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Sep
10
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The Grind Never Stops: Working From Home, Mental Health, and a Never-ending Pandemic

As a young person who turned 21 and ‘graduated’ from university in the very midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, quite
3 min read
Aug
31
A broken heart on beach with two clothing items on the sand. One labelled 'I Saw It First' and the other 'BooHoo'.

Sustainable Fashion: Why Love Island is a fast fashion nightmare

Love it or hate it, we’ve all noticed Love Island has kicked off for 2021. The contestants are in
3 min read
Aug
17
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From Gold Hoops to Designer Suits: Breaking Down the Politics of Power Dressing

‘Whatever their particular standard of taste, men are the judges of beauty; however compelling their charms, women are the judged.
2 min read
Aug
10
A bright image of a beach. A blue and white striped sun bed in the centre with a blue, white and red parasol next it.

Travel in 2021: The staycation boom

What does a holiday mean to you? Whether it’s sipping unlimited cocktails on a white sandy beach, or getting
2 min read
Aug
09
A blue skateboard going across the screen. Red and blue strips streaking across, the skateboard is balancing on the blue.

Why Skateboarding is Olympics 2020’s Biggest Success

This year, the Olympic Games has seen moments that will go down in history; Tom Daley finally got his hands
2 min read
Jul
30
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From Baseball in Corsets to Bikini Bottom Boycotts: Exploring the Social Significance of Women’s Fashion in Sport

From Baseball in Corsets to Bikini Bottom Boycotts: Exploring the Social Significance of Women’s Fashion in Sport A Gender-equal
3 min read
Jul
13
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Pride 2021: Then and Now

As we come to the end of Pride Month 2021, it’s time to remind ourselves how the movement started
2 min read
Jul
13
A purple and grey graph that indicates the rise and fall of Cryptocurrency values with Bitcoin and Ethereum logos.

Cryptocurrency; the Good, the Bad, and the ‘What Actually is it?’

Despite being, on the face of it, a fairly ‘daunting’ market to enter, the crypto market is continuing to witness
2 min read
Jul
13
Two male hands reaching out, one pulling the other up. Blue background and the mars symbol in centre with daisies and moss

Men's Health Week: Redefining 'Man Up'

Man up: phrasal verb of man: INFORMAL: be brave enough to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation. ‘’You just
2 min read
Jul
13
Illustration of someone wearing a dress, walking down a catwalk. The image is made up of dark pink, blues and dark purple.

Celebrating 30 Years of Graduate Fashion Week

This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most important events in the fashion industry; Graduate Fashion Week.
2 min read