Author: 6oshiya

Musings from a peninsula

Has the rise in nationalism impacted globalisation? – Ayoola O

When I look at Politics, it is very hard to look at national news stories in isolation. Nowadays the word ‘International Relations’ has become even more prevalent in our societies today where all events are played out on a global stage. In times of recent national conflicts and humanitarian crises, buzz words such as global…
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Sports Report from someone who has no interest in Sport – Eve H

I hate sport. It sucks and I don’t get it. All the running up and down and shouting. Frankly, it’s exhausting to watch, but in the last few weeks there have been many important sports events of note so I thought myself the perfect candidate to give a report from the point of view and…
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What is the School doing to Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee? – Ayoola O

This year marks Queen Elizabeth’s 70th year on the throne. The school have in store a number of festive activities in order to celebrate this historic event. So what can we expect? Next Friday, on the 27th of May, there will a large array of festive activities in order to celebrate the  special event. There…
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The Northern Ireland elections and its wider implications – Ayoola O

If you have been keeping up with the news, you may have heard about the results of the Northern Ireland elections. The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein had made a breakthrough, creating a historic  victory in Northern Ireland, winning 27 seats in the Stormont assembly while their rivals, DUP lost by 2 seats. Looking broader,…
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LGBTQ+ Media to Consume – Emi S

Though we have reached the end of LGBTQ+ history month, it’s still not too late to watch a film or pick up a book and learn a little more about the lives that make up the LGBTQ+ community, in both fiction and history. Whether you’re more into modern heartfelt stories, historical fiction, or informative accounts of major events that have affected the LGBTQ+ community, there’s something for you on this list. As well as overviews of…
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Am I enough? – Ayoola O

Sometimes you wake up and think to yourself that you aren’t good enough, that you aren’t strong enough. You feel as if you are not enough. You are on this constant cycle of justifying your very existence. No matter what you do, what you say or how you act, it is never good enough. It…
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How ‘Normal’ Are Your Christmas Shopping Habits?

According to marketingweek.com we (as consumers) have some pretty strange and specific habits that retailers try to aim off for each year. They spend a lot of time and money predicting what we buy and when, to ensure that we are not disappointed by empty shelves.  Check below to see how your shopping habits measure…
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Mind the Gap – Mrs Wilcock

On the 18th November 2021 it will be ‘Equal Pay Day’ in the UK, which sounds like something positive and worth celebrating right?  WRONG! Equal Pay Day is calculated each year by The Fawcett Society, a charity that campaigns for equality, and marks the day upon which women effectively, on average, stop earning relative to men because of…
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Advice to struggling Year 12s from a Year 12’s point of view – Ayoola O

Are you a student struggling to stay focused? Having a problem with how to get into the right mindset or struggling to stay motivated? Well, you aren’t alone. Maybe you just need a push in the right direction or maybe just need some relatable advice from someone your own age. Well this bubble segment is…
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Is Squid Game worth the hype? – Shannon S

Is it worth the hype?This international sensation has planted itself number one in more than 90 countries including its home country South Korea and Netflix’s home country, USA. The brutal drama centres on a contest where 456 players, drawn from different walks of life but each deeply in debt, play a set of children’s games…
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