It’s 2022: The digital age has re-shaped romance and the dating scene entirely. Whilst heart felt letters and hand-picked flowers were once the currency of love, things are no longer as simple as back when our grandparents were dating. Whilst we may yearn for what we see in black and white films or wish we could do things “the old-fashioned way”, the dating game is now played out through a social media sphere. In fact, so much of getting to know one another takes place online, thanks to the rise of popular platforms such as Tinder, Hinge, Bumble and many, many more. Continue reading “We’re Not Even Together”: Why Talking-Stage Breakups Are Sometimes Harder
In this interview, RAZZ’s Outreach Officer Caitlin Barr sat down with Phoebe Jameson, an online activist and co-founder of the Speak Up Space, to chat about why we need to start talking about online harassment, abuse and fat phobia. Continue reading Interview: Phoebe Jameson, Online Body-Positive Activist
Being a woman on the internet is well known for its dangers. As a space where those who identify as women have freedom of expression, more often than not, they become targets of those who might oppose such freedoms. Continue reading How to Cultivate Positive Online Spaces where Women can Support Women
Despite being a small city, Exeter has some decent nights out if you know where to find them. Mostly, it’s a question of how to play your cards right. As someone who should probably qualify for a lifetime discount at Timepiece (TP), this RAZZ writer is going to pass on some pearls of wisdom when it comes to Exeter’s nightlife. Continue reading Seshing in Exe: A Guide to Exeter’s Nights Out
In recent decades the exponential growth of communications, digitalisation and social media has meant an expanding digital-scape for the individual to work with. This transition to the presentation of our beings on electronic platforms changes the way in which we view ourselves, our self-worth and how we present ourselves to the world. We are no longer dealing with forging our identities in a solely actualised … Continue reading The Search for Identity in the Digital Age
Constantly, when bouncing around various artist’s websites, do you see a link to their ‘etsy’ shop – shops I’ve often appreciated without further thought until eventually it struck me…what actually is etsy!? It’s been described as a ‘crafty cross’ between ebay and amazon – a place where you can dig through vintage and handmade items (ranging from clothes to art) and buy them safely online … Continue reading Etsy: A treasure trove – start trawling!