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

A Review of Epic Games’ Fortnite

By Matthew Hardiker  After surpassing over 10 million players within the first two weeks of its release, the free to play Battle Royal mode of Epic Games` Fortnite became one of the most popular releases of the past year.   The game’s...

/ 12th March 2018

Black Panther: Most Anticipated Film of 2018

By Bronwyn Raby-Whenham  After Black Panther was said to be the most anticipated solo film of 2018, it gained more than $241 million in the box office after its four-day holiday release. This beat more than double the predicted amount, proving that it’s already a huge...

/ 12th March 2018

REVIEW: Paramore take Birmingham’s Genting Arena by Storm

Every one of us who experienced the unfortunate ‘emo stage’ growing up with your converse, all black clothes and scene queen fringes will understand Paramore being one of those bands that you never grow out of. Even when you do...

/ 7th 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

Low Chimes, a Band to Look Out For 

The importance of the release date of an album can often be understated, but when Illumine, the debut LP from Stroud outfit Low Chimes, was released in early October, it perfectly captured the late Autumnal and early Winter phases. Combining...

/ 6th March 2018

The DeStress Fest

The DeStress Fest is happening right now at Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester. It’s only a twenty-minute walk from campus and is well worth a visit. The program of exhibitions has been running from the 8th of January and will be concluding on the 28th of March, so...

/ 2nd March 2018

Katherine Ryan Review: Glitter Room in Leicester was an absolute hoot

Ryan’s set at De Montfort Hall was full of hilarious jokes, funny gestures and comically important insights into her personal life. Many of us have heard of Katherine Ryan. A Canadian single mother with way too many dogs who doesn’t...

/ 26th February 2018

Pixar Strikes Again with Their Latest Hit: Coco

Coco is the latest standalone Pixar film since their 2015 flop The Good Dinosaur and before that was Inside Out, which was rated highly by many critics and with good reason. With every Pixar release expected to become an instant hit, this film had...

/ 23rd February 2018