Month: January 2017

‘This Girl Can’ week long campaign launched at DSU

For the second time, the national campaign, This Girl Can, was launched by the De Montfort Students Union (DSU), a week of events set to empower women between Monday 30 January till Sunday 5 February. The DSU’s This Girl …

/ 30th January 2017

Be A Tourist in Your Own Youth – T2: Trainspotting Review

  “You’re a tourist in your own youth”, says Sick Boy (Johnny Lee Miller) to Renton (Ewan McGregor), who’s returned to Edinburgh, 20 years after leaving with the stolen £16,000. Spud (Ewen Bremner), is now attempting to finally kick his...

/ 28th January 2017

Revamped Campus Centre and Partnership

Despite the allure of free samples, football stars and a ribbon cutting some of you may not have been there for the opening of the newly revamped campus centre. Well if you were one of the many that didn’t turn...

/ 25th January 2017

Homelessness Takes on Society

Homelessness is a rising issue hitting the streets in the UK and Leicester is not to be excluded. As a student who lives in the city centre and also being from Leicester, it has not gone unnoticed how many people...

/ 24th January 2017

Magique – ‘Real Love’ – Single Review

The astral second peek into the mystic mind of up-and-coming Magique proves to be as dreamy a gleam as we could have hoped for. ‘Real Love‘ draws to life with a comfortably smooth opening, sliding the song along …

/ 23rd January 2017

Take xXx: Return of Xander Cage with a shot of penicillin and a pinch of salt

xXx: Return of Xander Cage was never going to be a critically acclaimed film, that’s for sure. The franchise has never been known for producing great films but they are known for making good action films. This is essentially what...

/ 22nd January 2017

Lion is as emotionally captivating as it is critically acclaimed

Dev Patel, as an actor has really developed and grown since his breakthrough role in teen angst show Skins and Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, throw in a smattering of lesser known roles and we get to Lion, the …

/ 21st January 2017
Cruelty free brands you should be purchasing

Cruelty Free Brands You Should be Purchasing | Highstreet Edition

Going cruelty free with the beauty and skincare brands you use can make a huge difference. Animal testing is still an awful practice which takes place and everything we can do to reduce demand for these brands should be done...

/ 20th January 2017

Rail fare increase hits DMU Students

Starting from 2nd January, National Rail increased fares by an average 2.3%. As many university students are dependent on trains to get home this announcement stirred up a lot of emotions among students at De Montfort University. “I’m already paying...

/ 20th January 2017

Daisy – Murder Porn – EP Review

Daisy marks Oxford-based musician Luke Allmond’s third and most sombre project. Currently gaining momentum in the Oxfordshire area, the first EP Murder Porn gives a tantalising taste of, what I hope, is the mere tip of the iceberg. The EP...

/ 18th January 2017