I Am More Than My Hair

100 years

It’s 100 years since World War One began. This feature looks at work being undertaken by two of the University of Leicester’s very own researchers. Sally Horrocks from the School of … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Health and beauty rituals that make you say ‘WTF?!’

Penny Brown, an Australian model with a fascination for Jessica Rabbit, trained her body to contort in extremes by only taking off her corset when she showered. Whilst Brown’s waist … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

The pleasure in being

According to a study conducted by Virginia and Harvard Universities, published in ‘Science’ magazine, people would rather entertain themselves with electric shocks than spend 15 minutes alone with their thoughts. … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is shopping anti-feminist?

Turn on the TV and you find yourself drowning in gender-targeted advertising. Our minds are slowly indoctrinated with the idea that we need to buy certain products to improve us … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

In defence of tattoos

Tattoos are for the people who see deeper than the epidermis, for the romantics, for the people who ponder over the same thoughts continuously. Tattoos are for people who need … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life lessons from kids

Looks don’t matter This video went viral after everyone applauded how the kids did not have any reservations when hugging another black pupil. They don’t see the colour of someone’s … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

A letter to the men who follow women

After an exhilarating night watching the Germany-Brazil match, I took the night bus home alone. It felt safe until I got off the bus and was faced with a very … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment
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