Miruna Mihaila

The perfect recipe for studying: is music in the mix?

Imagine yourself walking into any of the library’s floors, what do you see? Clearly not even a single free seat but besides that, you would probably notice the numbers of students wearing headphones while studying. If you stay long enough, you might even observe someone moving their feet to a beat
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Posted Jun. 7, 2019

Circling: an international perspective

Picture this: you are a young adult from Eastern Europe. You’ve just come home from the local bar and some club. You’re not that drunk and you remember (almost) everything. The night had started with drinks around 9pm. You and your friends were at a bar where they don’t ask...
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Posted Jan. 26, 2019

Does language shape your personality?

Warwick University takes a lot of pride in its international community. As Professor Seán Hand, the university’s Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor said, we are “committed internationalists” who are dedicated to “global perspectives”. This comes with a high number of both students and staff who speak two or more languages. While being proficient...
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Posted Jan. 2, 2019

The rush to graduate: why two-year degrees are a bad idea

Sadly, the undergraduate diploma doesn’t magically open an infinite number of doors for those who behold it. Naturally, having a degree does not mean you have acquired all the necessary skills to enter the workforce. Or at least, it surely won’t once students will have the option to ‘fast-forward’ through...
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Posted Dec. 9, 2018

Classics vs. contemporary: which team are you on?

If you ask any avid reader what their favourite book is, they’ll probably reply with the one written almost a century ago. At Warwick, it’s either this or one of Haruki Murakami’s brilliant texts. Truth be told, I still can’t decide whether Never Let Me Go should move up in...
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Posted Nov. 24, 2018

The truth about exec pressure

If you ever see me sitting in front of my laptop, looking stressed out, there is a good chance it has something to do with my exec role.  It sounds quite counter-intuitive considering that societies are a fun way of spending your time, right? Don’t get me wrong, being an exec...
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Posted Nov. 12, 2018

Fashion essentials for your wardrobe

The Fall/Winter fashion trends are full of gloss, animal print, and fringe, but we all know sometimes it can be hard to include the extravagant designer fashion pieces into our wardrobe. Here is everything you need to be fashionable on campus: Coats: Good news! Camel coats, vintage-style military parkas, tweed...
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Posted Nov. 11, 2018

The Warwick Bubble has everything you’ll ever need

One of the most important criteria for choosing universities is whether you want to experience campus-life or not. While it might seem as something which shouldn’t influence your decision, it shapes your university experience more than you’d think. As someone who grew up in a small city, not having to...
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Posted Sep. 29, 2018

Hall Wars: A complete guide to Warwick’s first year halls

Applying for your first year accommodation can be daunting and stressful, particularly if you haven’t visited the halls you’re applying to. Warwick guarantees on-campus accommodation for most first-years. Of course, you can always check the specific details on the Warwick on-campus accommodation web-pages, but what better way to decide where...
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Posted Aug. 21, 2018