It comes as no surprise that COVID has had a huge impact upon the job market.
The free-speech champion, announced early this month, is set to ‘protect’ the legal rights of students and staff on campus — but will it really? Or could it just be another power grab by the government?
A cover photo of a playboy magazine has appeared on the Executive Elections 2021 Candidates webpage, as the first day of the election gets underway.
2020 may be over, but the fight against racism isn’t. Awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement should not die with 2020, and now, more than ever, it is vital that we continue to talk about it.
From family reactions to unrequited love, Bethany Walsh honestly details her process of coming out as a lesbian woman.
Leicester Comedy Festival on Zoom is an underrated virtual activity and a fabulous place to be. What was week two of the three week event like?
The Vice Chancellor has said that he will not consider taking a pay cut to his salary of £250K, despite putting 145 jobs at risk.
Leicester students and staff give their response to the implementation of the Vaccine in the UK
Leicester students give their views on covid-19, lockdown, and those that are breaking government guidelines
A students shared thoughts as she navigates through the UK’s 3rd national lockdown.
Content warning: strong language
Going outside and breathing fresh air is essential during these challenging times, so here are the top 10 cutest open areas in Leicester to take your partner or loved one on.
JoJo Siwa came out, and this is why it is so important to the LGBTQ+ youth of today.
The University of Leicester have been accused of monitoring social media accounts of staff members by three academics.
Muzammil Khomusi writes about the cuts to the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour from a student’s perspective
Written by Toby Cray, featuring interview from SU President Mia Nembhard
In honour of pride month, we look back at the history of Pride, from it’s origins in New York to what it means to Leicester today.
A lockdown Valentine’s can still be one to remember.
With February being LGBT+ history month, I’ve been wondering what I could write to celebrate it. The obvious answer, which escaped me for long enough I’d be embarrassed to admit how long, is a review of (arguably) my favourite film – Pride.
Louise Manley, leader of UoL rent strike, speaks about their ongoing campaign calling on the university to treat students fairly, and put well-being before profit.
Written by Harry Featherston Shame – Drunk Tank Pink Written and recorded shortly after their mammoth 2018 tour (which included a gig at the University’s very own O2 Academy), the hotly-anticipated sophomore album from London post-punk outfit Shame is a worthy successor to their acclaimed debut, Songs of Praise. The aftermath of that tour saw frontman Charlie Steen locking himself away (even before it became a legal requirement), and experimenting with his music in isolation as a reaction to the non-stop action of his life at the time. As a result, the lyrics here reach deep into the recesses of his mind, raising questions of identity and loneliness amidst an atmosphere of panicked claustrophobia, created by the frenetic guitar work of Eddie Green and Sean Coyle-Smith. Given the current state of the world, these themes will resonate with listeners more than the band probably intended, and the album sounds all the better for it. Sleaford Mods – Spare Ribs While blending elements of electronic, hip-hop, and punk, Sleaford Mods have gained a reputation for being …
Georgia Hilton-Buckley shares her negative relationships with New Year’s resolutions and questions why our annual goals (nearly) always fail.
Despite the bleak media portrayals of HIV and AIDS, it is no longer fatal. Advancements in treatment mean that more HIV-positive people live longer.
Love them or hate them, it’s undeniable that Romantic Comedies are a staple in the film industry. Here is a list of ten romcoms to watch when feeling especially romantic
‘Bridgerton’ the new Shondaland drama is a cross between ‘Gossip Girl, ‘To all the boys I loved before’ and Jane Austen all set to string versions of modern pop.
Sexual assault is normalised, and women are told that it is our fault.
An anonymous author recounts their experience going on a date.
As Valentine’s day approaches, two writers give their opinions on love from vastly different stances and try and encapsulate the modern attitude towards love.
A ‘Students Against Redundancies’ petition opposing redundancies for lecturers and departmental staff has attracted more than 500 signatures.
‘Frustrated’, ‘fragile’ and ‘numb’. These are the words that now define what it feels like to be a university student during a once-in-a-generation crisis.