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News

Enlitened app leaves UEA students in the dark

Many of you will have seen the email from UEA regarding their new alliance with The Student Room to produce an app that offers ‘tailored support you need for study, life and wellbeing’. Enlitened asks you twenty questions a week and from that, directs you to articles that will supply advice; you can also make suggestions…

Creative Writing

Summer in September

Across from you, I hide in plain sight, sipping on a fix  Of iced coffee and neurosis. Watching your words spout Off into sentences which resolve into open air then collect  Into piles at my feet. Little tapes of thought reeling out  In tandem, a tangle, a tender blur of noise I cannot grasp Nor…

Travel

Best hospitality services

A huge part of travel is accommodation, and the service it claims to provide. A bad place to stay can be incredibly detrimental to the enjoyment of a trip, but what makes a place good? With sites like AirBnB, sometimes part of the fun of it is taking a gamble, because the absolutely perfect accommodation…

Travel

Travelling after graduation

As I approach the end of my fourth year of university, a break from the stress is much needed. Whilst everyone around me are applying for a permanent job, my intention is to travel – to see the world before I reluctantly find a job and start paying off my student debt! Having finished my…

Travel

A Guide to Interrailing

Every summer waves of young people travel abroad using interrail, ready for an adventure. This quick guide contains helpful tips on how to interrail and useful nuggets of information to set you on your way Travel on the cheap So, I may have spent around £1000 interrailing (and scrimped throughout my third year), but I…

Fashion

Double denim: classic, cosy and casual

Double denim has an established reputation, the fabric has been a staple for over 100 years. It’s versatility and durability makes it ideal everyday wear. When you see double denim worn you might shudder, but double denim has evolved from the faded blue on faded blue, Cowboys or 90’s teenagers into the latest fashion trend….

Fashion

The New Naked Cherry Palette

Urban Decay’s Naked Palette has been about for years. Back in high school the only makeup I owned was a mascara, concealer, and the Urban Decay Naked 1. With winter beginning, the current colour palette for any makeup enthusiast is rusty oranges and plum reds. I recently bought the Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette and…

Features, Venue

How to answer the front door

It’s that time of the year again when you can expect some impending knocks on the door, and to be greeted by various creatures of the night or characters from Frozen. Not to mention the accompanying adults who try to look bored but are happily reliving their childhoods vicariously through their children. This week, I…

Halloween

How to decorate

‘Tis the season to be spooky, and living off of campus means every Halloween-loving student has the opportunity to pimp up their front door. No Halloween is complete without a pumpkin. Go pumpkin picking as something fun to do with your housemates or purchase one from the local supermarket. Having a lit pumpkin outside your…

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