Harry Hunter

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Has the Pandemic Changed the Way we Grieve?

Why does grief feel different in 2021? Death has been a discussion of two sides since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. On one hand it is a statistic, a number to be watched closely in the hopes of freedom from lockdowns. On the other, it is a truly personal tragedy. Bereavement’s emotional importance, pandemic…

Arts

Paris’s Musee d’Orsay undergoes renaming

The Musée d’Orsay in Paris has been renamed the Musée d’Orsay-Valéry Giscard d’Estaing. This name change is in honour of the late Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who served as France’s President from 1974 to 1981 and was integral in the institution’s creation. President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing died on the 2nd of December 2020 at the age…

Sport

Is Lewis Hamilton already F1’s Greatest Of All Time ahead of what could well be his ‘Last Dance’?

Every F1 fan has a favourite driver, an icon they support due to their success, their driving style, or sometimes just their general demeanour off track. This often makes it difficult to objectively view one driver as the ‘best’. When thinking about all-time greats, there is Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark, Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna,…

Comment

Schools aren’t safe for unvaccinated teachers

Despite the phased returning of pupils to school this week, teachers have been left out of the priority groups for a Covid-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, millions of primary and secondary school students returned to school. This is the first step of the government’s easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK. These easings have come…

Science

The pandemic, conservation, and the environment

The environment has been far more impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic than first realised and it seems recovery efforts fail to acknowledge this fact. Already the pandemic has taken a drastic toll on the world’s environment and conservation efforts. Ecotourism has fallen drastically due to travel bans, meaning a billion pound industry crucial for livelihoods,…

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