Sophie is a journalism graduate from Strathclyde University. She likes skiing, partying and is fluent in Spanish. She lived in Chile for a year and hopes her career in journalism will take her back to Latin America

Five things you should know about Donald Trump

Donald Trump is not a very nice person. The reason you will have seen him in the news recently is due to his frequent controversial comments which have been regarded as offensive and dangerous by many people (mostly because they are). And, rather scarily, there is a small possibility that he may be in the […]

Cosy Christmas!

I’m not sure when Christmas jumpers officially became a staple requirement in our winter wardrobe but if you’re not already on board with the tradition, now is the time! It’s not just rustic patterns adorning the front of this year’s cosy knits – designers far and wide are competing to come up with the most […]

Saint West – and other silly celebrity baby names

The internet is slowly pulling itself together after breaking again last night, following the announcement that Kim and Kanye West have named their child Saint. I mean, come on!  Pete Wentz’s child has the same name and has managed to slip under the radar… until now. And what about North? Her baby brother is named […]

Clean up your act

As one of 7 billion people on the planet, it can feel like what you do won’t make a difference when it comes to eco measures to make the world a cleaner, greener place. However, for your children and the people of the future, you have a responsibility to do your bit to save the […]

Our changing world

Last week, 150 world leaders met in Paris to begin a meeting that would last 11 days on the topic of climate change. This is a huge gathering, one of the biggest in the world in terms of leaders being in one place.  And I should think so too – the future of the planet […]

TGIF Playlist

Thank god it’s Friday! We thought we’d put together a little something to get the weekend started. Whether you’ve been slaving away all week at classes or working hard to save for Christmas, the weekend is here so let your hair down and relax with our little mix of party jams

Five celebrities you can follow on Snapchat

If you’ve had it up to here with receiving double-chin selfies from your pals, why not extend your Snapchat contacts to include some more colourful characters? The following people (and pet) document their lives via video for your enjoyment so it would be rude not to play eye spy. Plus it looks hilarious having celeb names […]

Emoji Xmas!

Are you struggling to think of a gift for a brother, sister or friend? Nowadays, using emojis is a way of life. It’s actually possible to have full conversations only using image versions of what we want to say. Whether we like it or not, we will come across these little pictures a few times […]

Why did Lady C leave the jungle?

It’s been a tense few days Down Under – and after a string of campfire arguments and bickering in the bush, the campmate at the centre of it all has thrown in the towel. Did she jump before she was pushed? Once celebrated for her eccentricity, Lady C is now loathed for her cruel insults […]