This week Brendan O’Neill argued that using ‘gay’ as a derogative is not homophobic. As a linguistics student, who happens to be gay, I argue as to why it is and why this use should be curbed. ‘Don’t be gay’ is a phrase I’ve heard thrown around a lot. It’s […]
Hearing an artist I like usually means typing their name into Google. Typing their name might also include typing ‘download’ and ‘torrent’ alongside it. Perhaps, but not always. One of the cofounders of The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, gave an interview with Wired UK. One of the more politically engaged […]
In the last few weeks parliament has sadly given the green light to go ahead with a badger cull. Disgusting right? We all loved Badger and Badger (with their unhealthy obsession for mash potato). People in support of the cull argue it is necessary in order to control the […]
On Saturday the 18th May 2013, on Church Road at 11:30p.m BST, an unnamed gunman shot and fatally wounded Xhem Krasniqifrom from Kent. Police are treating their enquiry as a ‘triple murder bid’, as 2 other people were involved in the shooting, but were not injured on the evening in […]
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