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“Rock and roll never dies”: Italy wins Eurovision 2021

By Lauren Wiles

Italian rock band Måneskin win the 65th Eurovision Song Contest with Zitti E Buoni, earning a staggering 524 points.

This year’s Eurovision was one of the most nail-biting finals yet, with less than 100 points between the top three acts; France and Switzerland were very close runners up, scoring 499 and 432 points respectively. Continue reading “Rock and roll never dies”: Italy wins Eurovision 2021

“Nothing Should Ever Stop You”: The Rise of All-Girl Skateboarding Communities

By Bethany Webb

Young women across the nation are forming a new all-female skateboarding community, gaining traction on social media and coming together to share their passion for the sport.

Social media has become a new hub for women to encourage each other to take part in skateboarding, an old trend which has made a resurgence across media sites such as TikTok and girls’ support pages such as ColchGirlsSkate. Continue reading “Nothing Should Ever Stop You”: The Rise of All-Girl Skateboarding Communities