In the Line of Duty: Building a Memorial to the Unsung Canine Heroes of WW1

Published by Positively Scottish. They are the forgotten heroes of the Great War, thousands of dedicated individuals who more than played their part on the front line. But now a crowdfunding campaign is under way to provide a permanent memorial to the Airedale Terriers near the Scottish base where their training began, at East Haven in […]

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Peer Assessment: Is It Really Helping Us Learn?

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. Students have an array of different responses to the subject of group work and peer assessment. Some relish in being ‘the leader’, the driving force of a project where they can showcase their creativity and encourage their team members. Some quietly enjoy group tasks simply because it gives them the […]

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How to Be a Blogger

Published by CultNoise magazine. In our social media obsessed pop culture, many of us religiously follow bloggers for advice and tips (or just for some good reads) on everything from makeup, beauty and fitness, to arts and culture. But blogging isn’t just restricted to these categories. Blogs can specialise in anything and everything. No matter what […]

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Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Halloween Films

Published by CultNoise magazine. What’s your favourite scary movie? It’s that time of year again. Whether you are dressing up and going out to a Halloween party, or staying in and ignoring the door bell when the trick-or-treaters come a-calling, chances are you’ll see some scary movies during the Halloween festivities. While having a good scare is […]

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Film Review: Legend

Published by Student Rag. People are often surprised to hear that I’m a huge fan of gangster films. I love them so much that I even have a huge make-shift canvas up on my wall featuring characters from Scarface, Goodfellas, The Godfather and many more all gathered round a poker table. But one of my […]

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Guest Blog: “YOUniversity Living” by Rachael Procter

Introducing moon child guest blogger: Rachael Procter! I am a 20-year-old student of English, creative writing and journalism at the University of Strathclyde. With a passion for the written word, I currently contribute to four student magazines and occupy the role of Features editor the Strathclyde Telegraph. My love of stationery has inspired me to […]

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7 Reasons to Love Hermione Granger

Published by CultNoise Magazine. Growing up watching the Harry Potter series, Hermione was unsurprisingly one of my all time favourite characters. Having someone – albeit a fictional character – to look up to who showed that you could still be funny, friendly, pretty, brave and clever all in one go was something that hadn’t been shown […]

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Top 5 ‘Harry Potter’ Gifts for Your Favourite Muggle

Published by CultNoise Magazine. With everything from Chocolate Frogs and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans to Remembralls and books on Advanced Potion Making, the various sweets, treats, knickknacks and accessories from the Harry Potter series have captured the imagination of an entire generation of youngsters and adults alike. We may never be able to truly experience the […]

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She’s *My* Best Friend

Published by Femsplain. I’m sure when ancient man saw another cave dweller with a bigger piece of meat than he had from that afternoon’s hunt, he probably felt a twinge of jealousy. He may even have been so jealous that he smashed his fellow cave dweller over the head with a club, stole the meat […]

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Call Me Transphobic: The Caitlyn Jenner Halloween Costume

Published by CultNoise Magazine I’ve always loved Halloween. It’s a holiday where we have the excuse to dress up in elaborate costumes and makeup, be silly, play games and go out trick or treating with friends and family for bags full of free sweets and chocolaty treats that’ll rot our teeth — it’s basically Christmas come early — which then, as […]

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