Holly Pittaway, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
2nd year History student and halloumi enthusiast.

Activists Aim to Trump Trans Ban

Holly Pittaway discusses the emerging activism against the US transgender military ban

Posted on 14th February 2019

Copy-fight: Youtube’s ‘Fair Use’ Issue

Comment Writer Holly Pittaway discusses the current problem of usage rights affecting Youtubers, many of whom have had their content claimed by larger organisations, and why usage laws are letting them down

Posted on 2nd February 2019

Comfort Women: An Untold History

Holly Pittaway argues for more education and awareness of the history of Japan's comfort women

Posted on 14th December 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Western Hypocrisy

The western criticism of the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi is hypocritical argues comment's Holly Pittaway

Posted on 6th December 2018

The Hyper-Sexualisation of TV’s Teens

TV Critic Holly Pittaway argues that Netflix's Riverdale and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina portray their high-school characters in an overtly sexual and inappropriate manner

Posted on 2nd December 2018

Is it Time to Forget the Poppy?

Comment writers Peter Amor and Holly Pittaway debate whether wearing a poppy is still an act of Remembrance, or whether it has become a glorified representation of the support of war

Posted on 9th November 2018

Spotlight On: Student Safety

With crime frequent in Selly Oak, we asked Comment contributors to discuss the worrying levels of criminal activity in the area

Posted on 30th October 2018

Left to Fend For Ourselves: A Retrospective on Student Suicide

Comment Writer Holly Pittaway reflects on the recent release of student suicide figures, arguing that we must raise awareness of declining mental health in the student population

Posted on 28th October 2018

It’s Time to Take Student Safety Seriously

Following the news of a death of a student at Worcester, Holly Pittaway urges Universities to reconsider student safety

Posted on 16th October 2018

Aquariums Don’t Belong In The Future

Comment Writer Holly Pittaway reflects on her recent visit to L'Oceanografic in Spain, and why she now believes that aquariums should be boycotted

Posted on 15th September 2018

Elon Musk is the Hero We Neither Need, Nor Deserve

The personality cult that has sprung up around Elon Musk ignores the businessman's countless faults, argues Comment Writer Holly Pittaway

Posted on 22nd July 2018

The Paradox of Choice: ‘Love Island’ and Online Dating

Comment Writer, Holly Pittaway, argues that Adam Collard's actions on 'Love Island' are not too different from our own when it comes to online dating

Posted on 28th June 2018