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Cow Print – Yay or Nay?

Life&Style Writer, Emmie Claringbull discusses cow print, the latest animal print trend and how it can be seamlessly incorporated into our wardrobes

Posted on 20th April 2019

Redbrick Revisits: The Architect and the Union Building

Peter Vessey shares a letter from Redbrick's precursor publication ‘The Mermaid’, in which the architect responsible for today's Guild of Students explains the design process behind the building

Posted on 29th March 2019

My Body, My Choice

When Paula Smith* discovered that she was pregnant, she exercised her choice to have an abortion, knowing that it was the right decision for her. Here she recounts her experience of the abortion process, and outlines why she believes pro-life activism is unhelpful to women facing pregnancy

Posted on 13th March 2019

Remembering the Birmingham Student Protests of 1968

Fifty years ago today, students from the University of Birmingham occupied the Aston Webb building in protest at a lack of student representation at the University. Half a century later, Jenny Wickham shares her experiences as one of those protesters

Posted on 27th November 2018

Spotlight On: Student Safety

With crime frequent in Selly Oak, we asked Comment contributors to discuss the worrying levels of criminal activity in the area

Posted on 30th October 2018

Feature: UoB during World War I – Trials & Triumphs

In his second instalment, Peter Vessey continues his exploration into UoB during WW1

Posted on 4th June 2018

Feature: UoB during World War I – The Opening

In the first of three parts, Peter Vessey paints a picture of what life was like during WWI at the University of Birmingham.

Posted on 28th May 2018

Why It’s Okay Not to Have Your Life Figured Out

Life&Style's Daisy Hanbury explains her thoughts on why not having your life completely planned out doesn't have to be a negative thing

Posted on 28th March 2018

London Calling: Wembley Beckons Four FA Cup Semi-Finalists

Sport Writer Jake Bradshaw reviews the FA Cup Quarter-Finals and looks forward to the Semis coming up at Wembley

Posted on 24th March 2018

Roger Federer: Greatest Of All Time

Sport Writer Evan Yabsley explains why, in his opinion, Roger Federer is undoubtably the greatest sportsman of all time

Posted on 21st March 2018

Three Days In Porto

Travel writer Tom Belcourt-Weir writes about his time spent in Portugal's second city, Porto.

Posted on 21st March 2018

How To Stay Motivated Over Easter

As post-Easter exams approach, Life and Style's Jess Howlett shares her tips on how to remain motivated over Easter

Posted on 19th March 2018