Tag: drink

Features

Starting university at 17

Let’s just cut to the chase, I started at UEA when I was 17 years old. Telling people this usually inspires a shocked or confused response, to then be followed by an onslaught of questions that I have heard hundreds of times before by this point. ‘Why did you do that? What was it like?…

Features

Best of Norwich

Norwich’s reputation as a fine city precedes it with its blossoming businesses, hidden gems, and glimmering possibilities.  The Wildman, located as you descend into the Lanes, is a pub notable for its armchairs, cosy interior and carpeted foyer. With an array of beer and lager on tap, the pub is a pleasant environment to nurse…

Features

Prioritising you during Freshers

Freshers’ week is certainly a momentous time in every student’s life. It marks the transition from the comfort of home, to a world of new opportunities and independence. One thing  however, that is bound to accompany this change, is stress. Whilst trying to fit-in to your new setting, it can be easy to fall into…

Sport

LCR Pole Fitness showcase a triumph

UEA Pole Fitness presented their ‘Focus’ Showcase last week to a packed LCR. Over 150 tickets were sold for the event, which was hosted by SU Activities and Opportunities officer Oli Gray and UEA Pole Fitness president Oksana Shlonimskaya. The evening saw performances from a number of club members at beginner, intermediate and advanced level…

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Huel

Huel needs to be hurled into hell. It’s a vitamin powder you blend with water to substitute your entire diet. It’s liquid lunch. And breakfast. And also dinner. I do of course realise I’m not exactly the target market for this food smoothie, which by the way, looks like wet cement. It’s mainly for those…

Music

Sssnakebite: Shikari at the LCR

I remember the first time I saw Enter Shikari like it was yesterday. It was the first time I ever felt like I could actually be injured at a gig and I loved it, coming out dripping with sweat, bruised by a thousand person strong mosh pit and having only fallen on my face three…

News

Bar(su) removes Coca Cola from taps

Numerous students have voiced concerns over the SU bar removing Coca-Cola as a draught mixer. A representative for the bar has responded to numerous complaints on the student-run ‘Concrete Confessions Between UEA Seshions’ page, stating that the beverage will still be sold in bottled form. The majority of the complaints were from individuals that experience…

Science

Tea or coffee? It’s in your genes

Studies carried out at Northwestern University in Illinois have revealed that your choice of hot beverage may not be the conscious decision you once thought it was. A study published in the Scientific Reports journal has suggested that in those with European ancestry, genetic variants may influence your perception of bitterness, and thus your preference…

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