Lifestyle

Halloween, What it’s really about?


Chloe Buck tells you about the origins of Halloween.

Get Up, Get Out


Hefina Everard discusses the importance of being proactive and keeping university life fresh.

Disconnect To Reconnect


Deputy Editor Stephanie Bagnall shares some things she learnt from her break from social media.

Five Apps that are More Productive than Binging Netflix


Emma Halahan takes you through some other ways to procrastinate this term.

Making Your Relationship Survive the University Test


Deputy News Editor Shay Gray discusses how to make the secondary-to-university shift work in relationships.

The Politics Of Social Media


Victoria Chapman discusses how social media is used to engage people in current affairs and why it has become such an influence on modern day politics. A day doesn’t go by where you don’t see a disgruntled socialist complaining about Theresa May’s cutbacks, or a Conservative supporter making yet another statement about Labour’s debt and […]

Instagram: The New Catwalk?


Victoria Chapman discusses how Instagram is becoming more influential within the fashion industry than the catwalk. Ever found yourself aimlessly scrolling through Instagram and wanting that cute outfit you saw on a model? You’re not alone; Instagram makes the inaccessible accessible. It’s a social trend that’s reconstructing the fashion industry into a new virtual catwalk. […]

London Fashion Week Festival


Chloe Hill summarises Fashion Week festival, located at The Store Studios, 180 The Strand, London. This year’s location is a different, more rustic setting compared to its previous home The Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea. The new simple architecture transforms the atmosphere into a relaxed one, making it the perfect cultural hub to stage hundreds of […]

Beauty Comes in All Shades


For decades the beauty industry has received criticism for being overwhelmingly white, neglecting to provide for a diverse range of skin colours. In the 1940s there were makeup lines for black women but they focused on using products to lighten skin which were cunningly presented as being blemish creams. Moving to 1975, an article was […]

Diversity’s Demons


Hefina explains how to embrace your individuality ‘Be your own person’, ‘don’t let others dictate who you are’ -the sad reality is, people find it difficult to express who they want to be. The lack of diversity today is an appropriate reflection of the media’s influence on our own bodies. Often the media depicts how we […]