Divas by name, not by nature
SocietiesSportStudent experience

Divas by name, not by nature

Cheerleading can be stereotypically considered a cliquey sport. For some, it’s not even a sport (in spite of having dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and lifting people in the air). As part of Durham Divas, and someone who’s been involved in cheerleading since the beginning of university, I can confirm it is the most inclusive…
A brief escapade to York
Student experience

A brief escapade to York

As beautiful as our little city, Durham, maybe, we sometimes need to evacuate and indulge in a day trip with our friends. Whilst looking for affordable places to visit, our criteria being: good Christmas Markets, further away than Newcastle, but not far enough as for The Trainline to make us pay the equivalent of plane ticket…
Saving Lives is Not a Crime
EventsStudent experienceUndergraduate

Saving Lives is Not a Crime

Sarah Mardini was undoubtedly the highlight of the 2019 Amnesty International UK student conference that took place in London on 2-3 November. The conference was incredibly diverse and eye-opening, gathering an array of young activists from universities countrywide, with some international guests too. But the spotlight could not…