Category : Lifestyle

Breaking Down Bonfire Night

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Remember, remember, the 5th of November, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. I know of no reason, why the gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot…   One of my favourite nights of the year has to be Bonfire Night! I love the bonfire, I love the firework displays, and I love the … Read More

The Paperback vs. The E-Book

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  With the advancing digital age, the popularity of the ‘e-book’ has risen constantly. Is it time therefore time that we swap the novel gathering dust in the corner for a portable tablet? Or will the sensory experience of reading a traditional paperback always outdo that of the e-book.       The battle of electronic vs. paper is affected by factors such as form and … Read More

The End of the Boozy Student?

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Annabelle Toon discusses whether or not we are witnessing the end of the British student drinking culture as we know it.   University is stereotyped by many as the place where it’s acceptable to be drunk for four days in a row and nobody is concerned for your health. The … Read More

A Gin-Credible Experience

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Lifestyle and Culture Editor, Jade Verbick, recounts her classy night at a cafe-turned-gin bar hosted by Sipsmith ambassadors.   It’s not every day that one gets invited to a gin tasting and masterclass with all the 20-something social media influencers of Leeds, but that’s how I found myself on the first floor … Read More

Your House Hunting Worries, Debunked

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House hunting can be stressful, especially if it’s your first time. Rumours are already starting to get around which might be making you anxious about looking for somewhere to live. As someone that’s done house hunting in Leeds three years running, LUU Community Officer, George Bissett, can offer an insight … Read More

The Digital Era of Photos: How to Make Memories Last?

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11,523. The number of photos on the camera roll of my phone. What’s that number on your phone? How many of them are near-identical, just taken to ensure the perfect shot? Today we are carefree with photography, not just on our phones but even with our cameras. We take hundreds … Read More

Eating Sustainably – How Students Can Support UK Farmers

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Going to a city university has made me realise just how out of touch today’s generation are with the production of their food.  As someone with a background in farming, I am often told misconceptions about the industry that are simply not true and encounter a lot of negative, hostile … Read More

How to Deal with Deadlines

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You probably have deadlines knocking on your door as you’re reading this and you’re thinking of leaving that work until a bit later to do, but you will end up regretting that decision soon as your deadline looms. To avoid such a downfall, I have listed a few tips and … Read More

Mindfulness – The Sh*t or Bullsh*t?

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I started practicing mindfulness and meditation a long time before it became the popular trend it is today. Mindfulness is ingenious and was an important part of recovery from my own struggles with mental illness and it’s one of the few methods I still rely on. It’s such a useful … Read More

Every Minute Counts: How to Maintain A Work-Life Balance

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The alarm rings every morning…or almost. And every morning I wake up and I think ‘how much time do I have to get ready to go out today?’ Then while going to the university I think ‘how much time do I have to study today? At what time can I … Read More