Tag: Green

Armstrong Gun Burgled

An Englefield Green pub favoured by students for its quizzes and karaoke nights has been burgled. The Armstrong Gun, situated on Victoria Street, was broken into overnight on Wednesday 1st March. The theft happened as the manager slept upstairs. Money was stolen from the fruit machines and the till, and an iPad that was kept […]

Essay Published By Royal Holloway Student

A Royal Holloway student has had his final-year essay published in an esteemed theatre journal. Kai Green graduated from the 2015 Drama and Philosophy program with a First Class Honours degree. His final-year essay, part of his seminar on Contemporary British Theatre, was considered to demonstrate extraordinary originality and insight, and so passed the strict […]

Firefighters battle fire threatening luxury property

A million-pound home in Egham has been saved by firefighters after a “fast-moving” fire threatened to destroy it on the morning of Thursday, 3rd November. The luxury wooden house, on Green Road, had flames coming out of the roof when emergency responders managed to find and extinguish the fire. They had been called from as far […]

Are ‘Boris Bikes’ coming to Royal Holloway?

They’re one of the most successful editions to London’s transport options, and soon a ‘Boris Bike’-style bike sharing scheme may be heading to Royal Holloway. We spoke to Izabela Pawlic, one of the students who is currently pioneering the scheme here at Holloway, to find out what it’s all about and how likely it is […]

Will you Go Green in 2016?

The week January 25th- 29th is Go Green Week and as a University we will be highlighting and putting a spotlight on the environment. Environmental issues such as climate change and energy consumption are more pressing than ever as the international Climate change talks or COP21 have shown with global commitment by over 200 countries […]

Boris Bikes Destined for Holloway?

Royal Holloway’s Sustainability Society is undertaking an extremely exciting project, in a bid to bring the NextBikes Scheme to life. The scheme, were it to be implemented, would provide bike hire similar to that of London Boris Bikes. The German based company offering the simple technology, has already had successful schemes in the Universities of […]

It’s time we started treating women in politics as women in politics

The number of women intending to vote is at a low point. At the last election, only 64 percent of women voted, and though the turnout is low in both genders, with only 67 percent of men voting, the drop is more significant in female voters. I wish this could have come as a surprise […]