Author Archives: Asia Cossu

The “Virus Crisis” as Viewed by an Insider

“There was no way I could have prepared myself for a virus outbreak, how could anyone have known?” Asia Cossu, a Durham student currently on a year abroad in China, describes her experience of living in the in the province with the second most confirmed cases of Coronavirus, and suggests that the reality is different to what has been shown in the media.

Karl Lagerfeld: on Trend or out of Fashion?

“Karl Lagerfeld is considered as a fashion icon by many and revered for his work, however he is also at the heart of controversies about fat-shaming and misogyny which are unfortunately not that uncommon in the world of fashion.” Asia Cossu delves into the issues surrounding Lagerfeld’s legacy.