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Does ‘Body Positive’ Really Include Skinny People?

Individually, we all battle with society in some way shape or form with our own shape and form. Not only is there uncanny pressure to attain a beauty standard permitted by society, but also there is always an inner conflict that suffers silently when it comes to our own individual body image. Time and time again, a skinny person will be told to go eat a burger or gain some f*cking weight… and it will

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I Live In The UK And I’m Afraid Trump Might Win

  You know the future is particularly bleak when you, a 17 year old boy from the UK, is terrified of the possibility that one man 3,656 miles away may become President, the one and only: Mr Donald Trump. The butt of many a joke, Mr Trump is a somewhat… controversial character to say the least but, regardless of how ever many thousands he’s offended (a figure that steadily climbs daily it seems) has won

Op-ed

The Hypersensitivity of Millennials

There is a certain sense of accomplishment you feel when you win. When you earn. When you grow and when you, well, accomplish. What does anyone feel when they receive a participation trophy? “Wow I showed up!”. Participation trophies are criticized for giving artificial praise to children to make them feel special and as if everything is about them. The recipients of these participation trophies go from being excluded and sheltered from losing to young

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Seriously, Read The Wrath and the Dawn

“It’s a special book,” says one of characters from The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh. Throughout reading this novel I realized that this was true about this book. This book did not only have an amazing plot, but also an important link to representation. I heard about this book first from a book club I’m in. Then, wanting to know more about it, I watched a lot of BookTube* videos about it. Not

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