Student Lock-in is back!

By Megan Colley The incredibly popular shopping event, Student Lock-in, at Highcross returns on the 10th March from 8:30pm for another evening full of discounts and giveaways. Participating retailers are offering a range of 10-50% off in store merchandise; retailers involved include Topshop, New look, Debenhams, Karen Millen and many, many more. A shop assistant […]

Are you in the right frame of mind?

By Simone Dalling Coping with exam stress as the exam period looms is the main focus of a revived event at De Montfort University known as ‘Mind your Head week’. However this time ‘Mind your Head week’ will have a larger focus on coping with exam stress considering the exam period is looming. It will take place […]

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 […]