SAY NO TO SILENCE

Tweet By Natacha Andueza Do you think you would be able to sit every day at your university lecture next to the person who raped you? It sounds quite terrible, but unfortunately, it is something that happens. University is a stage that we are going to always remember as probably the best period of our lives, but for others, maybe the worst. A recent story from BBC News shows that situations such as this are happening right now, and they are not far away from us. We must try to…

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Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe

Megan Jayne Crabbe, best known as @bodyposipanda on social media, is a body positive advocate and all round warrior! Her debut book ‘Body Positive Power’ is a beacon of light to all. While reading this marvellous book, it dawned on me that had I have read this when I was younger, my relationship with my body would have been vastly different…

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OPINION: Davis Cup Dying?

Tweet The World Cup of Tennis is in serious danger. Every year, more and more top players don’t take part in what should be one of the pinnacles of their career. Saying that Great Britain have won in my lifetime is amazing, it may not happen again. Why is the Davis Cup seen as optional? Even though they don’t offer any ranking points for playing, it should be a privilege to represent your country. At the start of 2017, Novak Djokovic was the only player inside the top ten who…

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OPINION: The New Manager Effect

Tweet Managing in the Premier League is a minefield. Frank de Boer found out the hard way – sacked at Crystal Palace after just 450 minutes of football, the shortest ever PL-era reign – leaving his managerial career in tatters. But who could blame Crystal Palace for acting so rapidly? The Dutchman’s replacement Roy Hodgson has propelled The Eagles to 14th, after spending their first five games pointless and scoreless. Palace are not alone, with six out of the bottom ten clubs sacking their managers this season alone. But does…

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Opinion: A lack of quality and the cap-gifting culture has overseen England’s decline

Tweet By Sam Smith In 2006 England travelled to the World Cup with one of its strongest squads since 1966. The ‘golden generation’ were one of the favourites to win the competition in Germany and rightly so. David Beckham captained a team that featured Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, John Terry, Rio Ferdinand and Ashley Cole in their esteemed primes. Gary Neville, David James and Beckham provided valuable experience in their 30s while Wayne Rooney, at the tender age of 20, was already playing regularly in a successful Manchester United side…

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