A listicle featuring the new and underappreciated Christmas films to watch this Holiday Season.
Government report reveals vast gender pay gap at the University of Leicester, published on the 15th of December.
Leicester students are fearful that the Government’s plans for a ‘Christmas bubble’ could prevent their return to university accommodation
A love letter to the classics and a few recommendations based on what contemporary fiction you might already like
BBC makes history by airing Women’s Rugby Union for the first ever time.
A look into how misogyny has helped create a stigma around fanfiction
A review of Netflix’s recently renewed Emily in Paris
Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre (AAC) is looking to deliver an online service to satisfy customer demand throughout lockdown.
From December 3-9, students can go home for Christmas in the ‘student travel window’, but are advised to take a test to reduce the risk of passing Coronavirus on to their loved ones, the Government has announced.
University of Leicester’s students say it is the responsibility of the university to counter previous learning by providing ‘genuine backing’ for student-led programmes like Represent on campus.
In Leicester, where higher COVID-19 restrictions have not been lifted for more than 150 days, I discuss my experiences of living and studying in the city.
Leicester Student Magazine spoke to eight isolating households (comprising over 25 students) during October, and discovered that only half of them had received the free food package.
On the morning of Halloween, the student accommodation block ‘Kilby’ at Oadby student village was raided by police officers.
Leicester university have published the first study decoding the genome sequencing of locusts, which could help combat locust infestations.
Leicester’s Students’ Union voted by 35-5 to oppose the university’s ‘disinvestment strategy’ during an impassioned exchange at their annual meeting on the 1st of December.
The Students’ Union has launched a new campaign around sport and safety, after a Leicester student was followed whilst on a run.
“It’s not all doom and gloom, there is a chance for us to make amends” — a look at David Attenborough’s latest documentary
One of our writers discovers the hidden value of a challenging work out
The Government student evacuation – a calculated strategy or a recipe for disaster?
Written by Alice Warburton It’s the most wonderful time of the year…again! That’s right, Christmas is coming, and if you’re travelling in the government window between the 3rd-9th December, then you need to explore Leicester in all its Christmas glory before it’s too late. Usually, there would be an amazing ice rink in the middle of Jubilee Square, and a huge Ferris wheel for you and all your friends to enjoy (if you’re not afraid of heights of course!). Things are slightly different this year (and we all know why), but that doesn’t mean things aren’t any less amazing. Take a walk along Every Street in the city to find the Town Hall covered in Christmas decs! A massive banner, reading ‘Christmas Greetings’ first meets your eye, before seeing decorations and tinsel galore. There’s also a cute Narnia scene to feast upon, as well as the classic nativity portrayal. A further walk by the clock tower will show you an enormous Christmas tree beautifully adorned, and although there was no Christmas lights turn on event …
How did JK Rowling’s transphobic comments alienate the LGBTQ+ community
Does the BBC’s adaptation of Sherlock hold up 10 years later?
Why are the number of rape victims rising as convictions for sexual assault fall?
Ollie Monk discusses way to combat social isolation online this lockdown.
Which feminist books are actually worth reading? A quick guide on what’s worth your money and your time.
Review of new TV series We Are Who We Are, currently available on BBC three.
Interview with a former student of Leicester on their time at university, experiences since and more.
Elena Vague Poem
Written by Alice Warburton It’s that time of the year again: students rush out in great panic, signing contracts here there and everywhere to secure their dream home for the next year. How do you know who the best estate agents are? Where they operate? If they’re trustworthy? I’m going to list three main agencies below to help get your search started, along with some top tips – contact details will be listed at the end. Please do remember though that every student experience will be different, and so you should go for the one that you feel most comfortable with. Westmanor Student Living Available on London Road and Grange Lane, this estate agent is one to remember due to the variety of properties they offer both in the city centre and near the university. Last year they received 99% positive feedback on all their properties and housed one thousand eight hundred students. Popular properties from them include the brand-new build Queen Elizabeth Apartments on Queens Road, and Lillie House, above Tesco Supermarket next to …
Rhiannon Jenkins talks to Professor Corinne Fowler about her ‘Colonial Countryside’ project, and the culture war it’s become embroiled in.