Journalism student lands job before graduating

A journalism student from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has started a full-time job at a local newspaper even before graduating.   Katrina Chilver, 21, started this week as a trainee reporter at the Berkshire Media Group, which produces the Slough & South Bucks Observer, The Royal Borough Observer that covers Windsor and The Villager, […]

Election Day Playlist

By Antonio Scancariello With Election Day knocking on British doors, here is a list of five of the most important politically charged songs. It is not unusual to hear politicians quoting specific songs or singers so here we look at the most powerful political songs from the past. 5. U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday Probably the […]

The rise of the cyber bully

By Rhea Turner When most people think of the word crime, a mugging or a murder springs to mind. But there is a new crime on the rise and it is tearing lives apart. Cyber Bullying is the new crime on the block. Statistics show that a shocking half of adolescents and teenagers have been […]

My Relationship with: Depression

By Rhea Turner As I sit across from Anna I can see the fear etched on her face. She fumbles with her hands and looks shiftily around the room. She is about to address one of society’s biggest taboos as she tells us about her difficult relationship with Depression. This is Anna’s story… “Growing up […]

Is immigration a dirty word?

by Rhea Turner Immigration is the word on everybody’s lips as politicians step up once again for the General Election. Promises to cap immigration and save the country dominate the headlines, but is addressing the issue of immigration negative or necessary? Rhea Turner took to the streets of Leicester to speak to the people that […]