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Charlotte Mullin

Essex

Charlotte Mullin

Proud Ravenclaw, coffee-lover and enthusiastic writer.

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This woman's brilliant Facebook rant explains why mobile phones are NOT making us anti-social

Whilst not one of my pieces, in late August I discovered (much to my surprise) that a Facebook rant of mine had gone viral from my sibling posting it on Twitter, to the point that the Mirror decided to dedicate an article to it. Must've been a slow news day. They got my name wrong as well, but hey, I'll take whatever limelight I get.
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Sexism in University: Why is it still a problem?

Last week, it was revealed that students in the Oxford University rugby team would be unable to compete in the largest tournaments of the season unless they attended anti-misogyny workshops, and to this I say: it's about fucking time. Nowadays, people are quick to dismiss the notion of sexism by pointing out that, compared to a century or so ago, women have achieved basic human rights.
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50 things better than 50 Shades of Grey

What better way to kick start the Valentine’s Weekend than by watching a movie glorifying domestic abuse and sexual assault? I am, of course, referring to the cinematic adaptation of one of the worst attacks on literature since the Destruction of the Library of Alexandria: 50 Shades of Grey.
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The best books I've read for university

As an English Literature student, most of my degree involves reading total obscurities with no Wikipedia page, or droning relics from Ye Olde Dayes. It’s especially unbearable right now, in the middle of assignment and exam period, where I have no free time at all to revisit my favourite novels, or pick up ones I actually have an interest in (ignore the fact that I apparently have enough free time to moan about this.)
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The 5 Stages of Revision

In the afterglow of the Christmas holidays, coming back to university is a little bit like being slapped awake. Suddenly your life has order again. 9 o’clock lectures and weekly reading requirements are a shock to your system, but it gets worse: January signals Semester A exams and final assignments.
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Coping With Anxiety At University

Cramming the last of my possessions into my dad’s car on Tuesday, preparing to leave Hatfield for good, I had three thoughts: It is so hot. It is so blisteringly, skin-meltingly hot that I might as well just combust to escape this torturous existence. As you can imagine, the final thought in particular weighed on my mind a lot, provoking a lot of internal screaming whilst I struggled to maintain a stoic expression at the prospect of being A Proper Adult.
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A Guide to Student Housing

To be honest, if you’re a returning student and you haven’t sorted out housing arrangements for next year by now, you are pretty screwed. In which case, I won’t bother advising you on who to live with or where to go and the like, because by this point you should probably just take what you can get.
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Mad Max: Fury Road Review

Sometimes, there are movies that completely absorb your entire being, making you forget that you’re actually inside a stuffy room with your feet stuck to popcorn-crusted floors and not an incredibly rich and new world. These movies are like pixie dust, few and far between; very rarely has a film made me feel like I’ve just participated in a life-changing experience, so unable to process my thoughts and emotions upon its end that I don’t even recoil at the sudden brightness of natural light when it was over.
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Game of Thrones 'The Wars To Come' Review

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, where millions will perch in front of their screens for their weekly dose of sex, blood and betrayal. I am, of course, referring to the return of Game of Thrones, which lost a little bit of its lustre due to the fact that the first four episodes of season five were leaked roughly a week before its debut.
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6 Things To Avoid When Having Sex With Someone New

University students are infamous for our libidos; our generation is one of #LAD culture and promiscuity, where sex is the crowning achievement, elevating it to having the same importance as oxygen or water. Most people will do incredibly stupid things if there is even the slightest chance that it might get them laid.

About

Charlotte Mullin

21 year old English Literature graduate with a love for writing and an encyclopaedic knowledge of Harry Potter.

PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY:
Recently graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a First Class BA (Hons) in English Literature. Enhanced a passion for writing by joining the print team and producing content for the student website and newspaper, earning several accolades including (but not limited to) Writer of the Year, Article of the Year and Highly Commended For Best Use of Digital Media in the process.

CASUAL AND TOTALLY COOL BIOGRAPHY:
When I am not currently preoccupied with mayoral duties in my Animal Crossing town, I'm usually getting emotional over Harry Potter or doodling.

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Skills

  • Mario Kart
  • Drawing
  • Writing