Aamena Patel

The friendliest cities in the world

It’s the 21st century. You’d hope that a keen traveller could go anywhere their heart desired without much concern, but sadly issues like racism, amongst other ‘-isms’, are still common in some places. Even footballers can experience this on trips abroad, as the poor treatment of Raheem Sterling compared to...
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Posted Mar. 1, 2019

The meaning of Christmas in different cultures

Whilst the winter holidays, for many, are dominated by the celebration of Christmas, there are many students at Warwick who do not actually celebrate the holiday in the traditional sense. As such, two students describe their personal connections to Christmas, despite not traditionally celebrating the holiday.   Mariam Amini When...
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Posted Dec. 14, 2018

How to be a better tourist

Being a good tourist can be difficult at times. You don’t want to annoy the locals, but you do want to get the most out of your holiday. There are ways to avoid being a nuisance to the local community and mostly it just comes down to doing some planning...
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Posted Sep. 28, 2018

Climbing tour 2018

There aren’t many things that I would consider being worth hauling a suitcase down to the bus stop at the crack of dawn for, but I would say that the WUCC tour to El Chorro is a valid exception. After all, who would turn down 10 days of climbing up...
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Posted Sep. 4, 2018

Understanding the British Asian identity

Following a survey conducted by ComRes, it was revealed that more than half of British Asians had toned down their Asian identity to fit in. In light of this, five Warwick students share their thoughts on the results of this survey, and their own personal experiences. Aamena Patel It’s not...
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Posted Aug. 15, 2018