'9k for what?' Students strike against fees
The elusive Grow Heathrow activists
Conscious clothing: The effects of fast fashion
Environmentalism and independence: Ecotopia
News, Politics & Tech
We explore the political and journalistic climate in Russia through three murdered journalists and their stories of suppression, censorship and assassination
How Brixton residents are fighting to maintain their home and community after Hondo Enterprises’ plans to build a 20-storey tower were approved.
With a coronavirus vaccine starting to reach the general public, some are questioning the approval process and bringing Britain’s medical freedoms into question.
Bill Gates has been scrutinised for years by conspiracy theorists. We explore why and how misinformation can be detrimental to improvements in global health.
The future of the arts and creative sector has been hit hard by the pandemic, Artefact looks into the effects it’s having on creative futures.
Artefact explores how pandemics have affected the world throughout history and compare them to the modern-day coronavirus.
Homeless charities make an urgent call for more resources to help support London’s rough sleepers this winter amid a second national lockdown in England
Protests over a near total ban on abortion in Poland have left people questioning their rights and the balance of their hard won democracy.
Life & Style
How moving into online teaching created more social inequalities and took away opportunities from disadvantaged children
Has being able to opt for luxury food items over basics produced a generation of food snobs?
We investigate the stigma surrounding women suffering from endometriosis, and hear from women who have fought to get a diagnosis.
We examine the rising wave of medical tourists in Turkey and how one student is trying to make affordable surgery much safer.
What is it about young people wanting to get as far from the UK as possible? We spoke to some young travellers about why they left home to see the world.
How fried chicken shops provide an alternative for young people in the most deprived neighbourhoods where there is a lack of public social space.
Many people are still deeply passionate about the Free Party ‘movement’, but how has Covid affected the way they think, and are we headed for a “rave renaissance”?
Social media culture has highlighted how people compare their bodies to those they follow, which has lead to a growth in cheap cosmetic surgery.
We meet Immy Man, a Depop icon who’s online business has flourished during lockdown.
OnlyFans’ privacy policies are being criticised by sex workers for putting them at risk from hackers who are exploiting the site’s lack of security
Artefact looks into the pre-loved luxury business, and talks to the founder of one niche company and the people that buy pre-loved items.
For years, the fashion industry has been criticised for its huge negative impact on the environment. Will the global pandemic be a force for a change?
We talk to the founder of ‘Fuck the Tories’, a jewellery brand that’s shaking up the idea of political neutrality in today’s political landscape.
We meet the founder of an e-commerce business and hear of how trading is going after being open for five months.
Model claims that Instagram’s new algorithm has forced the modelling world to learn and adapt to new strategies to maintain their visibility on social media.
Ellena Whitfield wrote fanfiction The Chase at the age of 14, she tells us about the writing process and how her life has changed now the story has been viewed 15 million times.
Artefact looks at the impact supermarket’s cosmetic specifications on produce has on food waste and climate change by speaking to farmers and NGOs
Around 8m tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans each year. Rowing 3,700-mile across the Atlantic, Ocean Revival 2020 are committed to making a difference.
Claims about climate change come after nearly 200 people have been accused of starting the fires. So what are the real causes?
How do you deal with a danger that could last for tens of thousands of years?
Entertainment & Music
Fittingly called ‘Punkband’, the band give some insight into how they are currently beginning to navigate the music industry
The K-Pop industry’s big three have been coming under harsh scrutiny recently. We take a deep dive into the reasons behind this.
Let’s discuss ragga and dancehall, Jamaica’s most popular music genres, and their toxic attitudes towards gay men.
Ahead of Belle and Sebastian’s latest album release, we talk to the band’s guitarist, Stevie Jackson, about how it came about during the pandemic lockdown.
A+ Cities: Special edition
Chinese students on the complex reality of life in London
How Barcelona’s charities are giving the city’s homeless women a new lease of life
New York’s homelessness problem has its roots in the American welfare system
Systemic barriers make integration a struggle for Toronto’s economic migrants
Restrictive audition processes at some of the UK’s top drama schools highlight elitism in British acting
How urban exploring has become one of London’s most desired and appealing mainstream pop cultures.
Two students’ secret relationship exposes their home country’s conservative attitudes towards homosexuality
Are Ecuador’s indigenous cultural traditions being lost to tourism and modernity?