Tag : Lily Mead

Campus Watch: Christmas Edition

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University of Limerick: Union Cancels Christmas Knees-Up The University of Limerick released a statement last week claiming that its main union bar would not be serving alcoholic drinks to punters in the run-up to the Christmas break. In a Facebook post, The Stables Club, Limerick’s equivalent of Terrace, stated: “There … Read More

Campus Watch

3 months ago / 0 comments

University of Plymouth: Conservative Society Suspended after Circulation of Offensive Images Conservative undergraduate students from Plymouth University have sparked fury and outrage after a picture of them wearing shirts covered in offensive graffiti was posted on Facebook.   The students’ outfits were covered in graffiti and offensive slurs including “F**k … Read More

REVIEW: Flint Town

10 months ago / 0 comments

Filmed from above, a dark police car rolls noiselessly along a snow-covered track. Streetlights above reveal the road to be quiet and deserted. A crackly voice issuing from a police radio breaks the silence: “We have a male, white, wearing a Michigan State hoodie down in a driveway, semi-conscious… we … Read More

Agony aunt: how to help someone who has been sexually assaulted

11 months ago / 0 comments

Receiving the news that a friend/family member has been sexually assaulted can be devastating, frightening, even confusing. You may feel overwhelmed by the situation and you are not to be blamed for this. Most people do not imagine that they will ever be affected by this issue. But how can … Read More

Can You Beat a BBC Drama?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Is Netflix’s increasing focus on original drama set to threaten BBC supremacy? BBC dramas have long been the jewel in the crown of British television and the BBC iPlayer’s recent gift of ‘Box Sets’ has meant that the programmes are more accessible and exciting than ever. The British Broadcasting Corporation … Read More

KFC, Krampus and Kwanzaa: why tinsel and turkey aren’t the only ways to celebrate

1 year ago / 0 comments

Read Lily’s quick guide to how the winter season is celebrated around the globe. Here in Britain, many of us will be decorating our houses with tinsel, wrapping presents for our loved ones, and preparing to stuff ourselves with a Christmas feast on December 25th. It is naïve to imagine … Read More

Have a Very Thrifty Christmas!

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Christmas is fast approaching and it’s the priciest time of the year for most, with the average UK household spending £753 on festivities. Following these money-saving tips won’t guarantee a spend-free holiday, but they may help you to cope on a student budget. 1. Book Train Tickets In Advance Spontaneously booking … Read More

Junior Doctors: Blood, Sweat and Tears

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BBC Three’s new documentary series, Junior Doctors: Blood, Sweat and Tears, was first broadcast on 25th October 2017. The series is set in New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, and follows the hospital’s newest recruits: the fresh-faced, newly qualified junior doctors who are just beginning their work placements. On top of being … Read More