Tag : friends

Good Grief: The Society Talking About Student Bereavement

3 months ago / 0 comments

Society has been taken over this week by the Bereaved and Young Student Network (BAYSN). This LUU society are doing their best to support students who have ex-perienced death, by surrounding them with students who understand to help them navigate their way through the strange landscape of loss. Sitting on … Read More

Why TV is obsessed with the 80s and 90s

10 months ago / 0 comments

There has been a recent trend of television shows being set in the ‘80s and 90’s, including, Freaks and Geeks, Stranger Things and My Mad Fat Diary, to name a few. So why, in 2018, are the ‘80s and ‘90s so inescapable when it comes to television? It is difficult … Read More

Are we still friends with ‘Friends’?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Megan reminisces about one of her favourite TV shows, defending it from critics who find the sitcom ‘not progressive enough’. Friends. Often thought of as an epitome of the classic sitcom, it has brought joy to the my heart and countless others over the years. How sad I was when … Read More

10 ways to de-stress now that exams are done.

12 months ago / 0 comments

There’s no two ways about it, exams are stressful. But now, thankfully, for most of us they’re over. So here are 10 ways to de-stress now that you’re free. Meet your friends for a coffee and a chat. Meeting friends is a great way to take your mind off your … Read More

Leeds researchers ‘virtually immortalise’ character in world first

2 years ago / 0 comments

A team of researchers at the University of Leeds have virtually immortalised Joey from popular US sitcom, Friends, in the first step towards transforming popular television characters into digital avatars. The character from the hit show has been resurrected through a set of algorithms that can track body language and … Read More

A friendly face announced as new Top Gear presenter

3 years ago / 0 comments

We are all used to seeing him hanging out at Central Perk, but Matt LeBlanc’s new appointment as Top Gear presenter will welcome him back to our screens in a very different role. Who knows if we’ll ever stop thinking of him as Joey from Friends, but Chris Evans’ new … Read More

TV | 20 years since the 'Twenty Something' hit our screens and never left

5 years ago / 0 comments

20 years ago this September,  the concept of the ‘twenty-something’ and a little-known actress called Jennifer Aniston stumbled out of a Greenwich Village street and into our lives. It’s been two decades since Friends first graced our screens and ten since the “The Last One” saw us finally say goodbye to … Read More

Blogs | University, Long-distance Relationships and the Inevitable Break-ups

5 years ago / 0 comments

The background: You’re either lying to yourself or remarkably stupid if you believe that moving to university isn’t going to affect your relationships. Moving away forces you to spend less time with those closest to you. Somehow this only really sinks in when you’re actually at university (the majority of … Read More

Pretend Friends?

6 years ago / 0 comments

The other week, I did my good deed for the year. I helped out a lad who was wandering in the midst of Hyde Park after being abandoned by his friends. People baffle me sometimes. Admittedly, it is easy to have a drink too many. However, when I see a … Read More