Adam Agowun

The new GCSE modifications undervalue English Literature

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Ofqual, the exams authority, has announced that GCSE students will be able to drop subject areas in English literature and history exams next year. As an English and French student at university, you can understand why this might concern and upset me, without any...
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Posted Aug. 16, 2020

Why do we travel?

Why do we travel? To be honest, no idea. Perhaps as a status symbol: my mind goes instantly to travel being one of the staples of Instagram influencers. Many trips with friends are spent taking pictures that are worthy of going on the ‘Gram. Or maybe because, like me, you’re...
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Posted Jul. 20, 2020

Madeleine McCann is a symbol of both hope and failure

Every couple of years or so, the same pictures of a three-year-old girl show up in the media. Yes, Madeleine McCann has resurfaced again with new theories, new players, but the same public reaction.  Forgive me if I’m a bit sceptical, but I don’t think we’re going to find her....
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Posted Jun. 29, 2020