Marta Zima

Exchange books with your loved ones on Valentine’s Day

If you walk into any supermarket in late January, you’ll be bombarded with everything from chocolates to bath gift sets, all in deep red, heart-shaped packaging. You’ll then realise that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you and your partner celebrate it, you will most likely be...
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Posted Feb. 14, 2019

A history of Nightline’s campus-based service

Finding yourself in distress with no one to turn to while at university can be one of the most daunting experiences you can ever have. However, here at Warwick, students are lucky to have a group of dedicated volunteers to turn to in a time of need. Nightline has been...
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Posted Feb. 12, 2019

How the internet became obsessed with ‘Bird Box’

For Horror film lovers, Bird Box was the perfect Christmas present. Netflix reported the film scored a staggering 80 million views in the first four weeks after its release on 21 December alone. Aside from becoming Netflix’s most successful release to date, the film was also the centre of attention...
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Posted Jan. 31, 2019

New game releases to anticipate in 2019

2019 is set to be a huge year, from Brexit and Glastonbury to the Women’s World Cup and Megan and Harry’s baby. But, what new game releases and tech can we see in the next year? It’s safe to say we can expect lots of new releases of games in...
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Posted Jan. 19, 2019

Art in space

Marta Zima explores the discussion around art in space, as prompted by the recent SpaceX Falcon 9 launch.
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Posted Dec. 31, 2018

The popularity of film adaptations of books at Christmas

‘Tis the season for switching on ITV and finding yourself watching A Christmas Carol again, as you do every single year since the film’s release. While some of us may have read Dickens’ original story, the film featuring Scrooge and the various supernatural visitors he receives has become a Christmas...
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Posted Dec. 23, 2018

Are we a generation of snowflakes?

The term ‘snowflake’ describes young adults of the 2010s as being more prone to taking offence and being less resilient compared to the generations that came before them. Being a snowflake comes with the assumption that you are too emotionally vulnerable to cope with views that challenge your own. Do...
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Posted Dec. 2, 2018