Veggies for days!
Posted by Nia in Media and Communication on March 12, 2015
As my time at Leicester draws to a close, I’ve started to look back on the city with nothing but adoration. Some of the novelties that I tended to ignore as a fresher, have now developed to become the aspects of Leicester that I love. If you’re a food lover then you would struggle to […]
Checking out or checking in?
Posted by Nia in Media and Communication on February 15, 2015
I know I’m a Media and Comms blogger, but due to the fact that I have a split degree, every now and then I like to give my neglected topic Sociology, some overdue TLC. Last semester, I took a Sociology module known as ‘Drugs and Society’ which covered the concept of ‘doping’ in sport (using […]
Can a ‘normal’ Barbie adjust our expectations of a healthy body image?
Posted by Nia in Media and Communication on December 2, 2014
One of my media modules this semester is Media and the Body. This has definitely been the most relevant and critical to society today and I would thoroughly recommend it. The subject of body image tends to crop up on a regular basis as you can imagine in the module. In Western society, implicit and […]
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Procrastination to the max…
Posted by Nia in Media and Communication on January 9, 2014
As exam period now stands before most of us, we all frantically put our library cards to use. The endless lecture notes have been uploaded and numerous emails providing ‘tips and tricks’ seem to be flowing in nicely. Usually, being a bit of an anxious person, this would be my cue to enter panic mode. […]