sacrifices – but ‘lest we forget’ the living.
To finish off our freshers week specials, Charlotte West introduces a new series of interviews exploring students and their placement companies.
Why should you be excited about joining the university of surrey? Emily Wootton explains what’s so great!
Hannah Ajala is a broadcast journalist at the BBC World Service, meaning learning about other people’s stories plays a big role in her life. However the story of how Hannah became a journalist involves a little trick she came across, called positive delusion, which she now dedicates time to sharing with others so that their goals can become reality too.
Every year, when the 1st of January arrives, we reflect on the past year and who we have become, considering what it is we would like to change. Some say nothing, some say whatever will be, will be, but the majority of us make a New Years resolution that we are determined to stick to. Yet, somehow after only a few days, we revert back to our old ways and our New Years resolution is but a withering flower… How can we overcome this problem?