Amy Newbery

Features

Erase the stigma, put down the razor

I can’t believe this is something I would say during my time in England but ‘it’s so hot’. As I sat in my two-hour seminar, I kept fanning myself and cursing the fact that none of the windows could be opened. It’s official – winter is finally over. Thank every deity out there because I…

Features

Caught between cultures

It’s a strange situation I find myself in, not really fitting in anywhere completely. I know how sad that sounds but I’m not particularly miffed about it. It’s comparable to being a third-culture kid. You’re a part of many different cultures but don’t truly fit in one entirely. Whilst I was born and raised in…

News

Extent of campus drinking revealed in survey

Perhaps one of the biggest preconceptions about going to university is that students will be drinking alcohol 24/7. However, a survey conducted by the SU, in partnership with the National Union of Students (NUS), has shown this to be false, at least for students at UEA. A fresher might be afraid they will be judged…

Sex survey 2018

Sexually transmitted stigma…

In the survey, the topic of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) was broached to UEA students. It is a subject that comes with stigmatisation due to the underlying implications that come with it. By nature, sex is not typically openly talked about, making the topic of STIs uncomfortable to talk about for some. The Independent reported…

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