Maggie John reflects on her year abroad: why it was the best year ever, and why you should think about moving too.
We all look like Barbie — or at least, that’s the plan
Maggie John, Features Editor, investigates Barbie’s history of championing women’s rights and their move to finally become more inclusive.
Roe v Wade overturned: what does the future hold for the United States?
Following the Supreme Court’s vote to overturn Roe v Wade, Features Editor Maggie John discusses what this means for the country’s future and women’s rights.
Do You Really Live There or Are You Just a Tourist?
Fitting In Abroad: Do You Really Live There or Are You Just Another Tourist? Maggie John covers how she feels after her year abroad and the processes of readjusting to life in the UK and acknowledging the struggle many students face to learn a language from near scratch. For many people, myself included, it’s very […]
Reflections on First Term
Reflections on First Term Maggie John reflects on her last few months in Spain and discusses what she’s learnt from it so far. I always knew I wanted to do a year abroad, before I even knew I wanted to study Modern Languages. Of course, when I first thought about doing a year abroad, I […]
Review: Made in Italy
Maggie John finds beauty in the latest Liam Neeson vehicle, Made in Italy
The comeback of Crocs
Maggie John discusses the comeback of Crocs as a fashionable, or rather unfashionable, shoe choice
Opposition to the Covid-19 vaccine
Opposition to the Covid-19 vaccine Maggie John examines the responses and opposition to the Covid-19 vaccines. More than sixty years ago, in 1958, the NHS delivered its first mass vaccination programme. Children under the age of 15 were vaccinated against polio and diphtheria. Since the introduction of mass vaccination, people have been sceptical and untrusting. […]
Dangerous fire on Dartmoor extinguished
Dangerous fire on Dartmoor extinguished Maggie John discusses dangerous fire at moorland in Dartmoor extinguished midday on Friday 12th February. On Thursday 11 February, a huge fire broke out on a remote moorland in Dartmoor. The blaze started near Peter Tavy, a small village outside of Tavistock. The fire engulfed 5km of the moor and […]
It wasn’t all bad in 2020, I promise
It wasn’t all bad in 2020 , I promise