Category : Lifestyle & Culture

TV Review: Big Mouth Season 2

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The heavily anticipated return of Big Mouth, awaited by many of the show’s loyal followers, myself included, had a hard job of following the first season. Worried that they might not be able to fulfil the expectations I had in mind, I was overjoyed as the period-cramp inducing anxiety of … Read More

Fined €500 For Sitting Somewhere You Shouldn’t

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When you think of Venice, images that immediately spring to mind are the beautiful canals, picturesque buildings, and countless gondolas. What you don’t tend to think of are the 60,000 people who are visiting daily, along with the congested streets and pressing environmental issues which Venice is currently facing. So, … Read More

Why Desiree Akhavan’s ‘The Bisexual’ is Queer Representation at its Finest

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How many queer mixed-race women can you name that have written, directed and produced? Probably not many. Even better, how many bisexual mixed-race women can you name? It goes without saying that queer women, particularly BME and mixed-race queer women, struggle to be accurately represented in the media. So, it’s … Read More

Money-Saving 101

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Every university student has been challenged by the task of having to manage their own money. Here are some tricks and methods that you can use not only to organize your spending but also to make yourself accountable. Food makes up the majority of most people’s monthly spending. Since you’re … Read More

Mental Health: Prevention and Access to Support

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The problems teenager encounter in the face of new experiences, such as the transition from high school to university and how technologies and social media have impacted how people interact, are of incredible importance in our society today. These issues can generate mental problems in the long-term. The World Health … Read More

Doctor Who: the Regeneration We Deserve?

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The highly anticipated, recently adapted Doctor Who episode, finally starring a woman as the timelord, hit our screens. My first initial thought after watching the new episode for the first time was – yes, this is how Doctor Who should be. In recent years, the show has faced a few … Read More

Review: Lily Allen’s My Thoughts Exactly

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Lily Allen’s memoir My Thoughts Exactly is brutally honest and refreshingly bare.  Salacious headlines that have emerged surrounding Lily’s book launch, such as that she slept with Noel Gallagher whilst he was married, might lead people to assume that the memoir was simply a tool to stir up publicity and … Read More

Anti-Slavery Day: Human trafficking, a form of modern slavery

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Nearly two centuries after the Slavery Abolition Act was passed in the UK, slavery still exists to this very day and is also a worldwide problem. October 18th marks Anti-Slavery Day, a day to raise awareness of modern slavery such as human trafficking. Moldova, a country in Eastern Europe, has been … Read More

Waging the War on Food Waste

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It’s that time of year again. No, not Christmas, it’s World Food Day! October 16th marks the celebration of food and he sexy topic of how to reduce food waste. While it’s become trendy to tackle waste in general – whether that’s proudly standing your reusable Chilly’s bottle next to … Read More

Why You Should B.Y.O.B (Bake Your Own Bread)

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It’s baking season. With National Baking Week in full swing, and GBBO heating up, it’s the perfect time to get your bake on. While you might be tempted to set your sights on an insta-worthy tray of macarons or a tarte tatin, I am here to make a case for … Read More