The Effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Joe Simmons

Introduction and Background In modern society there should be no place for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). But here we are, seemingly surrounded by it. At this moment there is around a quarter of a billion people suffering from some form of PTSD in the world. Indeed, there are different levels of this illness, however everyone […]

What if Hitler Had Won WW2? by Sam Munro

What if Hitler Had Won WW2? World war two, was the most deadly war ever in human history, and is still in living memory of some people around the world. The Fallout of this massive conflict is still felt widely 70 years after the end of the war: in modern politics, stereotypical views of France […]

Homer or Virgil? Jordan or LeBron? by Harry Laventure

Homer or Virgil? Jordan or LeBron? Imitatio, and the evolution of the simile. The 19th April 2020 saw Jason Hehir’s docuseries “The Last Dance” released, a dramatic and retrospective retelling of the famous 1997-98 Chicago Bulls team’s season, whilst exploring stories of the individuals who made this team, none more famous than the great Michael […]

Nathaniel Sole Potter Blogs about the attack on Free Speech.

The attack on free speech So, we’re in 2020, our country is in the most progressive state it’s ever been. I believe with progression, comes liberty. But do I believe that liberty is under threat? Yes, I do, not from government or higher power but by society. As society becomes more PC (politically correct), it […]

Jack Slatter blogs about the science of dreams

Scholars Project What are dreams and how does the brain perceive them? A dream is in fact a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person’s mind during sleep. However, to first understand how we dream, we must learn about the phases of sleeping in which dreaming occurs. There are 5 stages in […]

George Bingham asks is the portrayal of Saladin as a triumphant Jihadi justified?

Is the portrayal of Saladin as a triumphant Jihadi justified? The image of Saladin, or Salah al-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub, as the “anti-crusader ne plus ultra”[1] was established by the flood of reverential Kurdish biographies written by members of his court around his death. Despite the lack of contemporary accounts that challenge this view, recent […]

Nathaniel Sole Potter discusses the case of Dominic Cummings

The story of Dominic Cummings So, it’s been hard to avoid the public’s discontent with Boris Johnson’s chief advisor, Dominic Cummings after it was found that he had driven to Durham from his home in London, days after nationwide lockdown was initiated. So, what were the reasons he thought he should drive up there? In […]

Ahren Bailey explains the mysterious secret history of MK Ultra

Project MK ULTRA was a highly classified programme, developed by the CIA that aimed to investigate the effects of mind control. The operation was active from 1953-1973, during the peak of the Cold War. America were extremely concerned about the techniques used by communist states, such as China and Korea against American prisoners. They believed […]

Poppy Fleming discusses saving Coral Reefs

Saving coral reefs   The Great Barrier Reef has almost died five times in the last 30,000 years as a result of environmental changes such as ice ages and changing sea levels and it is now suffering because of our actions which have caused higher sea temperatures as a result of global warming. There is […]