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TV, Venue

Review: Love Island 2019

Love Island caused a great deal of controversy when it came out, and five series later it has moved on from being every viewer’s guilty pleasure to something that fills up everyone’s social media timelines. Love Island this year might have appeared to be the same – the attractive contestants, the large luxury villa, even…

Fashion

Eating disorders

In a modern woman’s world there are many things that can cause low self-esteem. Social media is present in most young women’s lives and often represents their image in a public space. Although it is good to be able to have such an online presence, the pressure of maintaining a certain weight can be very…

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Teenage mental health in decline

Adolescence is the prime time for mental health disorders to emerge, with half of all mental problems beginning in early teenage years. Researchers from Liverpool and London have uncovered a decrease in the mental wellbeing of UK teenagers; a finding that is mirrored in teenagers across the globe. Data was collected from two large groups…

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Is social media bad for your health?

No one twenty years ago could have predicted the rise and popularity of social media platforms. Everybody from your friends, colleagues and neighbours to your mum, dad and even number 27’s dog now has an online presence. It’s a great way to keep up to date with those you care about, particularly those who you…

Sport

Concrete meets UEA Basketball

Growing up, two sports touched my soul and helped me figure out the kind of person I wanted to be. The first of which was tennis, which I played for seven years. The other was basketball, which changed my life in only two years. These two sports are still a huge part of my life,…

TV

You Review

‘It’s cool how you get in the monster’s POV, you understand why he does stuff, almost like its… justified.’ While some of the analogies employed by Netflix’s new thriller ‘You’ can seem more than a little heavy-handed, they can help the viewer to understand how it easy it is to root for the villain when…

Science

Do it for the gram

Nearly 130 years after the mass of the kilogram was first defined, scientists have voted to implement a new system to redefine the measurement. In a vault southwest of Paris, 40 feet underground, requiring three keys to open, you will find the original kilogram, or the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK). Even then, you…

Travel

Coming to America: The weather outside is frightful

I’ve been watching a lot of Gavin & Stacey at the moment. Firstly because it’s absolutely one of the best British comedies to have ever been made. Second of all, because it reminds me of home. I’ve been called a ‘Pam’ more than once. America is great (not to be confused with make great again)…

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