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Features | Waterworld – Who should rule flooded Britain?

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Although the Scottish independence referendum is not scheduled until September of this year, the South of England seems to have stolen a march on our friends to the north and chosen to secede from the union. As the South goes the way of Atlantis, LSi investigates who has the grit … Read More

Features | The Housing Guide

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Here at LSi, we’ve compiled a housing guide to aid you in your search for student housing once fresh out of the comforts of halls. Whether it’s in Hyde Park, Headingley or Woodhouse, you’re going to have to pick a house somehow.    Who do you want to live with? … Read More

Features | Finding love with Asperger's Syndrome

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Like many single people around the world, I am overjoyed the moment that Valentine’s Day is over. I have Asperger Syndrome (AS) and social communication is difficult enough, let alone the pressure of dating and searching for a potential partner. Although there are accounts of people with AS being in … Read More

Features | Valentine's Day – What's the harm?

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Valentine’s Day is great for romantic gestures but what are the consequences of this surge in consumer activity around the world? For most, Valentine’s is like any other day, it’s not a national holiday so there’s no day off and you have to put up with mushy couples all over … Read More

Features | Online Dating – Great or not?

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It’s Valentine’s Day, that time of year when being single is no longer the paragon of excitement and opportunities it’s usually made out to be. In an age of technology, we’re plunged into the virtual world in a quest of love, but is it a good or a bad thing? … Read More

Features | The truth about social class at uni

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We might think University is a blank slate where we can start afresh, but our upbringing and background count for more than you might think. LS investigates the thorny issue of class.   In a novel by the 19th century writer and politician Benjamin Disraeli, a working class radical warns … Read More

Features | How to make the most of your last semester

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Let’s face it, you’re probably not going to get that first you claimed you’d get on that very first day. You’ve lost your air of plucky bravado and realised that you’re a small fish in a big pond now and after all, you want to enjoy your remaining days here. … Read More

Interview | Very British Problems – A very British interview

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Very British Problems is a Twitter phenomenon. Created by journalist Rob Temple, the social networking account artfully summarises the plagues of our tea-drinking brethren in a witty 140 character snapshot. Since its creation in 2013, Very British Problems has accumulated more than 650,000 followers. Keen to know more about the … Read More

Features | The top five New Year stereotypes

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We are now well into the second month of 2014 and, statistically, the vast majority of people will have already terribly failed their new year’s resolutions. However there are still some brave souls desperate to achieve their objective, battling through each and every day.   The Calorie Counter You will … Read More

Features | Christmas Cards – A Dying Tradition

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Project Britain found that the average person sends 50 Christmas cards a year, but many claim sending cards is a dying practise in the UK. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that each year my Christmas card list gets shorter and shorter, and nowadays only send them to close … Read More