LSBU Journalists

Isaac Orr: a lawyer in the making.

Isaac Orr: a lawyer in the making.

After resitting his A-Levels due to disappointing results, 19-year-old Isaac Orr thrives at the University of Sheffield whilst studying to complete a degree in Law. This new lease of life that has came with the big move also has a few struggles that have come along with this. Hopefully, in the near future Isaac will be a member of a top Law Firm and protesting for Human Right cases. Isaac Orr at t...

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The last day

So this is a post I actually didn’t want to write but I think I have to. Over the last couple of years, my interest in politics has grown. Moving from different countries learning new cultures I think knowing the political system and show and interest is important. So three years ago I came to the UK. The Brexit referendum was already through and it was clear that the UK will leave the EU at...

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Case dismissed: a Q and A

Case dismissed: a Q and A

On Road January 2019 Subject: Aasha Shahzadi   On a cloudy afternoon, Aasha Shahzadi shared her story as a 25-year-old commercial lawyer in one of London’s most established law firms with me.  She starts off by explaining what sparked her passion for law. What got you into law? My initial interest sparked from witnessing my uncle’s residency application. Watching solicitors deal with the...

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Q&A With An Event Specialist

Q&A With An Event Specialist

Chris Cole is a thirty-six year old from South London who works as an Event Specialist, which has played a role in his passion to produce his own music as a hobby.   Q&A Interview: What are the main duties and responsibilities that come with your job? Chris: Well we have to organise promotional events for whatever reason, set up and take down displays, interact with potential customers, a...

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London Love – The Tube

Many commuters are going insane every day. Yeah, the tube has a reputation. It’s this thing you want to go to work in the morning and are already stressed before you even reached your workspace. Sweaty smelly people so close to you you haven’t even been to yourself. trying to squeeze through the crowd when your stop is reached and you get so paranoid that you won’t make it off th...

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Extinction Rebellion hunger strikers in a bid to get attention of political parties

On the 18th of November members of the Extinction Rebellion from across the world began a 7-day hunger strike which aims to highlight the impact that climate and ecological change are having on global food supplies. More than 400 people from 27 countries are taking part in the hunger strike.   People from as far as Russia and Canada will be striking from the 18th of November till the 25th of ...

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Why don’t we care?

Why don’t we care?

Climate change has become a lot more of a social issue in recent years and has created a divide within our society. There are the activists who fight for change in our governments and are willing to be prosecuted for it and there are “climate change deny-ers” who believe it’s not as much of an issue as it’s made out to be. But if it is such a pressing crisis, why doesn’t everyone care? ...

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Who suffers the most?

Who suffers the most?

When we think of the climate crisis, the first thought is often of the protests we see on the news, the travel disruptions we face on our way to work because of them and how irritating the whole issue is to our day-to-day lives. It often takes precedence over the actual ecological crisis that we are in and those who are actually affected, some of our most vulnerable people – the poor. A lot of the...

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Contra Chris: My Double Life

Contra Chris: My Double Life

Contra Chris is a thirty-six year old events specialist who currently works from his home in South London creating music as a hobby. Contra Chris (also known as Chris Cole) was born into a middle class family from South London, where he grew up. He first started making music a few years ago, when it was just something for him to do in his spare time away from his full time job. He even has his own...

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What’s the air like in London?

What’s the air like in London?

London has some of the highest air pollution rates in the UK and it is the inner city areas that are affected the most. According to London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, the “most deprived” areas are the places that suffer the most from polluted air and they are exposed to air pollution rates that are 25% higher than average. So just how bad is the air we breathe in London and what’s causing it? Well, the ai...

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Student Life: Safety On Campus

Student Life: Safety On Campus

We all know by now that being a first year student and studying away from home can be quite scary for some, and it is important to know the Do’s and Dont’s of when it comes to staying safe on and out of campus. On October 15th, the university was visited by a group of advocates who were promoting the Safe and Security Plan to students. The plan was mainly for first year’s but any...

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Christmas by the River returns to illuminate London Bridge City

Christmas by the River returns to illuminate London Bridge City

The annual Christmas by the River market is back in London Bridge City, for the sixth year in a row. New for this year is a vintage ski theme with the new Lodge Bar at The Scoop and the wooden huts. A selection of over 60 independent traders are here in their German-style chalets, offering a combination of delicious food, homemade gifts and various Christmas decorations.  One visitor to Chris...

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My court visit: Everyday Justice

My court visit: Everyday Justice

Most people in the UK expect our government to be hot on their toes to put away the criminals who try to disrupt our society and its rules. Although this may be the case for many, there are some parts of the court and its system which isn’t as simple as it seems. During a trip to a court in Highbury & Islington on the 3rd December, I had the chance to experience this system in person. Wh...

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How I Got Into Automotive Photography

How I Got Into Automotive Photography

Hi, welcome to my first blog! One of my favourite things to do in my spare time is photography. I started to get into photography when I took it as one of my A-Levels in Sixth Form. I learnt a lot from studying it for two years and it has changed the way I now perceive the ever changing world around me, even when it comes to everyday things. During my last year in Sixth Form, I was set with my fin...

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In the making of “Christmas by the River market” VT

In the making of “Christmas by the River market” VT

The annual Christmas by the River market is back, in London Bridge City, for the sixth year in a row. Christmas by the River returns to illuminate London Bridge City, from November 26, 2019 to January, 5 2020, as London’s prettiest riverside market. The role I had during the making of this VT was reporting and I also wrote my script for the two PTCs and the voiceover. Then, I went to the location ...

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