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Rowan Keith

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Saying “I do” to Valentines Day

There are many reasons to dislike Valentines Day. It glorifies being in a relationship over being happy and single, the price of chocolate rises...

New Year…Same Me?

I have a long and complex history with New Year’s resolutions, and by long and complex, I mean every year for a month starting...

Shout out to my Exe

The University of Exeter: probably the best university campus in the world. Well, probably not, but it’s still pretty good. Studying abroad, especially where...

Exe-ploring Exeter with friends from home

A friend from home coming to visit is always a tricky situation to navigate - there’s the concerns about them getting on with your...

It’s a Wonderful (Student) Life

Picture the scene. It’s 1 November and you are walking back to your flat, minding your own business and enjoying the autumn breeze with...

Weekend wandering – how to organise the perfect family visit

As a student, one of the biggest treats of term is when your parents come to visit. There’s a little slice of the comfort...

Student Saviour: Puffer Jackets and Evening Wear

In what I can only assume is a gift sent down from the fashion gods and goddesses, especially for us Exeter students, wearing puffer...

Appreciation or Appropriation: When Halloween costumes cross the line

As Exeter University dresses up for Halloween, the significant debate over what is culturally acceptable resurges. Universities across America and the UK are warning their...

Second thoughts: immortality

In José Saramago’s book ‘Death at Intervals’, everyone in one country stops dying. This leads to thousands of living dead, a mafia forming to...

Student Saviour vs. Student Sabotage: Sequins and patchwork

Student Saviour: Summer sequins This week’s student saviour is summer sequins. Finally, after years of hoping and praying, it is now acceptable to wear sequins...