Tag: thecword

Catcalling: An Offensive Part of Society that Needs to be Stopped

  Recently, it seems as though this pandemic known as ‘catcalling’ is grasping women in its clutching hold. I know what you are thinking though, “pandemic, really?” But there is a reason why I compare this form of harassment to...

/ 10th November 2014

Dating, Relationships and Public Displays of Affection

Does being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender make these things more difficult? Following the uproar a lesbian couple caused by publically kissing in Sainsbury’s a few weeks ago, a movement seems to have been sparked in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender...

/ 7th November 2014

YourWord: Kids

More than Whiny Pooping Machines? I have been known to not be the biggest fan of kids. I may or may not in the past have referred to the little monsters as snot-rockets, parasites, liabilities, accidents, demons, and scary aliens....

/ 5th November 2014

Make Leicester British: Let’s have a tea party

Photo: Channel 4 Tonight the ever probing and issue tackling Channel 4 will be showing a programme about Leicester. Our multicultural home situated in the middle of England has seemingly attracted attention for being a diverse city, and ‘one of...

/ 3rd November 2014

YourWord: Volunteering in Ghana

The taxi was firmly lodged into the mud that day as we tried to make our way to the school. A twenty-minute drive away sat our volunteer house, right next to Mpraeso: the capital of the Kwahu South district in...

/ 24th October 2014

Student stereotypes are far from fair

Situated within the heart of Leicester, DMU boasts a vast range of university opportunities through an academic, multicultural and community-driven perspective within our UK society today. I personally am overwhelmed to be a member of this institution, and I am...

/ 23rd October 2014

No: Maroon 5’s new music video, ‘Animals,’ really is not that bad…

Maroon 5 have released another song and video from their new album entitled ‘V.’ Most of us will remember them from our teenage angst years; singing ‘she will be loved’ over the CD playing whilst doing our best moody impressions....

/ 22nd October 2014

Yes: Maroon 5’s new music video, ‘Animals,’ really is that bad…

First we had Thicke, with his blurred lines and clear sexism but then burst in Maroon 5, bloody and snarling, with their new music video “Animals” and do a spectacular job in making passion look like obsessive creepiness. The video...

/ 21st October 2014

YourWord: Tattoos

After each tattoo that I have gotten, there has always been somebody that will soon say to me “if employers see those – you won’t get a job!” or statements along that occurring theme. This is because today, even though...

/ 16th October 2014