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Michelle Wray
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I'm Michelle Wray, a postgraduate student at Durham University.  I've been involved in student journalism for a few years as an editor and writer.  I'm particularly interested in writing about social issues and current affairs. 
 
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After making history as an unsigned act Krept & Konan are on a weird ascent to mega-fame. Meet your new favourite MCs...

Interview: Krept & Konan

After making history as an unsigned act Krept & Konan are on a weird ascent to mega-fame. Meet your new favourite MCs...

Recently media attention has focused on the dark side of the World Cup in Brazil - the issue of the sexual exploitation of children.

Spotlight: Dark Side of the World Cup 2014

Recently media attention has focused on the dark side of the World Cup in Brazil - the issue of the sexual exploitation of children.

If you have ever walked along London�s famous South Bank your eye will have been caught by the bright colours of the heavily graffitied Undercroft skate park, and the impressive tricks (and falls) of the skateboarders, BMXers, and other urban sports enthusiasts who use the park frequently.

Saving Southbank Skate Park

If you have ever walked along London�s famous South Bank your eye will have been caught by the bright colours of the heavily graffitied Undercroft skate park, and the impressive tricks (and falls) of the skateboarders, BMXers, and other urban sports enthusiasts who use the park frequently.

In My 40 Days Caleb Meakins has set himself the challenge of facing rejection head on, and even actively seeking out rejection, all with the aim of overcoming his own fear of failure.

My 40 Days: Afraid of rejection?

In My 40 Days Caleb Meakins has set himself the challenge of facing rejection head on, and even actively seeking out rejection, all with the aim of overcoming his own fear of failure.

On the 11th October, the London Eye is turning pink. Why? The 11th October is the International Day of the Girl.

Spotlight: International Day of the Girl

On the 11th October, the London Eye is turning pink. Why? The 11th October is the International Day of the Girl.

We live in a culture where every food product we buy is stamped with a best-before date. Freegans are best known for scavenging food that has been thrown away. In a 'throwaway' society, is this a valid response?

What the ism? Freeganism

We live in a culture where every food product we buy is stamped with a best-before date. Freegans are best known for scavenging food that has been thrown away. In a 'throwaway' society, is this a valid response?

AIDS. It’s a word we all know; the name of a pandemic that has affected adults and children all over the world.

Spotlight: World AIDS Orphans Day

AIDS. It’s a word we all know; the name of a pandemic that has affected adults and children all over the world.

I was born in the 80s.  December ’89 - I skimmed in just under the wire.  I’ve always felt absurdly proud of myself for being born in the 80s, considering I didn’t have much to do with it.

Loving the 80s

I was born in the 80s. December ’89 - I skimmed in just under the wire. I’ve always felt absurdly proud of myself for being born in the 80s, considering I didn’t have much to do with it.

Today is the International Day for Street Children, hosted by the International Network Consortium for Street Children. Events are taking place all over the world, across 32 countries, to raise awareness of the issue.

Spotlight: The International Day for Street Children

Today is the International Day for Street Children, hosted by the International Network Consortium for Street Children. Events are taking place all over the world, across 32 countries, to raise awareness of the issue.

Saturday 14th April is the 100th anniversary the Titanic disaster.  The tragic fate of the 'unsinkable' ship sent shockwaves through the world in 1912 - now, the name Titanic has become legendary.

The Legacy of Titanic

Saturday 14th April is the 100th anniversary the Titanic disaster. The tragic fate of the 'unsinkable' ship sent shockwaves through the world in 1912 - now, the name Titanic has become legendary.

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The Anti-Social Network on the BBC, presented by Richard Bacon, showed exactly the current extent of violent trolling on the web and how the Government and social networking sites fail to tackle the problem.

Comment: The Anti-Social Network

The Anti-Social Network on the BBC, presented by Richard Bacon, showed exactly the current extent of violent trolling on the web and how the Government and social networking sites fail to tackle the problem.

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