Tag: Christmas

Fashion, Venue

Glitz and Glam: festive dressing

The festive season has arrived! And with it comes the all-important Christmas themed parties you’re inevitably invited to year after year. It’s hard to look undeniably fabulous every time you endeavour to leave the house. Especially on a student budget. So, here is your guide on how to stay stylish this season without breaking the…

Fashion, Venue

Long live the Christmas jumper

Christmas jumpers: warm, cosy, and seasonally appropriate. What’s not to love? While there are some Christmas jumpers out there that do tend to deviate a little on the tacky side, most Christmas jumpers are like a warm hug. Even if they are tacky, that’s part of the magic. What fun is Christmas if it can’t…

Editor's column

A community standing together

This issue is the last of the decade. So I thought we could look back at the first of the decade, Issue 237. It’s 12th January 2010. Labour are in power, and Concrete leads on the government’s budget deficit, which students worry could lead to an increase in fees. In 2010 the fees were £3,225…

Travel

Preparing for the picturesque Peru

“Yeah, you can go!” was not the kind of response I expected from my mother, who has been extremely strict ever since I was young, when I asked if I could go on a volunteering trip to a country that is tremendously far away from home – Peru. No one in my family seemed surprised…

Features

A very student Christmas

First year students seem to rush home over the holiday but the urgency of going home might still change for second and third year’s, this being dependant on their living situation and housemates. Second year English Literature student Ana Christodoulou, says: “I usually go home straight away, but this year I am planning on hanging…

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