Masculine or feminine: how modern ideologies are shaping the Spanish-speaking world

Kate – Year 12 Student Editor’s Note: Year 12 student Kate writes here about the use of gendered constructions in the Spanish language. As Kate herself notes, “[this essay] discusses the presence of male/female nouns and endings in the Spanish language – something which has been virtually entirely abolished in the English Language – and … Continue reading Masculine or feminine: how modern ideologies are shaping the Spanish-speaking world

How coronavirus is impacting people who are hard of hearing

Kate – Year 12 Student Editor’s Note: Year 12 student Kate has written this thought-provoking opinion piece and asked for it to be shared in The GSAL Journal. As Kate notes, and is happy to share, “this is about how the coronavirus has affected people with hearing loss, such as myself with moderate hearing loss. … Continue reading How coronavirus is impacting people who are hard of hearing

Should legal disputes be determined by artificial, rather than human, means?

Kate – Year 12 Student Editor’s Note: Talented Year 12 student Kate has written this insightful essay in response to the Robert Walker Prize for Essays in Law competition, organised by Trinity College, Cambridge. Launched in 2013, the Robert Walker Prize has three objectives: to encourage students with an interest in Law to explore that … Continue reading Should legal disputes be determined by artificial, rather than human, means?

Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?

Kate – Year 12 Student Editor’s Note: Year 12 student Kate writes expertly here in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in Year 12 at a UK school may enter the annual essay prizes. The level of academic research and skill in written communication on display here is … Continue reading Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?