Written by Arianna Belluardo TW: mental health struggles, depression, anxiety, parental neglect, paranoia. I know that reading this might benefit some and possibly hurt others, if this is not meant for you, please do not go on, protect yourself from potential triggers. It took me a while to be able
Written by Nelli Eveliina Naukkarinen April is sexual assault awareness month. During this month we discuss and educate ourselves that sexual harassment, assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere and at any time. Often when we discuss sexual harassment or inappropriate conduct, it’s discussed in spaces of professionalism (like
By Arianna Belluardo According to the Guardian: “cases of anxiety and depression around the world increased dramatically in 2020, researchers have found, with an estimated 76m extra cases of anxiety and 53m extra cases of major depressive disorder than would have been expected had Covid not struck.” The quote above
By Hannah Vonberg Ecosystem degradation and pollution have long been recognized as a major harmful impact that human life has had on the planet. Pollution comes in many forms, but the most prominent one, especially in aquatic and marine systems, are plastics. Plastics have become essential in our everyday lives,
By Arin Sanjay Doshi A sudden suicide Jean Luc Brunel, the disgraced French modelling agent was recently found dead by hanging in his Paris jail cell from an apparent suicide on the 19th of February 2021 at 1:30am. Brunel is infamous for procuring young women and girls through his modelling
Written by Nelli Naukkarinen The United States Justice department in their 2016 analysis of criminal victimisation estimates found that as much as 80% of sexual offenses such as rape and sexual assault go unreported. For years the on-going dialogue has been centred on the topic of “why do victims not
By Uilson Jones, Zuzanna Mietlińska, Chira Tudoran Due to repeated rhetoric about a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on the side of the US, the beginning of 2022 was very tense for people in Eastern Europe. However, when the war eventually arrived at Europe’s doorstep, many were caught off guard by
Editor-in-Chief: Joanna Sowińska Hi, my name is Joanna and I am a student of the MSc Political Science. Writing has been a passion for me from an early age. It started off with writing short novels for my parents and some contributions to my school journal during my primary education.