• News Hugging could be allowed this month
    In our good news reporting trend this week, the news that hugging could be allowed on 17th May certainly fits the bill. According to The Times, ministers are expected to plough ahead with the third step of the ‘unlocking’ roadmap set out by the government. This includes approval for people to make physical contact with […]
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  • Editorials What I’ve Learned in 21 Years
    In case the headline isn’t clear, let’s just say it: I’m 21 today. That’s 7,665 days, or 183,960 hours, alive on this random planet in the Milky Way. When you put it like that, 21 years seemingly doesn’t equate to much at all. But, as every person who has lived to this point will testify: […]
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  • Editorials Dealing with Lockdown: Annie’s Story
    As part of Beep’s ‘Dealing with Lockdown’ series, Annie shares her experience as a student at the University of Manchester – from rent striking to starting a brand new university in a pandemic. September 2020. The beginning of a new academic year, which meant for many students a reunion with people actually in their age […]
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  • Editorials Never Take a True Friend for Granted
    True friends are probably the most valuable thing you can have in life. They know your deepest secrets, your past traumas, all your jokes, all your memories. They’re in all your photos, all your thoughts and all of your future plans. And most importantly, they’re there for you in any time of need. That’s why […]
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  • Editorials Why it’s important to check up on your friends
    One thing we repeatedly talk about here at b**p is how important it is to be there for others, especially during difficult times. However, sometimes the struggles others face are not immediately obvious. That’s why it’s important to check up on your friends and to make sure that they’re ok. When we say ‘check up’ […]
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  • Editorials What is the meaning of home?
    According to the dictionary, the literal definition of ‘home’ is as follows: the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household. Does that definition truly capture the meaning of ‘home’, though? Is it really a satisfactory explanation for such a thing as important as a home? Is there something […]
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  • Editorials Advice: Bitterness among best friends
    Our friendships are some of the most important relationships in our lives and they matter a great deal to us all for obvious reasons that need not be explained. But what happens when bitterness among best friends seems to occur? Where do you go and how do you recover from it? While it would be […]
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