Tag : Emma Healey

Northern Ireland’s abortion ruling: one step forward, two steps back for reproductive rights

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Whilst in most of the UK, people have been able to access free abortion under the NHS since 1967, those who reside in Northern Ireland are still, even in 2015, not afforded this basic right. The way the law currently stands even those who fall pregnant due to rape or … Read More

The Joy of Untranslatable Words

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Gezellig (pronounced heh-ZELL-ig) is that feeling when you are cuddled up watching films with your favourite friends in bed eating ice cream and feeling cosy. It’s being at pre-drinks where the alcohol is flowing, you like everyone there, and you just feel comfortable. It’s that feeling you get when you … Read More

Woman Crush Wednesday: Leslie Knope

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“We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” – Leslie Knope I have a lot of woman crushes – but one woman reigns supreme above them all. That woman is Leslie Knope; the loyal government employee, passionate … Read More

Mind How You Go: A How-To Guide For Travelling and Mental Health

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Nerves and anxiety are a natural part of travelling – you are stepping into the unknown and our fight or flight instincts kick in. With so many societies offering trips abroad over the Christmas break and even more students going away with friends or family, The Gryphon explores what it … Read More

MENTAL HEALTH A-Z: E is for Eating Disorders; a sister’s tale.

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My whole 4 years at university have been marked by one constant question: “How is she?” It has been one constant worry – would today be the day I got the phone call saying she was in hospital? Would today be the day she became another statistic? A third of … Read More