Category : Lifestyle & Culture

How to Deal With an Eating Disorder

7 months ago / 0 comments

Anorexia. Even now it’s hard for me to look at this word without wincing. Recent research has shown that over 1.6 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder. This is a monster that we cannot ignore and it’s about time we spoke about it. My experience. I … Read More

Is Eating Green Eating Clean?

8 months ago / 0 comments

Let’s be honest, we could probably all do with an extra serving (or three) of broccoli in our student lifestyles, but is the mantra of ‘eat your greens’, drilled into us from childhood, really the answer to a healthy diet? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. The infamous ‘green detox smoothie’ … Read More

Best Places to Travel this Year

8 months ago / 0 comments

If you’re growing tired of university deadlines and are already daydreaming about your summer travels, then look closely at the following recommendations.  Let’s start with a classic interrailing destination: Budapest. It certainly satisfies the cliché of cheap and cheerful as there are places you can grab a pint for around … Read More

Luay Abdul-Ilah – Divine Names Review

8 months ago / 0 comments

Luay Abdul-Ilah’s novel Divine Names is stylised as ‘a modern tale on the possibilities of being’. It is different from the types of works that usually grace our bookshelves because of its content, context, and the author’s style. The story is told by an omniscient narrator in four parts, revealing … Read More

Be Smart About Bills

8 months ago / 0 comments

So you’ve signed for a house for next year. If you haven’t yet, don’t worry! There’s still time: you aren’t moving in until summer, remember! If you have, the hard part is over. You’ve successfully navigated the treacherous ocean of letting agents’ scaremongering and pressure tactics and found the one … Read More

Not Alone Review: It’s Okay to Ask for Help

8 months ago / 0 comments

Not Alone is a documentary directed by Jacqueline Monetta and Kiki Goshay that discusses depression in teenagers. After Monetta’s high school best friend committed suicide, she questioned whether she could have said or done anything that would have helped her. She created this documentary to de-stigmatise the conversation about depression … Read More

Four Valentines Feasting Spots

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The day of love is nearly upon us and whether you love it or hate it, here are seven of Leeds’ coolest restaurants and bars to bring your other half or just hang out with friends on that special occasion. Water Lane Boathouse, Canal Wharf, Water Lane, LS11 5PS Brought … Read More

Nuzzle into Netflix this Valentines

8 months ago / 0 comments

Valentines Day has arrived and you’re without a date? Stick Netflix on. How are you going to get through that annual slog of a day, the one consisting of vomit-inducing Facebook posts, happiness and love whilst you’re alone on your sofa? Well it costs £5.99 a month and it’s called … Read More

The Importance of Being Idle – In Defence of ‘Laziness’

8 months ago / 0 comments

Laziness, not unlike patience, is a virtue. Unfortunately, it is a virtue few can afford to possess as they progress through their time at university. The guilt that comes with the thought of not working hard enough, getting out of bed too late, or missing too many lectures is enough … Read More

Food for Thought

8 months ago / 0 comments

Lifestyle and Culture writer, Emma Prentice, shines a light on some of the foods we should be trying to eat to boost healthy living and power our brains for revision. Now that semester two is well and truly underway, you may find that your work is starting to pile on … Read More