Category : Lifestyle & Culture

How to Handle Uni Stress

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International Stress Awareness Week is coming up, so here are some tips and advice on how to handle it all and not crumble. The irony is, it was stressful writing this piece, because we are well into first semester, the work is piling up and second year actually counts. But … Read More

Who Is Guy Fawkes Again?

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Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot, we see no reason why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot. The 5th of November, or ‘Bonfire Night’, is a day which is firmly marked in the calendar for anyone who lives in the UK. There are countless firework displays … Read More

The Mind of Shane Dawson

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Shane Dawson – also known as the Oprah of YouTube – took on a new drama series where he aims to revive the reputation of a controversial or struggling youtuber. But his latest attempt proved controversial with Jake Paul as the focus. For those who don’t know, Jake Paul is … Read More

TV Review: Daredevil Season 3

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Beautifully executed and brilliantly gruesome, Daredevil season 3 picks up the pieces from both its second series and the aftermath of The Defenders to gift us with a personal best for the show and as the flagship for the Netflix/Marvel franchise. It felt far more packed with adrenaline and had … Read More

TV Review: The Cry

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What interested me most about watching BBC’s The Cry far more than the show itself was the fact that so many people had told me they couldn’t bear to watch something involving something horrible happening to a child. It threw into sharp relief how comfortable we are with thrilling television … Read More

Movember: Don’t Forget the Message

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Yes, beards are sexy. But let’s not shave away men’s mental health from Movember. Everyone’s favourite time of year has finally arrived. No, not Christmas – I mean Movember, of course! This is the month where baby-faced boys transform into whisker-wielding hunks as over the course of November they try … Read More

World Vegan Day: The Veg Pledge

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Veganism is becoming a huge movement; it has grown by 700% in the UK in the past two years and you just know that someone, somewhere, is Instagram-ing their avocado on toast. With it being World Vegan Day today, let’s talk about what all the hype is about. Why are … Read More

Easy and Affordable DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

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With Halloween creeping up and little time or money to prepare for it, we’ve got you covered with six DIY and affordable Halloween costumes for whatever look you’re going for, be it sexy or spooky.   1. Sexy Scarecrow Some form of makeup palette (ask your flatmates if necessary) Old … Read More

Fantastic Beasts: Is the Industry Fighting for more Diverse Castings?

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A question worth exploring on this topic is whether the casting for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald would be as great an issue or have received as much attention had the core cast been more diverse? The core cast, similar to the original Harry Potter film franchise is predominantly … Read More

Feeling Homesick? You’re Never Alone

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When ambitiously making plans for my gap year, I decided I would start by travelling alone to Mexico. I was meeting a group for a volunteering project but had a week of staying in Playa del Carmen alone first. This should have been the most exciting week of my life … Read More