Articles by: Sarah Thornhill

Why Being Single on Valentine’s Day is Underrated

Why Being Single on Valentine’s Day is Underrated

Lifestyle, Opinion, Student Living February 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

THE DAY THAT all single people dread is almost upon us.  If getting harassed for being single by your grandma at Christmas wasn’t bad enough, there is a whole day dedicated to reminding you that you areRead More

It always means more when you can see the thought and effort in a present. The execution doesn't have to be top-notch, it just has to be from you.

Dates & gifts on a student budget don’t have to be a headache

Editors' Pick, Lifestyle, Student Living February 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments

VALENTINE’S Day has sprung upon us again, as it always does with little warning. It still feels a little too soon after Christmas; term has only just started again, and the last thing you dreamed youRead More

10 Ways to spice up your Valentine’s Day

10 Ways to spice up your Valentine’s Day

Lifestyle, Student Living February 13, 2016 at 11:11 am Comments

EMBRACE you inner oyster. Purchase a giant shell and shiny cat suit on Ebay and watch hours of oyster videos on Youtube. After this intense rehearsal of method acting assume a pearl-like shape inside the oysterRead More

Recipies for the sweetest treats this Valentine’s Day

Recipies for the sweetest treats this Valentine’s Day

Food and Drink, Lifestyle February 13, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments

LOVE Bug Biscuits (From BBC Good Food) Ingredients/necessary equipment 175g plain flour 100g chilled butter, cubed 85g icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg yolk 500g ready-to-roll fondant icing Red food colouring 100g icing sugarRead More

Ditch the roses and chocolates – Have a cheap and cheerful Valentine’s Day

Ditch the roses and chocolates – Have a cheap and cheerful Valentine’s Day

Lifestyle, Student Living February 12, 2016 at 9:30 pm Comments

SO VALENTINE’S Day is around the corner again and we are being bombarded with love hearts and teddy bears declaring their love to every passerby. Personally, I think Valentine’s Day is a load of old tosh.Read More

Five New-New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Five New-New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Lifestyle, Student Living January 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

SO WE ARE nearly two weeks into the new year and the chances are the majority of you have most likely failed to stick out your resolutions. You will have broken that ‘no chocolate for theRead More

Four things that are just too stressful to deal with right now

Four things that are just too stressful to deal with right now

Editors' Pick, Lifestyle, Student Living January 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments

IT IS THAT time of year again; assignments are piling up and all you really want to do is crawl into bed and wake up with a first in all of your exams and have itRead More

Student Survival Guide to NYE

Student Survival Guide to NYE

Lifestyle, Student Living December 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

YOUR SURVIVAL instincts have kicked in. You’ve successfully foraged and scrounged in order to live for the last few weeks, the end is in sight, and you can almost taste the branded food you’ll allow yourselfRead More

Nancy’s Bordello Newcastle Review

Nancy’s Bordello Newcastle Review

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Student Living December 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

LAST MONTH, I was in Newcastle for a gig and my sister suggested a restaurant near her halls for food before hand. Her pick was a cute little cocktail/food haven called Nancy’s Bordello. It was decorated with a varietyRead More

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Ten ideas to hack student life

Lifestyle, Student Living December 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

Moving out of a house where your parents most likely did everything for you can be hard. It will probably be your first time cooking on your own, first time washing your own clothes, first timeRead More