Long-form explorations from the Forge Press team.
October 28, 2017
Our changing education system: for better or worse?
With dramatic changes to the UK education system sparking debate across the nation, educators, students and politicians alike are expressing their hopes and concerns about the future of our young people.
October 7, 2017
Has putting on makeup lost its fun?
The majority of us spent half of our childhoods rummaging through our mum’s makeup bags to cover our faces in her bright red party lipstick. Now, our makeup routine is a frequent part of getting ready.
October 5, 2017
ASMR is on the rise: but what is it?
From niche YouTube videos to groundbreaking research in Sheffield, Grace Braddock explores the growing community of ASMR.
October 4, 2017
‘Facesnapstagram’: social media apps are increasingly similar
In a world where every app update seems to come with a new and uncalled for copycat feature (Facebook stories, anyone?), are we heading towards social media oblivion?
September 26, 2017
Sheffield’s O2 Academy now home to young Christian church services
Hundreds of students and young people will go to Sheffield’s O2 Academy tonight – not for a concert, but for a church service.
September 22, 2017
I brought my dog to university
My fresher’s week was not dissimilar to anyone else’s. I drank too much, nearly set…
September 20, 2017
Been there, done that, got the ‘F*ck Me It’s Freshers’ t-shirt
While sitting in a desolate village courtroom in Kenya during my first gap year and…
September 17, 2017
Dating apps at uni: to swipe or not to swipe?
Online dating is weird. One day you’re harmlessly flirting over text with someone you’ve never…
July 10, 2017
The summer holiday is the perfect time to discover Sheffield
The university semester goes by in such a blur – before you know it, it’s week eight and you’ve barely got started on that bucket list that you made during Freshers’ Week.