Opinion

Essay crises are overrated, and we can avoid them (most of the time)

In my humble opinion, the phrase “essay crisis” is damagingly overused. In fact, it’s become worryingly normalised, giving liminal a run for its money. Going into university, I imagined that an essay crisis happened maybe about once a month due to unfortunate circumstances (oversleeping, an accumulation of work mixed with a generous dose of procrastination, Read More…

Opinion

For ‘Third Culture Kids’, there’s no place like home…

The term ‘Third Culture Kid’ (TCK) has been around since the 1950s, but in more recent decades it seems to be particularly en vogue. Defined as a person whose childhood was spent in a place and culture other than that of their or their parents’ place of origin, the term can encompass anyone from refugees, Read More…