Darcey Edkins

The Category is: Pose

The latest collaboration between the BBC and the American television company FX is the breakthrough television series Pose. Set in 1980s New York, the series explores the complex social relations existing between members of the LGBTQ community during the AIDS crisis. Having already broken records for having the largest transgender...
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Posted Apr. 20, 2019

Why are so many young people turning to violent crime?

Domestic headlines have been dominated in recent years by reports of increasing violent crime among young people. During talks with Home Secretary Sajid Javid, Sara Thornton, the chairwoman of the National Police Chief’s Council, said that the number of fatal stabbings involving young people is “a national emergency”. According to...
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Posted Apr. 2, 2019

The dangers of photo-editing in a social media obsessed world

Instagram. Snapchat. Facebook. These holy trinity of social media platforms have transformed the way we present ourselves, and how we are received by others. The growth of selfie culture is perhaps the most shocking consequence of these platforms, promoting a world obsessed by money, beauty, power and fame. Apps such...
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Posted Mar. 28, 2019

Could social media be a positive tool for education?

In today’s world, social media has become the greatest scapegoat for many of society’s problems. While this is not without some cause, we often forget the advantages of these platforms, particularly in the world of education. Whether it’s seeking advice, support, or a means of communication, social media has revolutionised...
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Posted Nov. 18, 2018

The road ahead for British universities

Equality, diversity and inclusion are three words that have been etched into my brain as a mantra for campus life since arriving at the University of Warwick less than a week ago. But what do these words mean? Whether you like it or not, every university in the UK has been working in recent years to improve their...
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Posted Oct. 25, 2018