COMMUNICATION

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UNHINGED

The Societal Psychosis of Modern Dating

More and more of us are turning to dating apps. But what do we want? What are the rules?

by Cesca Echin

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METAPHOR MASKS

This Does Not Mean War

Militaristic language should be confined to scientific conversations - translating it into a wider metaphor of war misconstrues the scientific facts...

By Alexandra Shilson

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BAD INFLUENCE

The Dangers of Influencer Culture

Whilst not all of an influencer’s audience will listen to their advice, some follower counts number in the millions - influencing even a fraction of their audience means thousands of young people may be taking on board useless or, worse, harmful advice...

by Luca Iovino

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MODERN ART IN A CRISIS

Developing Themes under Covid-19

Today, lockdowns, economic collapse, and loss of life felt across the globe have already begun to influence and create a unique body of art...

by Eammon Gumley

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PIDGIN POWER

The Case for our Indigenous Languages

On preserving Nigeria's indigenous languages and recognising Nigerian Pidgin English as a national language.

by Tireni Odubiyi

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CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in the Shadow of 'Blame China'

It is largely due to systemic invalidation that anti-Asian racism is often disregarded; since Asians have been granted privileges, racial attacks are seen as an impossibility...

by Zelda Solomon

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BY THE PEOPLE

The Political Power of Social Media

The last decade saw social media being harnessed by activists to spread their message. But there is a dark side to these platforms that is becoming increasingly apparent as their position in society strengthens...

by Marina Aspinall

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A MARVEL-LOUS MILITARY

Hollywood's Love Affair with the Armed Forces

Calling a film like Captain Marvel 'military propaganda' should not be seen as being countercultural or contrarian. Art influences. Anybody who endeavours to make a career and life out of it should acknowledge this power...

by Sarah O'Malley-Graham

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SELF-PORTRAIT WITH COVID-19

Dealing with Disease Through Art

In times of crisis, humanity repeatedly turns to art as a lens through which to express, to protest, and—crucially—to process an unreal reality. What will that look like for Covid-19?

by Gabrielle Showalter

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STATUS FLOW

The Art and Craft of Conversation

Are our opinions worthless? In college, students do research and submit work that is well informed. We can learn an infinite amount only to feel like that amount of information can’t be used outside of the university... 

by John Baert

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STILL TRACKABLE, STILL TRACEABLE

The Unreliable Foundations of the UK's COVID App

The UK government must be transparent with the public about exactly what role private corporations are going to play in the development of the contact-tracing app and wider responses to the COVID-19 pandemic....

by Alice Johnson

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 Laxman Soni Brown University 

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