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Opinion

Opinion: The Chemistry Department are making a Huge Mistake

There have been a worrying number of Chemistry departments shut down in recent years, as the marketisation of education forces a move towards maximising...

Opinion: It’s Time for Equal Parental Leave

A couple of weeks ago, following in the footsteps of Goldman Sachs and Standard Life Aberdeen, Vodafone Ireland announced a new parental leave policy...

Combatting racism is a task for everyone

It doesn't matter what the colour of your skin is. We all have a part to play in stopping it, so it's crucial we...

Opinion: Abolishing private schools solves nothing

At their party conference last month, Labour made one of their most radical moves yet. It voted to abolish private schools. They said that...

Opinion: Vaping isn’t about to kill us all

Full disclosure: I vape. Peer pressure is a devil to deal with and with everybody around me smoking at university, I started smoking socially...

Opinion: Thomas Cook had it coming

Thomas Cook was Britain’s oldest travel company, having been in existence since 1841, originally providing transport for temperance supporters across the Midlands before moving...

Opinion: Prorogation is lawful but awful

In an attempt to woo supporters in his prime ministerial leadership bid, Boris Johnson made it clear to backbench Tory MPs that he was...

Opinion: Keep student halls pet free

Pets should not be allowed in student accommodation. As a mature student, I am fearful of sounding like an old schoolmarm with a vendetta...

Opinion: Amazonia needs more than veganism to halt its destruction

In the aftermath of catastrophic climate events, most recently the fires in the Amazon rainforest, it is common to see an upswing in discussions,...

Is Pride losing its meaning by becoming too commercialised?

The celebration of Gay Pride takes place every summer and in more locations every year since Britain’s first Pride event on the 1 July...

Love Island: Is it dangerous or just a bit of fun?

Content Warning: Suicide.  Love Island - the nation’s favourite Marmite. You either love it, or you hate it. And those that hate it, really, really...

Opinion: Liam Neeson was wrong to defend racist remarks

Content Warning: Please note this article discusses rape and racially-motivated attacks. The last few weeks have been dominated in the media by racist remarks, blackface...

Opinion: It’s time for another Brexit referendum

Back in June 2016, the country walked into voting booths and ticked one of two boxes: to leave or remain in the European Union....

Opinion: If you care about climate change, be more brand conscious

When the gear you buy harms the environment you want to use it in For the past five years, the most popular backpack across the...

Opinion: Everyone should get out and vote

Tomorrow, Thursday 2 May, residents across Sheffield will be going to the polls to vote for our local councillors. If you’re registered to vote,...

Opinion: Home Secretary was right to revoke Shamima Begum’s citizenship

No doubt you’ve heard the name Shamima Begum a lot over the past few weeks. The young mother, who fled to Syria at 15...

Opinion: Sheffield’s best pubs for when it’s nice out

The thing that drew me to Sheffield, if I’m being truthful, was the prospect of cheap drinks. My palate has evolved somewhat over the...

Opinion: The new Indipendent Group won’t solve British politics

The Independent Group isn’t the answer, and I’m not even sure they understand the question. Over the past few weeks, the new Independent Group have...

Opinion: Hollywood is running out of ideas and Disney is the...

In 2019, almost all of the traditional Disney films set for release are going to be live action remakes of animated classics, the main...

Opinion: Hollywood has a colourism problem

To many outside and inside the black community, the furore surrounding Will Smith’s casting as Serena Williams’ father in the upcoming film ‘King Richard’...

Opinion: If we talk about it properley, masculinity can be a...

In 2004, I was seconds away from death. I was in a car, on the way to London for a night out. The music...