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WaspReporter volume 18.2

 

No home and alone

For most people, Christmas is a time for families and festivities, but for young people living on the streets, the long dark nights and freezing temperatures make life very difficult. In this web task, you are going to learn more about the history and the philosophy of the UK’s leading street newspaper, the Big Issue.

 

Santiago Baez has been a paparazzo since the early 1990s. Camera in hand, he’s witnessed affairs, babies, deaths, and breakups. But while some exclusive celebrity photographs can bring in huge sums, earning a steady income in this controversial industry is getting a lot harder... read more

 

The first thing you notice when you enter Chloe and Rob Masefield’s small shop in the Welsh town of Crickhowell, is the enticing smell of food. Then you see that people have brought their own containers ... read more.

 

In 1967, the US Supreme Court ruled in the Loving v. Virginia case that marriage across racial lines was legal throughout the country. Intermarriage has increased steadily since then: One-in-six US newlyweds (17%) were married to a person of a different race or ethnicity in 2015, a more than fivefold increase from 3% in 1967. Still, interracial couples are often subjected to criticism and hatred. Do this web task to learn more.