Every Olympic games, an unexpected sport with a lesser profile captures the imagination of the watching masses. Mark Wilson takes a look at handball, a growing sport with great potential to capture the British imagination, and how BU is getting involved.
As a recession-hit society, it is difficult to decide whether to prioritise short-term financial survival or safeguard the environment for a greater, long-term benefit. Mark Wilson examines the difficult decisions that must be made to unite financial stability and environmental sustainability.
In Islamic states governed under Shariah Law, young people who adopt alternative cultures are being persecuted or even killed because of their appearence or beliefs. Mark Wilson considers the latest instance, emo murders in Iraq, and finds that it is not an isolated phenomenon.
“Everyone thinks that their course is more intensive but I do think everyone here is hardworking. When the caretaker comes around he always says that we are the ones he has to kick out the most.” Mark Wilson talks to students at BU and AUCB about how university opening hours are affecting their education and lives.