LSBU Journalists

It’s Time to Stop Policing Women in Pop

It’s Time to Stop Policing Women in Pop

The #MeToo Movement was revolutionary for women across the world but female artists within the pop music industry are still put under more pressure than their male counterparts. Could this be due to patriarchy and capitalism? It’s time the problem was acknowledged, and something was done about it. Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and Madonna are some of the women who have influenced society wi...

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The girl with the silver hair: BLEACH London’s Kornelija Cecetaite.

The girl with the silver hair: BLEACH London’s Kornelija Cecetaite.

Kornelija Cecetaite is sat on her bed in her family home eating a yoghurt whilst we sit on opposite sides of the country for our conversation over FaceTime. Her silver hair back in a loose ponytail, bare-faced and in a baggy black jumper showed the realities of life in lockdown due to the current pandemic shaking the world and stealing normality.   On your average Friday, you would find 19-ye...

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Students and teachers say new A Levels have “hit them hard”

A major reform hit A-level syllabuses nationwide in 2015 when all subjects were forced to give final exams to students after two years rather than grades based on different module assessments. Teachers and students say these changes have put them under far too much pressure.  The changes made to the a-levels examination officially began in September 2015 where they were made linear with stude...

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Social Media Influencers: A New Way of Earning a Living?

Social Media Influencers: A New Way of Earning a Living?

Tia Forbes – a nineteen year old girl from North London, who has gained over 11,000 followers within 3 years of being on Instagram, gives details of what it’s like to be apart the social media world and what challenges and successes she’s experienced on her journey to become an influencer. More than ever younger generations are now using social media to their advantage. Apart fro...

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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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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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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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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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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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Newest Colour trend – Neon green

When talking about the most popular colour trending in 2019 Neon green was the most eye catching one in highlights. Britain is riding a new wave of neon green shorts and skirts with millennials eating up the new trend. The who’s who of the industry are coming out in droves in neon green outfits from Kylie Jenner to yours truly. There are many ways you can make this less highlighting and wear...

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Latest Pakistani Fashion trend!

To begin with, Pakistani fashion trends change every now and then but the good news is that they tend to come back in the game sooner than you think. This recent fashion trend consists of beautiful vibrant Colors that can be pulled of into a skirt, long shirt or anything you want, the prints would do the job. The choice is left up to the customer of whether they want bright or dull Colors and thes...

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Street Fashion

The bustling streets of London has a variety of fashion tastes, but Dolce Gabbana’s new line hits close to home. With vibrant colors and symmetrical patterns, London street fashion has taken a turn eastward with bold, new herbal design patterns. Dolce Gabbana ritzy Mayfair store is a must stop for any Pakistani fashion enthusiasts on the island of Great Britain. 00

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