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Lifestyle in Lockdown

A collaborative piece from Lifestyle’s editors and writers about what motivates us to get up in the morning, what keeps us sane throughout multiple lockdowns and what we’re looking forward to in the coming months. Karishma Balasubramanian: Lifestyle Editor I like an early start so I wake up at 7am every morning with an existential […]

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Sport

Glasgow who? Our guide to Scottish football media

When most people think of Scottish Football, they think of two Glaswegian teams in particular. Unfortunately for Partick Thistle fans, that means Celtic and Rangers. The Old Firm dominate the discussion around the Scottish game for a reason, but it is not a good one. As is too often in modern football, money is what […]

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The Isolation Series: confessions of a reluctant runner

I want to begin with the disclaimer that for many, coping with mental health is not as easy as stepping out the door. Moreover, exercise is not easily accessible to everyone, particularly with the restrictions currently in place. I am enormously privileged in having a body that allows me to run and in feeling safe […]

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The Student’s top podcasts picks for mental health awareness week

It is 2018 and if you don’t have a NYT best-selling book or a Youtube channel, you’re hosting a podcast. Without the production costs, network dependency, and scripted nature of television or film, podcasts have emerged as an inexpensive and reliable platform to discuss both humorous anecdotes and important issues for a niche audience. However, […]

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Lifestyle

Long walk to campus? Here are some podcasts to fill the time

It’s safe to say that 2018 has been the year of the podcast. Podcasts are a great way to expand your knowledge about current affairs – and whether you’re interested in politics, music or comedy, there’s something for you. If it’s for your walk to campus, or just to listen to while completing mindless tasks, here […]

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TV

Missed the Fringe? Never Fear, Amazing Podcasts are Here

Did you not catch the   Fringe this year? Don’t worry – here is your guide to catching up via podcasts! This was an exciting year for Fringe both in real life and in the world of podcasting. Some streams took off in August to bring you the best of Fringe coverage; some brilliant podcasts graced […]

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TV

Athena Zhao Impressed by My Brother, My Brother and Me

Hosted by your oldest brother Justin McElroy, your middlest brother Travis McElroy and your sweet baby brother (Forbes 30 under 30 media luminary) Griffin McElroy, My Brother, My Brother, and Me is an advice podcast on the Maximum Fun podcast network. Each week, the brothers read aloud questions which are both listener-submitted and found on […]

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Music News

Reversal of the Muse: ‘An exploration of femininity in creativity’

Laura Marling wisely sang “A woman alone is not a woman undone”. Indeed, her music has been laced with explorations of feminism since she broke into the industry at the tender age of 16. Thoughtful and learned beyond her years, Marling exudes a quiet feminine power rivalling that of her most important inspiration, the great […]