Aren’t you a clever girl? · By Roisin Julia

Countless films, books, TV programmes and the like have presented us with the supposedly enigmatic and elusive ‘smart’ girl character: the quirky outsider who couldn’t care less about her social position or perception. These girls commonly follow a disconcertingly similar pattern, often gothic and stand-offish (think Effy from Skins and Maeve from Sex Education) with a penchant … Continue reading Aren’t you a clever girl? · By Roisin Julia

‘Disposable Dates’: Tinder, Modern Dating and Rejection · By Roisin Julia

  Something which I have become somewhat obsessed with in recent years is the vast impact social media has had on pretty much every aspect of modern life. We cannot compare it to anything in history and it often feels like we cannot keep up with it because no one yet knows how to harness … Continue reading ‘Disposable Dates’: Tinder, Modern Dating and Rejection · By Roisin Julia

‘Under His Eye’: In Alabama, the Future of Women’s Rights Takes a Dark Turn · By Cia Risbridger

TW: Abortion, mentions of rape, incest, infant abandonment Let me start by being honest with you all here: this article is not the article I wanted to write. Instead of publishing the article I had written for this week, (it was going to be a nice rant on the lack of true female representation in … Continue reading ‘Under His Eye’: In Alabama, the Future of Women’s Rights Takes a Dark Turn · By Cia Risbridger

Ethical Shopping – Why You Should Be Bothered and What You Can Do – Lauryn Mcloughlin

Ethical shopping isn’t just about, and I quote my dissertation tutor here, bamboo socks and taking your tote bags to the supermarket with you (although bamboo socks are great and always take your tote bags to the shop). Ethical shopping is about making informed choices in your everyday life to be a responsible consumer, depending … Continue reading Ethical Shopping – Why You Should Be Bothered and What You Can Do – Lauryn Mcloughlin