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Releve’ and Reflect

  Professional ballerinas appear to be confident and elegant on stage but off stage their lives are filled with body shaming and injuries. Kristen Shear pulls the curtains back to shed light on life behind the scenes as a professional ballerina and what happened after she took her final bow on stage.   “For as long... Continue Reading →

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The new way to beat NHS waiting lists: Medical Tourism

Your GP tells you the news that you need surgery. What’s the first thing you do? More and more people are beginning to pack their bags and book a flight overseas, not for a vacation but for healthcare.       Medical tourism, when someone leaves their country for another for healthcare treatment according to... Continue Reading →

Pole Dance Cash Dash

The University of Essex Pole Dance Club faces an unusual problem, raised money for different charities but have been rejected. Abigail Prior, the club’s Volunteer and Fundraising officer, says that most local charities reject their fundraising donations because it’s associated with pole dancing. She believes these charities don’t want the association with this particular club... Continue Reading →

Relationship Deal Breakers

With recent new of a 22 year long marriage coming to an end after the husband announced he had planned to vote for Trump, in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, claiming his republican vote was a 'deal breaker'. Leaving some questions to be asked, what are your relationship deal breakers? Did she take it too... Continue Reading →

Interested in exploring the world but a bit nervous in how to prepare for your journey? Here’s a list of do’s and don’t from some backpackers themselves… Don’t wait for the right time to go, there is never a right time. As long as you have a visa, valid passport and money, the world is... Continue Reading →

Syria comes to Essex

Every month, the Art Exchange at the University of Essex changes their art gallery. For all of October, November and December, the art exchange is displaying a 3-part exhibition entitled, Movement of the People. This exhibition displays art from Syrian artists. During November, part two in displays artwork found from Facebook and YouTube including political... Continue Reading →

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