Student Writer | Alexa Tecson We’ve all heard the jokes, we’ve all seen the stereotypes, we’ve all witnessed the complaints: ‘As an Asian, our career choices are doctor, lawyer, engineer or disgrace to family. ‘Only 90% in exam? I have no son’. And my personal favorite, ‘Why did you get B? You’re A-sian not B-sian’. Unfortunately, the humor from these jokes come from a place … Continue reading The Taboo of Mental Health in Asian Culture
Lifestyle Editor | Kyrie Roxby Despite advances made in technology and numerous charities working to abolish global poverty, it is still vastly prevalent. The World Bank estimates that over one billion people around the world are living in extremepoverty, earning less than an average of £1.25 a day. However, it cannot only be measured by a living wage, but in the poor conditions found around … Continue reading World Poverty Day
Editor | Cassandra Lau World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October each year to encourage “all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide”. It also creates a platform for greater awareness and understanding towards mental health. With ever increasing populations, competition and … Continue reading World Mental Health Day: Young People & Mental Health in a Changing World
Opinion & Debate Editor | Nicholas Ross For months newspapers have been plagued with articles about two “YouTubers” having a boxing match in late August, an event in which people should not have taken interest. One struggles to discern the talentless spectacle’s phantom of appeal. Having trained in boxing and mixed martial arts, seeing two white-collar fighters throw jabs at each other would be no … Continue reading Two Men Have a Boxing Match
“It is in no-one’s interest to destroy the existing academic system and replace it with something much worse.” Continue reading Slashing pensions is a betrayal of staff and students
Should primary-school children be allowed smartphones?
By James Hammond
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Emily Wilding Davison never graduated from Royal Holloway because she couldn’t afford the fees following the death of her father.
By Elena Rossi
By Elise Kanber
Is technology helpful or hurtful to the modern student?
By Vilde Wessel Ljungberg