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IWD Series: A Soundtrack to Being a Girl – songs that shaped the woman I am today Literature & Culture Politics & Current Affairs 

IWD Series: A Soundtrack to Being a Girl – songs that shaped the woman I am today

‘The music of a well-chosen set takes you on this trip through emotions and through various forms of intellectual engagement.’ – John Green The quote above completely encapsulates the power I believe music can have on the individual. Like most people, I have been a lover of music from a very young age and there is not a day that goes by where I fail to put my headphones in and let my favourite songs take me to a happy (or sometimes melancholic) place. I was inspired to write this…

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Don’t sweat the small stuff: your second year house doesn’t have to be perfect Lifestyle 

Don’t sweat the small stuff: your second year house doesn’t have to be perfect

Black tepid water swirls around my ankles, spiders flee before me and a dark gloom hangs over the place. Have I accidentally fallen into the Chamber of Secrets? No, I’m trying to make myself a piece of toast and a brew in our new student accommodation. As a second year, I was beyond excited to come back to student life after the longest summer ever. When I moved into our house in Leamington, so many things started to go wrong. We discovered a spider infestation in the bathroom, one of…

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Things I’ve learnt so far as a Warwick student Lifestyle 

Things I’ve learnt so far as a Warwick student

Before my first year at university, I’d been lead to believe that Warwick is an edgy/urban-looking version of Oxbridge. A year later, I’m still unable to decide whether my assumptions were correct, but there are a few things that I found quite surprising. Firstly, the uni isn’t actually in Warwick, so at some point you’ll have to get the bus. If you want to get to somewhere on time you should probably set off about 2 hours early because you can’t rely on the buses here at all. Also, unless…

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