Lucy Stubbings

The big grumble: Why do we moan so much about our degrees?

‘“Go to University” they said; “it will be fun” they said.’ Recently, as I scrolled aimlessly through Twitter in a haze of procrastination, I came across this tweet.. In agreement I swiftly ‘liked’ the tweet and continued not to write my essay. In my effort to think about anything other...
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Posted Apr. 18, 2017

Invisible illness: What it’s like studying with Crohn’s

From the outside I may appear to be a happy, healthy nineteen-year-old student; and that’s because that’s exactly what I am. My digestive system on the other hand, not so much. In 2009, aged 12, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, a chronic form of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) that...
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Posted Mar. 29, 2017

Society Tours: All hangovers and no history?

As a history student and travel enthusiast, discovering that Histsoc were to be going on tour to Prague filled me with excitement. A city saturated with culture and memory? Yes please. Yet, after eagerly purchasing my ticket no more than thirty seconds after their release, my enthusiasm was swiftly met...
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Posted Mar. 4, 2017