The lessons we should learn from the Holocaust

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, dedicated to the remembrance of the six million Jews brutally killed during World War 2 and the many more that suffered throughout. This year's Holocaust Memorial Day marks 71 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and I think this quote from Mark Pigott, writing in the International Business Times, sums up how we can use the lessons from the...

Graduation!

After three years studying at the University of Kent, I've finally graduated!   To use a cliche, it's been an absolute rollercoaster but I wouldn't have changed a thing about my time at university. I've done things I never thought I would do and achieved more than I ever thought possible. I am so pleased and proud to have graduated with a First class honours in BA Hons Journalism and the...

So many books, so little time

"You can only live your one tiny life, but with books, you can live thousands more." I love getting stuck into a really good book; Immersing yourself into someone else’s story until you laugh with them, cry with them and share their happy ending. I guess it’s a similar feeling with films, but there is something truly special and pure about words on a page that transport you into someone...

Calling teachers by their first names is not the way forward

“Good Morning Mrs Smith, good morning everyone.” That was the way every day at primary school would start and that is the way I, and many others have always addressed teachers. This week, Professor Jennifer Coates said that calling teachers ‘Sir’ and ‘Miss’ is sexistbecause they do not match. Well, it’s true they are not equal. ‘Sir’ and ‘Madam’ would be the equivalent...