Sunday 18th November 2018

Opinion

Opinion: Strictly Curse Strikes Again

Photos were recently released revealing Seann Walsh, a comedian and contestant on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, kissing his professional dance partner, the married...

Opinion: O Canada…

On Wednesday 17 October, Canada became only the second country to legalise the possession and use of recreational marijuana. As I write a week...

Opinion: Policing paedophiles

It was revealed recently that over the last two years, Hampshire Police have been issuing those suspected of child sex abuse with leaflets to...

Opinion: What’s scarier than climate change? We can think of someone…

In the wake of the publication of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the looming climate change ‘catastrophe’, US...

Opinion: Black History Month: Does it go far enough?

Do you ever feel outnumbered? Have you been the only person under 18 at a political party meeting? Or the only student over 25...

Opinion: Doctor Who-‘re you kidding? Whittaker is perfect casting

“Doctor Who? Surely now it’s nurse who?!” Contrary to what my recent trawl through the misogynistic bowels of Twitter and Reddit have suggested, the decision...

Opinion: The University, the Suburbs and a National Crime Wave

Do the recent knife attacks really signify a violent crime ‘crisis’? And does so-called ‘black-on-black’ violence in Sheffield have more to do with the...

Opinion: May can dance, jive… but can she lead?

Theresa May’s closing Conservative Party Conference speech appeared to show that you can dance, jive, and even have the time of your life while...

Opinion: Do I Stay or Do I Leave?

“Do I stay or leave?” In an ideal world, survivors of domestic violence shouldn’t need to ask this question. Sadly, the decision to walk...

Opinion: Brexit is a shambles and May must go

No-one ever denied that Brexit would be difficult, but Theresa May has somehow managed to make it even harder for everyone through sheer incompetence....

Opinion: Euthanasia: Time for Change?

Death is often a topic that is rarely openly discussed in society. However, countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Japan have legalised...

Opinion: The Cult of Celebrity

Why does society give a pass to celebrities? Why do we shrug and excuse the behaviour of people because they have achieved a certain...

Opinion: Is University a rip-off?

Six months ago, I sat down at my desk in good-old Ranmoor, ready to sift through the second-year module handbook in order to calculate...

Opinion: CBB Race Row: A sign that nothing’s changed?

CONTENT NOTE: Please note that this article contains references to violent acts of racism. Celebrity Big Brother has often used the term ‘celebrity’ rather loosely,...

Who’s at fault for the Nick Clegg no-show?

Nick Clegg, the former deputy Prime Minister, has cancelled a speech at the University due to the threat of student protest and potential security...

Opinion: Does British journalism lack integrity?

Sheffield’s own Jon McClure, of the band Reverend and the Makers, made a vital point about a lack of impartiality in modern day journalism...

Opinion: The customer is never right

‘The customer is always right.’ Ah, that time-old Americanism that just brims with sickly capitalist positivity. The theory that no matter what the customer...

Opinion: Do the sugar proposals by the Scottish Government go far...

The Scottish government has begun consultations on ways to lower obesity rates, focusing on the health problems caused by fatty, sugary and salty food...

Opinion: Response piece – LGBT+ accommodation is a huge step forward

As we’ve all heard, Sheffield Students’ Union has secured LGBT+ exclusive accommodation from this September onwards. This is a huge step in creating actual...

Opinion: The trouble with SU LGBT+ Accommodation

On Tuesday 5 March, Sheffield Students’ Union announced that it was “incredibly happy” to be establishing exclusive LGBT+ only flats. While I applaud them...

Opinion: Class Group Chats: The Never-Ending Nightmare

You may think that, in the grand scheme of things, the group chat will inevitably go the way of Vine, Firefly, and the Woolly...