Guest Writer | Kelly Cheung Affecting 70 million people worldwide in every language and culture, stammering (also referred as stuttering in the U.S.) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that creates speech problems, such as sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words. Although everyone will experience a small degree of disfluency while speaker, a person who stammers experiences notable disfluency, with … Continue reading International Stammering Awareness Day: Restore the Lost Voices
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
Arts & Culture Editor | Molly Williams It’s 9:00am on a Tuesday morning. You’re sitting in your first lecture of the day, having just rolled out of bed and hauled yourself onto campus – there was no time for breakfast. Between slides, there’s a lull in the lecturer’s presentation; it is in this silence that your stomach erupts with a moan for the usual morning … Continue reading World Food Day: How to End World Hunger
Editor | Cassandra Lau Many probably recall being told off for wasting or playing with food as a child. Many might also recall hearing the familiar phrase, “Don’t waste food! There are children starving in Africa!” Digging into why its such a commonly used phrase, here are some interesting comments by people on Quora: “Not wasting food” seems to be a basic principle and even … Continue reading Food System Impact: How to Adopt a Sustainable Diet
Not just a symptom of ageing? Continue reading World Arthritis Day: ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’
For the first time, three female Asian students lead Royal Holloway’s top media outlets! Continue reading “It is the strangest yellow, that wallpaper!”: rising above the Yellow Peril
Features Writer | Tilly Currer Boobs. Tiddies. Jugs. Pecs. No matter what you call them, most of us have them. However, how often do we reallyfeel them? At age 23, Kris Hallenga was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. Herself and her sister co-founded Coppafeel!after her diagnosis in 2009to raise awareness and to help young women and men catch breast cancer in its early stages. … Continue reading Coppafeel!
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
Three lesser known royal events in Royal Holloway’s history.