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The plastic in our ocean is set to triple

Elizabeth Whittingham
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The level of plastic in our oceans is set to triple in the next ten years, posing a substantial risk to aquatic life and placing a strain on the environment. Plastic is not the only risk facing our world’s seas, other risks range from excessive plastic through to rising sea levels and pollution. The ocean […]

Students are refusing to pay tuition until they are compensated for UCU strike action

Elena Cotton
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Masters students at the University of Manchester are refusing to pay their final instalment of tuition fees until they are compensated for the disruption they have experienced from UCU strikes. A Facebook group for participating Masters students has been created and already has over 110 members. The Facebook group, ‘Last Instalment Holding MA’ reads, “The […]

March For Our Lives: What It Is & Why It Matters

Elena Cotton
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This weekend protestors have taken to the streets all around the world in attempts to push the White House to tighten gun controls in America. The move came after the tragic high school shooting in Florida last month. Seventeen innocent civilians – including students and teachers – were killed, whilst several others were injured in […]

Facebook face the spotlight for abusing personal data usage.

Elena Cotton
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Mark Zuckerburg, CEO of Facebook has been summoned by Parliament to explain why consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, have been using Facebookers’ data without permission. The scandal is said to have affected 50 million Facebook users, whose data was used inappropriately and not deleted by Cambridge Analytica when they were told to do so. Facebook have […]

Protesters have taken over Manchester Piccadilly Station

Elena Cotton
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Protesters have blocked the tracks at Manchester Piccadilly station in a statement of opposition to the Turkish government. Over 100 protestors lined the tracks causing major delays and disruption to trains and passengers. Lines from Leeds to Manchester airport were particularly affected after the protest began at around 1pm today. Several passengers were forced to […]