Georgia Simcox

Literary stocking fillers for your Secret Santa

Whether we like it or not, that time of the year is upon us again – Christmas. Many of us will be doing a secret santa with our flatmates, colleagues or group of friends. But even those of us who aren’t will no doubt be looking at what to gift...
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Posted Nov. 28, 2018

We need to look past the glamour of fast fashion and #OOTD

Outfit of the day, commonly abbreviated to OOTD, posts on Instagram are extremely popular. The #outfitoftheday hashtag contains 35.6 million posts, whilst #ootd has 214 million. It’s a hashtag which has become an Instagram staple, making our feeds like a mini-catwalk as we pour over different outfits and fashion trends....
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Posted Nov. 16, 2018

The Emerge Festival 2018: a review

Georgia Simcox, Marianne Steggall and Beth Rawsthorn review the Emerge Festival 2018 at the Warwick Arts Centre, which saw performances by graduate companies Barrel Organ, Emergency Chorus, Clown Funeral and Feat.Theatre.
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Posted Nov. 4, 2018

Top tips to make your dissertation less stressful

Term may only be a few weeks in but many finalists will be thinking about the beginning stages of the dreaded dissertation. It can be quite a daunting process, as it is a project you will undertake completely independently, with only the guidance of your supervisor. But you’re not completely...
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Posted Oct. 19, 2018

Seven of the best cookbooks for freshers

One of the biggest challenges for many freshers is cooking for themselves every night. Not only do you have to learn how to cook, but one of the biggest challenges in my experience is thinking of new recipes. I’m going into my fourth year and I still struggle to add...
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Posted Oct. 3, 2018

Literary observations of a commuter

I’ve just finished commuting in and out of London for two weeks of work experience. As someone who struggles to read on trains, I was fascinated by the number of people I saw stood on the packed tube with their nose in a book. Now I know why train stations...
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Posted Aug. 29, 2018

Review: Giant Days by Non Pratt

Non Pratt, author of Trouble, is releasing a new Young Adult book called Giant Days. The novel is based on the BOOM! studios hit comic book series which carries the same name. The text follows the adventures of three university freshers: Daisy, Esther and Susan. The three girls are very...
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Posted Aug. 21, 2018

Hall Wars: A complete guide to Warwick’s first year halls

Applying for your first year accommodation can be daunting and stressful, particularly if you haven’t visited the halls you’re applying to. Warwick guarantees on-campus accommodation for most first-years. Of course, you can always check the specific details on the Warwick on-campus accommodation web-pages, but what better way to decide where...
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Posted Aug. 21, 2018