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Rhetoric: Homosexual

At the end of 2017 the population of Australia voted in favour of gay marriage, and the country’s parliament legalised the non-binding vote shortly...

Abortion laws in Nicaragua and El Salvador: Women as lesser humans.

Nicaragua and El Salvador are 2 out of the 8 countries in the world with a complete abortion ban. It is a crime even...

Russian cybercrime and social media: just how bad is it?

Everyone is familiar with news headlines concerning ‘Russian hacking’, which surfaced particularly during the 2016 US elections and Brexit campaign, but how much truth...

The Paris Agreement – where is it now?

There’s no doubt that climate change is a hot topic now, and hearing about the recent COP23 environmental conference in Bonn, Germany, got me...

An Experience of Fraternity Pledging- Problem or Positive?

‘Bad Neighbours’, ‘American Pie’, and ‘Blue Mountain State’ are all films and programmes that we watch in our teens and early twenties wondering if...

Where inmates make the rules: Bolivia’s bizzare San Pedro Prison

Some may call it a city within a city, where drugs and other sellable items are passed through tiny bars from the outside world,...

The Women’s March on Washington: Take Two

This past weekend marked two important anniversaries for the United States of America; one year of Donald Trump in office, and one year since...

Woman of the Month: Jennifer Doudna

Once in a while, we have an invention that changes the world completely, permanently and irreversibly. With the atomic bomb, came the ability to...

There’s Snow Doubt About it – the 2018 Pyeongchang Games is in danger of...

A new year of sport: the finest live drama. Whilst 2018 may be best known for being a World Cup year, with football’s grandest...

Understanding America’s Obesity Crisis: Are Citizens Victims or Perpetrators?

After making the jump across the pond and living in Virginia, America for five months, what became increasingly apparent is the profound difference to...