It's Getting Hot in Here: Seasonal Body Image Distortion and the Impact on Men

'Seasonal body image' is a relatively new term that has originated in response to ideas—such as 'summer shredding' and 'hot girl summer'—which project the notion that losing weight during the summer months is necessary in order to look one's best.…

Ruby Frost

"A Beacon of Positivity": Emma Raducanu's victory is one for British diversity

The 2020’s haven’t exactly been roaring for anyone, with the pandemic plunging society into social and economic chaos. Yet 2021, is certainly proving to be the year for Emma Raducanu.…

Katie Bevan

After two years, Johnsonism is finally starting to emerge

Boris Johnson is a man of many faces. In 2008, whilst first running to become London mayor, he emphasised his socially liberal policies on issues such as gay rights and youth unemployment. After 2010 he championed David Cameron’s austerity programme as the only route out of the austerity crisis.…

Alfie Penfold

'Strategic Priorities': Are we gambling with the future of our arts?

Two years ago, the distant concept of a global pandemic may have evoked the images of overflowing hospital rooms and deserted high streets that have been saturating the news since March 2020. We may even have pictured a government in chaos and daily news conferences.…

Laura Barton

Is Scarlett Johansson's Lawsuit a Feminist Issue?

Scarlett Johansson's legal and PR battle with Disney over her Black Widow earnings is shaking the entertainment world. It is unusually public and hostile for a relationship between an actor and a studio who have done nine movies together.…

Nevin Chellappah