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A letter to my pre-pandemic self

Dear past me, Stop whatever you’re doing right now and buy stocks in zoom…I know you don’t know what that it is yet, but trust me, you will be best friends with it by the end of the year.  Remember how you always said you wished to live through an important historical moment? Well, buckle […]

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Is the van life for me?

For a long time, there has been a social blueprint ingrained in us that dictates how we should function as a member of society. The idea of getting a corporate 9-5 office job, somehow working your way up the property ladder and eventually going on holiday once a year seems an almost inescapable inevitability for […]

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Losing out on our youth: has the pandemic aged us?

I don’t need to tell you that we are living through unprecedented times. By now, for me as I’m sure it is for many, this way of life almost seems normal – my expectations and hopes dashed so many times that I have resigned from them altogether. Almost one year on, and the virus is […]

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What Miley Cyrus can teach us about re-inventing ourselves

Let me start with Miley Cyrus’s cover of Heart of Glass at iHeart Festival. The comeback that we have all been waiting for, followed by her release of Midnight Sky to really cement Miley’s comeback message and power in her new image; mullet, diamonds, Louboutins and all. (And if you have yet to watch the […]

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Small Town Syndrome: Finding Liberation in the City

If you were to type ‘small-town syndrome’ into your search bar you’d be likely to come across one of two rather opposing definitions. The first: an inflated sense of self stemming from growing up and having a large reputation in a small town. Or the second: a feeling of restlessness to escape the confines of […]

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Under threat: an introduction to The Student’s sustainability series

The lifestyle section are starting a series to explore the issue of sustainability and how small changes can result in us leading more sustainable lives. Each article will cover a different area of everyday life and what changes can be made to limit your individual impact on the environment. We aim to make these changes […]