A$AP ROCKY: Rap’s New Golden Boy?

  The self-proclaimed ‘pretty motherfucker from Harlem’ has undergone a metamorphic transition from, ‘street-corner spitter’, to ‘proficient and prevalent rapper’ within a space of time so small, it would have …


Military Action Against Iran Would Be Disastrous For The Region

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Young Academic Features Editor Robert Gant reports on how the West is hurtling towards disaster as Iran test fires missiles in Gulf. This is the student news portal’s first enthralling opinion piece of 2012 and there will be plenty more where this came from, make sure you follow our RSS feed to make sure you don’t miss a thing…


The Power of Social Media in 2011

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Charlie Brooker’s first instalment of his Black Mirror television series has left the general public wondering, how powerful is social media? Have we now become Big Brother? Proven through various events which have occurred over the last few years, it seems social media and the power of the keyboard could be changing the outcome of certain experiences in the modern world. Young Academic looks at the development of social media and the affect it is having on society.


Public Sector Workers Fight Back at Elitist Tory System with Mass Strike

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Young Academic today applauds the public sector workers that have implemented a mass union strike. Seemingly fed up of the tory obsession with spending cuts and particularly the attack on well earned pensions, border control staff, teachers and health workers are just some of the sectors that have had enough of George Osbourne and his elitist clan of bigots.


Outrage at Model Industry and Child Models after Dakota Fanning Marc Jacobs Campaign

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At 16, life is just beginning but not in the world of modelling according to a new fashion agency which is currently looking for 13 year olds to nurture into the fashion industry. The news comes just days after the controversy of Marc Jacobs’ Oh Lola! advertising campaign. Rachel Deer gives her views on the latest controversies in the fashion world as opinions continue to fly in essential student fashion news.


Evolution of Barbie Sparks Yet More Controversy

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It may be a step away from the usual student fashion and education news but I’m sure there are a few big kids out there or even those just interested in the Barbie scandal who will want to know of the latest controversy to hit the news this week.


NATO Bombs Can Only Do So Much For Libya

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As Mahmoud Jibril and Abdul Jalil start to move the Transitional National Council from Benghazi to Tripoli, Young Academic Features Editor Robert Gant reports on the challenges that lay ahead for Libya.