May 8, 2012

Is going to university really worth it?

by Josh Gill

A question asked by potential university students across the country is an age old one: Is going to university really worth the money and time? As a student studying Journalism and English at Coventry University I’m inclined to say no, it’s not worth it. And I’ll tell you why. Continue reading

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May 7, 2012

Is beauty subjective?

by Lauren Caton

Florence Colgate

Why is it that everyone now seems to think they have the right to judge what is beautiful and what isn’t? What happened to beauty is in the eye of the beholder? Now everyone has an opinion and thinks that their view is the right one. As much as I still stand by my Samantha Brick article, it seems she may have actually had a point about the way in which women are perceived by other women but I have to point out that men are just as judgemental towards women too. Continue reading

May 7, 2012

An interview with…Marcos Young

by Josh Gill

Marcos Young has had an eclectic career: at one point playing classical flamenco guitar professionally to packed-out venues, he now teaches Journalism at Coventry University as well as producing a show for BBC Radio Oxford. Continue reading

May 5, 2012

Should cannabis be legalised? Part 2

by Lauren Caton

There are constant stories in the news relating to common drugs such as cannabis. In this special two-part article we will discuss whether police should crack down on users, or whether the recreational drug should be declassified and made legalised. Continue reading

May 5, 2012

Should cannabis be legalised? Part 1

by Josh Gill

There are constant stories in the news relating to common drugs such as cannabis. In this special two-part article we will discuss whether police should crack down on users, or whether the recreational drug should be declassified and made legalised. Continue reading

May 3, 2012

To resign or not to resign? That is the question! Part 2

by Lauren Caton

When politicians, bankers, and other people in high up public places such as Rupert Murdoch are involved in any sort of problem there are always calls for them to resign. In this special two-part article we will discuss whether they should they stand down or whether they should they defy the people and ignore their cries for a resignation. Continue reading

May 3, 2012

To resign or not to resign? That is the question! Part 1

by Josh Gill

When politicians, bankers, and other people in high up public places such as Rupert Murdoch are involved in any sort of problem there are always calls for them to resign. In this special two-part article we will discuss whether they should stand down or whether they should defy the people and ignore their cries for a resignation. Continue reading

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May 2, 2012

Should drug cheats compete? Part 2

by Lauren Caton

Dwain Chambers

In this special two-part feature we will talk about whether athletes who have previously failed drugs tests should be allowed to compete in the upcoming 2012 London Olympics. Should previous drug convictions stand? Or should it be a case of forgive and forget? Continue reading

May 1, 2012

Should drug cheats compete? Part 1

by Josh Gill

Dwain Chambers

In this special two-part feature we will talk about whether athletes who have previously failed drugs tests should be allowed to compete in the upcoming 2012 London Olympics. Should previous drug convictions stand? Or should it be a case of forgive and forget? Continue reading

April 29, 2012

Portfolio, Portfolio, Portfolio!

by Lauren Caton

‘Portfolio, portfolio, portfolio’ – John Mair (Coventry University Lecturer)

One of the most important things you will need to do as a student journalist is create a portfolio, a place to showcase your writing talent and show what you can do. Continue reading