Women and The Right to Vote in The Spark

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words, but how many words can we use to describe one of the most progressive and important moves made in history towards women’s rights? This morning students and staff members of Southampton Solent University gathered in their masses to take a commemorative photo to celebrate 100 years … Continue reading Women and The Right to Vote in The Spark

Christmas Shopping, and Christmas Queuing…

It’s only 8 o’clock on a Monday morning and already, Sophie Castle has been queuing in traffic for half an hour. The early morning rush hour means a journey that would normally take her 25 minutes, now takes a staggering 52 minutes. "It’s so frustrating and I get really bored waiting in traffic when I … Continue reading Christmas Shopping, and Christmas Queuing…

Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

New research released by Censuswide shows that millennials, the newest entrants to the job market, are looking for personal fulfilment in their careers with 50% of them wanting to feel that their job is worthwhile. Around three quarters, 76%, of students and recent graduates in Southampton feel that emotional rewards in their future career are … Continue reading Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

All eyes on Celebrity Big Brother for female only launch

Channel 5 will welcome back the reality television show in January - with an all-female cast to start. Celebrity Big Brother returns for its 21st series on January 2nd next year - but won't follow the traditional format it has used for the last 18 years. In celebration of 100 years since women were given … Continue reading All eyes on Celebrity Big Brother for female only launch

The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

Nothing But Thieves have denied sexual assault allegations that have been made against them on social media and go ahead with their planned show in Southampton. Accusations against members of the band were shared on Twitter on Monday. Following the allegations, a gig they were due to headline for NME in London was cancelled. Nothing But … Continue reading The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

British Vogue: A change of face and change in pace

Edward Enninful’s re-direction of British Vogue and what it means for the changing fashion world. After 25 years of Alexandra Shulman’s tight ship, a new chapter for British Vogue’s long life is about to begin with the announcement of creative director, Edward Enninful (W magazine), hired to take over as the first male editor-in-chief for … Continue reading British Vogue: A change of face and change in pace

Megan Maddex steps down as SU President

Southampton Solent Student Union President Megan Maddex released a statement last week, notifying the University and Students of her resignation after 18 months in office. Maddex, as SU President, acts as the primary spokesperson for the Students’ Union and Chair of the Board of Trustees and ultimately aims to enhance students’ experiences within the Union … Continue reading Megan Maddex steps down as SU President