AS I SEE IT – It’s Been a Year and I’m Still Mad about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

A year after its release, Rosie Willoughby reflects on her disappointment after watching ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’.

AS I SEE IT – The Absence of Exercise: Were the Government Right to Close Gyms?

Maisie Holcombe argues that the health benefits of keeping gyms open during lockdown largely outweigh the risks of catching the coronavirus.

AS I SEE IT – The People’s Princess Reborn: How ‘The Crown’ Introduced Diana to Generation Z

Hannah Gravett responds to the representation of Princess Diana in the newest series of The Crown, and explores why she’s become such an icon for Gen-Z

The Arts Saved Us During Lockdown, But Now Who Will Save Them?

Hannah Gravett explores the importance of the arts and the financial neglect they have suffered from the government.

AS I SEE IT – Fake It ‘Till You Make It

Gigi Bushell discusses her experience of imposter syndrome and the best ways in which to tackle it.

PSA: Zac Efron is still hot and body shaming is still not

In response to the recent discourse surrounding Zac Efron’s ‘dad bod’, Yasmin Norvill discusses why our society is so fascinated by stories of weight loss and weight gain. This article contains references to eating disorders.

Wear a Fucking Mask

Nick Werren argues for everyone to wear a mask while examining the political battlefield surrounding the topic. Article contains frequent strong language

To Pub or Not to Pub? The Polarisation of the Nation: the Unexpected Symptom of COVID19

Hannah Gravett reflects on the reopening of pubs last weekend and urges the public to direct any anger towards the government rather than each other.

Why Diversification in the Workplace is a Positive Initiative

Laura Gainor makes the argument for greater diversification in the workplace and why it’s an overall benefit to everyone.

Don’t Trust the Media: The Truth About the BLM London Protests

Rubi Ager recalls her experience of the London Black Lives Matter protest and criticises the media for their portrayal of the protesters as violent.

How the GP Freeze Failed Me

Alone without basic healthcare, medication or advice. Pete Ferguson reveals his experience when The Guildowns Group Practice began refusing new patients.

What’s With the Rainbow Crossing?

Sophie Pike explores the controversy surrounding Surrey’s recently added colourful crossing. Misspent university funds or a positive statement of inclusion?

Censorship in the Media

Sophie Pike explores censorship in the media, exploring both traditional media outlets and also the controversy surrounding censorship on social media.

Veganism on Campus: Eating and Awareness

Holly Saunders explores many reasons why people are vegan, including environmental awareness and healthy eating and the need for greater awareness.

Should Politics Be Used as a Platform for Extreme Protest?

In the past three years, there have been some controversial changes within western politics. Sophie Pike investigates the effect of protest votes.

Is the Romance Genre Ruining Real Relationships?

Sophie Pike offers a perspective on how real long term relationships are threatened by the portrayal of romance in film, tv and novels.

Stop feeding us Mental Health

Mental Health. Social media portrays mental health conditions as desirable: something that’s cool to have. by Sophie Pike

“Asking for help should not be taboo”

2018 is the year that saw revolutionary change. Women have been fiercely stepping forward and fighting to get their voices heard. Yet one is left to wonder: what does this mean for men? by Viktoria Rangelova

She may come from a ‘life of privilege’, but Southampton SU President Emily Dawes is allowed to have an opinion

Hannah Mickleburgh explores the recent media controversy surrounding Southampton SU’s president Emily Dawes’ tweets but does she deserve the backlash?

In Defence of Unpaid Internships

Megan d’Ardenne writes about her experience on placement, and the benefits of an internship – paid or unpaid.