We shouldn’t have to rely on TV shows to teach young adults that consent must be informed. Netflix’s Sex Education is an incredible resource for young people in 2020. More widely, the online sex education industry is booming.
Since August 2019, French authorities have issued over 450 fines for sexist behaviour, with new legislation threatening fines in excess of up to €750 for being caught cat-calling or shouting degrading comments.
On the bus back to my accommodation yesterday, a little boy around the age of 8 waved at me from the sidewalk, then yelled “CORONAVIRUS!” before dissolving into giggles with his friends.
Historical fiction provides an enjoyable means of learning about the past, making history accessible for those who haven’t, or don’t want to, read a scholarly dissection of the French Revolution or the Tudor Court. Learning about history through fiction provides a fun and engaging alternative, but what are the perils and pitfalls for both authors and consumers?
In October 2018, Ofsted, the assessors of educational standards across the country, announced a change to their focus of assessment: instead of examination results, schools will be deemed effective based on a […]
Last year while frantically searching for material to use in an essay I came across a little-known modern poetics called ‘Art as Experience’ by John Dewey. His argument is simple, but it […]
Micah Mackay The past few years have brought a focus on the decolonisation of academic curriculum. In English Literature, for example, the literary canon has often faced criticism for reliance upon white, […]
Anna Fraine Studying literature in the Global South was much different from my experience throughout school in the UK and whilst in my first year at York. During the end of my […]
Katie Houston It was six months before UCAS deadlines and I was trying to perfect and polish my personal statement which was actually to study medicine. For the past four years I […]
Ellie Fells Bridget Jones’ Diary has acquired somewhat of a cult status, both as a book written by Helen Fielding, and as a film featuring the familiar faces of Renee Zellweger, Hugh […]