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Tinder generation putting monogamous relationships out of fashion

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 15th February 2015

AROUND Valentine’s Day, people get frantic: girls eagerly scroll their contacts for the number of that guy they kissed last week and boys start eyeing up potential girls in their seminars; all to find a potential date before the most loved-up day of the year.

VOICES: Teen's powerful take on condemned man's life

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 8th February 2015

KATY Bennett is a 16-year-old student at the Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester. As part of her work experience with Dorset human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith, she wrote this essay from the perspective of Shafqat Hussain, a teenager condemned to death in Pakistan, who has been on death row for eleven years, and through the work of Reprieve was recently reprieved from hanging at the last moment...

Misogyny shining brighter than ever

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Sunday 1st February 2015

Only a few days ago, I started writing an article about the recent ending of topless wom-en on page three of the UK’s most widely-bought newspaper, the Sun.

Would banning Page 3 make any difference?

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 24th January 2015

By GRACE HARPER, 18

Same job opportunities regardless of disabilites

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 24th January 2015

HI AGAIN, it’s Adam and William.

Helping the homeless: What's the best way to help?

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 17th January 2015

Homelessness... what do you know?

Hakuna Matata is our motto for 2015

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Sunday 11th January 2015

By WILLIAM PARMIER and ADAM KELLY, supported by the friendship club

Friends can help me through my heartbreak

Dorset Echo:

10:00am Sunday 11th January 2015

By Eleanor Taylor

Pictures of happiness

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 3rd January 2015

In February last year I registered with a website challenging me to be happy for 100 days in a row. The concept? Every day, for 100 days, post a photo and a caption, pertaining to something in my day that made me happy – whether that is entirely, momentarily, or anything in between, writes Esther Osborn.

Crazy build-up to Christmas

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 20th December 2014

Hi there, it’s us again, William and Adam, and all we want right now for Christmas is some energy left to enjoy it!

What sort of image are teens putting across?

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 20th December 2014

AND so another year is almost over. It seems the older you get, the quicker the years fly by.

More power in politics through the use of internet

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Sunday 14th December 2014

By Jack Welch, aged 21

Have you ever not felt accepted somewhere?

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Sunday 14th December 2014

PEOPLE are strange... when you’re a stranger.

‘Exploitation’ of truce to promote festive goods

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Sunday 7th December 2014

IT’S December. That means Christmas festivities are in full swing: carol concerts, decorating trees and another tradition – Christmas adverts.

‘Inspired’ to keep on volunteering

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 29th November 2014

By SOPHIE GRANT-FOALE

Global warming a big threat to polar bears

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 29th November 2014

By RACHAEL HARPER

No picture perfection with photo techniques

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4:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

By Rachael Harper

The bottom line on Kim Kardashian's ‘shelfie’

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

IT’S what the whole world’s been talking about this week: Kim Kardashian on the front cover of Paper magazine.

'Tis the season to get into the festive spirit

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 15th November 2014

IT’S November: that’s right, the songs have slowly leaked on to the radio, every shop now has a section dedicated to stockings and festive chocolate, and that famous John Lewis advert has pulled at the heartstrings of anyone who has watched it.

Children perform to say thank you for rights

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 8th November 2014

By LUCY ARMSTRONG, Dorchester Youth Council chair

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