Issue 001

A nightmare before Christmas for nursing students at the University of Hull

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Looking into the situation surrounding the forced suspension of some nursing students at Hull University By Maddie Callaghan Some nursing students have been denied the opportunity to continue with their…

A weird little gym family at Hull University

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A powerlifting sport team has come to Hull, but they haven't come quietly... By Joseph Sheperd & Brandon Sewell Powerlifting is a sport consisting of three lifts; the squat, the…

Taylor Swift Steals the Show at the American Music Awards 2019

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Full of glitz, glamour and plenty of drama: this year’s American Music Awards did not disappoint. By Maisie Scannell Credit: Suvan Chowdury Selena Gomez made a comeback after two years…

DOES SIZE REALLY MATTER?!

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Kexgill vs Unicom: The Game Is On… By Eleanor Dawson Unicom started the hilarity when they parked quite a large sign outside the University Quarters’ new offices. When making such…

In Conversation With Sea Girls

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Our Emma heads out to catch up with Sea Girls by Emma Hitchenor Ahead of their sold-out show, Emma caught up with Henry and Oli from Indie Rock band ‘Sea…

The General Election – Exciting or Terrifing? Is it Vive La Révolution time?

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Credit: Artem Beliaikin Well that came out of nowhere, didn’t it? By Jaeben Watkinson In case you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, on the…

Thank you, Hull, for Kinky Boots

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Hull has some vast new improvements and we are all for it By Alice Longton Ever since the 2017’s City of Culture, Hull has got a hell of a lot…

How Netball Squad Has Shaped My University Experience

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The big family - Netball By Eleanor Leetham Credit: Eleanor Leetham “Degrees take up a lot of time” is something we’ve probably all thought. Whether it's missing out on going…

Choose Wisely: Your Guide to the General Election 2019

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   You've seen it all before, plastered all over the media but here is a breakdown of everything you need to know about the upcoming elections By Peter Knight On…

Gig Review: Turin Brakes Bring a Fantastic Acoustic Set to Cottingham

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Our music editor Maisie braves the cold for a gig in Cottingham, was it worth it? By Maisie Scannell On the first cold and dark December eve of 2019, four-piece…

My first Varsity experience away from home

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By Katie Henshaw Playing as a part of the Lacrosse team, Varsity 2019 was very interesting for me as it was my first time competing away in Lincoln, so it…

Three things I wish everyone knew about pole dancing. Because life is just better upside down

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By Amy Smith I tried my first pole fitness class 5 years ago on a complete whim. I have danced all my life, but you know, in the usual way……

Ole’s at the WHEEL! and he’s got 3 years insurance…

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By Rebecca Solway Ole’s at the wheel, tell me how good does it feel… to be a Manchester United fan right now? After a series of bad performances and disappointing…

“Books on prescription” – the library announces a new mental health section

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Written by Amy Smith Mental health and wellbeing are becoming an increasing topic of focus at universities, and in my opinion, rightly so. This is clear to see if you…

Don’t close the libraries, they’re the beating heart of our communities

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Last year, nearly 130 libraries closed their doors for the last time. The beating heart ripped out of many communities, often in the poorest regions. Libraries are places of exploration…

Hull’s very own Diagon Alley Trinity Market: the hidden gem of Old Town

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Written by Peter Knight Trinity Market is a hidden gem of Hull's Old Town; however, 'hidden' is bad for business. In 2017, Trinity Market had a £3million rejuvenation. Like Hull's…

The End of D&B in Hull

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Only a few more events before Shinobi closes its doors for good by Eleanor Dawson In a Facebook post on the 8th April, it was revealed that after 17 successful…

Notre Dame on Fire – The main structure has been saved!

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Written by Eleanor Dawson Fire alarms were first triggered in the Paris cathedral at 18.20 on Monday 15th April. The cathedral rector told a French radio station that monitors checked…

‘Weather Beaten’ – Katie Spencer album launch at Middleton Hall. 1.03.19

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By Connie Ward-Allen A full auditorium had come down to see the launch of local, Katie Spencer’s album ‘Weather Beaten’ in her hometown of Hull at the university venue. David…

The perfect feel-good summer track – ‘Living without you’, MAURITIA

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By Connie Ward-Allen MAURITIA, Hull band on the rise, have just released yet another catchy indie tune. With a busy year, playing on the first ‘Made In Hull’ Sesh Cruise,…

On Point: Should YouTube rappers get more recognition?

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By David Dawson Today, as with most days, I found myself scrolling through YouTube in the hopes of some serious procrastination (apologies to my degree), and I stumbled across a…

Music for the people – Sleaford Mods live at Asylum 7.3.19

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By Jamie Nowell The most startling thing about this gig was the diversity of the audience. Sleaford Mods brought together the old, young and everyone in-between for an amazing night.…

Top 5 films to watch instead of doing your work

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By Katie Marshall We all procrastinate: it’s life. That’s why I have brought to you the top 5 films that you can watch instead of doing your work! These feel-good…

Shazam Review

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By Alice Longton I think it’s safe to say that after the whole Justice League fiasco, D.C.’s reputation has gone to the dogs. Of, course, I might just be speaking…

Review: Insomnium (dir. Ed Cotton, 2018)

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By Shay Flora Insomnium is the ambitious new film created by a group of Hull University Film students in collaboration with Humber Film. Set firmly in Hull, this psychological thriller…

AI: Artificial Inspiration

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By Joe Greaney Computers already power modern publicity, but what about creative production? It’s no secret that artificial intelligence, or AI, has become the backbone of publicity and advertising in…

Fantasy Premier League Tips and Tricks:

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By Patrick Donald With the Premier League heating up going into its final stages, the Fantasy Premier League is as well. With Liverpool and Manchester City battling it out for…

Let’s talk bodies

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By Connie Ward-Allen “It’s all very well to pass the blame, but I thought by the age of twenty, people would have learned that this ‘childish teasing’ can be detrimental…

The first ever image of a black hole

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By Maddie Callaghan The theory surrounding black holes, which originated from Albert Einstein has officially been confirmed. Eight ground-based radio telescopes have worked together to capture the shadow cast by…