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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Feminism’s last battle

(12 minute read) Abigail Favale untangles the strands of a constantly evolving debate which risks turning into an Armageddon moment for feminism.

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COVID-19Lifestyle

The return to campus – a survival guide

(4 minute read) Dennis Relojo-Howell offers advice on how to stay safe – and sane – as universities tentatively open their doors.

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LatestLifestyle

Being the other at home

(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser lifts the curtain on the battle for Britishness and considers what integration really means.

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Hashtag Hush! Cancel culture and the right to free speech

(3 minute read) Nicole Law looks at the dilemmas posed by the new tendency to shame unpopular opinions via ‘cancel culture’.

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Art & CultureHistory

Love, loss and … literature

(6 minute read) From Africa to England – Sean Organ reveals the backstory of the great author J. R. R. Tolkien and considers how much influence it might have had on his writing.

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History

Magna Carta – a very modern charter

(6 minute read) Edward Kendall finds surprisingly relevant lessons from one of Europe’s greatest historical documents. 

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Can the Catholic Church be trusted?

(7 minute read) Ronnie Convery looks at potential solutions to the crisis of credibility currently experienced by the Catholic Church.

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Toxic positivity

(2 minute read) Nicole Law explores ‘toxic positivity’ and says it’s time to tackle our fear of feeling down.

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Social Issues

The news will make you dumb

(6 minute read) Allen Mendenhall suggests a novel approach to staying informed, consuming news and understanding current affairs.

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Social Issues

Out of Africa

(5 minute read) Clare Campbell experienced some of her greatest lessons in life under the Kenyan sun, on a mission with the Salesian Sisters.

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