Okay guys, it’s time to stop branding women as ‘homewreckers’

Every single time there’s a celebrity breakup, media outlets (I’m looking at you, Daily Mail), Twitter, Instagram, and all other forms of social media become full of articles and comments from people who know nothing about the situation all saying the same thing: “I bet it’s because he was talking to so and so, what a home wrecker”. It’s always the guy who’s “cheated”, and it’s always the girl who’s the home wrecker. Because in 2017, people still go in for slut shaming. The latest celeb to be branded as a home wrecker is Emma Roberts, who apparently caused Hayden…

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The EU Referendum and The Devaluing of the Youth Vote

I consider myself lucky. Thanks to internet access, I’m part of several communities, online and off, which nurture and encourage me to be an informed, thoughtful and participating citizen. I try to understand the complexities of big issues and perceive ideologies which lay outside my bubble of ethics in as unbiased a manner as possible. This is why I voted in the EU Referendum. I am one of the 73% of voters aged 18-24 who voted to remain in the European Union; an overwhelming majority.We all have our own reasons for voting, with many students specifically benefiting from the EU….

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Brexit – The Voice Of Those Who Couldn’t Vote

“We shall overcome, deep in my heart, I do believe we shall overcome and with this faith we will go out and adjourn the councils of despair, and bring new light into the dark chambers of pessimism. And we will be able to rise from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope.”Just over half of the UK voted to leave the European Union, leaving 64% of young people with a future they didn’t ask for because older generations wanted to get out of the EU. Many young people are questioning why people over the age of 60 are…

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