Lindsay is a journalism graduate who spends a lot of time reading and taking pictures of her dog.

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is something that affects everyone, whether it is putting off studying, applying for a job or even returning those shoes you impulsively bought last week. The truth is we’re all guilty of purposely ignoring some of our responsibilities that are overwhelming or require a lot of hard work; resulting in the essay being done […]

Top 5 money saving tips for students

It’s the common stereotype that students everywhere are living off instant noodles and energy drinks – and, unfortunately, while this applies to a lot of students, it doesn’t need to. It can be a challenge to save money when you’re used to spending freely without thinking, but there are many great way to cut back on your spending without […]

What’s next for Zayn?

It’s the news that has taken over the whole world in the last 24 hours – Zayn Malik has left One Direction. *insert hysterical crying emoji* Devastated fans are heartbroken about the news of the heartthrob leaving the band after five years of chart-topping hits, world tours and even a box office smash movie; and whether […]

REVIEW: James Bay – Chaos And The Calm

With a popular radio hit single ‘Hold Back The River’, winning the BRIT Awards Critics’ Choice Award and now releasing his first album Chaos And The Calm, it’s clear that 2015 is the year that James Bay dominates the music world and gets the recognition he deserves. James’ passion is clear throughout the album, as he […]

Five ways to boost your happiness

They say money can’t buy happiness. Even though I doubt I’d be devastated if I had my own mansion or brand new car, when it comes down to it, it really is the little things that count. The simplest things can make us want to burst with joy and share our positivity with the world. […]

A State-side summer

There are a million ways to spend the long summer holidays; hanging out with friends, going to festivals, spending time with family, but have you ever considered going to camp? In recent years the number of young people flying off to America for a summer of fun has been soaring and it is easy to […]

How to get the most out of work experience

Applying for jobs, particularly full time work can be hard; you think you have found a perfect position when you notice that previous experience is essential. Cue everyone asking the question: ‘How am I supposed to get the required experience if I can’t get a job?’ The answer? Work experience. Work experience is an excellent […]

YOUR VIEW: Down with the bullies

violence Bullying is something we ALL know about, with constant campaigns being made to raise awareness of bullying in schools, the workplace and slightly more recently, the danger of cyber bullying. Something that tends to be ignore more, yet is becoming a growing problem, is bullying within the entertainment industry. It’s everywhere, yet it’s continually […]

Your vote counts

The General Election is just around the corner (on Thursday 7 May!) and it is time to get involved and make sure your voice is heard. The younger generation has fallen under the stereotype that they are uninterested and generally politically lazy, however this is not true and more and more young people are getting […]