Category: The Student Discussion

PC gaming vs console gaming: Any answer at all?

It is still one of the most hotly debated questions in gaming, even as the level of technology within the industry increases: Which is a better gaming platform, PCs or consoles? This question has long been the subject of many...

/ 26th April 2013

Boob job mum abuses taxpayers’ money for vanity thrills

It’s not every day we hear someone getting a government funded boob job, but when the story of Josie Cunningham, 22, broke national headlines I couldn’t help but question its legitimacy. Aspiring glamour model and mother-of-two from Leeds, Miss Cunningham...

/ 27th March 2013

To tweet or not to tweet

To tweet or not to tweet, that is the status. Having just celebrated its seventh birthday, Twitter has gone from strength to strength in its short life. Now I personally only joined the Twitter train last year and I found...

/ 26th March 2013

Oh YouTube, When Will the Updating Stop?

Facebook and YouTube have always had one problem in common throughout their separate existences: They have always had a problem with updating their website designs. To the average user, the constant changing can be an annoyance, since they would have...

/ 25th March 2013

Lara Croft: A feminist symbol or sad example of female stereotyping?

Over the years Lara Croft has become the figurehead for female characters within video games, however is she the ideal symbol for women within games, or is Miss Croft simply a combination of stereotypes surrounding females? On the one hand...

/ 22nd March 2013