Dorothy Reddin

#BLM, Comment

Tearing down statues is the right thing to do

Protests erupted throughout the United States and countries across the world as a result of the senseless killing of unarmed Black man George Floyd on May 25th. Some protesters resorted to defacing and removing historical statues as a clear message of intolerance towards racism within our society, beginning in Bristol on June 7th with the…

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Millenials are snowflakes

Most freshers this year will have been born in the year 2000: complete and utter millennials. Yet this seemingly harmless, edgy label has often been synonymous with being perceived as  “snowflakes” – for being too thin-skinned and taking offence over everything. But does this have an element of truth, or is this really just another…

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After university: work or travel?

Life after university can be a daunting prospect. Grasping that graduate job is something most third-year students worry about. However, many students are increasingly choosing to travel after university as opposed to going straight into the world of work. There are values and limitations to both options. For example, earning money is something most young…

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Snapchat’s self-sabotage

The new Snapchat update is angering users, including myself. An online petition against the app update has collected over 1.2 million signatures so far, suggesting that the update is absolutely terrible. The new update means that people’s ‘stories’ can no longer be viewed on the right-hand screen; in its place a ‘discovery page’ has been…