October’s Most Read Articles

AUTUMN term is in full swing, and with the clocks going back and darker evenings upon is, it seems there is little choice but to crack on with work.

At The Spark, we released our second issue of the year on Friday 17 October. Our cover story was a report on the Oracle student lock-in, where thousands of students flocked for a late night shopping spree.

One post on the Quidditch World Cup, and another on stroke sufferers, continue to receive around 500 hits a day. Interestingly, an article from February on the Debate Society has been popular this month, now with over 43,000 views.

Here are October’s most read articles on our website:

5) YouTube fame tops dream job for young people
Research by Tesco Mobile reveals that students aspire to emulate vlogger Zoella’s success.

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4) The Glaring Flaw in the #HeforShe campaign
Fenella Ginn argues that the hashtag ‘#HeforShe’ completely undermines Emma Watson’s inspiring speech.

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3) Mojo’s Comedy with Katherine Ryan
Gary Gordon was at Mojo’s to see comedian Katherine Ryan headline a fantastic night of comedy.

Photo: Athena Thoma/Flickr
Photo: Athena Thoma/Flickr

2) Reading student donates £1,000 to charity after Amazon win
Postgraduate Fei Xu donated part of his winnings to Cancer Research UK to “help the little buddies”.

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1) Arts Review: Shakespeare in Love
Hilarious, infectious, and an enchanting success, writes Nathalie Siah.

Photo: Johan Persson
Photo: Johan Persson

Thanks for reading this month. Our next issue is on campus Friday 14 November.

Jamie Gostlow

Jamie is the Online Editor at The Spark and studies History and International Relations. He enjoys a good book, the natural world, and a nice pint of ale.

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