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Veganism is Eating Away at My Money

While some people eat to live, I live to eat. After spending two decades riddled with anxiety so strong it caused dysphagia and frequent vomiting, I began taking antidepressants, which…

Amsterdam Solo: Discovering the True Meanings of Life in the Happiest City

Living a day as a local in the happiest city on earth has long intrigued me. Bikes, canals, windmills and tulips… This spring, I finally got to experience it on…

There’s Something I Have Been Dying to Tell You

The title for this article is taken from an autobiography from Linda Bellingham, an actress who wrote about her experience of living with terminal cancer: the difficult and at times…

Worrying Rates of Knife Crime Amongst Young Males

There has been a five per cent surge in knife crime in the UK, with 46,367 incidents involving a knife or sharp instrument recorded in the previous year. In Brighton…

Nature’s Blueprint: Biomimicry

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? Mia Sawyer, Staff Writer Nature has played just as big of a part in the development of flight as science has; with…

Who Owns Your Voice?

With artificial intelligence rapidly advancing, we are posed with new challenges on how we can protect our identity. As examples of deepfakes are spread across the internet, concerns are raised…

Sustainable Dining through 3D Food Printing

In an era plagued by concerns over food waste and environmental sustainability, 3D-printed food emerges as a beacon of hope for conscientious diners. While the concept of 3D-printed food has…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

For the final edition of The Badger, and as the academic year draws to a close, it feels fitting to conclude with a celebration, and given that I am an…

Israel’s Artificial Intelligence Targeting System, a Pre-emptive Scapegoat

Israel’s intelligence services have been discovered to be using an artificial intelligence system dubbed “Lavender” to identify and locate Palestinians suspected of being active members of Hamas’ military wing and…

Ways to Support Palestine as Students

By Thomas Barlow and Sean Mccord (Staff Writers) The Israeli government’s occupation of Gaza and blockade of aid is genocidal. The situation has been ongoing for over six months, and…

The Dilemma of Deciding on a Dying Fig

By Megan Delaney (Staff Writer) I often fall into a spiral of fantasising about every possible other choice I could have made in my life, which would mean I would…

Cass Review Threatens Trans Rights in the UK

Published on 10 April, the Cass Review investigates the state of the Gender Identity Development Services (GIDS) for young people in the UK. The review has proven to be poorly…

Life After the Spotlight

To wrap up this year’s paper, we got back in touch with our Student Spotlight interviewees to see what they have achieved since we last spoke! We’ve loved showcasing how…

The Big Collab: Should Newspapers Encourage Controversy?

By Charlotte Berry and Yesenia Mahe Darlington Why Opinion Sections Thrive by Stirring the Pot Should student newspaper opinion sections stir up controversy? It’s like adding hot sauce to your…

Nostalgia: The Present Based on the Past

The world is in a phase of consistent mediatisation, with knowledge, history and ideologies at the fingertips of any and all people. With the sheer volume of cultures, subcultures, and…

Womanhood and Displacement: in Conversation with Sudanese Sisters

By Jess Mitchell The following is a translation of interviews with Sudanese sisters Naglaa, Rubab and Larin. To protect the identities of those involved, all names and any identifying information…