Tag : Mary Yeh

Places to study or read off-campus

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Are you more productive at completing your assignments in different environments? Looking for places to study off-campus? Or do you just want somewhere quiet to do some casual reading? The city of Leeds offers you a range of places such as quiet cafés for you to sit down with a … Read More

Ibi Zuboi criticises WSJ on racist review of Pride

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Many of you have probably heard of the Young Adult novel called Pride that was published last year. It is a diverse remix of the Jane Austen’s classic, Pride and Prejudice, with characters of colour who live in Brooklyn. Among the positive reviews it received, Meghan Cox Gurdon’s review published … Read More

Reading Race

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The Lifestyle & Culture editors give their recommendations for influential and impactful contemporary literature by Black authors.   Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah follows Ifemelu, a young Nigerian woman who immigrates to the United States to attend university. Throughout the novel, we witness Ifemelu struggle with understanding her identity … Read More

Staying Occupied and Avoiding Boredom Over Easter

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You may have been extremely excited in the days leading up to this one-month Easter break only to find that the excitement has died down, you’re starting to feel the boredom settle in and you are doing nothing but lying in bed at home. To avoid boredom at home and … Read More

How to Deal with Deadlines

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You probably have deadlines knocking on your door as you’re reading this and you’re thinking of leaving that work until a bit later to do, but you will end up regretting that decision soon as your deadline looms. To avoid such a downfall, I have listed a few tips and … Read More

Culture Shock: Life as an International Student

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Having lived in Vietnam for the majority of my life with frequent visits back to Taiwan, it’s safe to say that moving to England has given me a few culture shocks. Below, I’ll list the most amusing and staggering shocks I’ve suffered so far.   1. Calling for the Bill … Read More