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Lecture Lifeline

Let’s face it. Sometimes you just can’t make it through that one lecture. Whether you missed your morning coffee, you went a bit too hard at the Loft last night, or the professor is in a particular speedy mood. Sometimes it just seems impossible to get your notes up to standard. In cases like this,…

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Gender issues in sport

It is a sad truth that the media’s fascination with Rebecca Adlington’s physical appearance outweighed recognition of her double Olympic gold medal display in Beijing upon entering the I’m A Celebrity jungle last year. A woman who made her career in a swimming costume, Adlington was made to feel uncomfortable wearing a bikini next to…

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It’s time to embrace gender equality in sport

It’s a sad truth that the media’s fascination  with Rebecca Adlington’s physical appearance outweighed recognition of her double Olympic gold medal display in Beijing upon entering the I’m A Celebrity jungle last year. A woman who made her career in a swimming costume, Adlington was made to feel uncomfortable wearing a bikini next to Miss…

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Women watch porn: is that really too difficult to understand?

Women watch porn. If that is news to you, and you’re feeling unsteady now that your world has been turned upside down, then stop reading now. Even at university women face quite a stigma about watching porn, which is surprising. University is shameless and unapologetic, and often that isn’t a positive thing. But when it…

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Review: This Is All Yours by Alt-J

Alt-J’s new album is an intricate and entrancing work of indie-rock. Following on nicely from their first album, there are clear defining links from one to the next that make the transition between them smooth and painless. Bloodflood II, the second part of the mesmerising track from the first album, is a prime example of…

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