Life as a young carer AND student

When you’re at college or university, it can seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day for all the studying, revising or essay writing you have to do. Personally, some of that was down to procrastinating assignments until I suddenly had to complete them in one-sitting in a panic! But for some students, not only do they have all of the studying, revising or essay writing to do (and some procrastination thrown in), they’re also taking care of someone else. Our new website YACbook has been developed to help those who are students as well as young adult carers.  What does…

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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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Headlines of the Month

Currently around the world millions of news threads are trending and there have been some big stories lately that have had an impact on millions of readers and viewers worldwide. Looking at a few of the top most trending and current news headlines this month has been very interesting and informative to say the least, so take a look at five of the major headlines that have bombarded our newspapers and swept across media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.     THE UN PASSES AN ARMS TRADE TREATY  The momentous and legendary treaty was conducted and finally passed today. This…

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