All posts by Renuka Odedra

Writer for The Demon, on mainly sports and news.

A match to save a life

After losing one cousin and dealing with another being diagnosed with cancer, Derry Keary, a 20-year-old student from Northamptonshire has felt loss and the fear of losing someone in just two years. But recently there’s been hope, hope that he...

/ 16th December 2018

De Montfort student is suspended

UPDATE: Monday 19th March (17:36) De Montfort University released a second statement on Twitter regarding both cases involving Elizabeth Sawyerr. It can be read in full below. Monday 19 March: A statement from De Montfort University pic.twitter.com/rKOoRRIVvv — De Montfort...

/ 15th March 2018

VARSITY: Heartbreak for women and men’s futsal 1sts

A thunderous crowd sang and cheered for their sides, in an amazing turnout for the futsal varsity fixtures, on Friday 8th March as Renuka Odedra watched on at the Queen Elizabeth leisure centre. After the men’s 2nd team secured the...

/ 12th March 2018

Small Heath beckons for the Peaky Blinders: Season 4 Review

The Shelby family returned to our screens as the latest ominous enemy is out with the intention to eliminate the entire family, who are forced to re-kindle with their roots in the smoke and mud of Small Heath.      ...

/ 7th March 2018

De Montfort student claims coursemates used racial slurs against her

De Montfort University (DMU) student, Elizabeth Sawyerr was allegedly verbally abused by fellow coursemates, who used the n-word against her on a night out last Monday evening. Elizabeth, a performing arts student has alleged that after being invited on a night out on Monday...

/ 13th February 2018

Statue of Leicester suffragette Alice Hawkins unveiled

A 7-foot, bronze statue has been unveiled in Leicester’s New Market Square of Suffragette Alice Hawkins, making her the first ever named woman to be recognised with a statue in the county. By Renuka Odedra A celebratory event took place...

/ 5th February 2018

Meet Amika George: the teenager campaigning to eradicate period poverty in the UK

A campaign is gaining support of celebrities, thousands of people online, and MP’s, challenging the Prime Minister to put an end to period poverty. The eighteen-year-old from North London who started it all speaks to Renuka Odedra. Discussions on the...

/ 15th December 2017

Varsity: Griffins 2nd team unable to continue basketball winning streak

A full house was packed into a court inside the Queen Elizabeth Leisure centre to watch the DMU 2nds team against UoL 2nds on Winning Wednesday. In the first quarter, an early basket by UoL was booed by the home...

/ 23rd March 2017