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The Irish Problem: A History

The Dark Side of Brumfess

Medical Marijuana Farms: A Budding Industry

Activists Aim to Trump Trans Ban

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    The Irish Problem: A History

    Comment Writer Jonathan Korn gives an account of Irish history, placing it in context of current Brexit negotiations and explains why the backstop is so contentious

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 18th February 2019

    ON CAMPUS

    The Dark Side of Brumfess

    Comment Editor Natalia Carter explores the problematic side of University confession pages

    Written by Natalia Carter on 18th February 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Medical Marijuana Farms: A Budding Industry

    The first cannabis farm in the UK is a great first step, argues Jonathan Korn

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 15th February 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Activists Aim to Trump Trans Ban

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

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 14th February 2019

    NATIONAL

    The Truth About the Pill Free Week

    In light of recent changes to guidelines given to women taking the contraceptive pill, Comment's Abby Spreadborough criticises the roles of both the NHS and the Catholic Church in fueling previous misinformation

    Written by Abby on 13th February 2019

    SLIDER (FEATURES)

    The Night I Can’t Remember

    Comment Writer Abby Spreadborough recounts her experience of being spiked in a Birmingham club, and how the burden of responsibility for determining what had happened in the hours she lost was put on her

    Written by Abby on 4th February 2019

    POP CULTURE

    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

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 2nd February 2019

    INTERNATIONAL

    The End of Fake News

    Harry Thompson argues that a growing awareness of fake news has the potential to increase public trust in accredited journalists

    Written by Harry Thompson on 30th January 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Gillette’s Close Shave

    Catrin Osborne discusses Gillette's controversial advert, arguing that it has profited off of male insecurities

    Written by catrinosborne on 29th January 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Selly Express: It’s Time to Put Student Safety First

    News Editor Tom Leaman discusses how the future of the Selly Express, a system designed to support student safety, is being called into question in light of recent comments from the University

    Written by Tom Leaman on 28th January 2019

    NATIONAL

    A Frosty Reception for Iceland

    Comment writer Hannah Lay explains why she feels it was right for Iceland's 2018 Christmas advert to be banned

    Written by Hannah Lay on 29th December 2018

    INTERNATIONAL

    Has The Internet Killed Print?

    Jonathan Korn argues that the internet age signals the death of print journalism, but insists that Redbrick still thrives in print form

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 26th December 2018
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