Tag : Bea Warleta

2017’s top 5 trends that are here to stay

11 months ago / 0 comments

This year has been a difficult one on most accounts. The political world is basically on flames in most countries, with the exception of maybe the likes of Canada and France. Public health, women’s rights, and even the Internet have been in danger this year. 2017, in a word, was … Read More

Your wardrobe will be turning into the upside down with Topshop’s Stranger Things collection

1 year ago / 0 comments

All recent evidence points to this: Guns N’ Roses t-shirts are no more. TV t-shirts are the new band t-shirts, and Netflix series Stranger Things has taken the stage. After its incredibly successful debut season last year, it has become pop culture’s new cult TV show. And the ultimate proof … Read More

Life as a ‘Third Culture Kid’

1 year ago / 0 comments

Does your accent change depending on who you’re talking to? Do you randomly slip foreign slang into your sentences? Have you spent absurd amounts of time on airplanes? If the answer to those questions is mostly a yes, you belong to the puzzling yet intriguing category of the Third Culture … Read More

Why MatSoc needs to stay: an interview with the society for mature students

2 years ago / 0 comments

Sue is a little older than the average University student. Sitting across from me in the crowded Refectory, she giggles: “I am not going to tell you how old I am, but I am old enough to be your grandma”. She’s Secretary for MatSoc, the mature students’ society. MatSoc meet … Read More

It’s time we talk about disability

2 years ago / 0 comments

What I thought would be a regular Wednesday afternoon turned into one of the most educational and eye-opening days I’ve had in a long time. Sitting at a table with the Disability Action Society at Balcony, I’m not even looking down at the extensive list of questions I had prepared: … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: 3 things you didn’t know about Diwali

2 years ago / 0 comments

Diwali: The Festival of Lights – or Indian Christmas for the uninitiated. Every autumn, Indian families get together and celebrate with great grandeur. From decorating the entire house with grand lights to designing rangoli (mandala) art, to the buying and gifting of dry fruits…the whole family gets involved – and … Read More

Five ways to get fit that will fit your budget

2 years ago / 0 comments

Not everybody wants to pay £173 (at the least!) to exercise. The Edge can be expensive, and in the age of Instagram, where all you see on your screen is beautiful people drinking kale smoothies and working out twice a day, with abs you could grind cheese on and bums … Read More

3 Reasons to get involved in Black History Month – Society Edition

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s October and the Student Union is celebrating, along with the rest of the UK, Black History Month (BHM) – amazing events and performances are happening throughout this month in our union, including events by societies like the Black Feminist Society, the Nigerian Society and the African Caribbean Society. Apart … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A new society for all costume lovers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Freshers’ week is long gone, and the first week of lectures has slowly but surely come to an end. But the year is still only getting started, and with a new year come new… societies. We’ve picked out a few of them that you might not know about yet – … Read More