Marta Zima

The problem with all these ‘Gnome’ films

2011 gave us Gnomeo & Juliet, the re-telling of the classic Shakespearean play ‘Romeo and Juliet’, and 2018 is not one to disappoint. Enter Sherlock Gnomes. While both these films have A-list voices and bring famous works of literature to a younger audience, the gnome franchise is one ‘gnomebody’ (am...
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Posted Jun. 3, 2018

Sport and exercise to improve mental health

Term three is a time where deadlines are looming over our heads, and exams are fast approaching. During this time, it is widely known that our mental health takes a kick, and often, self-care is put into the passenger seat, as we steer our way through to the end of...
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Posted May. 16, 2018

Dogs on campus: just pets or worker pups?

Seeing a dog on campus is almost like spotting a celebrity, with crowds forming around the four-legged friend who can’t quite contain its excitement. As a nation we love dogs so much, such that a dog is the most popular pet in the UK, with 26% of our population having...
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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

Why LGBTUA+ history month matters

February is the month of LGBTUA+ history, and it’s a month for reflection, learning, and understanding. A month dedicated to the history of the LGBTUA+ community reminds and celebrates, champions and warns, that our histories are not created equal. Initiated in 2005 by Sue Sanders, Elly Barnes, and Schools OUT...
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Posted Feb. 14, 2018