Tag: news

Get your skateboarding fix with Bagheadcrew and their new full length film

Well it turns out Leicester isn’t just a city of footballers but a city of skateboarders as well. So you should definitely be celebrating that by going to a movie premier right? Well @Bagheadcrew are offering just that, tonight at...

/ 4th February 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

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

Upstairs Downstairs at The Shed: Review

Above: Felix Noisy quartet “The Surrealists” finished off an amazing night of local and national acts that performed. I attended “Upstairs Downstairs” at the Shed on Saturday; it was my first time in the venue, and I was quite impressed...

/ 10th November 2016

Donald Trump: Is it all defeats and downfall?

For a large amount of time, Donald Trump’s candidacy and presidential run has functioned as a platoon of things; a source of farce from risible comedians, a figurehead of the American Dream, a father’s legacy and a scapegoat for business...

/ 3rd November 2016

Badminton Ladies Dominate in Derby Clash

It was a tense day in Leicester, as De Montfort University (DMU) played University of Leicester (UoL) in multiple events; UoL left the courts with their tail between their legs because DMU Badminton Ladies reigned supreme, as they won their...

/ 28th October 2016

The Struggles of a DJ

I love music. I love scratching and turntablism. Creation is a very organic process, and if people can see your ideas spill out right in front of them in some way, then it’s a truly special moment I think. For...

/ 4th October 2016

What does Brexit mean for students?

In the wake of the EU referendum, there is still one word burning on the majorities’ lips: Brexit. The vote itself garnered a legion of mixed responses, varying between the despondent minority who asked themselves — and others — questions...

/ 30th September 2016

DMU Library Extended Opening Hours

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/ 24th September 2016

Britain has a new Prime Minister. What’s next?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Three weeks after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union created unprecedented political turmoil, a little certainty has returned to Downing Street. The Conservative party’s leadership election came to...

/ 14th July 2016