Chelsie Lee

Welcome to the world of initiations at Warwick

Would you rather drink vodka from a pig’s head or apple bob in a barrel of urine? For those who were willing to participate in the initiations hosted by Newcastle University’s Agricultural Society, it was not an option. Initiations, also known as adoptions, are social events that involve games and...
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Posted Dec. 9, 2018

Can we find time for the 9 to 5 grind?

‘Fika’ is the Swedish word for workplace coffee breaks with colleagues. For Scandinavians, coffee is symbolic of relaxation and compliments the congenial company of colleagues. For the frantic financial analyst, the Venti-10-shots-skimmed-milk Americano comes with a side of eyebags and deadline anxieties. Even so, coffee is just one of the...
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Posted Nov. 8, 2018

What’s in a passport?

Passports have hit the headlines in recent months with the Home Office confirming that navy blue passports will be rolled out after Brexit to replace the current European burgundy ones; with immigration minister Brandon Lewis claiming that the move will “restore national identity”. This raises the questions: what is in...
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Posted Jun. 29, 2018