OK, Karen – How memes have helped us through the pandemic Clemence Smith looks at how we have turned to memes while stuck in a pandemic – and how they are helping us express frustration. Living through the pandemic is difficult at the best of times. Many of us are spending unprecedented amounts of time […]
Sophie Porteous discusses the habits we should maintain after the pandemic is over
A Slow Clap for the NHS; Reception of the 1% Pay Rise Meg Allan looks at the government’s promise of a 1% pay rise to NHS workers, its reception and how it compares to the rest of the UK. After a year spent waving the rainbow blazoned banner, as we thank our front-line heroes for […]
Lifestyle Editor Millie Betts discusses the anxieties that many might be experiencing while restrictions continue to be lifted
Vaccine falsehoods Ana Hansch explores the rise of misinformation and conspiracy during the vaccine rollout. Whoever said ‘ignorance is bliss’ clearly didn’t live through a global pandemic. At least, they certainly didn’t live through a pandemic during the Trumpian era of ‘fake news’. For the last 11 months, everyone has been holding their breath, waiting […]
Esmé Tilling contextualises the pandemic in line with the natural world, and offers guidance to how we can avoid a crisis on the same level again.
Sienna White explains how damaging cancel culture can really be
Why do friendships take a back seat? Lifestyle Writer Eirwen Abberley Watton discusses how society has constructed our lives around prioritising marriage The Coronavirus Pandemic is a backdrop against which many people are reconsidering the things that matter most. A recent article from The Atlantic, titled “What if Friendship, Not Marriage, Was at the Center […]
Relationships in the pandemic Danni Darrah discusses how relationships have changed over the past 6 months Seven months spent in solitary isolation with nothing but household members, TikTok and your pet cat for entertainment would be enough for anyone to appreciate the thing we all took for granted before the Coronavirus stole our freedom – […]
The University of Exeter has announced the No Detriment Policy will not be applied to assessments completed in the 20/21 academic year.