Becoming a Citizen

Living in the UK, we are privileged. Plain and simple. We have opportunities available to us that others could only dream of. That is the reason thousands immigrate to the UK every year, in the hopes that the will be able to experience this too. Many others, though, immigrate to start their careers, families and lives in a new environment no matter where their original home

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All Babied Out

  When you think back 10 years in the United Kingdom, baby showers and other celebrations similar to it were unnecessary and rare. Nowadays however, these celebrations are popular and are becoming more and more regularly used. We are not only just talking about baby showers here, we cannot just ignore the newest and in my opinion, slightly unneeded, celebration known as gender reveal parties. Oh yes,

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Celebrating Success: Awards Night 2019

As a pupil of St Andrews and St Brides, I have always been proud to be a part of a community of not just high achievers, but more importantly hard workers, no matter the outcome. The success of those high achievers has been acknowledged yet again with our annual awards night, as we celebrated the very best our school has to offer; both gifted and hard

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Generation Voteless: Our School on Brexit

Generation Voteless: Our School on Brexit

Being a young person amidst a time of political turmoil is tough. We feel alienated, excluded from the governmental bubble, with little explanation being sent our way. With breaking news about the controversial topic, being publicised in bucketloads, I began to question, how much do the young people in our community really know about Brexit? In an attempt to quench my thirst for answers, students from

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Nationalists Are Let Down By The Passionless: A Student’s View

Nationalists Are Let Down By The Passionless: A Student’s View

  On June 23rd 2016, Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom voted on whether or not they’d like to remain within the European Union, Scotland convincingly voted by a margin of over 600,000 votes to remain and incredibly, a majority in all 32 Scottish council areas voted to remain with the EU. This convincingly demonstrated, nationwide, Scottish voters wanted to remain within the European

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Hanging by Threads: A Student’s View on Brexit

Hanging by Threads: A Student’s View on Brexit

As a young person interested in politics but sadly unable to vote when the Brexit vote was held in 2016, I’ve managed to speak openly about Brexit and why I think the effects of Brexit has devastating effects for the younger generations,especially if we leave with no deal. Something that worries a lot of the younger generation and people on both sides of the debate is

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Vicious Circle: Channel 4 Gameshow Based on Lies

Vicious Circle: Channel 4 Gameshow Based on Lies

Channel 4’s newest gameshow The Circle has risen in popularity due to its social media element, appealing to younger viewers. However, it has received criticism for relying heavily on body image and catfishing. The Premise The Circle is a reality/game show hosted by television presenter Maya Jama and Radio 1 DJ Alice Levine. Centred around a fake social media site with the same name, contestants must gain

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Rapper Mac Miller Dies At 26

Rapper Mac Miller Dies At 26

Popular American rapper Mac Miller has died at the age of 26 from a suspected drug overdose. Miller was also well known for dating pop singer Ariana Grande. Mac Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was a rapper, singer and music producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who had released successful albums Blue Side Park, Watching Movies with the Sound Off, GO:OD AM, The Divine Feminine and

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