‘Shocked but not surprised’ by Crufts poisoning

By Ciaran Lovejoy Crufts, the largest dog show in the world, was visited by tragedy this weekend after one of its competitors, a prize-winning Irish Setter known as Jagger, died after ingesting poisoned beef. Kelly Davis, a Creative Writing student at De Montfort University and avid dog lover, gave a surprising response to news of […]

Choir aims to hit top note

By Itayi Mushambadope This weekend the De Montfort University Student Choir will be taking part in the 5th annual University Gospel Choir Of The Year finals. Gospel Choir Of The Year is an annual gospel choir, which was first started in 2011 and is held in London and, according to the Gospel Choir Of The […]

DSUGoodDeeds Do we need to be told?

By Kizzy Bass A goodwill tree was set up as part of Student Volunteering week by De Montfort Student Union to encourage people to carry out acts of kindness around Leicester. To take part, you choose a tag from the tree and once the deed is performed, tweet using the ‪#‎DSUGoodDeeds‬ and possibly make a […]

Pastors of the night offer help

By Annabel Easton Caring. Listening. Helping. These are the three principles of becoming a Street Pastor. Whilst students are partying the night away and the homeless wander the roads, volunteers lie in wait to help the vulnerable on the streets of Leicester. Any Christian can become a Street Pastor and pass on the love of […]

Are you having enough sleep?

By Rubina Bala With many deadlines and exams coming up, students need all the sleep they can get to cope healthily with their workload. However, not many are getting even seven hours of sleep every night, which is the minimal of what is considered healthy. Ryan Morgan, a first year Finance student at De Montfort […]