Written by Ashley Carollo I had never given a thought to firefighting until October 9, 2017, 2am actually, as my family was speeding away from the most destructive fire in California’s history. Dozens of emergency vehicles were passing us heading in the other direction towards the fire. It was a surreal experience packing up the… Read More Burning History – Quick Overview of Firefighting in History
Written by Sarah Dalton TikTok, created in 2016, is perhaps one of the few things to have thrived as a result of the global pandemic. A year living indoors means that young people have turned to the short video clips as a form of entertainment. The social media is currently estimated to have 689 million… Read More Video Could Not kill the Radio Star but Maybe TikTok Can?
Written by Amy Britton If you have been anywhere near Instagram or TikTok in recent years, you will have heard of the expansive world of aesthetics. Nowadays, many teenagers and young adults dedicate their lives to a specific aesthetic and everything that they do – including the sports, activities and books that they enjoy –… Read More Dark Academia: Our Obsession and its Problems
Written by Dunya Simões June 1 marks the arrival of Pride Month. Typically known for the parades, the month seeks to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, yet the concept of what Pride Month has become is not as celebratory as we may think. As with other minority groups, the LGBTQ+ community has become a commodification. Pride Month has… Read More Pink capitalism, Pinkwashing and Pride Month