An Exeter-based letting agency has been directing its student clients to broadband deals that extend far beyond their tenancy. Star Student Lettings, part of Star Property Centre, near-exclusively arranges student tenancies of a 12-month period or less. Prior to the commencement of their contracts, all tenants received an email noting “IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR MOVE-IN”. […]
A plan by the Students’ Guild and vegan food retailer How on Earth to open a shop on campus has been cancelled. The proposed outlet, which would have taken the place of DH2 venue Italiano, was announced on social media by the retailer in late-July. This publicity came before the deal itself had been finalised. […]
Online Editor, Harry Caton, weighs up the pros and cons of films that push the boundaries of typical running times.
Online Editor Harry Caton reviews Missy Elliott’s latest EP
A student attendee at Hijacked Festival has been working with the festival organisers to improve accessibility, following organisational negligence and discrimination directed towards their condition. Following the incidents, which occurred over the course of an evening at Hijacked on May 30th, the current plan for disabled festivalgoers has been expanded. These include “more robust” accessibility […]
Demonstrators clashed on Monday as far-right UKIP MEP candidate Carl Benjamin and former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos came to lead a rally at Exeter Quay. Addressing crowds of supporters and protestors, the two arrived as part of Benjamin’s electoral tour of the South-West. As has been the case across their campaign, the controversial figures challenged […]
Senior Online Editor, Harry Caton, discusses the emergence of neologisms.
In an email to all students this afternoon (20 May), Vice-Chancellor Steve Smith declared a University-wide Environment and Climate Emergency. The announcement comes after weeks of action by environmental group Divest Penryn on the Cornwall Campus. The statement aims to “support those calling for urgent action and show our commitment to leading the change required.” […]
Exeter professor Michael Depledge has been one of several leading toxicology experts to speak out on the difficulty of setting up a hypothetical UK Chemicals Agency post-Brexit. Speaking at the first session of the UK Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry into toxic chemicals in everyday-life, the scientists advised adherence to pre-existing EU chemical regulations since the […]
Let’s talk about pasta. It can often seem the signatory of student food, underwriting many a solemn midday lunch, hazy-drunk dinner, and ill-advised breakfast. It’s built up a reputation for not only ease, but sheer visibility as the corner-stone of student living – nary a student cookbook goes by without the carb-heavy gleam of spaghetti, […]