Articles by: Ed Cullen

All aboard the Bandwagon: #IceBucketChallenge

All aboard the Bandwagon: #IceBucketChallenge

Opinion October 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

YOU’VE probably all had your Facebook feeds cluttered with half naked guys and gals pouring freezing cold water over each other, screaming their heads off or even getting knocked out by a rogue bucket or two, butRead More

Men’s magazines aren’t a dead medium

Men’s magazines aren’t a dead medium

Opinion September 29, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

I AM AN avid reader of many magazines. Truth be told, they’re one of my two favourite mediums to access quality content. The internet, my other, has sadly been known to host less than quality content –Read More

Eeeny, Meeny, Miny, Doh?  Shaun Munsey tackles Clarkson’s latest slip up

Eeeny, Meeny, Miny, Doh? Shaun Munsey tackles Clarkson’s latest slip up

Opinion May 26, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

Shaun Munsey, self proclaimed socialist, libertarian and member of the Green Party tackles Clarkson’s latest slip up. He rarely agrees with anything anyone says, but will defend to the death their right to say it. WordsRead More

Legalise it? Caleb Spencer tackles the UK’s relationship with weed.

Legalise it? Caleb Spencer tackles the UK’s relationship with weed.

Editors' Pick, Opinion May 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

AFTER BEING asked whether he had inhaled cannabis as a young man, Barack Obama replied: “I inhaled frequently, that was the point”. As President, Obama has overseen the biggest relaxation in drug-policy since the end ofRead More

“Nidiot”, A reassuring tale of how happiness conquers all (even Jon Richardson… for now)

“Nidiot”, A reassuring tale of how happiness conquers all (even Jon Richardson… for now)

Arts, Comedy, Editors' Pick, Theatre May 20, 2014 at 2:15 pm Comments

IT WAS WITH slight apprehension that I returned to see Jon Richardson live, not because I had any inkling that the ticket price would not be worth it or that he somehow magically wouldn’t be funnyRead More

BBC Three’s future: I’ll be fuming for the ten minutes per day I don’t have an internet connection.

BBC Three’s future: I’ll be fuming for the ten minutes per day I don’t have an internet connection.

Opinion March 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

AN EMAIL recently fell into my inbox from the website Change.org, the self-entitled “world’s platform for change.” For the most part it starts and aggregates petitions on issues and tries to get them noticed by theRead More

Smug Alert: Our misinformed population

Smug Alert: Our misinformed population

Opinion March 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

THE CREATORS of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, have made a significant contribution to understanding the dynamics at play in the polarising ‘benefits’ debate that is raging in Britain. At first glance, you mayRead More

Is volunteering abroad really a good thing?

Is volunteering abroad really a good thing?

Opinion March 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

These days, there are more and more volunteering projects being held particularly in developing countries. As a student of International Politics who is really interested in Third World issues, I have long been considering taking partRead More

You can’t teach ambition

Opinion March 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

IN AN INCREASINGLY competitive job market, it has never before been so vital that university students prepare for the future and gain as much experience as they can. Despite this competition, recent reports from the AssociationRead More

Palm oil is destroying the rainforests – and it’s in everything.

Palm oil is destroying the rainforests – and it’s in everything.

Opinion February 27, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

Palm oil. The most common form of vegetable oil. Found in everything from margarine to biscuits to soap. Some statistics suggest that palm oil is in as many as 50% of all foods, cosmetics and cleaningRead More