Month: February 2017

Leicester City v Liverpool – Match Preview

With Leicester dropping into the relegation zone following Saturday’s results and Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool fighting to fix the damage done from a poor start to the year, the stakes for Monday night’s game couldn’t be higher. Claudio Ranieri’s sacking just...

/ 27th February 2017

#LoveInternational & A Dance for Change

The university celebrated Love international with various events, it lasted for 24 hours and a candle was lit each hour in memory of those who had lost their lives. The event started at 12pm on Wednesday 8th Feb and finished...

/ 25th February 2017

The Great RAG Challenge 2017

If you haven’t seen it already, Demon Media are preparing to do a charity broadcast from their base of operations at De Montfort University, Leicester. Over the past two months, students and members of Demon Media have prepared a wide range...

/ 24th February 2017

Drum and Bass Awards 2017 – The Preview

Only a short journey away from our hometown, the Drum and Bass Awards will take place in Donington Exhibition Centre, Derby. With a hectic line-up of some of the world’s best D&B artists, this is an awards ceremony with a...

/ 24th February 2017

What Happens Next? Life after Graduation

As students we spend so much time thinking about the next course work submission, or revising for the next exam that we often forget what it is we are actually working towards… Graduation. It’s a seriously daunting thought isn’t it?...

/ 23rd February 2017

Comedy Festival: Stewart Lee @ De Montfort Hall

Stewart Lee began the Leicester Comedy Festival in brilliant style at De Montfort Hall on Wednesday evening. Lee’s shows are often very improvisational, or so it seems, it became very difficult to tell whether he had many of the audience...

/ 21st February 2017

Gender Fluidity: A Personal Experience

Gender fluidity is one of those things that many people don’t understand, it is where the person is often fluid between male and female and is very new in society; many people are used to either cis-gender or transgender and...

/ 21st February 2017

DMU’s Sport Journalism students receive access all areas tours of the biggest clubs within Leicester

By Joel Wood Journalism’s single and joint honour students who take a sports module have been lucky enough to visit three of Leicester’s top sporting sides since returning from Christmas. Around 30 students have had the opportunity to visit Leicester...

/ 21st February 2017

Fairtrade Fortnight 2017

Did you know there are over 4,500 Fairtrade certified products for sale in the UK?! It’s Fairtrade Fortnight 27th February – 12th March. DMU was awarded Fairtrade status in March 2010 and this year we have a number of exciting...

/ 21st February 2017

John Wick: Chapter 2 is a stylish, hyper-violent dream

“You stabbed the devil in the back. To him this isn’t just vengeance, this is justice” Keanu Reeves’ John Wick is back and better than ever in this stylish, hyper-violent sequel. In 2014 original, John Wick, Reeves portrays former hitman...

/ 20th February 2017