#KnifeCrime Young Father Potentially Saves Lives at a Teenage Party

A father from London has released a video which contained shocking footage of dangerous weapons that he confiscated from a group of boys. Last weekend, Faron Paul, 31 had given his teenage daughter permission to attend her cousin’s birthday party when he received a phone call warning him that some boys were trying to force … More #KnifeCrime Young Father Potentially Saves Lives at a Teenage Party

#YemenCrisisAppeal

Yemen is one of the world’s poorest countries and just two years ago, the country began fighting a deadly war. The premise behind the war stems from a division of support between the internationally recognised government and the Houthi Rebel Movement. Since March, 2015 over 6,000 people have been killed and over 20,000 civilians have been … More #YemenCrisisAppeal

#GirlPower and the #Convergence of the Red Carpet: #Celebrities vs #SocialMedia #Stars

Are Social Media Stars becoming more Influential than Mainstream Celebrities? American University Professor Investigates the rise of YouTube Stars. Marketing Professor, Jeentendr Sehdev from the University of Southern California believes young female internet starlets could be the next ‘big thing’ to take over the red carpet. The professor conducted a study in October 2015, where … More #GirlPower and the #Convergence of the Red Carpet: #Celebrities vs #SocialMedia #Stars

The 2016 Pirelli Calendar: feminism or sexism?

The newly released Pirelli Calendar – that is exclusively made for select list of VIPS – has been making headlines for shifting its usual glamorous, half-naked model shots to black and white photographs of talented women in the business, art and sport world. Initially, this may sound like a good thing – Pirelli is covering … More The 2016 Pirelli Calendar: feminism or sexism?

Widening Access at #Birkbeck How and Why?

Traditionally, mature students are less well served by universities; they frequently do not receive the information and advice that they need to make an informed choice about entering higher education. You’ve probably noticed that Birkbeck’s a little bit different. Our students don’t always come to us the traditional ways via school, then college, then university … More Widening Access at #Birkbeck How and Why?

#StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Last week Flock to the Crown (FTTC) went to check out the ‘Staying Power: Black British Experience’  exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition which began on the 16th February, showcases a collection of photographs of black culture during 1950’s-60’s. The exhibition is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund  and allows audiences to … More #StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum