Students most at risk of contracting Meningitis strain

Contrary to popular belief, it is not only babies who can contract meningitis. The strain called MeningitisW has been on the rise since 2009 and puts university students most at risk. The disease causes inflammation of the membranes which surround and protect the brain and spinal cord and can cause a life-changing impact. In 2009 …

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New Year’s Resolutions

I realise that we are nearly two weeks into the new year and this post is about new years resolutions, but bear with me! Every year people make resolutions which are, inevitably, forgotten within just a few weeks. The year always starts with an increase in gym-goers and healthy-eaters, but by February everyone has retreated …

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Harry Potter!

Harry Potter is phenomenal. You can't deny it. It's a WHOLE world, all thought up by one, brilliant woman. JK Rowling has created a whole Wizarding World, including schools, a government, families, villains and secrets. It's so complicated but all explained within 7 books. Plus, the fact that each book grows up with you, the …

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Basketball

Last night, my housemates and I went to our first ever basketball game! Worcester Wolves were playing Cheshire Phoenix at our University Arena and for a bunch of people who are generally uninterested in sports, it was actually a good night! (I'm still disappointed the Cheshire Phoenix aren't called the Cheshire Cats though!) As well …

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Harry Potter is back!

JK Rowling must have felt it was about time that Potterheads (including myself) got a little bit of new Harry Potter content. An article was uploaded to Pottermore, the online Harry Potter experience, on Tuesday. It was quickly picked up by fans and news outlets, and within hours #HarryPotterIsBack had began trending on Twitter. (This …

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