Student Blog – April 2018

In the last couple of weeks something extremely unexpected happened, one of the greatest minds of our universe has died; this is a man who helped us to understand our creation, amazed us and helped our knowledge grow. He has been wasting away, very slowly, but managed to exceed his…

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Student Blog 10

And so it has come to this. One and a half years, many news stories covered, satirised and relegated to the bottom of the barrel but I suppose it is time to resign from the job of being Student Blogger and metaphorically hand over the flame of this sacred institution…

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Student Blog 9

And we’re back. Two months, one long holiday and plenty of news to digest which would feature in this edition were it not for the constant influx of apocalyptic nonsense that seems to sprout whenever this blog is not running. And it’s only October! During the holidays, there were a…

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Student Blog 8

And so here we are. A whole academic year of school passed in the blink of an eye. All events leading up to the big 6 weeks where anything could happen. And providing one last opportunity to take a look at the news of the past week and trying to…

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Student Blog 7

And we’re back. 6 weeks after the promised return and close to the end of the school year yet delayed only out of respect for those affected by the cowardly atrocities committed in London and Manchester and those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire. And on that…

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Student Blog – 4 April 2017

News Story of the Week: The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has finally released the Spring Budget. To those who were eagerly waiting to hear what the Chancellor had to say on the matter of economy, he didn’t disappoint. To the rest of the populous, the Chancellor’s sudden happiness…

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Student Blog – 01/03/2017

We are now in the age of “alternative facts” (or ‘lies’ as everyone refers to them as) and ‘fake news’ which sounds like a great stance to take against the media and not a real concept that exists. And with that cheery thought resonating in your mind, now to move…

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Student Blog – 30/01/17

Happy New Year!!! (3 weeks late, I know, but we’re back). As with every year, this year has borne fruit that has sprouted its majestic presence in this world and it’s only three weeks in. The biggest news story of the week is that Donald Trump, a man whose business-like…

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Student Blog-2016 review

As the festive period is upon us once more, it seems only fitting to recount the terrible year humanity has endured and look forward to the (hopefully) better year that will be entered in a matter of weeks. What follows is a month-by-month review incorporating many elements of 2016 (pop…

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