Ana Clara Paniago

Worldwide Valentine’s: Intercontinental dating

There have been hundreds, if not thousands, of studies that say that long distance relationships are inherently better. There’s also that extremely cheesy saying that goes, “distance makes the heart grow fonder”. But let’s be real, that’s not the reason I’m in one. I’m in a long distance relationship because...
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Posted Feb. 10, 2017

Leamington Spa holds anti-Trump demonstration

Hundreds of people gathered in Leamington Spa on Monday 30 January to protest some of Donald Trump’s new laws, such as the temporary banning of certain Muslim immigrants from entering the country. It was held from 6pm in front of the Leamington Spa town hall, with over 200 people in...
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Posted Feb. 4, 2017

A City in a Day: Paris

Ah, Paris. The city of love. The city of croissants. The city of more museums than you can physically visit in a month. How on earth can you fit all of these adventures into a mere 12 hours? Fear not, dear readers, for I have recently done the impossible –...
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Posted Jan. 20, 2017

Road to Rio: Ready or not?

Brazil. When I say that word, what do you think of? Carnival? Naked ladies dancing on the street? Football? Beaches? Poverty? I’m sure that if I had asked you this question last year, these are the answers I would have received. Now, the answers are more varied; corruption, Zika virus,...
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Posted Jul. 9, 2016

Crime by young people doubles in Leamington

A recent Freedom of Information (FOI) has revealed a rise in student-caused crimes at night-time in Leamington Spa. It saw 116 night incidents of police intervention, including assault, harassment and violent disorder. Crime caused by people aged between 18 and 24 has almost doubled in the past year. Overall, there...
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Posted Jun. 22, 2016

NUS Costs-Benefits report published

The SU has just released a report on how much money is involved in its affiliation with the NUS. This comes less than a day before the closing of the voting on whether or not Warwick should continue its affiliation with the NUS. The release of the report is also...
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Posted May. 20, 2016

How I paid with a poem

What is poetry worth? World Poetry Day was on Monday 21 March and was celebrated differently by hundreds of people around the world. Me? I wrote a six-line poem and traded it for a free coffee. A couple of nationwide newspapers reported that several coffee shops around the world would be participating...
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Posted Apr. 4, 2016

News nuggets – lollipop men and later buses

The University of Buckingham have brought sniffer dogs onto campus to reinforce their ‘zero-policy’ tolerance to drugs. The University’s vice-chancellor, Sir Anthony Seldon, has said that use of illegal drugs are large factor in mental health issues. There will be regular sniffer dog patrols on campus, serving a duel purpose...
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Posted Mar. 13, 2016