Category : Blogs

Halloween: To Provoke is An Active Verb

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Halloween costumes: they’re funny, they’re exciting, and they’re different from your average night out clothes. You can dress up as anything, it’s all one big fun party! Why then, are we still concerned about looking ‘too provocative’ on Halloween? For many people, Halloween appeals as an excuse to wear whatever … Read More

Pumpkins Driving You Potty?

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The nights are drawing in, there’s a bitter breeze engulfing all of Britain and the leaves are starting to change from a vibrant green to an autumnal auburn. It can only mean one thing…Halloween is on the horizon. Now everyone knows that Halloween simply would not be the same without … Read More

Recipe of the Week: Chickpea Coconut Korma Curry with Bombay Potatoes

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As a nation, we absolutely love a curry; after all, Birmingham is home to the Balti. There’s something so comforting about a rich, perfectly spiced curry sat on a bed of fluffy pilau rice with a sweet yet fragrant pashwari naan to soak up all the sauce. To celebrate National … Read More

National Curry Week: The Ultimate Guide

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It’s national curry week so it’s time to spice up your life (and your palette). From national favourites like a rich Tikka Masala and creamy Korma, to less common dishes like a spicy Jalfrezi and a fragrant Dhansak- the list is endless! From eating out to cooking your own spicy … Read More

Vegan Baking: A Guide

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If you haven’t already heard, this week is National Baking Week, so with the final of GBBO coming up, people are testing out their own baking skills more than ever before. With the sudden rise of Veganism, this year was the first time that the judges gave the contestants a … Read More

Dani Dyer and Love Island: Body Positivity or Perpetuating Unrealistic Ideals?

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This June, Love Island returned for a fourth season, captivating more people than ever before, with over four million viewers tuning in to watch sexy singles as they coupled up, were mugged off and had their loyalties tested. Watching these tanned toned individuals for 8 weeks raises the question, does … Read More

Agony Aunt: How Do I Make My Room Feel More Like Home?

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No matter how excited you feel about starting or returning to uni in Leeds after a long summer, it’s easy to feel an overwhelming sense of disappointment as you open the door to your new room to find a cold and empty space that closely resembles a prison cell block. … Read More

Doctor Who? Doctor Her.

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In the wake of a new doctor, Tasha addresses criticisms of female actresses portraying traditionally male roles. So, this week, a female doctor fell to earth and the internet lost its mind. The sound of Whovians firing up their sonic screw-drivers for the new season of the much loved and … Read More

Those Who Can Do, Teach

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Following National Teachers Day, Megan talks teaching and why the profession should be celebrated. October 5th marked National Teachers Day, a day in which we celebrate the teaching profession and acknowledge the immensely positive impact teachers have on society. However, in an age where classroom violence is becoming a daily … Read More

Female Body Hair: No Right or Wrong

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Lottie discusses female body hair, cultural expectations and why neglecting to shave does not have to be a political statement. Discussions about female body hair are much like the offending follicles themselves: while a lot of people might hope that the conversation will just fall off the proverbial armpit never … Read More