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We need to stop casting adult actors to play teenagers
We need to stop casting adult actors to play teenagers

We need to stop casting adult actors to play teenagers

admin_beaver April 23, 2021 Opinion 0

CW: Discussion of body image issues, predatory relationships and the sexualisation of teenagers. How old really are the people you see on TV? When you watch Grease, it’s almost funny how unrealistic the actors look. Some of the characters look twice the age that they’re

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Sarah Everard’s murder shook the UK. The LSE must do better for its women.
Sarah Everard’s murder shook the UK. The LSE must do better for its women.

Sarah Everard’s murder shook the UK. The LSE must do better for its women.

admin_beaver March 26, 2021 Opinion 0

Whilst reading about the disappearance and murder of Sarah Everard, I felt a shiver down my spine at the thought that just a few days ago, I too was walking alone at night in London. The most basic encounters on this walk felt like the

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Why the ruling against Shamima Begum isn’t as black and white as we think
Why the ruling against Shamima Begum isn’t as black and white as we think

Why the ruling against Shamima Begum isn’t as black and white as we think

admin_beaver March 18, 2021 Opinion 0

Shamima Begum was born and raised in London and was a British citizen. However, in 2015, she made the unfortunate decision to leave the UK and join Islamic State. Fast forward six years, and she’s an imprisoned mother of three dead children who recently faced

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Gamestop: A new type of insurgency
Gamestop: A new type of insurgency

Gamestop: A new type of insurgency

admin_beaver March 18, 2021 Opinion 0

When people imagine a revolution, the first thing that likely comes to mind is the romantic image of people storming the palaces of the rich and powerful with benevolent and righteous fervour. But given that we’re living in 2021, the latest movement to make the

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The Royal Family needs reform
The Royal Family needs reform

The Royal Family needs reform

admin_beaver March 15, 2021 Opinion 0

Recently the Royal Family has been in the ‘real’ news, upgrading from the tabloids, for longer than usual. The dramatic and strained relationship between Meghan Markle and the family has captured media attention for years. In the latest installment in the saga, Prince Harry and

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LGBTQIA+ & the British Tamil community: a double barrier to celebrating Pride.
LGBTQIA+ & the British Tamil community: a double barrier to celebrating Pride.

LGBTQIA+ & the British Tamil community: a double barrier to celebrating Pride.

admin_beaver March 8, 2021 Opinion 0

Pride Month is synonymous with inclusivity and celebration. However, for people of colour, few safe and intersectional spaces exist. This is especially true within the British Tamil community. The LGBTQIA+ narrative dominates neither the private or public sphere. Thus, in the white-dominated LGBTQIA+ movement, Tamil

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Why the banking culture at LSE is toxic
Why the banking culture at LSE is toxic

Why the banking culture at LSE is toxic

admin_beaver March 7, 2021 Opinion 0

When I imagined going to university, I don’t think my 18-year-old self expected to be confronted by a wave of names and words that sounded somewhat distant, but nevertheless scary. From the moment I first stepped on campus in 2019 as a first-year undergraduate, there

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Why do we love to see women fail?
Why do we love to see women fail?

Why do we love to see women fail?

admin_beaver March 7, 2021 Opinion 0

Let me paint you a picture of an extremely toxic, competitive, and male-dominated environment. A space where if you are not a man, you will constantly be at a disadvantage – especially when you are looking for investors or high-quality employees. This is the overwhelming

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