Tag: Ideas

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‘Freedom to criticise ideas is being eroded’: Oxford University student newspaper editor resigns following article censure

An editorial member of Cherwell, Oxford University’s independent student newspaper, has resigned following the publication’s refusal to publish one of his articles online. It has been reported that the reason for this refusal was due to the fact that the article in question ‘could be considered offensive’. Former Profiles Editor for the paper, Freddie Hayward,…

Sex Survey 2019

Facebook doesn’t want you to get laid

Facebook is constantly updating what it deems as acceptable on its site, and the newest weird choice is taking down posts that could ‘facilitate, encourage or coordinate sexual encounters between adults’. It’s a very strange new rule, there is nothing illegal about two consenting adults wanting to have a ‘sexual encounter’, nor is it illegal…

Fashion

Christmas Gift Guide

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of impending Christmas shopping, or just looking for some gift inspiration? Look no further, high end, low end, for your sister, mother or friend, we’ve got you covered. Socks Why not go simple but effective with a pair of socks, after all who wouldn’t love a pair of warm, fluffy…

Science

Regular heatwaves: a hazard to health

7,000 more people could die per year due to increased temperatures by 2050, says a new report by the Health Protection Agency. It found that if no changes are made there could be a rise of 257% in heat-related deaths. So should we be worried? Well, the study found that London, the Midlands and the east…

Fashion, Venue

Carefully planned costumes

Halloween is fast approaching and there is so much inspiration for costumes out there if you’re willing to go all out! These outfits are inspired by popular films and TV shows of 2017. The characters in this top 6 will undoubtedly dominate Halloween. 1. Stranger Things With the return of Stranger Things, it’s highly likely…

Gaming, OldVenue

Scare Me Good

We asked our writers to send in their scariest pitches to scare you – see how they did… The Enemy of your Enemy is Not Your Friend Robin Evans Hidden away in a town miles from home and wanted for a crime you had no involvement in, you think you’ve hit gold when you hear…

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