Life



Schoolin’ life: Absence of the uni experience on TV

22nd September 2021

Bea Crawford laments the lost university experience on the small-screen due to the disproportionate amount of wild, teen-centred series If the new Gossip Girl reboot has taught us anything, it’s this: TV producers love to portray an edgy high school experience. From Skins to Riverdale and Euphoria, the running theme across most teen shows today ...


Olympic Life Lessons

5th September 2021

Following an inspiring Olympic Games in Tokyo, Grace reflects on some of the key lessons that athletes have taught us this summer The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was unique. This uniqueness didn’t come from a new and exciting opening ceremony, however, it came from holding an Olympic Games during a mass global pandemic. From the ...


TikTok: Overpathologizing everyday life?

25th April 2021

Writer Elisabetta Comin considers the dangers of overpathologizing everyday experiences on apps like TikTok and Tumblr. “Put a finger down if you have a messy room, put a finger down if you keep procrastinating despite feeling anxious about your assignments, put a finger down if you’ve ever cried yourself to sleep…” It’s 1am, I’m once ...


Water on Mars: the red planet’s hidden secrets

22nd October 2020

Nasa has discovered water on Mars, but does this mean there is life on the red planet? After everything 2020 has thrown at us, would it be entirely implausible to expect an alien invasion before the year is through? Economies grinding to a halt, a global pandemic, and unprecedented global restrictions all would have been ...


The signs of life on Venus

13th October 2020

The presence of phosphine on Venus suggests possible life. Does this prove that there is life on Venus? Perhaps after the catastrophic year we’ve all had, the prospect of moving to an entirely different planet sounds quite promising. Like so many others, I was intrigued when I heard the news about possible alien life on ...