How Come: We Love Social Media?

Written by Arianit Ajdini. Social Media is what has basically fuelled the world in the last 5 years, granted we’ve had social media for a long time but we’ve only just begun our obsession with the platform. There are many aspects of Social Media that are very positive, although just like anything, there are also…

Ben Dodd’s Top 3 Albums of the Year

This is going to become a common blog until the end of the year, with many different members taking part. Ben is first up to choose his top three albums of 2018!   It’s been a good year for music, and that’s made the job of picking just three records very hard for me. I’ve…

Bellecast Episode 1 – An Introduction to Us

Introducing Isabella Tarrant and Ella Hodson. They are Journalism Students studying at Sheffield Hallam, who have created a light-hearted weekly podcast where they discuss all things from Mental Health, Feminism and Social Media to the Environment and Pop Culture.   Check it out here:  

#MeToo – One Year On

Written by Isabella Tarrant   #MeToo was launched a year ago.  Hollywood’s biggest producers, directors and actors were exposed for abusing their power over actors and actresses through sexual violence. It was the catalyst for millions of ordinary people to speak up and admit they too have been a victim. The campaign may be a…

In Concert: Johnny Marr

Written by Ben Dodd.   I was lucky enough to see Johnny Marr (of Smiths fame) at his performance at the O2 Academy in Sheffield. He was supported by ‘Crewel Intentions’, a band which instrumentally reminded me of the Doors, among others. Their use of a synth organ and their seemingly old western inspired guitar…

Life without Social Media

Written by Ella Hodson   “How are you doing it?!” my friends ask when I tell them I haven’t been on social media for four days.   Truthfully, at that point, I was fine. I had kept myself busy with other things, and having them over helped me out too. I was busy with uni…