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The Rise of Influencer Fashion

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Saffron Clark invites us to give a second thought over why we feel the compulsion to update our wardrobes weekly. In a world where fashion and clothing are so accessible and easy to obtain, we seem to be buying it all, with no limits. As someone who loves to shop, … Read More

Actress Selma Blair Reveals MS Diagnosis

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Actress Selma Blair, 46, known for her roles in Hellboy and Cruel Intentions, has been diagnosed with the neurological condition multiple sclerosis, which she revealed in an emotional Instagram. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that affects the brain and spinal cord, causing a range of symptoms including tremors, vision … Read More

Connected While Alone: The Demerits of Social Media

1 month ago / 0 comments

We are now more connected than ever. We can see what our friends are doing, liking and listening to at the touch of a button. On Snapchat, we can even see exactly where they are. Why then, in an age where we have never been more interconnected, do more and … Read More

CurlyGalChlo and the Power To Influence the Natural Hair Movement

1 month ago / 0 comments

The natural hair movement is highly significant in society today, as there has continuously been a lack of representation for black women in the media. This movement was an inspiration to Chloé Elliott, a young entrepreneur studying at the University of Leeds who within the last year has attempted to … Read More

You Should be Following…

1 month ago / 0 comments

Izzie Ghaffari-Parker runs down a list of movers and shakers in the Black community to add to your feed for a dose of style inspiration. Chanté Joseph                 Photo: @Chantayyjayy Insta handle: @chantayyjayy Age: 22 Occupation: Blogger and writer Followers: 2,566 Why you should … Read More

When Slam Poetry Turns to Slamming Poetry

9 months ago / 0 comments

When the worlds of ‘high’ and ‘low’ culture collide, clashes will always be inevitable. Presidents on Twitter, political campaigns fuelled by popular music, and even memes used as classroom props have all been topics of debate in recent years, but now it is time for the attack on so-called ‘social ... Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Lambasted for “chav-themed social”

10 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club have come under fire after allegedly hosting what the University of Leeds have called an “ill-judged” social, referring to its supposed “chav” theme. In the club’s Facebook group, members were encouraged to dress as “lower-class” people complete with “luminous underwear on show,” setting aside … Read More

Rupi Kaur and Connecting with Contemporary Poetry

1 year ago / 0 comments

Rupi Kaur’s Instagram famous poetry has created much debate on the limitations and boundaries of the form. Aneeka Hussain delves into her personal connection with Kaur’s poetry and what it means for poetry readers in the contemporary age.  I must finally admit it. I’m one of the thousands of girls … Read More

Adidas model receives abuse after being pictured with hairy legs

1 year ago / 0 comments

At the end of last month, Adidas Originals launched their AW17 Bold Women’s campaign, a collection that can be distinguished by the chunky, curved platform sole: the material embodiment of a firm, powerful step… Some might say the metaphor is too obvious. To promote the campaign, through a number of … Read More

The Dangers of Parents and Social Media

3 years ago / 0 comments

Text from ‘Mother’: “Why won’t you accept me on Facebook? *sad, crying face*.” Here we go, after about a year of protest she just wouldn’t let it go. Next I’m hit with a long list of her friends whose daughters have accepted them and how unfair I was being. Its … Read More