The School System

Most people in today’s society have to go to school. But why has the system not drastically changed in the past century? Everything in this world has changed and improved […]

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Crushing St.Patrick’s Day

On St.Patrick’s day there was a horrendous incident that happened leaving 3 tennagers dead. St.Patrick’s day was the 17th march and it left 3 young teens dead in a hotel […]

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It’s Your Body, You Decide!

Woman and teenage girls are very aware of their body image, this causes them to be very self-conscious in today’s society. A problem that many teenage girls and women obsess […]

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Teenage Cancer Trust

THE TEENAGE CANCER TRUST IS A CHARITY IN THE UK TO IMPROVE THE CANCER EXPERIENCE OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND WAS FOUNDED IN 1990. The Teenage Cancer Trust is a charity […]

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Study Reveals Extent of Teen Self Harm

Warning: this article explores content you might find upsetting. If you need support, please speak to your Pupil Support teacher or another responsible adult. In recent years mental health has […]

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Death And Destruction as Kerala Battles The Floods

Another year, another monsoon season. Citizens of Kerala are tested to their limits with the natural elements, leaving more than 350 dead.

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Florida Passes New Gun Control Bill

Eleanor Service | Editor In the aftermath of the horrific Valentine’s Day tragedy at Marjory  Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, we have seen the awe-inspiring power of young people’s voices […]

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The ‘Meet Me At McDonalds Haircut’ – One School Isn’t ‘Lovin’ It’

Katie Hunter | Depute Editor-In-Chief I must admit as I scanned the newspaper headlines last week I did wonder if the famous fast food chain was branching out into hairdressing! […]

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How Disastrous is Britain’s Snow?

Rio Jordan | Reporter Four people have been killed in crashes in Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire as wintry conditions fail to subside across Britain. Snowfall made driving conditions treacherous in many […]

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Repulsive Racism or Merely a Mistake?

Faith Sindick | Reporter The Swedish multibillion pound company H&M has apologised over advert that has put the world in disarray. The advert features an 8-year-old black boy wearing a […]

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Illegal Marriage is an Endemic: Hear Asiya’s Story

Rachael Smith | Politics Reporter The story of Asiya, a Pakistani girl who poisoned over 10 people in an attempt to poison her arranged marriage husband, stormed the Internet last […]

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It’s Time To Call It A Day, Earth

Lisa Queen and Erin Brady| In 2012, the Mayan calendar officially ended, leading many to believe that the world was going to end along with it – it didn’t.

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Brexit: Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

Eleanor Service| One of the biggest questions facing our nation today is whether or not to leave the EU. There is a huge amount of uncertainty surrounding this topic because […]

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Social Media – Friend or Foe?

Erin Seils| Social media has become an essential part of everyday life for many people. 96% of 11 – 19  year olds use some sort of social media. We use […]

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We Take a Closer Look at Gun Crime

Eleanor Service | Just three days ago, marked the 20th anniversary of one of the most horrific crimes in Scotland’s history. On March 13th 1996, Thomas Hamilton walked into Dunblane Primary […]

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Syrian Conflict Continues

Katie Hunter |  Conflicts involving Islamic State continue to dominate the news with another attack reported on Saturday in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour in Syria, one of a […]

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“Stick to the Status Quo”

Sian Maher |  Popularity and status tends to consume us for the majority of our school career, and sometimes it actually overtakes our total mentality towards school life and completely […]

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