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WedderBURN Is Burning Down
Lifestyle

WedderBURN Is Burning Down

♫Wedderburn is burning down, burning down, burning down. Wedderburn is burning down, early in the morning♫ We've all heard it before. Wedderburn is notorious, or dare I say infamous for its fire alarms. It's likely that's what we're most known for. Sadly and rather suspiciously it seems that a week cannot pass without someone setting them off. Whether it's due to students burning their food, showering with their door open, smoking in the lifts or even, recently, spraying deodorant into a sensor. At the date that this article is being written, the 9th of October 2019, the alarms were set off at 7:30AM this morning due to unknown circumstances. Rumour states that this was another drill due to "unsuccessful attempts" last week, others say the officials claimed "someone left their cooking ...
A Home From Home
Features

A Home From Home

Choosing a house to live in is a daunting task, especially after the comfortable safety of university halls, where the worst that can happen is someone stealing your milk. The first thing you have to know is that estate agents will try and pressure you to put money down. They’re a business and you’re a customer, just make sure you’re clued up and savvy about it! There are a lot of estate agents and private landlords in Egham and Englefield Green, ask around for people’s experience of them before you commit and make sure you feel comfortable with who’s managing your property, otherwise, a year can feel like a long time. The second, and possibly most important thing, about second or third year housing is your housemates. How would you actually feel about living half a centimetre fro...