Month: December 2016

The Demon’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

When it comes to music, this year’s been more fruitful than a fruit salad. Who cares about Trump when you’ve got Beyoncé? With the rise of grime throughout the course of the year, and some of the biggest acts in...

/ 31st December 2016

Commercial Hits and Misses of 2016

2016 has been filled with many surprising hits and many unsurprising flops, the industry has learnt not to produce unwarranted sequels and has also learnt that franchises guarantee box office returns. These are my top three best films of 2016...

/ 31st December 2016

Passengers wraps sadness, beauty and dread into one cautionary tale

  ‘Passengers’ was featured in the 2007 blacklist for ‘most liked’ unmade screenplays of the year and yes, it is going to be one of those films that’s very contentious. With mixed reviews and a 40 metascore standing, there’s definitely a …

/ 22nd December 2016

Leicestershire Police to increase firearms patrols to help reassure public

  Leicestershire Police will be ensuring Christmas spirit is protected in busy areas around the county this holiday season – with the use of firearms. The ramp up in armed patrols comes in the wake of the attacks that have...

/ 22nd December 2016

A Student’s Guide to Christmas

Christmas shouldn’t be a stressful time of year but trying to buy gifts for everyone you care about while on a student budget is enough to give anyone a headache. Here are some tips to make Christmas a little bit...

/ 21st December 2016

Netball: DMU blow Trent University out of the water

On Wednesday 7th December, De Montfort University (DMU) played against Nottingham Trent University (NTU). DMU performed amazingly. DMU scored the first two points in their first quarter in quick succession, with the third goal following soon after, leaving the score...

/ 21st December 2016

Interview With a Student Nurse

For most students, making a nine AM lecture seems like enough of a challenge, but for a student nurse, a twelve hour shift starting at seven in the morning is a regular day’s work. I spoke to second year student...

/ 21st December 2016

Global Sports Roundup: Red cards in cricket, French GP returns, Joshua v Klitschko and more

Red cards in cricket set to be introduced for ‘most extreme’ behaviour Embed from Getty Images Cricket is set to implement laws to introduce a red card for ‘most extreme’ on-field behaviour into the laws of the game for the...

/ 20th December 2016

The Capsule Wardrobe Fail

As a hoarder, I was never interested in any clearing out trends that would require me to give my stuff away. So naturally, when I heard about the capsule wardrobe challenge I remained unmoved. I feel like this trend has...

/ 20th December 2016

DMU Pool do Nine-Ball at Birmingham and Solihull

De Montfort University’s very own Pool Society entered three teams (four players in each team) into the BUCS-UPC (British Universities and Colleges Sport-University Pool Council) Nine-ball Pool Championships which were held at Rileys Birmingham and Rileys Solihull this weekend, and to...

/ 17th December 2016