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Sarah Everard’s Death Strikes a Sombre Chord with Women

What happened to Sarah Everard? On the evening of March 3 2021, 33-year-old marketing executive Sarah Everard disappeared in South London. She began walking home from a friend’s house but never made it home. A fear every woman knows. Everard left Clapham and is believed to have walked through Clapham common, on her journey home …

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Air Jordans, Yeezys and Insider Information: the Teenage Sneaker Reseller that made $100k per Month

Streetwear hoarder On 25 February, Bloomberg Businessweek published a profile on Joe Herbert and his thriving sneaker-resale business, West Coast Streetwear. At just 19-years old, Joe has launched a lucrative resale business off the back of sneaker bots.  Sneaker bots are advanced software programs that allow Joe to automatically add shoes to his cart and purchase …

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In Conversation with Katharina Looi Kiesel

Venandah Madanhi (VM) sat down to talk to Katharina Looie-Kiesel (KLK) about community, education and problem solving. Nada’s question for Katharina: What have you learnt during lockdown that you don’t think you would have learned if COVID-19 didn’t happen? I learned how to balance time more. I have always been someone who is relaxed about …

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State v Chauvin: 11 Months Since the Killing of George Floyd

The Background Almost one year ago, on 25th May 2020, George Floyd was killed during his arrest in Minneapolis. Suspicion had been raised by a cashier in a grocery store that Floyd was attempting to pay for cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. 4 police officers from the Minneapolis Police Department attended the scene, including …

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In Conversation with Yusuf Takoliya

Venandah Madanhi (VM) sat down to talk to Yusuf Takoliya (YT) about community, education and problem solving. VM: Yusuf, what does community mean to you? YT: Community is synonymous with cooperation. Generally, an individual alone is limited by what s/he can do but when cooperating with others, they collectively achieve more. For example, in school, …

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The Death of the High Street

What’s happening? There has been an odd increase of acquisitions in the retail industry recently, considering the range of retailers that have entered into administration such as Aldo and Benson Beds. Boohoo, a large online retailer, has recently entered into a deal to buy Debenhams for £55m after having bought other online businesses such as Oasis …

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