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The Fashion Evolution of a University Student

Fashion AV. Photo Credit: Yann Gar. License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

It’s the evening before my first day at uni. I’m a fresher, and think planning an outfit for tomorrow’s lecture is completely normal. I’m studying my wardrobe instead of my timetable - I want to look stylish, but not like I’m trying too hard, and not like a total slob either, but casual, yet put-together. I’ve washed my hair and contemplate sleeping in heated rollers (I’m a Northerner) and planned the subtle brown smokey eye that I will finesse at my desk-turned-makeup-station tomorrow at 7am.

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I Had Completed 45/50 Hours of The Red Award Without Realising: Why You Should Participate in The Red Award

I saw the Red Award advertised several times whilst I was in my first year at university and thought it looked immensely challenging due to the 50 hours you must complete. However, little did I know that since researching into the award I had already completed 45 hours. I did not know that my job at Tesco’s already accounted for 35 hours of the award and I had no idea that being part of a committee in a society accounted for 10 hours of volunteering!» >

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Budget to Enjoy Life More

I like being in control of my life and I hope you do too. Money and consuming are the things that we could, and in my opinion, should control. For many of you, budgeting might be scary, or too mathematical, or boring, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Beauty is a Dangerous Construct

Article by Monica Poucheva-Murray
I’m sure many of you reading this article have come to this piece expecting me to tell you all of the new ways to wear your make-up, or your hair, or which new workout is celebrity approved…
But honestly, all of that is nonsense and a waste of time.
        If you are in a place where you are tearing yourself down every time you eat a meal, every time you go out and your makeup isn’t ‘perfect’, every time you aren’t fitting into the unachievable mould of Instagram and magazine covers, then your beauty will never be fulfilling.» >

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When did Libraries Become a Lifestyle?

Aarhus Statsbiblioteket

We’ve all been to a library, they play a vital role in our academic lives, whether we nip inside to collect a book or spend all-night frantically trying to finish an assignment due the next day. Whilst we may associate them with the dorky stereotype, this is no longer the case and I can now safely conclude: libraries are sexy. Libraries are increasingly adapting to our busy lifestyles and now serve as meeting spaces, cafes, music venues, sleeping retreats, gaming rooms, massage parlours and forests.» >

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