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Royal Vauxhall Tavern urges government to support hospitality industry

The government revealed England’s updated tier system this week as the country is set to exit current localised lockdown restrictions on December 2nd. It was announced yesterday that London will be placed in Tier 2, which is for areas with higher or rapidly rising levels of infections. Under Tier 2 restrictions, hospitality business such as bars … Continue reading Royal Vauxhall Tavern urges government to support hospitality industry

‘LGBT-free’ zones: How the rise in anti-LGBT rhetoric made Poland the worst place to be LGBT+ in Europe

In early 2019, several municipalities in Poland declared themselves ‘LGBT-free’ zones with the goal of reducing tolerance towards the community. Now, almost two years later, these regions make up around a third of Poland and span an area larger than Hungary. Around 100 towns and regions made the pledge to oppose “LGBT ideology,” which they say undermines … Continue reading ‘LGBT-free’ zones: How the rise in anti-LGBT rhetoric made Poland the worst place to be LGBT+ in Europe

Gender Neutral Toilets: are they better for everybody?

The safety threat some believe gender neutral toilets pose to women has sparked up debate once again, following remarks made in the House of Lords by Lord Lucas, a backbench Conservative peer. Lucas claims these facilities make women feel “unsafe and uncomfortable,” especially when they are on their periods. Although research is limited, there are … Continue reading Gender Neutral Toilets: are they better for everybody?

Community meeting displays public concern over proposed Allston marijuana dispensary

A community meeting about the latest proposed marijuana establishment in Allston showed public apprehension over the project. Representatives of Union Twist Cannabis, the group behind the establishment, took the floor on February 6th to present the plan for their dispensary, which they hope to see open on 259 Cambridge Street within the next year. The … Continue reading Community meeting displays public concern over proposed Allston marijuana dispensary

Dropping Out of University: My Experience Two Years Later

Dropping out of university is not an easy thing to do. It goes against everything you’ve spent so much time and energy working towards. Without sounding dramatic, it truly is a life-changing decision and a defining moment in anyone’s life. On November 1st, 2015 I made that decision and I have never spent a second … Continue reading Dropping Out of University: My Experience Two Years Later