Tag: violence

Gaming, Venue

LA Noire: Revisited

Ahh, ‘The City Of Angels’… how I’ve missed you. The streets of 1947 Los Angeles sprawl before my eyes once more. I’ve already had a belly-full of it. Yes, that’s right. I fully completed the 2011 original back in the day. But this time it’s personal (and has upgraded graphics), so I’ll take my best…

Science

The impact of homelessness on health

There is no confirmed number for how many people are classed as homeless across the UK. One reason for this is that homelessness is recorded differently across the country and also many homeless people do not show up in official statistics at all. Government street counts give a snapshot of the situation but not an…

Gaming

New Gamer Column

I think it is quite safe to say that the idea of video games never held much appeal to me, perhaps this was because I was under the impression that, unless you were playing the Wii, you were restricted to one kind of game and that involved guns and violence. With this in mind, I…

TV, Venue

The return of Peaky Blinders

Looking now at Steven Knight’s passion project, sold to the BBC as a four-season presentation of the gritty violence of 1919 Britain, ‘Peaky Blinders’ is now in its fifth season with no signs of an end close; but I honestly wished it had. What, in the past, came off as good writing depicting Birmingham’s underbelly…

Film, Venue

Violence, Joker and Moral Panic

‘Joker’ is currently at the centre of heated discussion across the political spectrum, capturing a wave of passionate debate in a way few films can. Typically, the Express and the Mail will attack films with anything that even mildly offends their strict moral sensibilities. From the violence of ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ to…

News

Universities tackle harassment

A report by Universities UK, the representative organisation for the UK’s universities, has shown that universities have made great strides in tackling gender-based violence, but warned that more was needed to be done to combat racism. The report, called Changing The Culture, is a report by Universities UK taskforce examining violence against women, harrasment and…

News

‘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,…

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