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Boxing Day: survival of the thrifty.

Boxing Day: survival of the thrifty.

The 26th of December, also known as Boxing Day, is a time associated with the emergence of frenzied shoppers. Since most of my shopping is done online, I decided to attend the local Highcross mall to see what all the hype was about. As I stepped out of my house, there was an eerie silence […]

Biographies torn apart – this year’s Chilean presidential contenders

As promised in my last post, this time I’m going to write about the relationship of the two runner-ups to the recently concluded Chilean elections. I know Chile (South America in general) doesn’t occupy a very prominent spot in the European and US media. I think this is unjustified, because the current époque of capitalist […]

The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

With winter in full swing and my penultimate semester officially over, I can finally see freedom on the horizon. Whether I’ll reach it with a smile depends on how much revision gets done over the Christmas break. As exams loom around the corner one thing’s for certain…the time for games are well and truly over. With […]

NUS

NUS

The National Union of Students (NUS), a voluntary body of over 600 student unions, collectively represent the interests of more than 7 million students nationwide. This year’s elections to become the spokesperson for Leicester University’s Student Union (ULSU) have officially opened. For those who don’t know, NUS Delegate’s play an integral part in voicing the […]

Team Jsoc.

Shalom

Last week Leicester’s very own JSoc led a 3 day campaign aimed at teaching students about the Judaic culture. Supported by members from the Union of Jewish students (UJS), this gave students the opportunity to ask questions about aspects of Jewish life. Throughout the week the Jewish Society (Jsoc) organised a variety of activities, from […]

Keohane in Santiago

Keohane in Santiago

Today I attended a public lecture held by Robert Keohane, Professor at Princeton University. Prof. Keohane is an esteemed International Relations scholar and founding member, as well as long-time editor, of the IR scene mag International Organization. Prof. Keohane gave his lecture at Universidad Diego Portales, here in Santiago de Chile. He presented his concept […]

Make it happen.

Make it happen.

Once again, the University of Leicester’s annual ‘Festival of Careers’ has come and gone. As one of the biggest graduate recruitment events in the country, this gave students the opportunity to interact with representatives from a range of employment sectors over 3 days. After attending a prep lesson with the Career Development Service (CDS), I […]

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