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Is Social Media Taking Over our Lives?

"It’s time we start living in the real world" - Katy Holdcroft suggests that although sharing and communicating through social media has its benefits, it shouldn't control our lives as it currently does.

Posted on 20th April 2015

On the Proposed Cuts to Neuroscience and Pharmacology: A Student Perspective

The Neuroscience and Pharmacology courses are set to face cuts. Here students voice their opposition in an open letter to the Medical and Dental Sciences college.

Posted on 17th April 2015

UoB and BCU unite to create ‘Birmingham Asks’ manifesto

The Guild of Students and Birmingham City University Students’ Union unite to launch the official Birmingham Student Manifesto, ‘Birmingham Asks’.

Posted on 16th April 2015

The RSC’s Production of Arthur Miller’s Classic, Death of a Salesman

Culture Critic William Carroll reviews the incredible production of Death of a Salesman at the RSC, which brings Arthur Miller's classic to life. He tells us about the captivating performance of Antony Sher, who plays Willy Loman, a salesman who is the epitome of someone trying to reach the American Dream.

Posted on 7th April 2015

Defeat at Old Trafford drags Villa back into relegation dogfight

Sports Reporter Nathan Jacobs looks at Aston Villa's defeat to Manchester United and what that means for the club as they bid to stay in the top flight of English football.

Posted on 6th April 2015

Rooster House to accept Meal Plan

Popular Selly Oak Chicken shop to accept Meal Plan, the University Halls food credit scheme, from Term 3.

Posted on 1st April 2015

The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey at Birmingham REP

Culture critic Abbie Priestley took a trip to the REP to catch Paper Cinema's Odyssey as part of the Flatpack Film Festival

Posted on 31st March 2015

2015 Triathlon season powers into life

UoB Triathlete Tom Powell reports back from the opening event of the 2015 BUCS Season in Nottingham

Posted on 30th March 2015

The Problem with Prime Minister’s Questions

"The travesty of parliament": Rhys Murphy tells why Prime Minister's Questions - in its current format - is unfit as a barometer for the competence of party leaders.

Posted on 29th March 2015

Student Life and Sexual Harassment

Georgie Deaville recounts her experiences of sexual harassment as a first year at the University of Birmingham.

Posted on 28th March 2015

The Philharmonic Orchestra at Elgar Concert Hall

Culture Critic Freya George fell in love with the Philharmonic Orchestra at Elgar Concert Hall and tells us how it can be good for the soul.

Posted on 28th March 2015

Expensive Makeup and Elitism

Aamina Siddiqi discusses the difficulty of achieving the perfect look perpetuated by the celebrity-focused media, especially for women of colour, as the makeup industry caters for lighter skin tones and pushes up prices for all.

Posted on 28th March 2015