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…But I’ve always been a student!

From nursery, to primary school, upper school, college then university: being a student has always been at the core of my identity. But as the end of my student life draws nearer, I’m left wondering: ‘what now?’. It’s quite scary, and here, in no particular order, is why: Being taxed. The government is going to take some […]

Britain: Land of the Oppressed, Home of the Afraid?

 A 52 year old man from north London was arrested after using ‘racist language’ on a train, sparking freedom of speech debate. It had been a long time since I heard the phrase: ‘It’s political correctness gone mad!’; I thought The Daily Mail had rinsed that line of all it’s supposed worth. But after another […]

‘Drunk women deserve to be raped’

A study reveals that over a quarter of Britons believe that a woman deserves to be raped if she is wearing ‘sexy’ or revealing clothing.  ICM conducted telephone interviews across the country, which involved 1,095 people, aged 18 and above. According to the study, 30% of participants also believed that a woman is responsible for […]

Procrastination problems.

It’s essay season and of course I have left everything until the very last minute. My sudden interest in writing this blog entry is solely to avoid said essays and still feel as though I am doing something remotely productive – so here goes! Students get quite a bad rep. for being lazy and, though […]