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Haries succeed on track and trail

The Hare and Hounds running club have had a phenomenally successful year of racing. The club’s achievements, led by Captains Matthew Rallinson and Bronagh Wishart, are almost too numerous to mention and innovation within the club has been evident throughout the year. The club has consolidated its strengths to ensure a truly successful year of […]

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Haries succeed on both track and trail

The Hare and Hounds running club have had a phenomenally successful year of racing. The club’s achievements, led by Captains Matthew Rallinson and Bronagh Wishart, are almost too numerous to mention and innovation within the club has been evident throughout the year. The club has consolidated its strengths to ensure a truly successful year of running. […]

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Dissertation: gargantuan workload and symbolic rite of passage

The month of March is known as dissertation month for final years throughout the university. Yet, as Sarah Henderson attempts to finish her dissertation, she investigates whether the dissertation has become more synonymous with a compulsory rite of passage.   ‘How is your dissertation going’? ‘Have you resorted to the Hugh Rob building yet?’ ‘Are […]

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Lunch on the go: the rise of the pop-up food stall on campus

Sarah Henderson investigates the increasing trend of pop-up food stalls around campus, and the impact it has upon student lifestyles. Hungry students are a well-known feature of university campuses across the country. Offer a student free food at any event, and chances are that their interest will instantaneously increase significantly. Yet, instead of a slap-up […]

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You shall go to the ball: glamour and nostalgia in society shindigs

We may not all embrace our inner Cinderella on a daily basis. Indeed, in a society increasingly aware of gender equality, endorsing an event that traditionally places women on a pedestal and idealises beautiful women may be seen as outdated and potentially sexist. However, masquerade balls and society balls continue to be popular amongst both […]

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Hare and Hounds bask in BUCS success

The Hare and Hounds running club continue their successful season with an admirably strong performance at British Universities Cross Country Championships (BUCS), held at the University of Gloucestershire. Notwithstanding the gale-force winds and soggy course provided courtesy of Storm Imogen’s torrential rain, the men’s A squad, women’s team and men’s B squad all worked incredibly […]

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Interview with actor and journalist Adam Pearson

Disabled actor Adam Pearson has starred in acclaimed film Under the Skin and recent documentaries such as Freak Show. He talks to Sarah Henderson about free speech, disability and hate crime. Thank you Adam for taking the time to answer questions on disability hate crime, part of raising awareness of problems faced by disabled students […]

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‘Tis the season to wear hats?

With festive Santa hats adorning many a head, Sarah Henderson investigates the history of hat wearing and how hats have changed from being an integral part of social classification and identity to a fashion statement. A google search of “hats” reveals many varieties of hats available from many different retailers; beanies, warm balaclavas, fedoras, headbands are to […]