The alternative vote

By Kizzy Bass Britain has an important decision to makeby May 7th, not who will run the country but which bird should represent our nation. With America having the bald eagle and India the peacock, Britain, which is renowned as an animal loving nation, has no official national bird. This is set to change. David Lindo, […]

Old clothes, new futures

By Megan Colley Students were given the opportunity to donate their unwanted clothes in aid of The New Futures Project on Monday, March 16, at the DMU campus. The New Futures Project is a campaign run by students in aid of women at risk of sexual exploitation. Third year social work student, Katy Sharman said […]

DMU students celebrate Holi

By Sam Ellison Students of De Montfort University celebrated the Festival of Love and Colour last week at Bede Park. DMU’s Indian Society organised the event as they have done for the last two years. Starting from 4pm, students were provided with free powder, called Abir and covered each other in bright colours for over […]

DMU men’s hockey aim for first ever Varsity triumph

By Tomas Malloy Revenge is on the agenda for the De Montfort Men’s Hockey team as they look to a first ever Varsity win this month. They have never beaten University of Leicester, but after leading last year’s varsity 2-0 and coming up short, left back Laurie Harmsworth is eyeing an historic victory. Harmsworth said: […]

Students offered once in a lifetime opportunity at BBC Radio Leicester

By Bethan Head and Katrina Chilver A BBC radio professional visited De Montfort University today to give students tips on getting work with the broadcasting giant and an insight into the industry. Lucy Collins, programme editor at BBC Leicester, visited the university as part of Employability Week which aims to give students experience and knowledge […]