Tag : Emma Prentice

TV Review: My Brilliant Friend

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After vast international success, the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, ‘My Brilliant Friend’, has finally been adapted for the big screen. Critics have described the raging success of this pseudonymous Italian writer as ‘Ferrante fever’. This literary epidemic has led to great anticipation for this new 8-chapter television series. … Read More

British Drinking Culture

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British people may be seen as more reserved in comparison to other nationalities. We can seem more uptight and, at times, socially awkward – cue very British Problems. The very-British solution to this is simple: have a drink. Or maybe five. The British certainly can drink and this aspect of … Read More

Regina George, Cliques and BNOCS: Does Popularity Exist at Uni?

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When you think of popularity, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Likeability, being admired, maybe Regina George? At secondary school you almost certainly had a Mean Girls complex. This doesn’t mean that you necessarily had an equivalent of ‘The Plastics’ or someone as wonderfully terrible as Regina, … Read More

Don’t Let S.A.D. Get You Down

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Emma Prentice writes about the best ways to combat seasonal depression and seasonal affective disorder. Despite being a 30-day month, November can feel like it lasts forever. The excitement of Halloween is now behind us, Bonfire Night has just passed and now it’s the long haul until December – bring … 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

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

The Good Place: Welcome! Everything is Fine

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With the first episode of The Good Place‘s third season recently released on Netflix, we’re here to tell you exactly why you need to catch up on seasons 1 and 2 immediately. This innovative show is set in the afterlife, the so-called ‘Good Place’, where we are informed ‘good people’ go … Read More

International Coffee Day

4 months ago / 0 comments

Have a latte on your mind? Never fear, international coffee day is today and it’s just what we’ve bean waiting for. On the 1st October coffee events take place, celebrating the journey of coffee. This journey includes the production process and the men and women who make this happen, bringing … Read More

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