Category: News

Concerns on Campus

I’m sure that everyone has been told not to go to certain places at night. There’s roads you shouldn’t go down or people you shouldn’t talk to. You shouldn’t go through parks at night, I remember being told when I...

/ 19th October 2018

No Referendum for De Montfort SU as the accused resign from their positions

By Abi Gibson    The emergency council which called for a referendum at De Montfort Students Union took a dramatic turn as three of the elect Full Time Officers resigned from their positions.  The council, on April 12th, began with...

/ 13th April 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

The bigger picture behind the dancer on the ‘Dare to be Fearless’ advert

By Panhchaka KH  Most of you may have seen the dancer who appeared on DMU’s TV advert in 2016-17: ‘Dare to be fearless’. His name is Wes Bingwa, a third-year dance student performing his dance routine on the Campus Centre roof at dawn in the advert.  Of course, this was...

/ 13th 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

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

Valentine’s Day: love it or loathe it?

Whether you love it or loathe it, Valentine’s day is approaching! It’s the ‘one day of the year’ where you can show your loved one just how much they mean to you, some may argue. Here are some of the...

/ 7th 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