Authors Posts by Sian Meaney

Sian Meaney


U.S. retaliation to Sony film hack is unjustified

Sian Meaney argues that sanctions imposed on North Korea by the United States following the Sony Pictures hack are rash, highly provocative and unjustified

Police brutality is not a new problem

Sian Meaney argues that recent incidences of police brutality are part of a latent and often ignored issue in our police's history

Debate: Is space exploration a waste of resources?

Sian Meaney and Tom Robinson debate whether the money and time expended on space exploration could be put to better use elsewhere

Money or Morality – what really motivates the media?

Sian Meaney examines what the recent naked photo scandal with its focus on Jennifer Lawrence tells us about the media


70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?