Fur scandal spreads to DMU

By Ilaina Skinner Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld has controversially announced that for his upcoming haute couture fashion show he will be using animal fur, which has caused a stir in the fashion industry and inspired fashion students at De Montfort University. The fur peices are to be unveiled in July during the Paris Couture Fashion […]

Controversy over banning of India rape documentary

By Ali-Haider Hussain Last night the BBC aired again its horrifying documentary named ‘India’s Daughter’, showing a full breakdown of the brutal gang rape and murder of medical student Jyoti Singh on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012. The documentary showed the interviews with the family and friends of Jyoti, and even the rapists themselves. […]

DMU students on voting

By Lewis Bagshaw With the 2015 General Election coming up, just how interested are students in voting? The government is poised to spend around £500,000 in an attempt to persuade students to register to vote, but it is feared that even if they register, many students wouldn’t bother to vote. One student, Ryan Morgan, who is […]

DMU Itching for Varsity Victory

By Jake Waghorn De Montfort University (DMU) has high hopes for the upcoming Varsity Festival next week, once again pitting themselves against fierce rivals University of Leicester (UoL). The Varsity Festival, which runs from the 11th to the 25th of March, sets DMU and UoL against each other in a number of sports and activities, […]

Love (and colour) is in the air!

By Casey Whiting The Hindu festival of love and colour, Holi, was celebrated in style by De Montfort University’s very own Indian Society. From 4pm to 6pm, members of the public were welcomed into Bede Park with a bag of coloured powder and a broad smile. The aim of the festival was simple: to be happy, […]