Tag : Serena Smith

Generation Sex: Are We Too Promiscuous?

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Figures have shown that generations which grew up in ‘the age of the internet’ have staggeringly higher rates of STIs and STDs than older generations: between 2013 and 2017, there were 209,808 diagnoses among 15-24 year-olds, whilst there were 133,357 among 25-34 year-olds. With the birth of the Worldwide Web … Read More

Celeb style file: Amelia Windsor

8 months ago / 0 comments

Amelia Windsor is a third year Edinburgh University student – so it’s perhaps no surprise that she dresses in that typically Edinburgh ‘posh-but-still-edgy’ way: always looking effortless but still perfect even with minimal makeup, it’s a look a lot of us strive for. Amelia isn’t your standard posho, though – … Read More

Shock as students realise posting photos of revision on social media has no effect on overall exam grade

9 months ago / 0 comments

As exam season ends and results are released, Leeds students are finding themselves shocked and upset as their grades fall short of their expectations. A whopping majority of the student body has found itself surprised, angry, and confused that their most ruthlessly deployed revision tactic has failed them in their … Read More

Fresher spends loan on Depop in attempt to look ‘different’: ends up looking like everyone else

12 months ago / 0 comments

A student at Leeds University has reportedly spent all of her student loan on the clothing app ‘Depop’, in a bid to look ‘unique’ and ‘different’. She has since expressed regret at the fact that many of her peers appear to have the same ‘edgy garms’. “I just don’t know … Read More

Celeb Style File: Cressida Bonas

1 year ago / 0 comments

Leeds alumna Cressida Bonas may be best known for being an ex of Prince Harry’s, but she’s also an actress, dancer, and model in her own right. Moreover – she’s also got one of the most eclectic yet classy styles I’ve come across. Quintessentially British with a unique blend of … Read More

100-tonne ‘Glitterberg’ blocks Leeds sewage system

1 year ago / 0 comments

A huddled mass weighing one hundred tonnes – roughly the weight of a commercial aeroplane – is blocking part of Leeds’ underground sewage network. The Glitterberg is a congealed lump of glitter and Vaseline and is reportedly the first of its kind. The mass, roughly spanning the length of an … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge students slammed for holding drinking initiation on remembrance Sunday

2 years ago / 0 comments

We often hear the phrase, ‘there’s a time and a place’ and, evidently, a sombre square opposite a church on Remembrance Sunday is not the time nor the place to hold a noisy, boozy sports initiation. The incident took place outside Great St. Mary’s Church on Remembrance Sunday, wherein a … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The 5 Best Beauty Bloggers

2 years ago / 0 comments

#5 Roksana Janiszewska Roksana Janiszewska – or ‘Roxxsaurus’ – makes her way onto this list largely due to the variety of her online content. She covers absolutely everything: from makeup looks, to Halloween costume ideas, to Primark hauls. Her beauty hacks are a favourite with her followers, with her innovative … Read More

Should Bob Dylan Have Won The Nobel Prize For Literature?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature last week for ‘having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’. The news proved joyous for some – a travesty for others… Can a song be literature? Why not? Because it isn’t bound in a book; didn’t wax … Read More

Campus Watch: ‘Gandhi Will Fall’: statue to be removed from University of Ghana

2 years ago / 0 comments

Just four months after its unveiling, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi is to be removed from the University of Ghana campus in Accra, following a campaign led by professors and students who denounced Gandhi as ‘racist’. These claims are not unjustified. Whilst working as an attorney in South Africa, Gandhi … Read More