Category - Features

Features

Funny Business

Laughing gas has become more than a drug, it’s now a commodity that businesses are built upon. And despite pressure from local government and the police...

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t

As the feature continues to disappear and reappear again, Aimee-Lee Abraham wrestles the ‘British institution’ that is (or was!?) The Sun’s Page Three...

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Pop, Look, Listen, Learn.

AIMEE-LEE ABRAHAM investigates the rise of nootropics (‘smart pills’) and the pressures that are influencing students to succumb to their...

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Love Games

Exploring relationship issues at university with someone totally unqualified to do so.
I will make absolutely no pretenses about my credentials as any sort of...

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The Unhealthy Ideal

With the pressure to physically conform now greater than ever, Andy Love takes a look at body image, marketing and our unhealthy obsession with health

A...

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My Frozen Face

Amelia Jones relives her frightening experience of facial paralysis, and reminds us that a smile goes a long way in ‘My Frozen Face’

I welcomed...

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The North-South Divide

 
 
Gravy guzzling Northerner? Or stick-your-pinky-out Southerner? Alex Chapman discusses the ongoing feud between students either side of Watford...

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Picture This!

 
Kieran Davey investigates the popularity of the photo craze that is dominating social media in ‘Picture This!’

It was the photo that...

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Communication Problems

With the image of heads buried in their hand-held screens surrounding us, Andy Love examines the way smart phones have changed our social interactions in...

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#OCDPROBLEMS

Toby Mott discusses Channel 4’s ‘Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners’ and the perception of OCD as a cute quirk. 
“Obsessive Compulsive...

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The Battle of Banter

The term ‘banter’ is pretty friendly.  Or at least, it used to be. Once upon a time, it meant an amicable ‘rib-digging’ between two leisurely...

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Blurred Lines

 
Blurred Lines:  the best-selling single of 2013, number one in fourteen countries and the fastest selling song in digital history. Why then has a...

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Cardiff at Christmas

The Christmas holidays. Most students start counting down the days to this frenzy of seasonal television, Baileys and pyjamas as legitimate daywear in...

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Girl Meets Porn

Aimee-Lee Abraham examines the myths of pornography and the impact the industry is having on society and the student psyche. 

This season, a housemate...

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