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The power of resistance narratives of conflict

18th February 2024

Stories can tell the histories of a lifetime. Aleeza Siddiq explores the way narration invites the ignorant West into the lives of those suffering the world’s horrors. Last May, I attended a speech at Glasgow University given by Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian Ambassador to the UK, along with around fifty other Glasgow students. The speech ...

Travelling the world through the power of food

29th December 2021

Elena Adams shares why she thinks that trying new food is the best part of travelling. People travel for many reasons; the weather, scenery, tourist attractions, and to experience different cultures. But, if you’re anything like me, then the best reason is the food. It could be in a local restaurant, or a food truck ...

Banning politics from social media

23rd April 2021

Following the ban of Donald Trump from Twitter and the Myanmar Military from Facebook, should we be questioning how much power social media sites have over politics? In February 2021, Facebook banned the Myanmar military, the Tatmadaw, from Facebook. The censoring followed the capture of Myanmar by its military on 1 February which has resulted ...