Digital-age protesting and the BLM movement

On 25 May 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was unlawfully killed in Minneapolis, USA by White police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin had arrested Floyd for allegedly using a counterfeit bill, and, whilst Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down, Chauvin knelt on...

Life in lockdown: a different type of productivity

I have been living back at my family home for a grand total of fourteen weeks now, and I am yet to bake banana bread, run a 5k, or even unpack my bags from university. Some may call this laziness (perhaps), or even denial...

Mental health preparation for the upcoming semester

Using quarantine to be the most stable you have ever been sounds strange, doesn’t it? Quarantine and positive mental health don’t seem to be going hand in hand during this difficult, unknown and tiresome period. As a first-year medical student who had to pack...