Tag : Hannah Simpson-Orlebar

Top Ten Spots in Leeds

2 months ago / 0 comments

Hannah offers insight into the best spots to explore in Leeds when you move to the city. My first ever day in Leeds was when I moved into halls two years ago. I knew that it was in ‘The North’, and that it was relatively close to Manchester, but other … Read More

Condemnation in name only: abuse in the Catholic Church

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On the 20th August 2018, Pope Francis wrote in a letter that he condemned the “atrocities” of child sex abuse and the subsequent “clerical cover-ups” to the more than 1.3 billion members of the Catholic Church. In it, he asked for forgiveness for the magnitude of mistakes that were made … Read More

Hashtag social media

12 months ago / 0 comments

Hannah talks about the power of social media, reminding us that despite its many faults, it has enabled a tremendous amount of good. Our generation’s dependence on social media could be compared to an addiction. It plays into all aspects of life: what we wear, eat and even who we … Read More

Hannah 2.0 to Hannah 1.0: Advice to My Younger Self

1 year ago / 0 comments

I have to start by saying that I am massive hypocrite, I love to give advice but I never take my own. Yet, I have to also say that I am not alone. Our whole generation are hypocrites. According to ourselves, we are all fountains of knowledge, whether it be … Read More

Louis Theroux: Dark States – Heroin Town

1 year ago / 0 comments

Louis gets us Theroux the week with another gripping documentary exploring a town that has been ravaged by a heroin epidemic. “It’s kind of like a stick of dynamite that’s going to do absolutely nothing in the world except make you feel as good as you can possibly feel.”  That … Read More

Docs to Knock Your Socks Off

1 year ago / 0 comments

Hannah Simpson-Orlebar takes a look at some of the documentaries that we should be watching instead of trashy TV.  Indulge in a form of procrastination that will make you smarter. Fresher’s week has come to a close, and awkwardness around halls, the queues for the medical centre and the ever-devastating … Read More