Author: Jasmine Trapnell

Drake Bell, Amanda Bynes, Ariana Grande, and Jeanette McCurdy – four child stars that worked at Nickelodeon. But at what cost. This docuseries investigates some of abuse that child stars endured at Nickelodeon in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. From inappropriate sexual humour on screen, to sexual abuse behind closed doors. Several child stars feature in the series, opening up about their personal experiences on and off set. Coming to the UK on Discovery+ Monday 25th March. It is a hard series to watch, making viewers question what they naively watched in their childhood. But is necessary to opening…

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Loughborough Alumna, Alice Reeves-Turner, is part of the team at Sky Sports that have launched Sky Sports’ new series Real Talk. As assistant producer, Reeves-Turner travelled across the country, assisting with interviewing athletes on a range of topics that are usually ignored by the media. This project was in the works for a long time and Reeves-Turner describes it as a career highlight. She describes how the series “explores and celebrates health and well-being topics experienced by athletes. “The mission of the series is to reduce the stigma and educate on topics often overlooked by the media.” The first episode,…

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Charlotte Tripp, final year psychology student and rugby union player, is one of the students running for the Sport Executive Officer role. Tripp’s manifesto points detail how she wants to provide: efficient mental health support, encourage participation, and enhance communication of opportunities. Through-out her time at Loughborough, Tripp has fully emersed herself in university life. Taking on a vast and immense number of roles including just this year: AU Welfare and Diversity Officer 2023-2024, Action Committee Inclusivity Officer 2023-2024, and Student Ambassador 2023-2024. Tripp also completed her placement year at University of Cambridge as a research assistant focussing on children’s…

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