Category: Featured

My First Manicure: A Review on My Experience at Superdrug Fosse Park

Are you willing to take a day off and do something for yourself? I got away from my fast-paced life for a Sunday and I felt accomplished. As a little girl I used to always ask my grandmother to paint...

/ 19th February 2019

Show Your Love by Running in the MDUK Town and Gown 10K

If you have any questions about the event in this article, representatives will be in the Campus Centre on 19th February 2019. Come chat to us! Supporting the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK, Muscular Dystrophy UK...

/ 13th February 2019

DMU Vice-Chancellor officially steps down

DMU Vice-Chancellor officially steps down.      By Charlie Merrell De Montfort University’s Vice-Chancellor, Dominic Shellard, has officially resigned. The official statement on the De Montfort University website reads: “After nine successful years, Professor Dominic Shellard is stepping down as...

/ 11th February 2019

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch – To control or to be controlled

(Warning: the following article contains spoilers!) Who doesn’t like a good Choose-your-own-adventure book? Or a multiple-choice video game? That’s where Netflix original Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’s popularity has its roots. The interactive film gave the viewers a chance to make decisions...

/ 25th January 2019

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Have you ever wondered how people celebrate Christmas around the world? More than a hundred and sixty countries celebrate this festivity, however, not everyone has the same traditions. A year ago I experienced for the first time the many Christmas...

/ 3rd December 2018

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018

On 20th November each year, we remember the victims who lost their lives to transgender hate crime. The Transgender Murder Monitoring Project releases a report containing the number of trans people killed and how they were killed each year in...

/ 20th November 2018

Student Representative Elections, 2018

The DMU Student Representatives elections will be running throughout the week (from Monday, 29thof October to Thursday, 1st of November). Last year, issues about the regulation of the Student’s Union election were raised and the university’s Board of Governors has decided...

/ 30th October 2018

Black History Month – The Windrush Scandal

So, it’s black history month again and amidst all the Brexit tensions I thought it would be best to write what black history month means to me and what, in the recent months, has interested me about this country’s attitudes...

/ 26th October 2018