Tag : Emma Prentice

Day Trips from Leeds

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Are you a first year who needs a break from the tough life of Fresher’s Week? A southerner who’s in desperate need of some northern fun? A final year student who hasn’t yet explored all that Yorkshire has to offer? Never fear. There are so many trips you can take to … Read More

Disney Live-Action: Nostalgic or Uncreative?

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It appears that Walt Disney Company has struck yet another goldmine: live-action adaptations of animated classics. This recent Disney trend has already produced several successes, including the likes of Cinderella (2015) and Beauty and the Beast (2017), which earned a grand total of $544 million and $1.3 billion respectively in … Read More

Food for Thought

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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

Is Disney creating a LGBTQ princess?

8 months ago / 0 comments

Disney. This word is practically synonymous with your-entire-childhood. So, what about Disney princesses? Who springs to mind? Maybe it’s Snow White, the first Disney princess to be in a full-feature animated film; or Sleeping Beauty, the princess who has the least amount of dialogue to date; or maybe even Belle, … Read More

5 ways to stick to your New Year’s resolutions

8 months ago / 0 comments

January can be a strange time of year. It’s a time when the post-Christmas-blues seep in, dry January hits hard, and summer is just too far away to seem real. On the other hand, it’s also a time for reflecting on the previous year and making some new goals for … Read More

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2017

10 months ago / 0 comments

It is a sure sign that Christmas is on the way, when the adverts start appearing on the TV. The most anticipated one of all? John Lewis. With years of successful and well-received Christmas adverts under its belt, John Lewis has built up quite the reputation. So much so, that … Read More

How to Make a Routine at Uni

11 months ago / 0 comments

The life of a student is a simple one. We get up when we have to go to a lecture, we spend 95% of our time, that should be spent studying, procrastinating, and we go out. That is, if we have managed to get in at least one nap during … Read More

La stoffa dei sogni at LIFF: shaking up Shakespeare

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As part of Leeds International Film Festival, Gianfranco Cabiddu’s creative adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest was shown to fans and students alike – Arts writer Emma Prentice discusses it’s merits. As part of Leeds International Film Festival, LivItaly and the School of English organised a screening of the Italian film La stoffa … 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

Bloodless Pumpkin Carving

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Carving pumpkins has been a tradition for centuries and originates from Irish folklore. However, for some it has become a challenge to design and create the perfect pumpkin. This can be a messy and complex task, so Emma Prentice explains why many people are shifting to decorating their pumpkins without … Read More