Category: Edition II

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Greenwashing: a tale of deception

The environment is much more important than a PR stunt aimed at economic growth. Greenwashing is a term that you or I may recognise, but is something your grandparents, or even your parents, would not necessarily understand. I never quite realised how deep-rooted this lack of knowledge was until I expressed my concern about greenwashing to my father. He did not recognise the term…neither did my mother. This was particularly perplexing as I do consider both of my parents to be climate literate, or at least I did.

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‘Get Back in the Kitchen’: Can Women Ever Achieve Equality in Commercial Kitchens?

From an age when we can barely stand on our own feet, all of us are directed down a certain way of life according to socially assigned gender roles — a template set by the generations of working men and housewives that came before us. Young girls were presented with tiny kitchen sets, whilst boys were faced with hammers and saws in the not-so-distant past, with no space for either gender to experiment with their identities.

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How to *actually* ask for help when you’re struggling with your mental health: a guide

It all started in January 2021. Whilst drafting an article for The Sundial Journal’s first edition on “The challenges students face with sustainable fashion”, my mental health declined, and I was unable to write the article. I was so frustrated with this relapse and that, of all the days in the year, that it happened when I was actually doing something really cool and exciting. Virtually nobody got through 2020 without experiencing these emotions.