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Chick Flicks Persuaded Me To Take A Journalism Degree

I re-watched 13 Going On 30 for the billionth time over lockdown and realised early 2000s chick flicks are the reason I’m taking a Journalism degree. There’s something so romantic about being a big time magazine editor in a big city. Whilst I understand working in journalism is hardly as fun and flirty as a […]

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Why I’m Obsessed With Normal People

Unless you have gone into complete isolation during lockdown you’ve probably seen, read or heard of Normal People. The BBC released a series based on the Sally Rooney novel of the same name at the end of April. It soon became the thing to watch whilst being stuck indoors. Of course I binged all 12 episodes, fell in love with it, quickly bought the book and read it. If you’ve not taken much notice of the Normal People hype, you’re probably thinking what’s so great about it?

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The Fashion Industry Ignores Midsize Girls

Scroll through any retailer’s website and you’ll see every item of women’s clothing depicted on a size 6-8 body. If not, then the item is probably in the plus size range and the model’s a size 18-20. There’s a huge gap in the representation of girls who have in between bodies. Something that looks stunning […]

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What Were The Stonewall Riots?

Since the start of June marks the beginning of Pride month, I’ve seen a lot of posts nodding to the Stonewall Riots of 1969. However, I have realised I don’t know much these uprisings other than they set off the Gay Rights Movement. I’ve done bit of research to educate myself and I want to […]

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Cancel Culture Doesn’t Work

Cancel Culture is all about calling out an individual online for their problematic behaviour and then boycotting them. The act of cancelling has mainly been carried out by Twitter users who create hashtags with celebrities’ names followed by ‘is over party.’