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Women in Sports: Why Can’t We Play Full-Contact Rugby?

March 3, 2020

Imagine an intense, competitive sport match in a stadium full of enthusiastic crowd. Normally what comes into mind is an image of a popular sport league, such as Premier League, NBA, and Major League Baseball. It is an uncomfortable truth that the vast majority of professional sport leagues are male...

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The Greatest Sporting Rivalry: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

March 3, 2020

People love to compare. From the days of Pele to Maradona and the reign of Zidane, the footballing sport has seen some phenomenal athletes. In our generation, we are blessed enough to witness two footballers who make the case for being the greatest's of all time - Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. &nb...

Emojis: The Current Millennial Language

Emojis: The Current Millennial Language

February 10, 2020

Question: how many times have you instinctively responded to a text message from a friend with a 😀? How many times have you responded to a post of a cute puppy on social media by commenting a 😍?   If you believe that you have done so multiple times, congratulations! You are...

Should students be able to grade their teachers?

Should students be able to grade their teachers?

February 10, 2020

Day after day, our teachers hand out assessments, grade them, and then hand them back to us. We always take  a deep breath before fearfully looking at our grade, hoping we have achieved what we wish. We are marked on all that we do at school, ranging from our performance in class to the many assessments...

FRIENDLY ADVICE ON SOCIAL ETIQUETTE IN THE DINING HALL

Agony Aunty

February 4, 2020

I love food. I’m sure you do, too. But just imagine how much more enjoyable consuming this said food would be if we were able to do so in peace during break and snack time. When the clock strikes 10 in the morning, I request you to please make your way to the dining hall in an orderly manner without running and screaming. This is to ensure that no one gets hurt and that everyones’ bags don’t slam into each other. Pushing and pulling is not condoned during these times. The tea and coffee station always seems to be a ti...

Quick Fit: A 20 minute workout for you – The Review

Mariam Eapen, Deputy Editor

January 30, 2020

Working out has always seemed to be more of a chore for me rather than something to enjoy. Naturally then, I would not want to spend forever picking out my routine, examining the benefits it comes with and of course the right music to keep me energised throughout the exercise. So, when Adeoyin and Zara told me about the fitness article they were working on, I was genuinely intrigued and decided to try it out for myself. Hopefully, with this review, you will be able to choose the workouts best suited to you and your preferences.   Personally,...

The Fast Fashion Phenomenon

The Fast Fashion Phenomenon

January 28, 2020

 How many of us have been caught up in the latest trends and styles? Or have been too busy purchasing discounted clothes to look into the processes and nature of the brands that we buy from? The truth is that many of us are guilty of buying products made in the fast fashion industry. Many of us are ...

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Beauty Standards – The Role of Social Media

November 15, 2019

Social media is becoming an ever-present facet of life for a significant proportion of the population, particularly the youth of today. It is supremely uncommon to find a teenager without an Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter account. Social media has become one of the defining aspects of our generation,...

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