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.
Charlotte West discusses the potential failings of Surrey’s placement scheme and chats to other students about their experiences.
Isabel Rolfe looks back at the the controversy following Gymshark’s Instagram post of Nelly London in their activewear and discusses how much the brand are too blame for the negative response
Charlotte West highlights the Instagram account of the Surrey night bus driver and speaks to fellow students about why he is their favourite.
Final year Rufaro Mazarura discusses the end of her time spent studying at Surrey – sharing her perspective as she moves into a new period of her life.
Editor in Chief Yasmin Norvill examines the exploitative measures fast fashion companies have asserted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sophia Newman writes in support and solidarity of the Black Lives Matter movement from her position as the BAME Officer for LGBT+ Society.
Through interviews with the SurreyFess admins, Charlotte West explores the range of challenges they face, from racist hate crimes to overwhelming workloads.
From festive flat ideas to local events, Charlotte West provides a festive guide on what Surrey Students can do to get in the holiday spirit!
Despite painfully affecting one in ten women in the UK, endometriosis is often regarded as a hidden condition. Megan d’Ardenne interviews Sophie Weller.
Last Friday, Megan d’Ardenne joined the millions of people taking to the streets demanding action, days before the UN’s Global Climate Summit
Emily Byfield-Riches interviews Michael Taricone, discussing possible causes of male mental health and why it can be so difficult to talk about.
Charlotte West has our 3rd interview with the presidential candidates, Njabby Mendlula talks us through his manifesto.
Editor in Chief Michael Slavin investigates Max Lu’s surprising salary figures, exploring perspectives from both students and university management.
Sophie Pike explores Body Dysmorphic Disorder; looking at it’s effects and the impact society and the media have on the condition.
“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
Isabel Rolfe explores the ongoing war in Yeman, where our countries are directly supplying arms affecting millions of people. Where are the news stories and why are they not being given the attention they deserve?
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?