• Secondary School Dress Codes: Necessary or OTT?

    I remember very clearly how it felt to wear a uniform at school. The ease of waking up in the morning and throwing the same thing on, the sense of school identity, and the copious amounts of stuff I could fit into the many pockets of my blazer. But...
  • Style Icon: Billie Eilish

    She’s got her ‘Ocean Eyes’ album going viral for its unique sounds, and her style is not far behind in its creativity. For a 17 year old, I applaud her bizarre and inventive approach to fashion. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BILLIE EILISH (@billieeilish) One...
  • Happy Thanksgiving! What UoN students are thankful for this year

    As the American holiday of Thanksgiving arrives, some of our UoN students reflect on what they are thankful for this year: “I am most thankful for the supportive family network I have at home. Whenever something goes wrong, I know without a shadow of a doubt that they will...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’m losing self-confidence…

    Dear Auntie Carol… What do you think is a good way to boost self-confidence? Auntie Carol says… You might be surprised to hear this but Auntie Carol wasn’t always this confident! Once I was a very quiet, very SHY girl. I was! My main problem was overthinking – I’d...
  • Challenges: Let Your Housemate Dress You for the Day

    Following the success of our pilot Challenges article in issue #245, our brand-new contributor Caspar Barnes let his vengeful housemates dress him for the day. It can’t have been that bad, right? Well… I persistently, and sometimes brutally, tease one of my housemates fashion sense. So the idea of letting...
  • Watch This If…You Want to Be More Confident

    These days, people are always saying you should be yourself, but the question is how? Perhaps a surprising source gives us the answer: Legally Blonde. Yes, you read right, a quintessential “chick-flick” can be an inspiration to girls and boys alike, helping deconstruct some of the stereotypes people are already trying...