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Wrong place, right time: what being in the wrong places has taught me.

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By Brienna Allman I am not immune. I walked into a third-year physics class as a first-year biomed student. I sat down enthusiastically, pulled my laptop out and began to get ready for my lecture. The lecture was on fluid dynamics, something that I was actually studying at the time, so it wasn’t until the course title appeared on the screen that I realised that I was in the wrong room. Instead of immediately getting up, like someone with a lot of confidence, I sat there desperately trying to map out the least painful escape route. I endured the lecture, the content of which
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Honey, we need to talk about the kids.

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By Milly Downing  During at least one point in our lives we’ve all imagined what having kids will be like, with varying degrees of romanticism. It’s the most natural human instinct we’ve got, to bump and grind and reproduce.  But if you’re someone like me, a proud LGBTQ+ member, having kids means imagining going down routes like IVF, sperm donations, egg donations and surrogacy.  Obviously it’s early to be thinking about kids, you don’t have to tell me that. But when it comes to alternative fertility, our largest exposure is Kim and Kanye’s second surrogate baby on the way. It isn’t
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Cats versus Dogs: the ultimate showdown

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Art by Leah Hume We all like to think of ourselves as philosophers. While my mum has believed that I’m destined for great things ever since I uttered “the clock doesn’t just tick for you” at age 4, I feel I may have peaked young. Nonetheless, if there is one topic to tempt me to delve back into the world of philosophy, it is definitely the age-old question “Which is better: Cats or dogs?”. Nothing shows people’s true colours more than their animal allegiances, and whilst, as a lover of all animals, I will endeavour to provide an unbiased opinion…crazy cat
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