Gerard Jones

(Gay) pride and prejudice: high school homophobia

As much as I detest gay stereotypes and think they are often reductive and offensive, I can’t deny that my flamboyance is something that probably comes to define me in many ways. Most people who know me personally would be putting it lightly if they described me as extroverted and...
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Posted Feb. 7, 2017

In defence of the diva and her impact – Mariah Carey

Everyone loves divas. There is no denying it; you are a straight up liar if you claim you don’t experience world’s most sublime eargasm every time you hear Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody’ get played in POP!. However, for some reason, female singers aren’t taken as seriously as their...
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Posted Dec. 3, 2016

Why you should read The Song of Achilles

For those of you who don’t know, The Iliad is an epic poem about the Trojan War which certain people *side eye most people who studied the Epic Tradition in first year* label as tedious and boring. But I shall tell you one thing that is not boring about The Iliad: its...
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Posted Aug. 13, 2016

Shows to Sizzle Up Your Summer

Parks and Rec If you ever need any sort of reassurance that it’s all going to be okay regardless of how colossally you muck it up, then this mockumentary is perfect for you. The protagonist, Leslie Knope, is a goofy, loveable government official who always seems to get herself into...
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Posted Jun. 30, 2016

Dear bank account… sorry

Like most students, I live for the day that my student loan gets paid into my account. When SFE send that glorious text, it triggers a rush of euphoria – much like the feeling you get when Beyoncé drops an album or absolutely slays a Superbowl performance. I thought I’d...
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Posted Jun. 22, 2016

Fashion and Philanthropy: LINE has it all

On Thursday 11 February, Boar Lifestyle received the opportunity to live the high life and attend a fashion show. It wasn’t London Fashion Week, but we’re students, not celebrities, so we can’t really complain. Warwick LINE is a society dedicated to creating and showcasing stylish and innovative clothing, while also...
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Posted Feb. 25, 2016

Single and fabulous: a guide to styling out single-dom!

We’re you single this Valentine’s Day? Don’t fret, Gerard Jones’ gives his tips on how to be single and fabulous… I have been single every Valentine’s Day since birth; that means that this February will mark my twentieth V-Day I spend without a significant other – but don’t cue the...
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Posted Feb. 14, 2016