ALL ABOUT THE BRAND: HOW TO GET HARVARD ONTO YOUR RESUME — Anna Routova
MEN’S RESISTANCE TO GENDER EQUALITY — Jack Kelly
THE #METOO MOVEMENT — Carolina Abott Galvão
WHAT IS WRONG WITH TODAY’S LEFTIST POLITICS — Kenza Sabri
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN COLOMBIA: CLASS AND INEQUALITY — Ashly Fuller
IS DEVELOPMENT ALWAYS GOOD? — Aditi Mathur
MYTHS ABOUT THE CHINESE NEW YEAR — Lucy Luo
REASONABLE ATTITUDES DO NOT GUARANTEE VALID ARGUMENTS — Yuanmo He
LEFT - WING MOVEMENTS AND POLITICAL CORRECTNESS — Yuanmo He
QUESTIONS FOR THE WRITERS Issue #3 Answers
MEET THE TEAM
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THE UCU STRIKES FOR FAIR PENSIONS: A STUDENT’S PERSPECTIVE
References: https://www.gov.uk/pension-types https://www.britsoc.co.uk/about/latest-news/2018/march/sociology-and-the-uss-strike/? utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=feb_enews&utm_content=weel_strike https://www.ucu.org.uk/strikeforuss Interview with Dr John Yandell
“Campaigning for the human rights of men and boys, which are assaulted by states’ actions and inactions in many areas, almost invariably to privilege women and girls”.
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Figure 1. Socio-spatial segregation of Bogotรก according to stratum.
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BEHIND ISSUE #4 OF THE LENS
LUCY LUO Xinchi from China loves to travel and meet new people! A big fan of movies, Xinchi is making big moves writing for the lens.
KENZA SABRI Kenza is a social sciences student, with a true passion for writing. Raised in an international setting, she developped very early on an interest for global public policy issues, raging from inequalities to social justice.
ASHLY FULLER Mainly interested in politics and health, and pretty much anything with the word social in it! I also love of dogs, butterflies and memes.
YUANMO HE Yuanmo is a second-year Social Science student from China. He follows this motto from Bertrand Russell. Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of humankind.
ALICIA CHONG Alicia is a Singaporean first year Social Sciences student and design lead of The Lens. Probably training at Cheerleading (Shoutout to UCL Lightning), or sleeping.
THALA MOUAWAD A bookworm with a love for writing, Thala dreams of becoming a print journalist. Her desire to defend important causes and fight against social injustice through the written word is also why she chose to study Social Sciences as a bachelor's degree.
CAROLINA GALVAO Originally from Brazil, Carolina is particularly interested in issues related to gender, feminism, and culture.
ANNA ROUTOVA Anna is a first year Arts and Sciences student and an excited Mandarin learner with a keen interest in Asia and social inequalities. She loves travelling and all things aesthetic.
JACK KELLY A mature student in his first year of the Social Sciences with Quantitative Research Methods course. From the diverse city of Bristol, Jack is keen to further understand the issues and inequalities present in our society.
ADITI MATHUR Travelling to various countries has fostered Aditi's passion for the social sciences. Her goal is to study education and public policy, while her hobbies include reading and playing basketball.