NUS: ‘White gay men should stop acting like black women’

The National Union of Students has passed policy to stop drag, and stop gay men from 'appropriating black culture.'

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Yo Yo Noodle: Full of Ups and Downs

Yo Yo Noodle first opened their Nottingham City Centre store in September 2010 and from there the franchise has expanded, with their recent store opening in Southampton City Centre. As hinted in the name they specialise in noodles, with Asian and Oriental sauces. They also serve chips, rice, flat breads, samosas, spring rolls, frozen yoghurt, … Continue reading Yo Yo Noodle: Full of Ups and Downs

Petition to stop Kanye West Headlining Glastonbury reaches 100,000

Over 100,000 people have signed a petition to prevent Kanye West from performing his headline slot at Glastonbury A petition was set up on change.org following the first headline announcement on 16th March. The original petition said: "Kanye West is an insult to music fans all over the world. We spend hundreds of pounds to … Continue reading Petition to stop Kanye West Headlining Glastonbury reaches 100,000

Tories propose cutting out sickness benefits to improve weight loss

The Tories have released their recent ‘stunt’ to axe the benefits of those claiming sick pay, with treatable conditions. They have specifically targeted those that have a drug or alcohol addiction, and people with obesity. Ministers estimate that there are almost 100,000 people in the UK claiming sickness benefits on the grounds of addiction, including alcohol, … Continue reading Tories propose cutting out sickness benefits to improve weight loss

Why are 16-20’s paid less than standard minimum wage?

We learnt this week that from October, the National Minimum Working wage will be raised by 20p, to £6.70. To most people this is good news, but regular critics will point out that the British minimum wage lags far behind neighbouring Ireland and France, that it isn’t keeping up with inflation, or that it’s even … Continue reading Why are 16-20’s paid less than standard minimum wage?

Mumford & Sons return after a 2 year hiatus with a new sound and Reading & Leeds headline spots

Earlier this year it was announced that British folk rock band, Mumford & Sons, would be headlining at Leeds & Reading, one of the most popular rock, alternative and indie festivals in the UK. My first thought at hearing this was, really? Nothing against the four piece, they just seemed like an unlikely choice. The … Continue reading Mumford & Sons return after a 2 year hiatus with a new sound and Reading & Leeds headline spots

Alba in Inglaterra: Why do English people drink so much?

Spanish Erasmus student Alba Asenjo investigates English people’s love of alcohol. During a recent journalism class, many different subjects were discussed, but there was one that particularly stuck in some classmates’ minds: the alcohol-related problems between English people. As the teacher of the class approached each student, listening to their radio feature ideas, I heard … Continue reading Alba in Inglaterra: Why do English people drink so much?