By Anca Miron
Tesco is by no means “doing enough to cut off Amazon deforestation,” Human Rights student Molly Rennie said.
The UK’s biggest supermarket seller threatens to boycott Brazilian produce in response to Brazil’s proposed legislation to open up Amazon to more exploitation. Continue reading Tesco’s new pledge to protect Brazil Amazon under scrutiny by Essex University
By Teo Coroiu
The Vice Chancellor apologised to students and to Professor Jo Phoenix whose seminar was cancelled after people considered her a “transphobe”.
In December 2019, Prof Jo Phoenix was talking at the University of Essex about “trans rights, imprisonment, and the criminal justice system.” Continue reading University`s apology to professor over trans-rights cancellation
By Lauren Wiles
Italian rock band Måneskin win the 65 th 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
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
By Lauren Wiles
Shrek is love, Shrek is life; a film critic has sent Twitter into a frenzy with his negative review of Dreamworks classic Shrek.
The animated comedy recently reached its 20
th anniversary and is regarded by most as one of the most prevalent movies in pop culture. This anniversary has sparked nostalgia and joy for grumpy green ogre and Smash Mouth fans across the globe. Continue reading Twitter slams negative Shrek review