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"25.10.2016 16:44:00" epigram.org.uk Augustines @ SWX, 17/10 While they set sail on their goodbye tour, Alexia Kirov gives a heartfelt final farewell to Augustines. Arm-in-arm with Big Jeff, Alexia Kirov says a final farewell to Augustines.
"25.10.2016 15:55:40" epigram.org.uk Bristol SU Living Officer refuses to award Student Accommodation prize - Panel of students, including Bristol SU's Student Living Officer, refuses to award the 'student experience' prize in protest at extortionate rent prices. SU Living Officer fights back against extortionate rent prices
"25.10.2016 15:18:05" burstradio.org.uk Home | Burst Radio Burst Radio is Bristol University's 24/7 student radio station. They think it's all over! But it's not! The Friday Football Show is back (yes, it's on a Tuesday) today at 5pm over on Burst Radio - Bristol University Radio Station!
"25.10.2016 10:51:39" epigram.org.uk Celebrating Black History Month at the University of Bristol - Union officers, societies and students have joined together with the aim of making this Black History Month the biggest … Akala's sell-out talk perfectly articulated past, present, and future issues with our 'racialized' culture. See what else is going on during Black History Month at the SU
"25.10.2016 09:45:00" epigram.org.uk Bristol student in organ donation appeal after saving dad's life - A Bristol student who saved his father's life by donating part of his liver is now urging students to join … Remember #match4lara? A heroic Bristol student is urging you to join the organ donor register after giving his dad 56% of his liver
"25.10.2016 08:51:58" epigram.org.uk TIMELINE: How the NUS referendum unfolded... - Take an interactive look back at the weeks, months and years building up to last weeks vote to remain affiliated to the NUS Check out our interactive timeline!
"24.10.2016 09:36:54" epigram.org.uk Flights of fancy - Victoria Dobbie, a Bristol student on ERASMUS in Germany, uses her experiences of an international dating career to give … Victoria Anna Dobbie shares her top 5 reasons why you should ignore the 'it's just too hard' and try long distance relationships
"23.10.2016 17:57:42" epigram.org.uk Recognising and combating emotional dependency - Emotional dependency, that is, a complete reliance on other(s) for one's happiness and emotional wellbeing, is an issue that... Wellbeing online editor, Flora Doble, discusses the importance of recognising and tackling emotional dependency in relationships.
"23.10.2016 16:46:00" epigram.org.uk Goat @ SWX, 19/10 With more cultural fusion than the pan-global buffet at Zsa Zsa's Bazaar, Goat are in a league of their own. Natalie Pla catches a glimpse of Goat - a group more culturally fused than the pan-global buffet at Zsa Zsa's Bazaar.
"23.10.2016 13:29:33" Writers Meet Up Writers Meet Up Come meet us over a coffee to find out about how to get involved in Bristol's number one student newspaper! No experience required at all. We're looking for writers or just those who are interested in finding out more about Epigram.
We are a diverse
"23.10.2016 08:30:00" epigram.org.uk Bristol students find best friend in lost Husky 'Max' - It's starting to get colder and darker, so what better way to warm your heart than with this good news story. It was love at first sight when third year students, from the University of Bristol, found this lost husky. We have pictures. Lots of pictures. It was love at first sight when third year students, from the University of Bristol, found and took in this lost Husky. We have pictures. Lots of pictures.
It's starting to get colder and darker, so what better way to warm your heart than with this good
"22.10.2016 20:52:06" epigram.org.uk 'A meteoric rise' - An interview with Bristol Ladies and UBWRFC star Tilly Vaughan-Fowler - Tilly Vaughan-Fowler is a GB and Bristol Ladies rugby player alongside her studies at the University of Bristol and … Nicky Ntfc Withers chats to GB, Bristol Ladies and UoB Women's Rugby star Tilly Vaughan-Fowler about her journey to success:
"22.10.2016 17:15:00" epigram.org.uk Review: Bakesmiths - Spotted the swanky new Bakery on Whiteladies? Ellie Donnell lets us know how her experience was… For two years … Epigram eats out: Ellie Donnell takes a trip to the new bakery on Whiteladies, Bakesmiths. You now know where to head for your Sunday brunch.
"22.10.2016 16:45:00" epigram.org.uk The food I couldn't live without: Eggs - Flo Williams shares with us the food she simply couldn't imagine living without: the adaptable and always delectable eggs. … Flo Williams shares with us the food she simply couldn't imagine living without, and provides us with a great recipe to rustle up too.
"22.10.2016 16:00:00" epigram.org.uk Skeptacism Busy conquering the world with his brash brand of UK rap, it would seem that grime king Skepta is untouchable. Georgia Marsh wants to challenge your pre-concieved notions - and Skeptacisms - about grime.
"22.10.2016 08:33:25" epigram.org.uk Review: Bakesmiths - Spotted the swanky new Bakery on Whiteladies? Ellie Donnell lets us know how her experience was… For two years … Find out why the new cafe on Whiteladies Road, Bakesmiths, takes the quintessential brunch favourite, 'avo and eggs', to a whole new level.
"21.10.2016 19:08:24" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: plans for a protest production of musical Aida under discussion at Bristol. - Share this...000Epigram can exclusively reveal that meetings will be taking place within the next week by a prominent society at … BREAKING: Epigram can exclusively reveal that talks are currently taking place to put on a one-off protest production of Aida at Bristol. Controversy
"21.10.2016 18:51:51" epigram.org.uk Most Bristol students working for nothing, survey suggests - New Epigram survey on work experience suggests that a majority of students have undertaken unpaid work in their time at university. Survey suggests that over 70% of Bristol students have worked for no wage
"21.10.2016 17:20:00" epigram.org.uk Beyoncé, Bon Iver and Bowie: a subversion of the social media revolution? The surprise album drop has become something of the norm. From Frank to Bey, everyone's doing it. In the age of social media, Luke Unger examines the newest, and most explosive, trend in music releases: the surprise album drop.
"21.10.2016 16:45:45" epigram.org.uk How to spend a healthy day in Bristol - From the great outdoors, to the best brunch and pizza places, Flora Beverley shapes out a perfect day in … From the great outdoors, to the best brunch and pizza places, Flora Beverley shapes out a perfect day in Bristol.
"21.10.2016 13:45:06" epigram.org.uk In defence of: daytime drinking - Living editor, Johnny Thalassites, launches a passionate defence of daytime drinking. Because someone had to step up to the … Johnny Thalassites argues why daytime drinking should be celebrated
"21.10.2016 10:50:48" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: Bristol votes to remain in NUS - The University of Bristol will remain affiliated to the National Union of Students after two thirds of students voted yes in this week's referendum. BREAKING: 67% of students vote remain in NUS referendum
"21.10.2016 10:00:01" epigram.org.uk Did someone just find the cure for HIV? Aoife Hannon unravels the latest breakthrough in beating HIV. Early tests on the first person to complete treatment show no signs of the virus in his blood
"20.10.2016 20:24:39" epigram.org.uk BUCS Star Team of the Fortnight - Welcome to BUCS Star Team, the feature that showcases the very best performances from across Bristol's competitive sports teams. … Check out who won the first of our fortnightly feature 'BUCS Star Team' after their resounding victory over Cardiff:
"20.10.2016 20:18:36" epigram.org.uk Dr Albert Sanchez-Graells speaks out against foreign academic exclusion - Share this...000One of the University of Bristol's senior legal academics sat down with Epigram to tell us why the potential … The Guardian wanted his expertise. So did we.
Read the full exclusive interview with Dr Albert Sanchez-Graells
"20.10.2016 14:27:15" epigram.org.uk Non-British academics to be excluded? - Share this...000There has been an uproar from key legal academics questioning the legality of the alleged UK government's recent announcement … Emily Faint talks to one of the University's own senior legal experts on foreign academics potentially being excluded from Brexit-related projects. By who? The British government.
"20.10.2016 14:12:36" epigram.org.uk A gift to the horror-drama genre - The Girl with All the Gifts review - Alice Menon reviews The Girl with All the Gifts – the zombie picture with a twist. The Girl with All … Alice Menon reviews The Girl with All the Gifts, a refreshing zombie flick with a twist.
"20.10.2016 13:00:01" epigram.org.uk Top winter boot trends - As the mornings get darker and 'Brizzle' begins to live up to its name – it means one thing … As the mornings get darker and 'Brizzle' begins to live up to its name, pack away the Birkenstocks and invest in a reliable pair of Winter boots.
"20.10.2016 12:00:01" epigram.org.uk Grant immigrants the right to vote New Bristol University research shows allowing immigrants to vote could have changed the result of the 2015 general election. In … Following new research from the University of Bristol Emma Isle discusses what would change if immigrants could vote
"20.10.2016 10:30:00" epigram.org.uk An Interview with Daughter Elena Tonra, the celestial voice and face of indie-folk trio Daughter, speaks to Deputy Music Editor Ellen Kemp. Daughter's matriarchal hero Elena Tonra sits down for a natter with our very own Ellen Kemp.
"20.10.2016 09:30:00" epigram.org.uk Warnings of Asian hornet near Bristol - Bristol Zoo has released a statement asking people to 'Bee Aware' of Asian hornets, which have been sighted in … Bee-cause we want you to stay safe!
"19.10.2016 21:50:14" epigram.org.uk Is Brexit hysteria unhelpful and unproductive? - Seb Janner thinks that the public's response to Brexit thus far has been melodramatic and unjustified. People always seem … Seb Janner argues that rejection of the EU is not rejection of an out-ward looking Britain
"19.10.2016 16:37:21" epigram.org.uk 26 years later: were MI5 secretly recruiting Bristol students? - 'Allegations of University complicity in MI5 recruitment at Bristol re-surfaced this week, with a lecturer suggesting there could be … 'He was asked to attend an interview in London, where he was questioned about the student's “loyalty to his country” and sexual inclinations'
It's been 26 years since Epigram's initial report, but what actually happened back then?
"19.10.2016 14:31:13" epigram.org.uk From Hiatt Baker to the BBC - Bristol graduate Stephen Dunleavy speaks to Epigram about life as a wildlife filmmaker and working with Attenborough. Amy Stewart chats to wildlife filmmaker Stephen Dunleavy about life amongst the animals.
"19.10.2016 12:43:25" epigram.org.uk The problem isn't NUS policy, it's their implementation - Sahar Zivan argues that it's not the NUS policies such as 'no platforming' that are the problem, it's the double … 'Not only did NUS not demand the no-platforming of extremist Moazzam Begg, they travelled round the country's campuses hand-in-hand with him'
"19.10.2016 12:18:15" epigram.org.uk Seven Picks for Simple Things A preview of the horde of the finest performers in the business playing at myriad venues across Bristol's Simple Things festival. To put it simply, Sam Mason-Jones loves Simple Things - Bristol's multi-venue festival - so much so that he's selected his seven picks that cannot be skipped out on this weekend.
"19.10.2016 12:00:01" epigram.org.uk UoB could sacrifice reputation for fee rise - Despite the Times Higher Education reporting that the University of Bristol were going ahead with the second stage of … Recruitment of Bristol graduates may be affected by the university's position in TEF. Read more here:
"19.10.2016 10:59:38" epigram.org.uk Yes to NUS: Forget Brexit, this referendum is about Affiliation - Megan Clark tells us what benefits the NUS actually bring to Bristol Uni. Should I stay or should I go?
"19.10.2016 10:44:37" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Men's Football 1st XI vs Southampton Solent 1st XI - Live coverage from Oakland Park in the outskirts of Bristol as Bristol's men's first team take on the first … Follow Epigram Sport's live coverage of the Men's Football 1st XI clash with Southampton Solent 1st XI from 12 noon here:
"18.10.2016 18:22:04" epigram.org.uk The hidden heroes of sport at Bristol - Running a sports club at university is one of the most challenging yet rewarding things a student can do. … Ever wondered how sports clubs run so smoothly? Grace Youell sheds some light on some of the hidden heroes of sport at Bristol:
"18.10.2016 17:24:26" epigram.org.uk Nom, Nom, Nomu... - Amy Henderson eats out at Nomu and shares her delightful experience with us… I ended up at Nomu when … Amy Henderson reviews Nomu, making our mouths water over spicy sushi rolls and tempting cocktails.
"18.10.2016 13:17:36" epigram.org.uk 'Start The Bus' stops the bus - A music venue and restaurant in the city centre has just announced its temporary closure for 'refurbishment'. When the … Another heart-breaking club rebrand
"18.10.2016 12:25:37" epigram.org.uk Epigram is recruiting for a deputy style editor - Epigram is looking for a Deputy Style Editor to assist the current Style Editor and Online Style Editor with editing and … Love writing? Love fashion? Then apply to be Epigram's Deputy Style Editor!
"17.10.2016 22:20:32" epigram.org.uk Walking away won't change the NUS - Kate Raison insists that leaving the NUS is not the solution; working together from the inside is. “We should … In or out? Kate Raison explains why she's voting to remain in the NUS.
"17.10.2016 20:57:29" youtube.com NUS: Stay or Go? Still don't know how you're going to vote in the NUS referendum? UBTV have made this video to help you decide
"17.10.2016 18:25:58" epigram.org.uk Who's the Vice Chancellor anyway? - Francine Long reports on what separates the Pro Vice-Chancellors from the Provosts. Here's a who's who of the uni bureaucracy...
"17.10.2016 16:52:28" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: #nusref debate - As voting opens today on whether Bristol SU should disaffiliate from the NUS, the big beasts of each campaign … Nothing on Netflix tonight? We'll be live blogging the NUS debate from 18:00. Let's hope there's no singing...
"17.10.2016 16:09:54" epigram.org.uk The NUS is the butt of the nation's jokes - Scarlett Sherriff argues that the NUS does not represent student interests. Disaffiliation from the NUS is the only way … In or out? Scarlett Sherriff explains why she's decided to vote leave in the NUS referendum.
"17.10.2016 10:49:08" epigram.org.uk Planet Earth II set for Bristol Premiere....and you could be there! - Applications have been opened to be part of a 200 strong audience in Bristol for the premiere of Planet Earth II, to be attended by Sir David Attenborough. Planet Earth II before anyone else, a real life David Attenborough, right here in Bristol...and all for free?
"17.10.2016 08:05:00" epigram.org.uk POLL: Which song is more tragic? Vote on Yes & No to NUS referendum campaigns official(ly awful) songs. - Yes, you've heard correctly, both campaigns have released songs, and now you can watch them in all their awful glory. Yes, you've unfortunately heard correctly. Both campaigns have released songs ahead of voting opening today, as well as the NUS debate at Bristol SU this evening. You can watch the videos in all their awful glory
"16.10.2016 13:51:51" BREAKING: Students evacuated from Medical Science building as church is on fire on St.Michael's Hill
"16.10.2016 13:41:08" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: Students evacuated as church is on fire on St.Michael's Hill - Share this...000Police have confirmed that a fire started in St Michael on the Mount Without church this afternoon, leaving St …
"16.10.2016 10:31:23" epigram.org.uk 'We don't waltz into a room and talk about no platform policies': an interview with Richard Brooks - Ahead of Bristol's NUS referendum, Richard Brooks, Vice President (Union Development) at the National Union of Students (NUS) speaks to Epigram about the whether the NUS is still in touch with students. 'There are certain comments around Zionist outposts or Jewish students that are totally reprehensible'
Richard Brooks, NUS VPUD, talks to Epigram ahead of Bristol's own NUS referendum.
"16.10.2016 09:07:29" epigram.org.uk The truth about Freshers flu - Share this...000With lecture halls and the ASS now being filled with a choir of coughing, Saskia Hume tells her tale … Saskia Hume tells her tale of Freshers flu: "I bravely struggled on, naively hoping some vitamin C tablets and a Gossip Girl marathon would miraculously cure me"
"15.10.2016 17:19:39" epigram.org.uk First Impressions - Ellie Chesshire offers her first impressions on the foodie places in Bristol, from city centre to the fantastic produce St. Nicholas … Ellie Chesshire gives her rendition of her first impressions of the Bristol foodie scene.
"15.10.2016 13:00:00" epigram.org.uk Fit and Fabulous: Bristol girls can - Amy Stewart reviews 'Fit and Fab,' the SU campaign to get girls confidently exercising. Embrace the jiggle!
"15.10.2016 11:00:00" epigram.org.uk Bristol's best Charity Shops - Your guide to Bristol's best charity shops within walking distance from the Triangle- perfect for when you have an … Your guide to Bristol's best charity shops within walking distance from the Triangle- perfect for when you have an hour or so to kill in between lectures
"14.10.2016 20:22:28" epigram.org.uk A toot of originality or just a bad smell? Swiss Army Man review - Vicky Cortés Freeman reviews Swiss Army Man, a marmite film which is sure to split opinion. If you've heard of … Vicky Cortés Freeman reviews another of Daniel Radcliffe's latest spells, Swiss Army Man, which will leave you in love or hate.
"14.10.2016 19:54:54" epigram.org.uk Puzzles - issue 303 solutions - Solutions to puzzles in issue 303 (3 October) What better way to start Friday night than finding that sneaky crossword answer you couldn't get? Solutions for the last issue are now online.
"14.10.2016 19:20:22" Epi-round Up Our first ever instalment of Epi-round Up is here, giving you the fortnightly Bristol news in (approximately) 60 seconds.
ft. Sir Dave himself, Waitrose controversy, the latest from Quidditch and pricey uni
"14.10.2016 19:16:34" epigram.org.uk Are we losing faith in referendums? - What do you do when there's an opportunity to end a war that has cost the lives of 220,000 people, but then it's rejected? Noa Leach and Marco Barbato discuss the conflict and chat to students about their views. Should the people be trusted to make decisions of national importance?
"14.10.2016 17:10:31" epigram.org.uk Operations for obese students but not for smokers? - Ellie Chesshire talks us through why the NHS should be more wary about suspending non-essential surgery for obese students, … Obese students and student smokers - at what point should the NHS refuse them operations?
"14.10.2016 15:00:04" epigram.org.uk BUCS results round up - 12th October 2016 - It was a bumper Wednesday of sporting action for Bristol both at Coombe Dingle and across the country and … Want to find out how Mighty Maroon got on this Wednesday? Check out Dan Reuben's round up of all the results from Coombe Dingle and across the country:
"14.10.2016 12:06:14" epigram.org.uk Bristol's hypocrisy over fossil fuels - Daisy Joy argues that renewable energy is not the dreamer's choice, but the pragmatist's. A major criticism of renewable … Daisy Ajderian argues that we must change the way we think about renewable energy
"13.10.2016 20:47:53" epigram.org.uk Attenborough insist world's future 'is in our hands' in talk at SU - Sir David Attenborough and Chris Packham captivate Ansom Rooms crowd with fascinating talk on conservation at Bristol's Windscreen Festival Not one of the luck 165? Catch up on today's David Attenborough talk!
"13.10.2016 18:52:12" epigram.org.uk 'Save Our NHS' protesters march and stage die-in in city centre - Share this...000Students and public today have joined together to protest ongoing Tory changes and cuts to the NHS. By 5.30 … Even the Grim Reaper showed up to protest NHS cuts...
"13.10.2016 17:45:20" epigram.org.uk Bristol's Best Coffee Shops - Do you crave that pick-me-up that a glorious cup of well brewed coffee gives you? Sarah Roller advises us … Need a pick-me-up? Sarah Roller gives us the rundown on Bristol's best coffee spots.
"13.10.2016 17:29:09" BREAKING NEWS: Save Our NHS Protest happening now in Broadmead. More coverage coming soon.
"13.10.2016 17:00:31" epigram.org.uk Students must learn from the Brock Turner case - Sarah Williams states that consent must be understood by students, and that too many don't at present. On September … Sarah Williams argues that we must change the way we discuss sexual assault
"13.10.2016 15:30:46" epigram.org.uk The astonishing rise in cybercrime Cybercrime is a pressing threat which we should all, as students, be aware of. Rumer Ramsey decodes some of the reasons for ... How much personal information could a hacker get from your laptop?
"13.10.2016 14:00:02" epigram.org.uk Tammy Abraham: Bristol City's new striker on cloud nine - Teenage golden boy Tammy Abraham has got off to a flying start at Bristol City. While the rest of … http://epigram.org.uk/sport/2016/10/tammy-abraham-bristol-citys-new-striker-cloud-nine
He's the same age as first year students
"13.10.2016 12:41:01" epigram.org.uk An Interview with Ardyn Alexia Kirov caught up with brother-sister-duo Ardyn before their support slot on Wild Beasts' tour. Ardyn't you glad that you heard about them here first?
"13.10.2016 09:03:23" epigram.org.uk Bristol tops league table thanks to pricey gym - Students are often complaining about the price of sport at Bristol University.Online Editor Hannah Price investigated how much you really are paying compared to other institutions around the country. Out of the top 25 universities on the Complete University Guide we found that the University of Bristol is the second most expensive for peak gym access.
(Moral of the story: gyms are expensive, doughnuts aren't)
"12.10.2016 19:43:42" epigram.org.uk Potter reaches his peak - Imperium review - Michael Murphy reviews Imperium, the make or break picture starring the world's most famous wizard. Scan his IMDB page and you … Daniel Radcliffe uses all he learnt in Defence Against the Dark Arts in his latest film, Imperium. Regular writer, Michael Murphy, reviews Potter's most recent attempt to escape the wizarding world.
"12.10.2016 17:47:55" epigram.org.uk In defence of grammar schools - Responding to 'No Country for Old Schools', Oliver O'Loughlin stands up for a grammar school education. As someone who … Former grammar school student Oliver O'Loughlin tells us why his grammar school was, for him, the best of the nine other schools he attended.
"12.10.2016 14:08:54" epigram.org.uk Loyle Carner @ Marble Factory, 8/10 - Loyal to his roots – situated firmly in both East Coast rap and homeland sentimentality – Mr Carner blends quick … These hoes ain't Loyle.
"12.10.2016 10:08:17" epigram.org.uk The parasitic public relish the residue of Brangelina - Jessica Cripps laments the public's grotesque pleasure following Brangelina and other high profile disputes. So. It happened. Love, once … Jessica Cripps discusses the involvement of the public in high profile relationships
"11.10.2016 17:00:00" epigram.org.uk 'Brizzlepuffs' creates first Quidditch league in England - The University of Bristol's 'Brizzlepuffs' have introduced the first ever league system for Quidditch, a sport created by J.K. … Are you 'seeking' a new sport this year? Brizzlepuffs are a great catch!
"11.10.2016 15:45:53" epigram.org.uk Hunt allergic to expert advice - Share this...000Hayley May Hall maintains that junior doctors must remain opposed to Jeremy Hunt's unsafe contract. I never thought I'd … Hayley May Hall argues that junior doctors should not back down in regards to Hunt's unsafe contract
"11.10.2016 10:09:33" epigram.org.uk Preview: MTA in association with the Blast - The beginning of October saw the In:Motion series launch into full speed ahead. Reece Webster previews one of its most … Reece Webster looks at what to expect this weekend at Motion as Chase & Status crash into Bristol for a sold out event.
"11.10.2016 08:40:10" epigram.org.uk Causing a latte controversy; the end of free coffee at Waitrose - Hearts break as news spreads that the Clifton Triangle branch will no longer provide free tea or coffee to MyWaitrose members. Popping off to get your free coffee or tea on the Triangle at Waitrose this morning? Well think again.
"10.10.2016 21:20:11" epigram.org.uk Theresa May shows promise as Prime Minister, but will she deliver? - Tommy Wolridge believes May has shown strength as PM so far but is unconvinced by her policies affecting students. … Should students be optimistic with Theresa May as PM?
"10.10.2016 19:30:54" epigram.org.uk Bristol City legend Gerry Gow passes away aged 64 - Former Bristol City midfielder Gerry Gow has died at the age of 64 after losing a six month-long battle … Bristol City legend Gerry Gow passed away this morning at the age of 64. Deputy Online Sport Editor Dan Reuben takes a look back at his career which spanned over 17
"10.10.2016 14:00:00" epigram.org.uk Science related work for students As a science student it can be hard to find work experience that will be useful in the future. Gina Degtyareva gives you a rough guide on where to look in Bristol. Take advantage of what Bristol has to offer.
"10.10.2016 11:19:55" epigram.org.uk Involved in STEMM? Then get involved in Ada Lovelace Day 2016 - Sponsored content by the University of Bristol Tuesday 11 October is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day celebrating women … Involved in STEMM? University of Bristol lets you know how to get involved in Ada Lovelace Day 2016.
"10.10.2016 10:00:00" epigram.org.uk What is the University of Bristol's role in wellbeing? - People with mental health issues are probably some of the most stigmatised people in the country. They're considered weird, … Lara Scott considers the role of University of Bristol in the wellbeing and mental health of its students.
"09.10.2016 18:30:01" epigram.org.uk Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos - Genre-bounding songstress Kate Tempest returns with Let Them Eat Chaos – an LP as stormy as the lady herself. … Let Ellen Kemp take you on a tour through the dark, stormy world of the phenomenal Kate Tempest.
"09.10.2016 10:59:25" epigram.org.uk Student Counselling Service: the importance of learning - This is blog post number 2 from the Student Counselling Service. The first was an overview of looking after … The Student Counselling Service writes their second article for Epigram on the importance of learning.
"09.10.2016 01:00:00" epigram.org.uk A review of Bristol Fashion Week - Running from Wednesday 28th September to Sunday 2nd October, Epigram reports from Bristol Fashion Week… Over five days, from … Running from Wednesday 28th September to Sunday 2nd October, Epigram reports from Bristol Fashion Week…
"08.10.2016 16:35:16" epigram.org.uk Brexit: A Tale of Two Festivals We ask what Brexit means for festivals both here and on the continent, and whether the best of times will continue to exist in the worst of times. Last week, MEP Andrew Davies told us that Brexit means breakfast. But what, asks Sam Mason-Jones, does it mean for festivals, both in the UK and on the continent?
"08.10.2016 13:22:00" epigram.org.uk LICE @ The Crofters Rights, 03/10 - This week, Ben Duncan-Duggal payed a visit to Stokes Croft's beloved Crofters Rights to catch a glimpse of the … Getting down to the nitty gritty: Ben Duncan-Duggal reviews LICE.
"08.10.2016 11:00:00" epigram.org.uk Pride before a fall: Let's talk men's mental health - On the 1st October at 'The White Bear' pub in Bristol, myself and Wellbeing's online editor Flora, attended an... Wellbeing Editor Tianna Graham summarises the fascinating and necessary discussion at Freedom of Mind's Let's Talk About Men panel.
"07.10.2016 19:27:45" epigram.org.uk How to fuel your fitness goal - Wondering how to plan your diet to get you looking fit and healthy? Flora Beverley, instagram sensation and fitness/ … http://epigram.org.uk/lead-article/2016/09/eat-differing-fitness-goals
"07.10.2016 14:32:08" BREAKING: Fire spotted near Bristol SU http://epigram.org.uk/news/2016/10/breaking-news-fire-reported-near-bristol-su
"07.10.2016 14:15:22" epigram.org.uk Breaking News: Fire reported near Bristol SU - Share this...000Fire engines and smoke have been sighted outside Bristol SU around 3pm today. Students on the scene reported seeing … BREAKING: Emergency situation spotted near Bristol SU. If you or anyone you know is at the scene today, get in touch with us.
"07.10.2016 13:39:29" epigram.org.uk Burglaries in Bristol rocket in one year - In 2015, the Avon and Somerset police force received reports of 1,194 more break-ins than in 2014, equating to an average of three burglaries per day. Lock your doors! Bristol burglaries up 28% in a year...
"07.10.2016 10:35:20" epigram.org.uk Does social media encourage students to vote? The internet is damaging to voter turnout says a University of Bristol study but different technologies have different effects. Katie Coates weighs up the costs .. Is Facebook warping your perspective?
"06.10.2016 21:07:49" epigram.org.uk We must tread with care when reporting terrorism - Share this...000Lucy Thompson argues that the press have unintentionally spread the fear that terrorists intend to inflict. Traditional media has … Lucy Thompson argues that the press have a role to play in perpetuating terrorist ideals.
"06.10.2016 15:17:51" epigram.org.uk Artificial embryos, immunotherapy and oxygen debt... Under the Microscope is Science & Tech's new column breaking down the scientific concepts of today. Embryos without egg … Making an embryo without an egg cell?!
"06.10.2016 12:44:32" epigram.org.uk Top 5 Spots in Bristol - New to Bristol, or just want to explore a new foodie cafe? Hugo Lebus gives his advice on the … Craving some good grub to keep to going? Hugo Lebus gives his suggestions of Bristol's best.
"06.10.2016 11:36:46" epigram.org.uk The Princess Diaries: Princess Nokia @ The Small Horse, 28/09 - Forceful feminist MC Princess Nokia graced Bristol's Small Horse Social Club with a rare performance NYC rapper Princess Nokia rolled into Bristol last week and Online Music Editor Georgia Marsh was there to worship at her feet.
"06.10.2016 11:11:08" epigram.org.uk Best coats on offer for the upcoming season - Dump that old Parka and get ready for the brutal Bristol winter with Ellie Caulfield. It's upon us. Whether … Dump that old Parka and get ready for the brutal Bristol winter with Ellie Caulfield.
"06.10.2016 09:37:43" Timeline Photos Cameron Scheijde, winner of our welcome fair iPad Air competition! Congratulations from everyone at Epigram!
"06.10.2016 09:07:53" epigram.org.uk What's next for English football? - Following the departure of Sam Allardyce and after an abysmal European Championships, Oscar Beardmore-Gray considers who's to blame and … http://epigram.org.uk/sport/2016/10/whats-next-english-football
Can it get any worse?
"05.10.2016 15:35:59" epigram.org.uk The Aida controversy: the full story - Fresh censorship controversy has taken hold of the University of Bristol's student body following the cancellation of the Musical … What's the truth behind the latest censorship scandal? Find out here!
"05.10.2016 15:29:13" epigram.org.uk The Aida controversy: the full story - Share this...000Fresh censorship controversy has taken hold of the University of Bristol's student body following the cancellation of the Musical … Find out the full story about the controversy that has drawn the eyes of even The Telegraph, the Daily Mail and many more...
"05.10.2016 14:06:07" We are pleased to announce that the winner of our Welcome Week competition, and so a brand new iPad, is Cameron Scheijde!!
Thank you very much to everyone who entered!!
"05.10.2016 11:18:24" epigram.org.uk 'Funny is funny. And if it's good, it travels' - James Corden's road to stardom - Regular writer, Nathalie Perthuisot, takes a look at the irresistible rise of the nation's favourite underdog, James Corden. James Corden … Smitten for Smithy? We certainly are! Nathalie Perthuisot reflects on the rise and revels of James Corden.
"05.10.2016 09:30:00" epigram.org.uk Brexit misinformation exacerbates social prejudice - Martha Taylor questions whether media coverage of Brexit informed voters or simply reinforced prejudices. 23rd of June 2016. B-Day. … Martha Taylor discusses the role of the media in the coverage of Brexit.
"04.10.2016 16:31:56" epigram.org.uk Review: Alfresco Disco's Rave of the Decade Part 2 Sam Mason-Jones checks out the latest from Bristol-based bash aficionados Alfresco Disco, purveyors of the finest legal 'illegal raves' around. Sam Mason-Jones takes a trip back into the past to which we might need return if clubs keep closing like they do. But if Alfresco Disco has anything to do with it, that might not be such a bad thing.
"04.10.2016 14:49:46" epigram.org.uk Unpaid and exploited? Let us know your experiences in work! - Have you undertaken unpaid work experience since you've been at uni? Been paid less than the living wage on a placement? Fill out our survey! Have you spent a summer underpaid or underappreciated in your job? Let us know your experiences at work in our survey!
"04.10.2016 12:42:37" Epigram 20 seconds?!?! Attenborough talk sold out...
"04.10.2016 11:34:26" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: Attenborough talk sells out in 20 seconds - A talk featuring Sir David Attenborough due to be held at Bristol's Student Union sold out within 20 seconds of going on sale at midday today. 20 seconds?!?! Attenborough talk sold out...
"04.10.2016 10:10:12" epigram.org.uk Puzzles - issue 302 solutions - Solutions to puzzles from issue 302 (23 September) Before you get stuck into the new puzzle page, here are the solutions from last issue:
"04.10.2016 08:00:00" epigram.org.uk Spike Island: Hedwig Houbden 'Others and I' and Roman Štětina & Miroslav Buriánek 'Instructions for use of Jiří Kolář' - Share this...000Helena Raymond Hayling scopes out the two new exhibitions that opened last weekend at Spike Island. Excuse us! We're … Our thoughts on the new exhibitions open this weekend at Spike Island.
"03.10.2016 18:00:00" epigram.org.uk An interview with an International - Sparky Californian, Camille Delaney speaks to Epigram about her life away from the beaches. 'Bristol's most boring Californian' Camille Delaney talks to Epigram about adjustment and acceptance.
"03.10.2016 16:52:44" Timeline Photos
"03.10.2016 16:48:36" epigram.org.uk Are sporting classifications discriminatory? - Share this...000Ed Fernyhough urges us to rethink the argument about sporting classifications. In Robert Steadward's, Jane Watkinson's and Greg Wheeler's … http://epigram.org.uk/lead-article/2016/10/sporting-classifications-discriminatory
Ed Fernyhough discusses whether sporting classifications highlight inherent prejudices in the sporting world.
"03.10.2016 16:32:57" epigram.org.uk University unveils new library plans for Tyndall Avenue - The university has released a 'roadmap' of university development plans, including a new building to replace the Arts and … Where's the scaffolding going up now...
"03.10.2016 13:52:48" epigram.org.uk Craig David - Following My Intuition Surging back into the spotlight after a lucrative career in the early-Noughties spotlight, Craig David is back. He's back #GarageNotFarage
"03.10.2016 13:00:00" epigram.org.uk The most student-friendly AW trends - Olivia Cooke reports on the most student-friendly trends to get you through the season on a budget. For those … Olivia Cooke reports on the most student-friendly trends to get you through the season on a budget.
"03.10.2016 12:30:35" epigram.org.uk May's visa policy hits international students - Share this...000Could international students be banned from UK universities? Camille Delaney talks visas and harsh policy. Prospective International Students at … Just when you thought it couldn't get worse.
"02.10.2016 19:32:33" epigram.org.uk 'Humour, familiarity, beauty, guilt, fear, and menace': Daphne Wright's 'Emotional Archaeology' at the Arnolfini - Share this...000Following its opening, Arts Editor Ed Grimble gives his thoughts on the Arnolfini's latest exhibition, 'Emotional Archaeology', showing the work … "Wright is a true 'emotional archaeologist', excavating every shard of emotional provocation she can from her varied materials and subject matter"
Be sure not to miss the Arnolfini's latest exhibition, Daphne Wright's 'Emotional Archaeology'...
"02.10.2016 15:42:43" epigram.org.uk What does Brexit mean for the arts? - Maria Leonard ponders the fate of the British and European arts sectors in the wake of the Brexit vote. … We look at the implications of the Brexit vote on the UK and European arts sectors...
"02.10.2016 11:41:59" epigram.org.uk Orchard lows- fury over Orchard Heights damages charges - Former Orchard Heights students have been left furious by excessive and 'completely fabricated' damages charges from UNITE £129 for '£25 B&Q stool'?!?! Orchard Heights students express anger over damages charges
"02.10.2016 10:17:10" epigram.org.uk Close to home - National Treasure Review - As the praised playwright of June's sell-out West End show Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne is … Film writer Francesca Collins reviews the first of four part drama, National Treasure, already tipped for a trove of BAFTA nominations.
"01.10.2016 16:32:41" epigram.org.uk Campus without Cruelty: vigil for animal testing victims - Who was holding a silent vigil outside Will's today?
"30.09.2016 18:55:08" epigram.org.uk What to eat for differing fitness goals - Wondering how to plan your diet to get you looking fit and healthy? Flora Beverley, instagram sensation and fitness/ … http://epigram.org.uk/food/2016/09/eat-differing-fitness-goals
Learn about what kind of foods you should be eating so you can achieve those fitness goals you've been striving for
"30.09.2016 16:57:12" epigram.org.uk How is testing on animals regulated? Emma Isle explains the facts and the history of animal testing ahead of tomorrows protest to experimentation on animals at … Know the facts ahead of tomorrow's protest against animal testing at the University of Bristol
"29.09.2016 17:38:24" epigram.org.uk Could fabric's closure lead to Bristol's nightlife fraying at the seams? In the wake of fabric having its license revoked, Lakota amongst others have voiced concern over the affect this may have in Bristol. Fraying at the seams? We spoke to Lakota and Stamp the Wax amongst others about Bristol's future post-fabric.
"29.09.2016 16:02:47" epigram.org.uk Bon Iver - 22, A Million From indie icon to taking cues from Kanye; it's been a sublime journey for sad-boy troubadour Bon Iver. Sam Mason-Jones gets an early listen of Bon Iver's third LP, 22, A Million. The result of a heartbreakingly cathartic song-writing process, the record is the layered and textured sound of Justin Vernon letting slip his attachment to place and time.
"29.09.2016 09:30:00" epigram.org.uk Freshers Fair Style - The Epigram Style team scoured Freshers Fair for the best fashion UoB has to offer… here's what we found! Keep … The Epigram Style team scoured Freshers Fair for the best fashion UoB has to offer… here's what we found!
"28.09.2016 14:00:00" epigram.org.uk Giraffes, psychopaths and the Higgs boson... - Under the Microscope is Science & Tech's new column breaking down the scientific concepts of today. Giraffes quadrupled! By … Introducing our new science column Under the Microscope!
Read for some great dinner party chat...
"28.09.2016 12:25:43" epigram.org.uk Dub Zero: Tokyo World review As Tokyo World returned to Eastville Park on Saturday, Epigram's Music Team scoured the festival for this year's finest and freshest cuts from the underground. Gurnalism of the highest order - the Epigram Music team recalls what you may have forgotten about Tokyo World.
"27.09.2016 19:19:09" epigram.org.uk Good films, bad decisions and the next novel: An Interview with David Nicholls - Back in town for Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, David Nicholls sits down with Film & TV Editor … Have a read of what author, Bristol alumnus, and all-round good egg David Nicholls had to say when we caught up with him last week...
"27.09.2016 16:00:50" epigram.org.uk The ups and downs of getting high - Melanie Wedgbury warns of some of the dangerous effects of Bristol's most popular recreational drugs. Late September, that time of year has come … Are you getting the full picture?
"27.09.2016 14:00:00" epigram.org.uk How Anxiety Nearly Sent Me Home - I've struggled with anxiety for a few years now, and in that time I've learnt that academic stress makes … A personal story and reflection on tackling and overcoming anxiety.
"27.09.2016 10:53:58" Timeline Photos Come to our Writers Meeting today, 2-4pm at the Balloon Bar!
"26.09.2016 22:07:39" Timeline Photos Don't forget, tomorrow we have our Writers Meeting, 2pm - 4pm at the Balloon Bar!
"26.09.2016 16:33:09" epigram.org.uk Is the runway still relevant, even to students? - As Fashion Weeks across the world opened this September, events cemented in the annual fashion calendar, they faced growing … Considering its elite nature, extortionately priced collections and use of models that don't represent the variety of women out there, is Fashion Week at all relevant to students?
"26.09.2016 13:26:02" epigram.org.uk Homesickness or Depression? - Whether you are moving down the road, a few miles away or to a completely different country, homesickness can … Wellbeing looks into recognising the the difference between feeling homesick or depressed.
"26.09.2016 13:22:49" epigram.org.uk Too many freshers, not enough rooms? - The number of incoming freshers has once again exceeded the capacity of prepared halls of residence accommodation More shared room chaos for new freshers...
"26.09.2016 09:54:04" epigram.org.uk Student satisfaction rises - Sponsored content by the University of Bristol Student feedback is vital to ensure we know what's working really well … The University of Bristol publishes their positive new results on student satisfaction.
"25.09.2016 19:30:01" epigram.org.uk The streets of Bristol: showcasing the best of student photography talent - New to Bristol and haven't seen the sights? Talented student photographers from PhotoSoc showcase some of the city's prettiest… Talented students of UoB Photosoc take us on a picturesque tour of Bristol...
"25.09.2016 18:11:55" epigram.org.uk Student shock as Bunker redesigned as '78' and 'Analog' - Students are surprised to find a new nightclub where 'The Bunker' used to be upon returning to Bristol this ... Were you wondering why Bunker is Bunker no longer?
"25.09.2016 17:25:01" epigram.org.uk Recognising Peer Pressure at University - Share this...000University is the perfect place to experience new things. For many, university life is the first taste of real … 'Ultimately, what is important is you are doing something because you want to.'
Excited to try new things at university? Wellbeing writes about the threat of peer pressure which comes with this.
"25.09.2016 17:13:53" Epigram Click here to find out more... https://www.facebook.com/events/553297404861960/
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"25.09.2016 14:30:00" epigram.org.uk The Worldwide Illness We Never Talk About - Anxiety and depression can seem like the most life-consuming afflictions at times. They infiltrate our social life, disturb our … A reflection on the worldwide illness that is never talked about....
"25.09.2016 12:49:28" epigram.org.uk ¿Plata o Plomo? Narcos Review - Charlie Gearon reviews season 2 of the Netflix original crime series, Narcos. If cocaine isn't your thing, maybe you … Get high with the hype: Charlie Gearon reviews Season 2 of the Netflix Original Series, Narcos.
"25.09.2016 11:00:00" epigram.org.uk Sexual Violence: a Threat on Campus - Sexual violence persists at university and maybe it is casual attitudes to blame. In the wake of the contemptible … The Brock Turner case has thrown the issue of sexual violence into the spotlight, especially on the university campus.
"24.09.2016 15:45:22" Writers Meet Up! Writers Meet Up! Come meet us over a coffee to find out about how to get involved in Bristol's number one student newspaper! No experience required at all. We're looking for writers or just those who are interested in finding out more about Epigram.
We are a diverse ***GET INVOLVED WRITING FOR EPIGRAM***
Freshers week is almost over! For anyone interested in writing for Epigram, Bristol University's independent student paper, you've come to the right place.
We have 14 sections, from Comment to Sport, open for any
"24.09.2016 13:46:00" epigram.org.uk Introduction to Rugby League - 'No longer an exclusively Northern sport' - Rugby League is currently one of the fastest growing sports in Southern England and Bristol University is no exception … Rugby League is 'no longer an exclusively Northern sport' - check out this interview with Club Captain Rob Angel and get down to their trials tomorrow at 2pm at Fortress
"24.09.2016 09:40:04" epigram.org.uk Dear Erasmus Student... - As Erasmus students begin to make their home in Bristol for the year, Claire Hargreaves writes a letter of … Have you just arrived in Bristol as an Erasmus student? Epigram welcomes you here with open arms.
"23.09.2016 18:59:10" epigram.org.uk Arts almanac: your go-to guide to Bristol's arts scene - New in Bristol and already after your next culture fix? Helena Raymond-Hayling gives the rundown on the venues, galleries … Whether you're new in town, or a returning student craving your next culture fix- we've got you sorted!..
"23.09.2016 17:17:09" epigram.org.uk An Open Letter To The University of Chicago On Trigger Warnings University is often considered a site of academic freedom. Here, one's political, social and religious beliefs … Wellbeing addresses the common misconceptions surrounding trigger warnings and safe spaces.
"23.09.2016 10:54:15" epigram.org.uk Epijams, Vol 1: We Know What You Listened To Last Summer Been too busy this holiday to keep up with the music world? Fear not: we've got your back. Okay, here it is you lucky bunch: the debut of our new Music feature EpiJams.
Beginning with a look back, the Epigram Music writers have collated an exhaustive list of tracks that soundtracked the season drawing which is drawing to a close.
"23.09.2016 08:08:21" Timeline Photos All set up for this years freshers fair!
For a chance to win an iPad Air like us on Facebook and come by our stall to sign up by the exit of the main societies tent
"22.09.2016 17:18:48" epigram.org.uk New term, new terrain, new teams: Sport at Bristol Uni - how to get involved - Sport is one of the best parts of the university experience and Epigram Sport's Deputy Online Editor Dan Reuben … Interested in joining a sports team? Ahead of tomorrow's Freshers Fair, take a look at Dan Reuben's guide to how to get involved in sport at Bristol.
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"22.09.2016 11:48:08" epigram.org.uk How To Manage Social Anxiety Whether you are a fresher about to be thrust into university life or returning to the ivory tower after … Wellbeing offers 'three simple tips on how to help manage your...social anxiety around new people'!
"21.09.2016 18:04:24" Writers Meet Up! Writers Meet Up! Come meet us over a coffee to find out about how to get involved in Bristol's number one student newspaper! No experience required at all. We're looking for writers or just those who are interested in finding out more about Epigram.
We are a diverse
"21.09.2016 18:03:31" epigram.org.uk Flavourless farce or food for thought? Sausage Party Review - A recipe for controversy: Phoebe Graham reviews Sausage Party, the animation strictly for adults. It's been heating in the oven … A meal-time review of Sausage Party - an anarchic animation which will go a long way to put you off your food for life.
"21.09.2016 17:09:04" epigram.org.uk 'A tough yet rewarding journey' - Former UBAFC player turns pro - Share this...000Whilst studying at the University of Bristol, Alec Fiddes Xammar spent much of his time plying his trade in … http://epigram.org.uk/sport/2016/09/34069
A regular at Coombe Dingle last year but in a few weeks, he could be starting at the Nou Camp.
"21.09.2016 15:41:56" epigram.org.uk 'Hair of the dog': cure in the ailment? - In the midst of Fresher's Week, Helena Davies gives her view on whether more alcohol is the answer to … How's the hangover? Is more alcohol the answer?
"21.09.2016 09:49:09" epigram.org.uk R.I.P Brangelina: Gone, but never forgotten - After news emerged yesterday that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after 12 years together, Ashley Yonga … Hollywood's most iconic couple may be over, but their legacy will stay in our hearts forevermore. We take a look back over 12 years of Brangelina.
"20.09.2016 20:10:00" epigram.org.uk Bye-bye iPlayer and hello PutLocker - Epigram survey finds 56% of students are not planning to buy a TV licence after recent law change. You … Where will you go to watch Bake Off?
"20.09.2016 19:10:00" epigram.org.uk Academic Affairs: "I had an affair with my hero" - Share this...000Maddie Meadows talks affairs with lecturers and the use of Non Disclosure Agreements. In recent years, a number of … Dirty fantasy or extreme abuse of power?
"20.09.2016 18:46:38" epigram.org.uk Epicast 1- A night on the floor of The Hawthorns - Ahead of the release of the first Epigram paper of the year, Stefan Rollnick is joined by Malik Ouzia and Adele Momoko Fraser to discuss some of the stories Our new fortnightly paper preview podcast is here!
"20.09.2016 18:24:08" epigram.org.uk The Summer catch that'll have you hooked - Finding Dory Review - Share this...000New Deputy Editor of Epigram Film & TV, Josh Spencer, reviews the highly-anticipated sequel to the hit pixar film, Finding … It's offishially here! Josh Spencer reviews the latest Pixar hit sequel, Finding Dory.
"20.09.2016 14:16:13" epigram.org.uk Sexual Assault on Campus: Are you really safe? - Share this...000Bristol is a city which boasts a notorious night-life, social scene and music scene. It has a vast selection … Here's some info to help stay aware this freshers week...
"20.09.2016 11:59:07" epigram.org.uk An Overview Of Well-Being - Someone once asked me 'why bother with well being?' This was in the context of a discussion about the … We are very excited to be posting our first article for Epigram's brand new Wellbeing section!
'Why is it the University's job to help students manage their well being? Why can't they do it themselves?' Jackie Head, Head of Student Counselling, offers
"20.09.2016 10:52:52" epigram.org.uk What to expect from the Encounters Film Festival 2016 - Share this...000Kirsty Asher reveals her top picks for the upcoming Encounters Film Festival 2016, hosted at the Watershed later this … Want to try something a little different for Freshers' Week? Then head to the Watershed for Bristol's very own Film Festival.
"19.09.2016 18:33:06" epigram.org.uk A night at the Emmys 2016 - Share this...000Tom Besley gives the low-down of this year's Emmy Awards. One might be forgiven for detecting a rather subdued air … Asleep for the Emmys? We've got it covered. Tom Besley sacrifices the night to round up this year's ceremony just for you.
"19.09.2016 16:36:10" epigram.org.uk The dangers of fresher's small talk - Erin Beesley explores how Taylor Swift and Takeaway choices can cause problems this Fresher's week. Which halls are you … You Knew You Were Trouble when you walked (into halls)
"19.09.2016 14:10:22" epigram.org.uk Hilton or homeless: Freshers' evacuation chaos - BREAKING NEWS: On only their second night of freshers week incoming Unite residents were evacuated amid a sudden water, electricity … BREAKING NEWS: Freshers were evacuated amid a sudden water, electricity and internet blackout last night.
Some students were sent to hotels, others slept on floors.
"17.09.2016 17:04:02" youtube.com Bristol Bedroom Secrets | Becky In this new series Lucy Kell tours her university friends' bedrooms, discussing music, style, student life and, of course, their Bedroom Secrets. Snoop around in Bristol student's bedrooms with Lucy Kell (Come Dine With Me style)
"16.09.2016 13:17:34" epigram.org.uk What is the Housing Crisis, and why should students care? Adele Momoko Fraser gives a breakdown of what the Housing Crisis is, and how it affects graduates Reasons why you'll still be living with mum at 35...
"15.09.2016 18:05:47" epigram.org.uk 'Ask a Curator' day: our top tweets - Here, Myla Lloyd sifts through the thousands of tweets sent during 'Ask a Curator' day, and gives us some … Our top picks from the thousands of tweets from yesterday's 'Ask a Curator' day...
"15.09.2016 15:30:00" epigram.org.uk Bristol announces intention to increase tuition fees - Share this...000The University of Bristol has announced its intention to increase undergraduate tuition fees from the current cap of £9000, … Bristol University rule out tuition fee increase for current students... unlike Exeter
"15.09.2016 14:30:01" epigram.org.uk 'Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet': 'Wild' exhibition at the Grant Bradley - Share this...000Wrote Gerard Manley Hopkins in 'Inversnaid'. On a sunny afternoon, Georgia O'Brien ventures south to Bedminster to have a … 'Wild' at the Grant Bradley is well worth the stroll down to Bedminster, concludes our writer...
"15.09.2016 10:04:49" epigram.org.uk 'Under Construction' at Spike Island - Jordan Barker takes a trip down to Spike Island to check out Under Consctruction: the latest series of works … Still a few more days to catch 'Under Construction'- have a read of our writer's thoughts on the exhibition and take a wander down to Spike Island...
"14.09.2016 10:57:08" epigram.org.uk Watch out Venice! Bristol Biennial 2016: 'In Other Worlds' - Here, Jordan Barker gives his thoughts on the recent Bristol Biennial, during which artists from Bristol and the world … Missed this year's Bristol Biennial? Have a read of our writer's thoughts here...
"13.09.2016 21:07:55" epigram.org.uk Breadxit is upon us: Mel and Sue set to leave The Great British Bake-Off - With the news of Channel 4 taking over the Great British Bake-Off for its next series, hosts Mel Giedroyc … ! BREAKING NEWS ! While the nation mourns the departure of Bake Off's icons Mel and Sue, Epigram Film & TV offer a range of substitutes to lead the show to glory on Channel 4. Make sure to vote - your voice will be
"10.09.2016 15:04:48" epigram.org.uk QUIZ: Have you kept up with Bristol this summer? - Have you been keeping up with what's been going on in Bristol this summer? Prepare your return to university … Olympics medals, celebrity house hunting and, of course, rain.
Have you been paying attention to Bristol this summer? Test yourself in our quiz!
"09.09.2016 12:07:49" epigram.org.uk The Ramifications of the fabric Travesty This week we received the sad news that Islington Council had revoked the licence of fabric due to the 'culture of drugs' they claimed the revered nightclub housed. The fabrication of a travesty: Ed Fernyhough discusses the sinister motives for and potential effects of Islington Council's decision to revoke the license of fabric this week.
"08.09.2016 09:54:56" epigram.org.uk Author of 'One Day' to give free talk in Bristol - Novelist and former Bristol student, David Nicholls, will be returning to Bristol this month to give a talk at … Novelist, screenwriter and former Bristol student, David Nicholls, will be giving a free talk at the university later this month
"06.09.2016 16:41:32" epigram.org.uk Brexit blamed as Bristol slips in rankings - The University of Bristol has slipped four places in the latest QS World University Rankings, but remains in the … 38 out of 48 of the top UK universities fell in the latest QS World University Rankings- but is the EU referendum to blame?
"20.08.2016 15:39:01" epigram.org.uk Double gold delight for Bristol alumni - Hannah Mills (sailing) and Georgie Twigg (hockey) win Rio golds to bring Bristol alumni medal tally to three, after Tom Mitchell's silver in the rugby sevens. If the University of Bristol was a country it'd be above South Africa on the Olympic medal table!
"13.08.2016 15:14:46" epigram.org.uk Bristol student apologises to MP after 'threat to kill' accusation - A University of Bristol student was forced to apologise to Bristol West MP, Thangam Debbonaire, after sending her a … UoB student disciplined for telling Bristol West MP to 'get in the sea'
"12.08.2016 13:41:43" Epigram It's silver for Team GB and (more importantly!) Bristol's Tom Mitchell in the Rugby 7s!
"11.08.2016 22:45:07" epigram.org.uk Bristol grad Tom Mitchell leads GB to 7s silver - Bristol graduate and former-UBRFC star Tom Mitchell captains Team GB to silver in the men's rugby 7s at the Olympic Games in Rio It's silver for Team GB and (more importantly!) Bristol's Tom Mitchell in the Rugby 7s!
"09.08.2016 13:11:59" epigram.org.uk Review: 'Under a Cardboard Sea' at the Bristol Old Vic - Amy Finch reviews Under a Cardboard Sea', performed at the Bristol Old Vic as part of its 250th anniversary celebrations with a … ★★★★ for 'Under a Cardboard Sea' at the Bristol Old Vic, a brilliant show featuring a cast of 100 actors aged 5-25!
"04.08.2016 21:48:10" epigram.org.uk Bristol student, Thompson, represents England at the Beer Mile World Classic - Jonathan Harding caught up economics student James Thompson after he represented England at the annual Beer Mile World Classic … It wasn't just his muscles that were sore the next morning...
"22.07.2016 12:22:49" epigram.org.uk Peep show politics: Who's who? - #MarkCorrigan4PM WARNING: If you don't watch Peep Show, this article will be lost on you.
"18.07.2016 13:11:59" epigram.org.uk Fish and chips and hurricane hands: Bristol Edinburgh Fringe previews - As the Edinburgh Fringe draws ever nearer, Ed Grimble reviews two of the shows being taken north of the … Read our reviews for the previews of both Dramsoc and Studiospace's Edinburgh Fringe shows!
"15.07.2016 18:37:15" epigram.org.uk Bristol's best spots to celebrate your graduation - Bristol students rejoice! The end is nearly in sight! We choose the best spots to celebrate your graduation. Not sure where to celebrate graduation? Hyde&Co have come up with a list to help you decide!
"15.07.2016 13:26:15" epigram.org.uk From Bristol to Rio - Following the announcement of the GB Squad, we take a look at the past and present University of Bristol … Take a look at the Bristol students past and present who will be jetting off to Rio to compete in this summer's Olympic games!!
Everyone at Epigram wishes the Bristol contingency the best of luck #mightymaroon #teamgb
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"24.06.2016 16:30:15" epigram.org.uk Brexists: But How Will This Affect UoB? The results of last night's EU referendum yielded a Brexit result with 52% of the UK opting to end … http://epigram.org.uk/news/2016/06/brexists-will-affect-uob
Professor Hugh Brady reaches out to students following last night's Brexit result. Will you be affected?
"22.06.2016 08:59:55" epigram.org.uk In or out? Bristol decides: Bristol Reclaim Education - With only days to go until the referendum, Epigram has asked political societies at the University of Bristol what they think about the… Want a different perspective to the EU referendum that hasn't been given by the mainstream debate? Bristol Reclaim Education (BRE) - formerly known as Bristol Left- claim to offer it.
BRE reject the Britain Stronger In campaign, but still urge you to
"21.06.2016 16:58:04" epigram.org.uk In or out? Bristol Decides: UoB Tories - With only days to go until the referendum, Epigram has asked political societies at the University of Bristol what they think about the… With only one full day of campaigning left before Britain votes on whether to remain part of the EU, Epigram catches up with Bristol University Conservative Association (BUCA).
It turns out BUCA backs Brexit. Here is
"21.06.2016 11:30:00" epigram.org.uk To leave, or not to leave? Bristol decides: Chris Ruff - Chris Ruff, a former French and Politics student who now works for an MEP, will be voting to remain in the EU. We caught up to with him to find out why The EU referendum is rapidly approaching, tensions are rapidly rising and the Vote Leave and Stronger In campaigns are doing everything they can to persuade us. To help you decide, we've spoken to Bristol alumni, lecturers and students about what they
"21.06.2016 09:57:56" epigram.org.uk In or out? Bristol Decides: Sumit Biswas - With only 3 days to go until the EU referendum, Epigram asks staff, students and alumni of the University of Bristol … With only 3 days to go until the EU referendum, Epigram asks staff, students and alumni of the University of Bristol what they think about the big question of 'In' or 'Out'.
Next in our EU referendum interviews is former SU VP and Bristol alumni, Sumit
"20.06.2016 22:49:25" epigram.org.uk In or out? Bristol Decides: Sumit Biswas - With only 3 days to go until the EU referendum, Epigram asks staff, students and alumni of the University of Bristol … With only 3 days to go until the EU referendum, Epigram asks staff, students and alumni of the University of Bristol what they think about the big question of 'In' or 'Out'.
Next in our EU referendum interviews is former SU VP and Bristol alumni, Sumit
"20.06.2016 08:47:02" epigram.org.uk To leave, or not to leave? Bristol decides: Chris Ruff - Chris Ruff, a former French and Politics student who now works for an MEP, will be voting to remain in the EU. We caught up to with him to find out why The EU referendum is rapidly approaching, tensions are rapidly rising and the Vote Leave and Stronger In campaigns are doing everything they can to persuade us. To help you decide, we've spoken to Bristol alumni, lecturers and students about what they
"14.06.2016 19:19:54" epigram.org.uk Bristol stands in solidarity with Orlando - A vigil has taken place in Bristol to show support and solidarity for the victims of the attack on … 'This event is a sad and stark reminder that hate and prejudice against our community still exists and that more than ever we all need to come together to unite against hatred. Love will always win.'
"08.06.2016 15:15:00" epigram.org.uk 'I'd like undergraduates to be able to kick ass': an interview with Paul Mason Liam Marchant talks to the author and broadcaster Paul Mason about postcapitalism at the Bristol Festival of Ideas. "I'm not sorry that I won't see the levels of human freedom that I know are possible, but, in a way, that's for you and your generation and the people reading this article. It's for them to define what that liberation will
"03.06.2016 18:41:27" epigram.org.uk Don't define your degree by how much you earn In one of her last articles for Epigram, Editor-in-Chief Sarah Newey asks whether we should reframe the way we value our degrees. "For many of us, the end of uni is in sight – all we need to do is get through those last exams, coursework deadlines and lectures, then the world is our oyster. Or is it?"
"02.06.2016 20:29:52" epigram.org.uk Harambe: everyone has an opinion, but is it appropriate for the internet? Alice Boyd on how the internet became the domain of lynch mobs. "Everyone on Facebook during times like these becomes a zoologist, a lawyer, a perfect mother, a criminologist, a politician, etc. Almost everyone has an opinion and everyone believes their opinion is right. How many of those people, let's consider,
"02.06.2016 14:00:28" epigram.org.uk Love Saves The Day in Review Our run-down of Bristol's best party. It didn't rain.
"01.06.2016 18:35:32" epigram.org.uk 'Contemporary Poets & Utopia'- the ideal city is nowhere - Share this...000Following the Festival of Ideas's 'Contemporary Poets & Utopia' evening, Sophie Powell looks at how poetry allows us to … Sophie Powell on poetry, Bristol, and the elusive 'utopia'...
"15 poets were invited to write and perform pieces on the theme of 'utopia'. The city of Bristol, like every urban sprawl, is rife with issues. The number of people sleeping on the streets has
"31.05.2016 13:10:03" epigram.org.uk Atlantic Tales and Swimming with Whales: Freddie Wright Interview – Epigram On the Spanish island of La Gomera lies the town of San Sebastián. Claim to fame? On 6th September 1492 an Italian named Christopher Columbus stopped there on his way to the 'New World'. Swimming with whales, being chased by sharks and rowing for 3,000 miles. Oh, and no duo have done it younger...
"29.05.2016 19:17:30" epigram.org.uk 'I believe in reluctant politicians': an interview with Yanis Varoufakis – Epigram Liam Marchant speaks to Greece's former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, about Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn and populism. "LM: What message do you have for the students at the University of Bristol who will be reading this interview?
YV: Escape the logic of commodification that has severely diminished British universities and universities at large. You're not customers and
"28.05.2016 11:05:44" epigram.org.uk Lecturers Strike: the Events and the Impact – Epigram Staff at the University of Bristol who are members of the University and College Union (UCU) participated in a two-day national strike on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th May, which addressed ongoing pay disputes. Will you and your results be affected?
Get everything you need to know about the current UCU strike at Bristol here
"27.05.2016 17:00:54" Timeline Photos "As I write this article, secret negotiations are taking place over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the USA and the European Union.
These negotiations are taking place behind closed doors and have the potential to create
"26.05.2016 12:36:44" epigram.org.uk What we cannot know: Professor du Sautoy on consciousness and conscience – Epigram Marcus du Sautoy has made a career out of something that many of us would have thought impossible: making maths interesting for the general public. Now taking on Richard Dawkins' role improving public understanding of science, the professor talks to Suzie Marcus du Sautoy is the Oxford Professor for the public understanding of science. Suzie Brown asks him why his next book is on the things that science can't yet
"26.05.2016 11:02:39" epigram.org.uk 'We Don't Want You Here': International Students face increasing post-study uncertainty – Epigram International, non-EU students are facing increasing obstacles after the recent toughening of visa requirements for post-study employment, including temporary work experience. Are we doing right by our international students?
"26.05.2016 10:22:52" epigram.org.uk PREVIEW: Love Saves The Day – Epigram It's that time of year again, when Bristol's favourite not-quite-post-exam party rolls into town, the harbinger of summer: Love Saves The Day. Love, actually, is all around.
Here's who we think you should see this weekend.
"17.05.2016 17:32:22" epigram.org.uk The National Living Wage does not work for students What's the point in a National Living Wage that doesn't help all young people, asks Seb Janner. "The result is that you can have two people working the same job, with the same responsibilities, each earning a different wage to the other simply because one is 25 and one is not. This strikes me as brutally
"16.05.2016 17:11:53" epigram.org.uk Screw David Miliband, we're fine with Corbyn thank you very much With rumours of David Miliband consdering a return to politics, Maddie Goodfellow takes a stand. "He has shown himself to be principled and has stood up for students on multiple occasions."
"16.05.2016 10:27:10" epigram.org.uk Are celebrities turning education into a joke? Owen Baldwin Blunt-ly asks whether there is any point in honorary degrees. "Honorary qualifications have been particularly controversial. The University of Edinburgh was not the first to be embarrassed by a candidate's future human rights abuses (see Robert Mugabe). However this does expose their purpose when applied to
"15.05.2016 10:51:25" epigram.org.uk 'The Andros Townsend Sidecar'- The Friday Football Show - With the England squad set to be announced on Monday, the Friday Football Show boys try to select their 23 for the plane to France... Ahead of Roy Hodgson's England squad announcement tomorrow, the Friday Football Show saw the boys discuss who should be on the plane...
Have a listen!
"14.05.2016 20:45:12" Epigram is recruiting for the 2016/17 team!
"14.05.2016 12:54:27" epigram.org.uk Don't be distasteful - Tristan de Quincey continues the on going debate about Nights at the Disco and free and open discussions on campus. … Tristan de Quincey continues the on going debate about Nights at the Disco and free and open discussions on campus.
'We have misogyny in our world and I believe we should have it in clear view. Not hushed at or given disciplinary meetings but, bred out
"14.05.2016 12:10:56" epigram.org.uk 'Nights at the Disco' Remains: Are We Satisfied? - Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Nick Lieven, and Benjie Beer have issued a joint statement regarding the piece 'Nights at the Disco' after he was summoned to a disciplinary hearing on 12th May, which concluded that Beer's story could remain online. #Benjiegate is over, but what has this saga brought to light at the University of Bristol?
"13.05.2016 14:32:50" burstradio.org.uk Home | Burst Radio Burst Radio is Bristol University's 24/7 student radio station. The Epigram Sport boys are back on the Friday Football Show on Burst Radio at 4 dicussing their picks for the England squad. Tune in!
"13.05.2016 13:05:00" epigram.org.uk “That was the hardest and simplest decision in my life": a Bristol graduate's road to the New... Angie Kremer spoke to the IR graduate treading the boards in the greatest city on Earth. Angie Kremer spoke to the IR graduate treading the boards in the greatest city on Earth.
"13.05.2016 12:32:07" epigram.org.uk An Open letter from the Vice Chancellor: Uni rent increases - Professor Hugh Brady has written the following letter in response to student concerns about the increases in University accommodation rents. 'I would like to finish by saying that our University does not seek to make a profit... I want to be as open as possible with you about how funds are generated and used'
"11.05.2016 16:50:08" epigram.org.uk Deciding to be European Elizabeth Rowe argues that Britons embrace the European identity. "Being European is being fortunate enough to grow up during the longest peacetime in history."
"11.05.2016 16:49:57" epigram.org.uk Epigram is recruiting for the 2016/17 team! - Join the team behind Bristol's award winning student newspaper. The perfect sounding board for careers in journalism and media, and … Don't forget, you have until Sunday to apply to be on the Epigram team for 2016/17!
"10.05.2016 12:19:50" epigram.org.uk UoB Responds: 'We Stand By Our Decision' Over 'Nights at the Disco' - Following the uproar among the student body over the controversial story posted by English Literature student, Benjie Beer, the University of Bristol has released an official statement declaring that 'we stand by our decision to ask that it be taken down And #Benjiegate continues...
"10.05.2016 10:18:54" Distribution of our final issue of the year, with free pizza, will be at 11.45 today outside the ASS! :)
"09.05.2016 16:33:27" epigram.org.uk Labour sweep to victory in Bristol as city turns red - Labour win mayoral elections and gain overall control of the city council Labour win mayoral elections with Marvin Rees and gain overall control of the city council as Bristol turns red.
"09.05.2016 13:05:01" epigram.org.uk The refugee crowdfunding his education in Berlin Could refugees accessing uni for free become the norm? Francine Long investigates. Could refugees accessing uni for free become the norm? Francine Long investigates.
"09.05.2016 09:09:06" epigram.org.uk Clear majority of Bristol students want to leave the NUS - Clear majority of Bristol students say they want the SU to disaffiliate from the NUS, Epigram survey finds J-Soc 'disappointed' in … An Epigram survey has found that 62 per cent of Bristol students want Bristol Student's Union to disaffiliate from the NUS.
"08.05.2016 16:15:01" epigram.org.uk Mental health apps: an answer to our stretched mental health services? Laura Waters explores the emergence of apps such as MoodPanda, which can be used alongside professional help. Laura Waters explores the emergence of apps such as MoodPanda, which claim combat mental health problems and can be used alongside professional help.
"08.05.2016 15:35:04" epigram.org.uk Benjie Beer: Response to the University of Bristol and my other critics Benjie Beer offers a defence of his short story, 'Nights at the Disco'. "One of the most important features of fiction is its ability to provide the reader with perspective. In the case of this story, the reader is given perspective by being placed inside the head of a dangerously unstable rapist and being forced to confront
"08.05.2016 14:49:34" epigram.org.uk Sir David Attenborough appearance marks opening of new Life Sciences building - Share this...1107There was great excitement as Bristol University's flagship Life Sciences building was finally opened today, by none other than … Happy 90th birthday to our favourite national treasure David Attenborough. Here's a throwback to when he opened University of Bristol's Life Sciences Building. We are not worthy ❤️
"08.05.2016 13:10:00" epigram.org.uk Shami Chakrabarti slams 'Prevent' strategy Former director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti spoke out at Bristol against the government's measures to fight radicalisation. Scarlett Sherriff was there. Former director of Liberty Shami Chakrabarti spoke out at Bristol against the government's measures to fight radicalisation. Scarlett Sherriff was there.
"08.05.2016 12:01:40" epigram.org.uk The Junior Doctor's strike: explained - Sam Maese explains what exactly the junior doctor's strike is and what it means for all of us, meidcal … 'I am a medical student and next year will become a junior doctor. Most importantly I am a future patient of the NHS.'
Bristol medic Sam Maese explains and defends the junior doctor's strikes.
"07.05.2016 20:37:07" epigram.org.uk Bristol Rovers promoted to League One - Bristol Rovers have been promoted into League One after Lee Brown's 92nd minute winner gave them a 2-1 win over Dagenham & Redbridge. It's not all about Leicester!
Bristol Rovers are on their own fairytale journey after securing back-to-back promotions today...
"07.05.2016 17:08:16" epigram.org.uk Creative writing at university- where is the line? - With a rather controversial piece of creative writing ending one Bristol second year in disciplinary action, Edward Fernyhough argues that their … As #Benjiegate continues, Edward Fernyhough questions the university's choice of action
"07.05.2016 11:15:00" epigram.org.uk There is no place for 'Nights at the Disco' at Bristol University Sarah Williams welcomes UoB's decision to take disciplinary action against Benjie Beer for the publication of his short story 'Nights at the Disco'.
"06.05.2016 21:04:58" epigram.org.uk Bristol student summoned to university disciplinary meeting over short story - A Bristol student was today emailed by university management demanding he appear before a disciplinary meeting for writing a 'disreputable' short story. http://epigram.org.uk/news/2016/05/bristol-student-summoned-university-disciplinary-meeting-short-story
"05.05.2016 16:52:02" epigram.org.uk Jimmy Cauty's ADP Riot Tour Myla Lloyd gives Epigram an insight into Jimmy Cauty's latest diorama installation at the Trinity Centre. If you missed Cauty's installation at Dismaland you can still see it in Bristol at the moment!
"05.05.2016 13:15:00" epigram.org.uk Will #LessVetoMoreAction fix the UN system? Margot Tudor reports on the campaign to change UN protocol so that the most powerful countries cannot veto intervention when atrocities are at stake. Margot Tudor reports on the campaign to change UN protocol so that the most powerful countries cannot veto intervention when atrocities are at stake.
"05.05.2016 11:39:02" epigram.org.uk Bristol falls out of the Times top 100 Universities: Part of a downward trend? According to the Times Higher Education, Bristol University has fallen from the top 100 universities in the world. Last year the UK boasted 12 universities in the top 100, but this year Bristol and Durham have both been pushed out, leaving the UK with Yet another fall for Bristol in the rankings...
"04.05.2016 16:59:01" epigram.org.uk Small stories from a bigger picture: witnessing the refugee crisis in Greece Daphne Chouliaraki went to Chios Island in Greece in December. She reports on what she witnessed. Daphne Chouliaraki went to Chios Island in Greece in December. She reports on what she witnessed.
"04.05.2016 15:07:01" epigram.org.uk Cameron's tax transparency double standard Alistair Anderson looks at financial transparency in light of David Cameron's initial response to the Panama Papers that his own tax affairs were a 'private matter'. Alistair Anderson looks at financial transparency in light of David Cameron's initial response to the Panama Papers that his own tax affairs were a 'private matter'.
"04.05.2016 11:13:17" epigram.org.uk An open letter to the Vice Chancellor on rent increases for Bristol halls - Aidan Cassidy writes to our Vice Chancellor, Hugh Brady, in response to the university's decision to increase the rent … 'you love UH so much that you thought it was worth £4,298 for 42 weeks this year. Your love, it seems, has blossomed, and for 2016/17 it's £4,475 for 42 weeks, or £462 per month.'
Aidan Cassidy speaks out against the extortionate rent increases set to
"03.05.2016 21:15:00" epigram.org.uk Bristol's Tribute to the Bard of Avon To mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, Epigram explores why three of the Bard's plays areas relevant and poignant today as they've ever been. To add to this year's Shakespeare frenzy ....
"02.05.2016 15:20:00" epigram.org.uk Readers Survey: Let us know what you think of Epigram! - Whether you're a regular reader, or this is your first time on our website, we want to hear from … We've put together a survey so you can tell us how to improve. Let us know what you think!
"02.05.2016 10:27:00" epigram.org.uk Review: Dark Land Light House at the Old Vic Epigram Arts gives Sheepdogs' Dark Land Light House a 4* review praising the visual and audio experience. We review the latest sci-fi horror at the Old Vic!
"01.05.2016 09:31:54" epigram.org.uk Epigram is recruiting for the 2016/17 team! - Join the team behind Bristol's award winning student newspaper. The perfect sounding board for careers in journalism and media, and … Epigram is now recruiting for the 2016/17 team! Applications close on the 15th May!
"30.04.2016 18:00:56" epigram.org.uk INTERVIEW: Jamie Woon Jamie Woon has the pleasure of Caitlin Butler's company as together they plot a musical revolution. He's back!
Caitlin Butler has a good old natter with resurgent genre-straddler Jamie Woon.
"29.04.2016 18:29:18" epigram.org.uk From skipping school to basketball star via three weeks 'locked in a hotel' - Growing up in Macedonia Ana Petrovska didn't even like basketball. Since then she's played for her country and was one of the stars of Varsity... Growing up in Macedonia Ana Petrovska didn't even like basketball. Since then she's played for her country and was one of the stars of Varsity...
"29.04.2016 18:00:00" epigram.org.uk Students take to Twitter as rents increase - It's not really surprising, but students have been taking to Twitter to voice concerns about the 5 per cent rent hike announced by the University last week. Students aren't happy that the University have announced plans to increase rents by 5 per cent from September. And they're not holding back.
"29.04.2016 11:33:35" epigram.org.uk Former student cleared of accusations of sexual assault - A former Bristol University student, who appeared in Bristol Crown Court this week after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman, has been found not guilty. 'This has absolutely ripped my life apart, and I am grateful now to the jury who have seen this situation for what it is and the recovery process can now begin.'
"28.04.2016 16:45:35" epigram.org.uk Epigram's 300th issue commemorative podcast Epigram celebrates its 300th issue going to print with our very first podcast!
"28.04.2016 16:24:00" epigram.org.uk Under the spotlight: George Ferguson's Mayoral Track Record With the mayoral election on 5 May set to be a close race between current mayor, George Ferguson and Labour Candidate, Marvin Rees, Tom Horton... Should Ferguson secure your vote for re-election on May 5? Tom Horton looks back over his premiership to help you decide.
"28.04.2016 13:15:00" epigram.org.uk Playdough-vagina training sessions and meeting Ban-Ki Moon: Bristol's battle against FGM Francine Long finds out about the powerful students of Bristol schools fighting to end Female Genital Mutilation in a generation. Francine Long finds out about the powerful students of Bristol schools fighting to end Female Genital Mutilation in a generation.
"28.04.2016 12:05:50" epigram.org.uk Former student accused of sexual assault - A former Bristol University student has appeared in Court in an ongoing trial, after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman A former University of Bristol student is currently on trial at Bristol Crown Court, having been accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met on a night out
"27.04.2016 17:51:47" epigram.org.uk Parties in greenhouses shouldn't throw stones After the Green Party's party political broadcast, Ed Fernyhough turns the spotlight back on them. "Until the Green have developed convincing policies which can be implemented effectively, they will themselves remain a laughing stock."
"27.04.2016 15:30:00" We're delighted to announce that we have decided on a new Senior Team to take over the running of Epigram at the end of this term.
Congratulations to you all, it's well deserved and we're excited to see what you produce.
Editor: Ben Parr
"27.04.2016 14:30:01" epigram.org.uk 'Working class appropriation' is the new cool - Georgia Marsh explores the trend that sees middle class young people adopting the cultural tastes of those lower in the social scale. Georgia Marsh explores the trend that sees middle class young people adopting the cultural tastes of those lower in the social scale.
"27.04.2016 13:05:00" epigram.org.uk Tristram Hunt: lord of the resistance? - Adele Momoko Fraser and Catherine Cross report on Tristram Hunt's visit to the University. Where does he see his Labour Party? Adele Momoko Fraser and Catherine Cross report on Tristram Hunt's visit to the University. Where does he see his Labour Party?
"27.04.2016 12:04:27" A Midsummer Night's Ball A Midsummer Night's Ball 'I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.' (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
On Thursday the 5th of May The Artillery Grounds will We will stop selling dinner tickets to A Midsummers Nights Ball at 11pm tonight - get one and select your meal before it's too late!
"26.04.2016 19:49:14" epigram.org.uk Is the future bleak for our favourite NOS man outside 'Bargs? Theresa May has tried to take all the fun out of Lakota and Hope Carpenter isn't happy about it. "The passing of last week's Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) is set to put producers and sellers of legal highs out of pocket; it could even put them behind bars. Picture the scene: police cars stalking the Triangle; police-raids replacing Stoke Bishop
"26.04.2016 17:25:45" epigram.org.uk Epigram is recruiting for the 2016/17 Business Team! - Share this...000Join the team behind Bristol's best student publication. The perfect sounding board for careers in business and media, and a … We are now recruiting for the 2016-17 Business Team! Applications close 13th May!
"26.04.2016 13:52:29" epigram.org.uk Could You Afford It? University Announces Major Rent Hike - The University's commitment to 'widening participation' is being called into question after plans to increase rent by 5% in … Spare a thought for next year's freshers.
"26.04.2016 11:48:30" Today our 300th Issue was released and to add to the excitement we're giving two free ents tickets for A Midsummer Night's Ball to Sarah Brodie who won our photo sharing competition! Well done Sarah, we'll be in touch about collecting your prize!
"25.04.2016 17:15:01" epigram.org.uk Introducing Bristol's mayoral candidates Claire Hargreaves gives us the rundown of those fighting for our votes. On Thursday 5 May, Bristol will decide … Bristol's mayoral election is on 5th May. Claire Hargreaves takes us through the candidates fighting for our votes.
"25.04.2016 14:10:35" epigram.org.uk The 93% Club is a force for unity, not division Sophie Pender and Scarlett Sherriff rebut criticism of The 93% Club. "If ex-private school pupils have their own secret club where they have each-others backs, state school pupils have every right to support one another and raise awareness of social inequality in the 93%
"25.04.2016 13:05:00" epigram.org.uk Oxfam CEO on the refugee crisis, charity sector wages and ubiquitous street fundraisers Stefan Rollnick sat down with Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam, to talk about how to get a job in the charity sector, how to solve the refugee crisis, and the ethics of fundraising. Stefan Rollnick sat down with Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam, to talk about how to get a job in the charity sector, how to solve the refugee crisis, and the ethics of fundraising.
"25.04.2016 11:10:09" epigram.org.uk Dear Baroness Hale... Thank You - Sophie Hunter pays her thanks to our University Chancellor who is stepping down after 13 years of service Back … At the end of this year our Chancellor, Baroness of Richmond Lady Brenda Hale will be stepping down from her position as ceremonial head of the university. Sophie Hunter writes a letter of thanks not only for her service to Bristol Uni, but also to her
"25.04.2016 10:34:27" epigram.org.uk 'I want people to be proud of Bristol!'- House and Youell have big plans for Bristol Sport - Meet John House and Grace Youell, a duo with big plans for Bristol's sporting scene in 2016/17... Live BUCS scores in the ASS? A new hashtag? A way to avoid walking up hills?!
"24.04.2016 13:30:16" epigram.org.uk A letter from an angry editor: Let's stop picking sides Stefan Rollnick moans about how bad students are at having useful debates: whose mind are we changing? "This might sound a little bizarre coming from a guy whose function in the student newspaper is propped up by people taking sides on certain issues, but I'm starting to worry a little about the culture of student
"24.04.2016 12:32:03" epigram.org.uk BBC Bristol: 6 amazing facts about the big dog of wildlife television - Jordan Kelly-Linden tells you everything you need to know about the biggest and best in the wildlife TV industry: … Stressed about uni work? We thought so! Enjoy Jordan Kelly-Linden's latest article on BBC Bristol's wildlife television!
"22.04.2016 17:56:14" epigram.org.uk 'The student movement can and must do better' - I can imagine that many people reading this are very disillusioned by NUS. And to be honest, I can see why. 'I can imagine that many people reading this are very disillusioned by NUS. And to be honest, despite just finishing my second conference as an NUS delegate for Bristol, I can see why.'
Hannah Rose explains why she thinks, despite recent bad press about
"22.04.2016 12:43:10" epigram.org.uk Happy Earth Day! UoB Student Called Out by Environmental Activist - University of Bristol student, David Rodriguez Campo, found himself the object of a pointed Bristol 24/7 article in which … Today of all days...
"22.04.2016 12:07:48" Epigram Style The urban Bohemian, the Champagne Supernova.
In our first ever Epigram photoshoot, we explore the rock n' roll grunge of the 90s with luscious fur, sumptuous velvet, gritty leather and delicate lace.
Take a step back in time and enter our world of the
"22.04.2016 10:34:50" epigram.org.uk J. Kelly-Linden, 'Referencing is Hard' (Bristol: Epigram, 2016) Jordan Kelly-Linden argues that referencing is a minefield at university and it simply isn't fair. "Different tutors also want different things and that includes tutors within the same department. One will just be happy with the fact you got the words down on the page. Another will relentlessly nitpick, circling reference after reference, ruthlessly
"21.04.2016 19:55:35" Epigram Style Finding the perfect internship can be a daunting challenge, chuck in the several thousand other people looking and it can seem frankly impossible.
Yet companies are getting pretty savvy, using social networking platforms, such as Instagram to advertise
"21.04.2016 19:20:00" epigram.org.uk Review: Edges at the Pegg Adam Becket gives Musical Theatre Bristol's Edges a raving 4* review. 'There wasn't a note not hit.'
"21.04.2016 17:50:08" epigram.org.uk RE: Why we chose to set up a state school society - Richard Cubitt writes in response to the establishment The 93% Club- a state school society at Bristol University. Dear Editor, … The formation of a state school society at Bristol University turned a few heads. So, in response to their letter explaining their reasoning behind The 93% Club, Richard Cubitt lays out his thoughts on the
"21.04.2016 17:13:47" epigram.org.uk SURVEY: Should Bristol SU leave the NUS? - The recent election of Malia Bouattia as President of the National Union of Students (NUS) was surrounded in controversy as Jewish … Following the controversial election of Malia Bouattia as President of the National Union of Students, students from various universities are campaigning to disaffiliate from the union.
Should Bristol SU do the same? Let us know in this short
"21.04.2016 13:30:44" epigram.org.uk "I have as much soul as you- and full as much heart!" Charlotte Brontë at 200 - 21st April 2016 marks the bicentenary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë. Here, Darcy Rollins talks about her love … Today marks the bicentenary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë. Read Darcy Rollins' thoughts on the author, and her classic novel 'Jane Eyre'.
"21.04.2016 13:06:00" epigram.org.uk 'It really is the epicentre of the industry': Head of BBC's Natural History Unit on Bristol's... Wendy Darke spoke to Jordan Kelly-Linden about Bristol's world-leading position in wildlife film-making, upcoming nature docs and 'anthropomorphising' animals. Wendy Darke spoke to Jordan Kelly-Linden about Bristol's world-leading position in wildlife film-making, upcoming nature docs and 'anthropomorphising' animals.
"21.04.2016 11:58:31" epigram.org.uk Mind Your Head month asks 'Is there a student mental health crisis?' - The Students' Unions 'Mind Your Head' month launched yesterday with a panel discussion asking 'Is there a student mental health crisis?' Did you miss Mind Your Head month's first event?
Becky Morton gives a round-up of the panel debate.
"20.04.2016 16:05:00" epigram.org.uk The NUS has disgraced itself. Again. Liam Marchant on the NUS's latest monumental blunder. "The NUS is a shambles, it is a rogues' gallery of demagogues who speak in phrases lifted straight from 1970s sociology textbooks. SUs around the country must now disaffiliate from the organisation if the student movement is to retain the faintest whiff
"20.04.2016 09:35:55" epigram.org.uk Bristol JSoc slams NUS hopeful for 'Zionist lobby' rhetoric - An NUS official who claimed a 'Zionist lobby' is responsible for the government's Prevent strategy was yesterday called upon … NUS presidency candidate outrages Bristol JSoc with recent comments attributing the government's Prevent strategy to a 'Zionist lobby'. Is this who could be representing students nationally?
"19.04.2016 21:54:19" epigram.org.uk New State School Group: A force for unity or division? Claire Hargreaves on the latest effort to counter elitism at Bristol University. "The 93% Club, a new group formed by University of Bristol students, is aiming to break down the barrier between state school and private school students, in the form of discussion, debate and campaigning. It wants state school students to share their
"19.04.2016 09:37:51" Timeline Photos To celebrate our 300th Issue being released next Monday, we're giving you the chance to win TWO FREE ENTS TICKETS to our A Midsummer Night's Ball on Thursday 5th May.
All you have to do is share this photo to be entered into our amazing prize draw! Good
"18.04.2016 21:19:44" epigram.org.uk A Conversation with Shazia Mirza Lizzie Halling chats to comedian Shazia Mirza about her career as a comedian and her show The Kardashians Made Me Do It coming to Bristol this month. A comedy show about ISIS?
"18.04.2016 18:00:00" epigram.org.uk Red Dread Redemption: An Interview with Newton Faulkner When in town last week, Newton Faulkner sat down with Sam Mason-Jones to talk vinyl, dreadlocks and Factor 50. “Dreads have been part of so many cultures for so long and in so many different places, and there are so many different methods of doing it; it's not the same, it's not part of one culture."
Sam Mason-Jones meets Newton Faulkner to hear his take on the
"18.04.2016 16:30:00" epigram.org.uk The pursuit of happiness Becky Morton finds out about Bristol-based charity, Happy City. What is the best way to measure the success of a society? Economic development? Employment rates? Standard of education?
Bristol-based charity, Happy City Initiative, argues that above all policy-makers should focus on happiness.
"18.04.2016 15:34:20" epigram.org.uk Mayoral candidates clash on housing, Green Capital and social segregation Still undecided who to vote for in Bristol's mayoral elections on May 5? Becky Morton gives a roundup of Still undecided who to vote for in Bristol's mayoral elections on May 5?
Becky Morton gives a roundup of Bristol SU's Mayoral Hustings, where students grilled the candidates on issues ranging from housing to social segregation.
"18.04.2016 11:35:14" ***Raffle Announcement***
Our Midsummer Night's Ball is only a few weeks away now and to celebrate we'd like to announce our raffle and raffle prizes!
Buy your tickets on the night to be in with a chance of winning:
* Secret Garden Party Weekend
"15.04.2016 14:38:46" Timeline Photos The Friday Football Show boys are returning to the airwaves in 20 minutes time. Head over to Burst Radio - Bristol University Radio Station to tune in!
"13.04.2016 17:29:21" A Midsummer Night's Ball A Midsummer Night's Ball 'I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.' (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
On Thursday the 5th of May The Artillery Grounds will Our 'Midsummer Night's Ball' is now less than a month away! For just £28 you'll get a two course meal, glass of Prossecco, half a bottle of wine and fantastic entertainment, you'd be mad to miss it!
Tickets are selling fast so make sure you get yours
"12.04.2016 18:25:00" epigram.org.uk SURVEY: Student Mental Health - According to a recent survey by the National Union of Students (NUS), 78% of students have experienced mental health issues Epigram wants to find out about your experiences of mental health support at the University of Bristol - Please fill in our 2 minute survey!
The survey is open to all students, whether or not you have personally suffered from mental health issues.
"12.04.2016 17:16:00" epigram.org.uk Debate: Is vigilante public art an effective means of protest? Heather McGowan and Myla Lloyd debate whether, when the artist takes their work directly onto the streets of our cities, they can actually effect meaningful protest. Is a vaj on the Queen reall an effective protest?
"11.04.2016 14:40:02" Timeline Photos Students of Bristol - still time to nominate yourself to win a free Slaters suit from England legend Matt Dawson! http://epigram.org.uk/news/2016/04/win-suit-three-friends-plus-vip-event-tickets
"11.04.2016 10:50:06" A Midsummer Night's Ball A Midsummer Night's Ball 'I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.' (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
On Thursday the 5th of May The Artillery Grounds will Our 'Midsummer Night's Ball' is now less than a month away! For just £28 you'll get a two course meal, glass of Prossecco, half a bottle of wine and fantastic entertainment, you'd be mad to miss it!
Tickets are selling fast so make sure you get yours
"10.04.2016 19:26:41" epigram.org.uk SPA awards success for Epigram team - Epigram enjoyed a successful night at the SPA awards, winning one award and finishing second in two others including 'Best Publication' We don't like to blow our own trumpet but we're very, very excited!
Thank you to everyone who has read anything we've written this year!
"09.04.2016 13:03:54" epigram.org.uk EXCLUSIVE: Epigram takes a sneak peek at Beacon House before it opens on Monday £12 million and eight months of construction later, Beacon House is ready to open its doors to students on Monday 11 April as a state-of-the-art study space. The new space is the building's latest incarnation: the Grade II-listed structure has previously Unfortunately Donervan's pulled out at the last minute...
"08.04.2016 09:39:49" epigram.org.uk WIN a suit for you and three friends, plus VIP event tickets Slaters menswear has launched a competition for a student and three friends to win a suit each, plus VIP tickets to the opening night of its Bristol store, hosted by Question of Sport Team Captain Matt Dawson MBE on Wednesday 27th April. Fancy winning a suit from Slaters and Rugby World Cup winner Matt Dawson?
"07.04.2016 18:00:01" epigram.org.uk Gregory Porter @ Colston Hall, 06/04/16 The coolest cat in the hat, Mr Gregory Porter, descends on Colston Hall with his six-piece band in tow for an evening of charmingly authentic jazz. The man in the hat brought the biggest voice in jazz to Bristol last night for a thoroughly enjoyable evening at Colston Hall. Here's what went down:
"07.04.2016 15:12:58" epigram.org.uk The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect Is its title somewhat ironic? How much of a surprise can the Last Shadow Puppets' follow-up album provide after an eight-year long break for the heartbreakingly charming duo? Kane and Turner return to the plate with a second LP. But is it as good as we've come to expect from indie-rock's most illustrious bromance?
"06.04.2016 18:44:06" epigram.org.uk Eating disorders: 'These are the things that can't be fixed' Eating Disorder Awareness Week took place on the 22nd – 28th February. Dr. Dominique Thompson speaks to Helena Davies regarding the potential triggers of this disorder, the efforts put in by Student Health to address it and, most importantly, where to Eating Disorder Awareness Week took place on the 22nd – 28th February. Dr. Dominique Thompson speaks to Helena Davies regarding the potential triggers of this disorder, the efforts put in by Student Health to address it and, most importantly, where to
"04.04.2016 19:16:13" epigram.org.uk Hussell Crowned Star of Varsity after inspiring UBMHC win Hockey star Jordan Hussell has won the inaugural Star of Varsity award, narrowly beating rugby hero Tilly Vaughan-Fowler into second place. Jordan Hussell has won the first ever Star of Varsity awards, taking 39% of the vote!
"04.04.2016 19:08:31" Epigram Style We've all been struck by Kate-fever, or lusted after the insane beauty and what appears to be super fun friendship of 'it' girls Kendall and Gigi, but it's time we pay attention to the real 'it' girls.
Not all models basque in the limelight, they're real
"01.04.2016 15:52:49" epigram.org.uk epigram.org.uk 'Approximately 93% of UK students attend state funded schools. At Bristol, students from these schools make up only 60.1% of the student body.'
Three students have proposed to set up a new society for state-educated students:
"01.04.2016 09:09:20" epigram.org.uk http://epigram.org.uk/news/2016/04/donervans-provide-catering-beacon-house BREAKING: Local institution Jason Dovervans to provide catering for University of Bristol's new study centre and cafe, Beacon House.
"31.03.2016 19:10:16" epigram.org.uk We need to talk about body-shaming Chloë Maughan on Wentworth Miller, body-shaming, and the internet’s culture of cruelty. "It is emblematic of a culture of online harassment we live in, and perpetuate. A forum in which we can become detached from the humanity of our subject, forgetting that on the other end of our laughter there is another person who still has to walk
"31.03.2016 17:41:07" Epigram Style It’s now very much Spring and time to revamp those winter wardrobes ladies. With so much available on the high street choosing can be a daunting challenge, so we have put together a snappy check list of the must have pieces for Summer
"31.03.2016 10:54:05" epigram.org.uk VOTE NOW: Star of Varsity 2016 - The voting is now open! Check out our shortlist and decide who should be your Star of Varsity 2016! There are just 12 HOURS LEFT for you to vote for your Star of Varsity!
"29.03.2016 20:08:31" Epigram Style We choose your ss’16 style destiny based on your personality preferences, take the test to find out what you’ll be wearing this season!
"29.03.2016 12:00:01" epigram.org.uk 11 times Peep Show perfectly summed up Bristol student life 'Jeremy. There are many things I would do to help you. But digging a hole in the wintry earth with my bare hands so that you can bury the corpse of a dog you killed is not one of them.' Peep Show seems to truly understand life as a student. Somehow. Ciara Lally points out the top 11 times Mark and Jeremy spoke to us on a spiritual level.
"28.03.2016 18:59:18" Epigram Style With the cutest holiday almost behind us, we take a look at what our favourite fashionistas got up to for the Easter weekend, warning: high cuteness level!
"28.03.2016 15:33:55" www.telegraph.co.uk Hannah Price: University and ME Diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, Hannah Price thought university was off the cards; here she explains how she's making it a success We are SO proud of our deputy online editor Hannah Price, who has written this inspiring article for The Telegraph .
Ten years ago Hannah was diagnosed with ME, a chronic and debilitating illness. She thought university was off the cards, but explains
"27.03.2016 12:44:45" epigram.org.uk Review: London Has Fallen (and so have the ratings) James Turnbull reviews the $60 million flop, London Has Fallen. If you go to watch 'London Has Fallen' just for the cool CGI, then it seems you'll be disappointed even on that front. James Turnbull reviews the less than impressive disaster movie.
"27.03.2016 11:27:08" epigram.org.uk An Ode to Lounge - xWhen we commissioned Jess Baxter to write an article dedicated to everyone’s least/most favourite Bristol club, we had no idea of the poetic passion that would imbue her writing... this is more love letter than tribute. "Tonight I did a terrible thing. Tonight I have been disloyal to you, O reptilian one. Tonight I went to Motion."
Been away from Bristol too long? Missing Lounge? Not as much as Jess Baxter, that's for sure...
"25.03.2016 18:43:28" epigram.org.uk POLL: Does Bristol have a private/state school divide? - New figures show that the University of Bristol has the second lowest state school intake in England, but is there a private/state school divide? Bristol has the second lowest state school intake of any Russell Group university, but is there a divide?
"25.03.2016 11:14:05" epigram.org.uk Do you really want to ride that elephant? Charlotte Wass gives us an insight into the truth about animal tourism. Here's a gentle reminder of what not to do when travelling in places like Asia and Africa and how to avoid taking part in animal activities which are not only cruel but also illegal.
As Charlotte Wass rightly points out "if you truly love animals then
"24.03.2016 16:54:47" epigram.org.uk VOTE NOW: Star of Varsity 2016 - The voting is now open! Check out our shortlist and decide who should be your Star of Varsity 2016! VOTE NOW! The nominees for the first ever Star of Varsity award have been announced...
"24.03.2016 12:16:42" epigram.org.uk EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Former Archbishop on Trump, Safe Spaces and the Royal Wedding He conducted one of the highest profile weddings of all-time. He worked with the Queen, politicians and religious leaders from around the world. He was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. "Donald Trump's Christian credentials do seem to be a little bit - slender."
"22.03.2016 19:33:48" Epigram Style The fashion world changes more and more everyday, and now it’s for the better, Alexandra Keates explores the #GreenCarpetChallenge phenomenon and how going green is the biggest trend this season.
"22.03.2016 18:26:26" epigram.org.uk The Feeling @ Thekla, 12/03/16 Guy Barlow marks ten years since the release of Twelve Stops and Home with a stroll down memory lane to a creaky Thekla, where The Feeling ring the hits. It's been ten years since the release of Twelve Stops and Home: feel old yet?
Guy Barlow treats his 11 year old self with a stroll down memory lane to Thekla, where The Feeling play to a full house.
"22.03.2016 16:31:57" epigram.org.uk Asian adventures on a budget Joyce gives us an overview of her whirlwind trip around Vietnam and tells us how to travel on a budget... Tight for money this summer, Joyce tells us how you can go travel in Asia for under £200! Read more about her very good value Vietnamese adventures here...
Just make sure to look out for the
"21.03.2016 23:00:00" epigram.org.uk Review: Things We Do Not Know Anna Wyn Davies sings praises the brutal, un-tampered honesty of Spotlights' Things We Do Not Know. An important play!
"21.03.2016 21:17:09" epigram.org.uk Review: 'High-Rise' and its dystopian depravity Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons excel in the stylish mania of Ben Wheatley's film adaptation of J.G. Ballard's High-Rise. Ed Grimble reviews. Did High-Rise translate well from surreal novel to unsettling film? Deputy Arts editor Ed Grimble thinks so - catch his review here.
"21.03.2016 19:12:02" Epigram Style Ever wanted to know what it takes to run a business whilst doing your degree? We catch up with Bristol student Imogen Massey the brains behind our campus's favourite
"20.03.2016 17:52:44" epigram.org.uk Vaughan-Fowler leads UBWRFC to Varsity rout - Bristol women ran out comprehensive winners against UWE, scoring 13 tries on their way to a 75-5 victory as the sun set over the Memorial Stadium. 75 points, 13 tries, 6 for Vaughan Fowler and one stunning win over the UWE...
"20.03.2016 14:00:00" epigram.org.uk I went on the Bristol Sightseeing Bus Tour and it was magical “I am the lord of the bus, said he!” "Once a year my brother comes to visit me and we go sightseeing on the Bristol Sightseeing Bus Tour. Why we’ve even done this once, let alone three times, is irrelevant. It’s become a tradition and most traditions have arbitrary origins, like the monarchy
"19.03.2016 16:08:50" epigram.org.uk BOpS Presents 'Sweeney Todd' Bristol Operatic Society maintain their remarkably high standard of shows with their latest production, Sweeney Todd, for which Catherine Choate has nothing but praise. "BOpS did not only pull off Sweeney, they completely smashed it."
"19.03.2016 11:00:01" epigram.org.uk The best of UoB’s work experience stories Our editor, Jordan Kelly-Linden, has compiled some of the funniest work experience stories from UoB students. Read it and cringe.
"18.03.2016 16:40:03" epigram.org.uk A History of Just Jack Tristan Davis takes us through the history of the Bristol based club night, Just Jack. A brief history of Bristol-based house institution, Just Jack,
"18.03.2016 15:43:17" epigram.org.uk A Personal Account of LOST Festival Slugs, drag queens, glitter, overalls, prison cells, a lovingly arranged venue and frisky people – a personal account of LOST [in Bristol] Festival. Not your average festival!
"17.03.2016 23:09:04" epigram.org.uk A Picture of Postmodern Lonliness Darcy Rollins praises an elegant and powerful picture of 'loneliness'. "Walks are the epitome of quietly powerful aimlessness"
"16.03.2016 22:26:01" epigram.org.uk There should be more female heads in academia Jemima Hegerty-Ward describes the discouraging barriers aspiring female academics and current professors face. "I don’t have to tell you the statistics, you’re probably already aware of the blatant inequality and implicit gender bias in the ancient practice of academia; women are simply not represented in its senior roles. Cambridge University is one half of a duo
"16.03.2016 14:33:19" epigram.org.uk Bristol's got brains: Professor receives the Brain Prize On March 1st, Professor Graham Collingridge of the University of Bristol was one of three neuroscientists awarded the world’s most valuable prize for brain research. The Brain Prize, equivalent to the Nobel Prize for neuroscientists, was awarded to him Well it's impressive, but it's not rocket science is it?
"16.03.2016 14:23:53" epigram.org.uk My Love Affair with Porridge - Ellie Donnell extols the virtues of porridge and tells us why she’s not the only one who’s fallen in … ''Oats provide a platform for absolutely anyone to indulge in their own Instagram-induced inventiveness at breakfast time''
"15.03.2016 21:40:28" epigram.org.uk 'Check the label is a revolution in its truest sense' critics say Third-year English and Drama student, Eno Mfon performed her one-woman spoken word show ‘Check the Label’ at the Old Vic studio over the weekend of 25-27th February. The show explored the part cultural pressures and expectations play in shaping the Eno Mfon talks to Epigram about the power of spoken word poetry and the issue of skin bleaching in today's society, read the full article here.
"15.03.2016 20:07:52" epigram.org.uk Bristol Experience: Lockedin - Sophia Ikirmawi experiences and reviews the utterly enthralling, albeit stressful, pandemonium of Bristol’s real life escape experience, Lockedin ''Paying to be locked in a room with our mates? For an hour? Doing puzzles? It all sounded a bit weird.''
"15.03.2016 16:32:11" epigram.org.uk Why I won’t be taking the National Student Survey Ella Ennos-Dann explains why she will not be joining the other dissatisfied students taking the NSS. "I refuse to be part of the process that debases the university – and consequently my degree – any further, but it would also feel wrong to lie."
"14.03.2016 19:59:43" epigram.org.uk Do we still need International Women’s Day? Maya Wheeler-Colwell thinks so and argues that even Bristol students benefit from celebrating this day. "International Women’s Day is about more than just women, it’s about gender equality. It’s a reminder to the world that we’re not quite there yet. It’s about recognizing that, even if some people, such as the privileged female student population at the
"14.03.2016 18:44:13" epigram.org.uk Review: A Servant to Two Masters Victoria Roskams reviews Studiospace's Italian New York production of A Servant to Two Masters hailing its live band and folding set! "No opportunity to shout, or scream, or sob, the most melodramatic lines, is wasted."
"14.03.2016 18:00:00" epigram.org.uk Taken too far? 'Taken' franchise to be made into TV show Eloise Moench discusses the move of Taken from the big screen to the small - is this really what TV needs? The 'Taken' franchise is about to become a TV show. Will the loss of family members never end? Eloise Moench discusses.
"14.03.2016 17:57:58" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Varsity Rugby - Live coverage from the Memorial Ground as Bristol take on UWE in the final stand alone event of Varsity 2016! If you're not at the Memorial (why aren't you?!?!) then follow our #varsityrugby live blog!
"14.03.2016 12:30:00" epigram.org.uk Beacon House: the home straight - Beacon House is planning to open its doors on Monday 11 April. Here is everything you need to know about the University's new space. Everything you need to know about University of Bristol's new study space. Just in time for revision period (sigh).
"14.03.2016 11:02:43" epigram.org.uk Wind back the clock: how dementia affects students - Dementia is a disease which affects sufferers and their families terribly. As incidence is on the rise, Matt Davis … Dementia doesn't only affect the elderly - it affects their families too. Matt Davis gives a personal perspective.
"13.03.2016 22:09:33" epigram.org.uk 'Makes You Think' - Fourth Annual Law Conference a success - The fourth annual University of Bristol Law Conference on Tuesday 1st March saw hundreds of students across the UK … From free pastries to speeches from a Supreme Court judge, catch up on one of the University's most exciting events this term!
"13.03.2016 17:30:00" epigram.org.uk Review: Goodnight Mommy Mannika Mishra reviews the nightmare-fuelling horror Godnight Mommy. 'Goodnight Mommy' is just about scary enough to make your exams seem tame by comparison. Mannika Mishra reviews.
"13.03.2016 10:32:38" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Varsity 5K - Live coverage from the Downs as Bristol take on UWE in the Varsity 5k, a mass participation event for serious runners and complete beginners alike... What do students usually do at 11am on a Sunday morning? Crawl out of bed? Crawl into bed?
Well a load of them are about to run 5,000m round the Downs and you can follow it all right here!
"12.03.2016 19:22:29" epigram.org.uk UWE Bullets maintain unbeaten American Football Varsity record - Hopes of a first American Football Varsity win for the Mighty Maroon dashed by Jordan Crouch and the UWE Bullets... What a week of Varsity! UWE's American Football win last Sunday feels a long, long time ago now!
More live blog action from us tomorrow with the Varsity 5K!
"12.03.2016 18:00:00" epigram.org.uk Review: 'A masterclass in suspense' - Bone Tomahawk Josh Spencer reviews the suspenseful new western, Bone Tomahawk. Did The Revenant and The Hateful Eight not satisfy your craving for Western film goodness? Then look no further than Bone Tomahawk - Josh Spencer has the details.
"12.03.2016 10:50:54" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Varsity Boat Race - Live coverage from the oldest varsity event, The Boat Race. There are nine races in total, culminating in the men's and women's 1st VIII's... Planned to go down and watch the boat race but Friday night ended up bigger than expected?
Fear not! Follow all the action here!
"11.03.2016 21:30:25" epigram.org.uk Bristol SU election results announced Tonight the winners of the Student Union elections were announced to a lively and supportive crowd in the SU Balloon Bar. Tears, hugs and impromptu karaoke outbreaks mark this year's SU elections results night! Epigram spoke to all of the full time officer winners! Read the full breakdown here:
"11.03.2016 19:09:37" epigram.org.uk Bristol SU Election Results: Live Blog - Get all the latest information about the Bristol SU election results HERE! Who will your new elected officers be? BREAKING: Bristol SU Election Results are about to be released! Get the minute by minute updates from our live blog! Who are you hoping to see elected?
"11.03.2016 12:16:00" epigram.org.uk Review: PantoSoc presents 'Goldilocks' Ed Grimble reviews PantoSoc's Goldilocks, a show which despite its moments of excellence, still comes up significantly short. PantoSoc's 'Goldilocks' sadly wasn't 'just right'.
"10.03.2016 21:03:00" epigram.org.uk Review: Revunions' Dial "M" for Mustard Jack Deslandes reviews Revunions' comedic murder-mystery Dial "M" for Mustard. We review Revuinions' game of Cluedo!
"10.03.2016 19:14:22" epigram.org.uk Preview: Studiospace's A Servant to Two Masters - "It looks, sounds and feels amazing!" - Ahead of opening night, Ella Kemp sits down with the directors Rozzy Adams, Tim Lo and Musical Director Alison Cowling of Studiospace’s biggest show of the year, A Servant To Two Masters. Studiospace's 'A Servant to Two Masters' opens tonight - check out our preview!
"10.03.2016 18:55:48" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Varsity Darts - Live action from the Anson Rooms where Bristol are taking on UWE in the inaugural Varsity darts night! 180!!!! It's Varsity and it's darts! What's not to love?!
"10.03.2016 14:00:00" epigram.org.uk Desmond's lesson in deserving Lizzie Annis introduces a young man who can encourage us all to be more thankful for what we have. … Lizzie Annis introduces a young man who can encourage us all to be more thankful for what we have.
"10.03.2016 09:00:00" epigram.org.uk Going for gold in the STEM diversity competition - This year, the University of Bristol is going for the highest accolade in terms of gender equality – an … Does the University deserve the top prize for gender equality in science?
"09.03.2016 21:00:01" epigram.org.uk Preview: Things We Do Not Know Amy Stewart chats to directors Kate Wyver and Davina Chao of Spotlight’s latest play Things We Do Not Know in collaboration with local charity One25. A little preview of Spotlight's 'Things We Do Not Know'!
"09.03.2016 20:10:00" epigram.org.uk ‘A beautifully chaotic and perfect mess’: Little Miss Sunshine Review Charlie Gearon reviews cult classic Little Miss Sunshine, following its recent screening at Watershed. Following Watershed's event on mental health in cinema, Charlie Gearon reviews the touching modern classic 'Little Miss Sunshine', which deals with a variety of issues such as body image, depression and suicide.
"09.03.2016 19:10:01" epigram.org.uk Epigram is recruiting for our 2016/17 Business Team! Previous Business Team members have gone on to secure roles on coveted Times Top 100 graduate schemes such as with EY, Aldi and Deloitte, having gained hands-on commercial experience through Epigram. Could you join them? Think you've got what it takes to lead Epigram's Business team next year? If you'd like to be our next Managing Director, Director of Finance, Head of Ads and Sales or Head of Marketing, then follow this link!
Applications are due Friday at midnight!
"09.03.2016 18:23:55" epigram.org.uk #FreeKesha: The Ramifications of her Lawsuit Defeat Last month a New York Supreme Court judge sided with SONY, effectively binding Kesha to continued work with a producer by whom, she claims, she has been sexually abused. Caitlin Butler draws hope from the public reaction in the aftermath of Kesha's appalling treatment at the hands of SONY and the Supreme Court.
"09.03.2016 18:15:00" epigram.org.uk Dissatisfied art in post-slavery Bristol - Charlie Gearon explores how Bristol’s creatives have distanced themselves from the city’s history of slavery. On the 9th of … Charlie Gearon explores how Bristol’s creatives have distanced themselves from the city’s history of slavery.
"09.03.2016 15:53:06" epigram.org.uk UWE men take Varsity basketball thriller - UWE level basketball scores with victory in thrilling men's encounter... Make sure you tune into to our Live Blog at 5pm for coverage of the deciding basketball game of Varsity!
The Bristol women won before the UWE men levelled it up...
"09.03.2016 15:11:54" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Varsity Day - Live updates from across Bristol as the Mighty Maroon take on UWE... If you haven't been following (where have you been?!) there's still plenty more action to come on Varsity Day!
"08.03.2016 20:05:19" epigram.org.uk Medics strip off to raise almost £20,000 for charity at sell out O2 show This year, 180 brave medics bared (almost) all in Clicendales, the Bristol Medical School’s annual dance and music show. … Miss the Clicendales on Saturday? Fear not, for thanks to the magic of photography you can see all of the action from the night here on Epigram!
"08.03.2016 16:12:14" epigram.org.uk How to Love Bristol in the Rain - Living writer Jemima Hegerty-Ward teaches you to love the constant drizzle, and guides you through the rain to your nearest café. "Whether indulging in a cart of cake from Ahh Toots, or a bacon sandwich from Bakehouse, you’ll forget about your soggy feet after your first mouthful."
Jemima Hegerty-Ward's top tips for how to enjoy rainy Bristol are just what you need on this drizzly
"08.03.2016 11:50:41" epigram.org.uk 8 self-identifying female students we should all look up to To celebrate International Women’s Day, Oluwaseun Matiluko lists eight female students we can all draw inspiration from.
"07.03.2016 20:30:01" epigram.org.uk Talking Heads: Why are students so sober and boring? In light of recent claims that increased tuition fees are leading students to drink less and take fewer drugs, Liam Marchant gauges the thoughts of a politician, an undergraduate, and a journalist on the state of hedonism in UK
"07.03.2016 19:43:56" epigram.org.uk LNZNDRF - LNZNDRF LNZNDRF, an amalgamation of the National and Beirut, offer up their eponymous debut LP. An amalgam of members of the National and Beirut, LNZNDRF sound like an indie kid's wet dream. Ellen Kemp surveys their eponymous debut.
"07.03.2016 18:59:30" epigram.org.uk Meet the Candidates: Union Affairs Officer - The Union Affairs Officer represents student activities (societies, student media, democracy, campaigns, volunteers and RAG) to ensure they get … Meet the candidates competing for your vote for Union Affairs Officer in this week's SU elections!
"07.03.2016 17:37:01" epigram.org.uk Brilliant Petrovska leads Bristol to surprise Varsity basketball win - Ana Petrovska scored 19 points and Adelaide Hargreaves 17 as Bristol stunned favourites UWE to win the women's basketball Varsity 63-53. Brilliant Bristol upset UWE to take thrilling basketball encounter!
"07.03.2016 15:18:54" epigram.org.uk Vote for Johnny Thalassites as Volunteer Chair Johnny Thalassites on why he should be elected as Bristol SU’s Volunteer Chair. "I want Volunteering to be better promoted, better resourced and better rewarded at the SU next year."
"07.03.2016 09:35:20" epigram.org.uk Jesu/Sun Kil Moon - Jesu/Sun Kil Moon The unlikely lovechild of polarised experimentalism, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon is always something slightly less than the sum of its parts. A marriage of folk superstardom and eclectic experimentalism: what could possibly go wrong?
"06.03.2016 22:50:00" epigram.org.uk Meet the Candidates: Postgraduate Education Officer The Postgraduate Officer represents Postgraduate students (taught and research) to ensure they have the best possible academic experience while … Last up for today we have Jingchun Zhang Vs Laura Ho for the role of Postgraduate Education Officer!
"06.03.2016 22:25:20" epigram.org.uk Meet the candidates: Undergraduate Education Officer The Undergraduate Education Officer represents undergraduate students to ensure they have the best possible academic experience while they are … Next up we have Zoe Backhouse Vs Max Austin for the role of Undergraduate Education Officer.
"06.03.2016 21:31:16" epigram.org.uk Meet the candidates: Student Living Officer The Student Living Officer represents students on matters outside of their education including housing/accommodation, mental health and wellbeing and … Ahead of the SU elections this week Epigram sat down with the candidates for a few questions
First off, the candidates for Student Living Officer.
"06.03.2016 21:30:00" epigram.org.uk What it means to be a black university student Oluwaseun Matiluko contemplates the harsh reality many BME students face when it comes to studying at UK universities. "Ethnic diversity is a controversial topic that has always plagued British universities. There are obviously many complicated reasons for these student ratios, including socio-economic backgrounds, culture, and upbringing. However, for those who like to
"06.03.2016 20:39:54" epigram.org.uk Bristol's Post Office Visit Day - As Post-Offer Visit Day season looms, Samuel Robinson introduces his alternative guide to Bristol’s best Post Offices. “Mail Boxes Etc., like its stamp-obsessed counterparts, also doubles with something that is not a post office, in this case a night-time club to rival its Clifton Triangular neighbours."
Look no further for Samuel Robinson's definitive guide to Bristol's
"06.03.2016 19:08:00" epigram.org.uk I'm a survivor Megan Wilson’s tells her personal story and what she has done to help others come to terms with theirs. … Megan Wilson tells her personal story and what she has done to help others come to terms with theirs.
"06.03.2016 16:39:58" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Varsity Basketball - Live action from SGS for the men's and women's Varsity basketball match-ups! LIVE BLOG: Both the men's and women's basketball teams take on UWE tonight from 6 and we'll have all the action right here!
"06.03.2016 09:22:42" epigram.org.uk 'This is our year'- Barracuda captain confident of Varsity win - Bristol Barracuda captain Oli Stein was optimistic as we caught up with him ahead of this afternoon's Varsity clash with the UWE Bullets Time to knock UWE off their perch! Barracuda captain Oli Stein is confident of ending their winless Varsity run this afternoon...
"05.03.2016 21:55:45" epigram.org.uk We need more female role models in the STEM sector James Mills believes we need to rethink the way in which we encourage young women into studying STEM subjects. "The GCSE performance of girls on average exceeds boys in most subjects by a not inconsiderable margin; last year girls did 8.4 per cent better overall than boys. So at a grass roots level there in no shortage of potential, which leads us to the question;
"05.03.2016 19:45:24" epigram.org.uk Rosie Lowe @ The Louisiana, 26/02 A week after the release of her debut album Control, Rosie Lowe plays an exceptional set at Bristol’s Louisiana, which also proves to be a hugely intimate affair. Exeter songstress Rosie Lowe brings her blend of electronic soul to the intimate surround of the Louisiana, a week after the release of her debut album.
"05.03.2016 16:11:01" epigram.org.uk DMA's - Hill's End Aussie trio struggle to escape the shadow of Oasis on their Britpop-indebted debut. "DMA's are a cross between Oasis and no one."
The Melbourne trio struggle to escape the Ghost of Britpop Past on their debut Hill's End.
"05.03.2016 13:29:37" epigram.org.uk Modafinil allowed: but are the grades worth the risk? Dr. Dominique Thompson, Director of Bristol Student’s Health Service, has warned of the rise of students using the study drug Modafinil at Bristol. Dr. Thompson said she has seen ‘three or four’ students suffering from side effects in the past year, The University have stated that taking Mofafinil does not infringe any University rules, so should you be taking it? Is it worth the risk?
Epigram reports on the growing trend of students using so called 'study drugs' to help them with their degrees.
"04.03.2016 19:20:07" epigram.org.uk ‘Period leave’ is utter bull and you know it Jordan Kelly-Linden explains why ‘period leave’ only serves to undermine women in the workplace. "Telling the world that women should get time off every month to deal with their period essentially confirms misogynistic misconceptions that falsely label women as the weaker sex. The message this concept sends out only fuels antiquated, detrimental
"04.03.2016 19:10:17" epigram.org.uk Review: Pink Mist at the Bristol Old Vic Arthur Godden reviews Owen Sheers' Pink Mist praising it's poetic narrative playing at the Bristol Old Vic until 5th March. "This is theatre at its most powerful: making you reflect on your own life, to think and feel, but also bringing together a community through storytelling."
"04.03.2016 18:47:32" epigram.org.uk What do Bristol students think of the psychoative substances bill? Will Harley finds out about the bill which will make legal highs like laughing gas completely illegal. On 5th … 44 per cent of students think laughing gas should remain legal. Will Harley reports.
"04.03.2016 14:58:59" epigram.org.uk David Cameron joins praise for Bristol student's Atlantic record - The Prime Minister recognises Callum Gathercole as one of the UK's 'Points of Light' after he becomes youngest to ever row the Atlantic solo... Back in February we brought you news of another World Record row by a Bristol student.
Now Prime Minister David Cameron has sung his praises!
"04.03.2016 12:46:46" epigram.org.uk Get ready for the CLICENDALES! It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year – the Bristol Medical School will strip off … Raise money for charity + watch medical students strip off = win win. Get down to the O2 academy tomorrow to see the hotly anticipated CLICENDALES!
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"03.03.2016 20:28:54" epigram.org.uk Death, Doom and Despair: Is There Beauty in a Dystopian Nightmare? Oscar Albert comparatively reviews The Survivalist, screened at Watershed, and futuristic dystopian film The Road. With the recent screening of 'The Survivalist' at Watershed, Oscar Albert comparatively reviews the dystopian film with 'The Road, another dark futuristic masterpiece. Can such films be beautiful in the bleak picture they paint?
"03.03.2016 18:05:35" epigram.org.uk Fat White Family @ Bierkeller, 29/02 For two years Fat White Family have appeared to be teetering on the edge of the abyss, and another sordid show at Bristol's Bierkeller proffers no sign of change. But is it, asks Alex Schulte, all getting a bit silly? For two years, feral Peckham punks Fat White Family have been raising eyebrows and turning stomachs with their sordid antics and lewd lyrics. Bristol's Bierkeller is the latest stop on their spiral into the abyss.
"03.03.2016 17:21:23" epigram.org.uk Bristol joins in celebration of LGBT+ History Month February 2016 marked the coming of LGBT+ History Month to Bristol, an educational movement that began more than 40 … If Sam Smith's Oscars faux pas shows us anything, it's the importance of events like LGBT+ History Month, celebrated last month across Bristol.
Read Epigram's full report here:
"03.03.2016 16:28:26" epigram.org.uk Student voters: the deliberately disenfranchised? "Like the changes to union funding laws and the impending constituency boundary alterations, this is one of a litany of laws with one express purpose; to screw over the opposition."
"03.03.2016 14:30:07" epigram.org.uk Sports clubs set for Ignit10n charity marathon - Bristol's sporting stars turn their attention to charity tomorrow as the now-annual Ignit10n event aims to raise £20,000 for Above and Beyond Bristol's sports teams are to put beating UWE aside for 10 hours to raise money for local charity Above & Beyond...
"03.03.2016 12:01:23" Timeline Photos Respect to these girls raising money to provide homeless women with sanitary products, selling delicious cakes outside the gym RIGHT NOW
"03.03.2016 11:15:29" epigram.org.uk UBWFC come up short against strong UWE side - UWE overcome UBWFC 5-2 to level early Varsity scores After losing 3-0 to the Bristol men, UWE's women bounced back with a 5-2 victory
"02.03.2016 22:23:38" epigram.org.uk An Interview with Jim Crace Ed Grimble in conversation with Jim Crace, prolific British novelist and three-times Booker Prize nominee. Ed Grimble chats to Jim Crace about his book Harvest and how being an undergrad ruins reading for pleasure!
"02.03.2016 20:55:25" epigram.org.uk Landlords urged to take responsibilities seriously Bristol City Council has approved a new voluntary West of England rental accreditation standard for private housing, urging landlords … A step in the right direction but with soaring student numbers, demand outstrips supply for private housing, some students will be forced to live in unaccredited housing, so why are the standards voluntary?
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"02.03.2016 16:08:40" epigram.org.uk UBAFC dismantle UWE to take Varsity opener - Bristol's mens football team kicked off the 2016 Varsity series with a 3-0 win for the mighty maroon Bristol got off to a dream start in the 2016 Varsity series as UBAFC beat UWE 3-0...
"02.03.2016 12:32:38" epigram.org.uk Drug awareness: weed don’t need no education Amy Stewart asks whether compulsory drugs awareness courses only serve to NOStracise us. "As adults, we are capable of making our own decisions about what we do or do not attend and the kinds of substances we use recreationally."
"01.03.2016 23:17:21" Full time score in men's football last night
Bristol 3-0 UWE
(Murray x2, Golby)
"01.03.2016 19:49:43" Epigram Style With almost a month since its opening, Style writer Imo Massey gives us her review of the much anticipated Vogue 100: A Century of Style exhibition.
http://epigram.org.uk/style/2016/03/an-insiders-view-vogue-100-exhibition It's what we've all be waiting for, the fashion event of the year. Epigram Style get to grips with the Vogue 100 exhibition.
"01.03.2016 16:45:01" epigram.org.uk Brexit: are Bristol students in or out? - With the referendum set for June 23rd, the decision over Europe really is just around the corner. But what do students … Noa Leach reports.
"01.03.2016 15:30:00" epigram.org.uk Shame and Confusion: Non-Compulsory Sex-Ed is Failing Us All - Francesca Newton argues that it’s time secondary sex education prepared us for the real world. Before I start, I … Better sex ed is long overdue, according to Francesca Newton
"01.03.2016 15:04:56" epigram.org.uk A (slightly longer) note from the Editor Our Editor, Sarah Newey, publishes a ‘Note from the Editor’ each fortnight in our paper edition. This week, in a slightly longer instalment, Sarah discusses press coverage of the upcoming referendum. It's that time again; the paper's out, and so is our Editor's (slightly longer) editorial.
Both the Uni and Bristol SU have come out in support of remaining in the EU - but why? This week, Sarah attempts to explain why, contrary to right wing media
"01.03.2016 14:33:46" epigram.org.uk Russell Group says your questions are too costly University of Bristol does not record how much money they spend on answering Freedom of Information requests, despite … Answering Freedom of Information requests is too costly according to the Russell Group however the University of Bristol, a member of the group, does not even record the costs of answering the requests.
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"01.03.2016 13:43:14" epigram.org.uk In defence of: Going out alone - Living writer Georgie Wootton makes a case for going out alone, anywhere in the world. "It doesn’t matter how you get the party started... There are no rules."
Read the article for more reasons why going out alone can't be beaten!
"29.02.2016 22:25:50" epigram.org.uk Bristol Grad Interviews: Tom Kelsey, founder of Pedlar - Deputy Living Editor Ellie Donnell talks with the recent Bristol graduate turned entrepreneur, whose new student experience – inspired … http://epigram.org.uk/living/2016/02/30029
"29.02.2016 20:30:00" epigram.org.uk Online campaigning: Let's get (less) cynical Darcy Rollins celebrates the internet as an enabler of good deeds. "Lara originally had a 3 per cent chance of finding a suitable donor on the list but found one with a little help from hashtags."
"29.02.2016 19:24:38" epigram.org.uk Interview: The Stranglers Alex Schulte talks to Baz Warne, current frontman of wrinkled rockers the Stranglers, a band who have weathered the temporal flux of forty years and for whom everything is still looking pretty peachy. Apparently there are still some heroes kicking around...
Alex Schulte sits down with punk's golden (brown) oldies, the Stranglers, ahead of their latest UK tour.
"29.02.2016 14:36:54" epigram.org.uk SURVEY: how often do you buy vintage? - Bristol is an absolute treasure trove for vintage buys. Epigram Style want to find out about your fashion agenda. SURVEY: how often do you buy vintage?
"29.02.2016 12:10:25" epigram.org.uk #WeAreBristolUni– Instagram’s best shots of Bristol Calling all students! Have a great photo of the campus or the city you would like to share? Tag your photo with#WeareBristolUni and we'll be regramming the best snaps throughout the year to our followers. In case you needed any more proof of how beautiful Bristol is, we've put together some of the prettiest shots from the University's Instagram account for you to enjoy.
"29.02.2016 08:30:42" As dawn breaks across Bristol, today a rivalry wakes from its slumber. Embrace it. Bristol vs UWE. #Varsity2016 is here.
Our coverage begins tonight with a Live Blog from SGS as the men's and women's football teams kick off the series...
"28.02.2016 22:34:48" epigram.org.uk Bristol Playwright's Collective: Final Night Review Ella Kemp reviews the Bristol Playwright's Collective's final night at the Wardrobe Theatre commenting on the innovative writing of the two jarring yet complementary pieces. Two very jarring pieces!
"28.02.2016 19:30:01" epigram.org.uk Interview: Frøkedal Having previously only been part of collectives, Norwegian singer Frøkedal talks to Louisa Kendal about life as a solo artist. Ahead of her show at the Crofters Rights tomorrow night, we chat to Norwegian singer-songwriter Frøkedal.
"28.02.2016 17:52:50" epigram.org.uk Top 10 Great British Sporting Imports - Dan Reuben takes a look at Britain's top 10 sporting imports... Wiggins? Pietersen? Froome?
Dan Reuben ranks his top 10 British sporting imports...
"28.02.2016 16:28:34" epigram.org.uk University Challenges: A Senior Moment Neil Mulvaney describes his experience of resuming education after 37 years. "These days I’m writing my essays on one of those new-fangled laptop things which, incidentally, I have never used on top of my lap. For me writing had always been a messy endeavour with ink pens and blotting paper and vast smudges spread across the
"28.02.2016 13:45:16" epigram.org.uk Gloria Steinem: A Life in Feminism - Amy Stewart heads to the Bath Literature Festival to listen to prolific feminist activist Gloria Steinnem talk about her new book My Life on the Road, her love of universities and the concerns of modern mainstream feminism. Epigram Arts headed to the Independent Bath Literature Festival to hear Gloria Steinem chat about her new book 'My Life on the Road'
"28.02.2016 13:33:36" epigram.org.uk Interview: Cage The Elephant - Ella Kemp sits down with Matt Schultz, frontman of raucous rock quintet Cage The Elephant. Turns out he’s really nice. Ella Kemp chats to Matt Schultz, whose easy wit and intelligent charm defies the rambunctious onstage antics of his band, Cage The Elephant.
"28.02.2016 12:02:21" epigram.org.uk QUIZ: How well do you know Bristol? One of our favourite things about being students at the University of Bristol is getting to call this incredible city home. But how well do you really know Bristol? Know your ASS from your elbow? Prove it.
"27.02.2016 17:35:40" epigram.org.uk FGM: Bristol leads the way in tackling a truly barbaric practice Maddie Goodfellow praises the steps taken by Bristol police to prevent female genital mutilation. "FGM is one of the most underreported crimes in the UK, and victims are unlikely to ever come forward and self-report. It is such an entrenched practice that to report it could have repercussions for the girl’s families, who are more often than not the
"27.02.2016 16:40:25" epigram.org.uk VARSITY 2016: Captain's Questions - How will you celebrate? Who is your player to watch? And, most importantly, would you rather get a 2:2 or lose to UWE? Would you rather get a 2:2 or lose to UWE?
Find out what our captains think ahead of Varsity 2016!
"27.02.2016 14:39:44" epigram.org.uk VARSITY: A History Lesson - Ahead of the 22nd edition of the Bristol vs UWE Varsity, Malik Ouzia takes a look back at the history of the rivalry TWO DAYS TO GO!!!
Varsity 2016 gets underway on Monday night as the mens and women football teams take on their UWE rivals!
Make sure you're up to speed with your Varsity history!
"27.02.2016 11:13:53" epigram.org.uk RWA's Trio of Landscape Exhibtions - Ed Grimble and Myla Lloyd visit The Royal West of England Academy’s new collection of exhibitions, all three of which take the English landscape as their subject matter. Ed Grimble and Myla Lloyd review RWAs trio of landscape exhibitions - an exhibition worth seeing plus it's free for students!
"26.02.2016 20:21:15" epigram.org.uk Shearwater @ The Fleece, 18/02 The brooding and formidable art-rock outfit provide an exhilarating evening at the Fleece. Touring in support of their most … With introspective songwriting and Bowie covers, Shearwater killed the Fleece last week. Harris Ferguson has more.
"26.02.2016 16:16:49" burstradio.org.uk Listen | Burst Radio Get over to Burst now for your weekly football fill with the Epigram Sport boys and the Friday Football Show!
"26.02.2016 15:38:18" epigram.org.uk Why Britain’s education system needs to retake it’s exams - Sam Head discusses the huge problem of social and educational inequality in Britain today and how the work of … Britain's inequality problem and Teach First's mission to end it.
"25.02.2016 21:37:14" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: Tour of Britain cycling race set for Bristol return - The Tour of Britain cycling race is set to return to Bristol later this year, with a stage starting and finishing on Clifton Downs BREAKING: Tour of Britain return to Bristol confirmed at tonight's launch at Bristol Museum...
"25.02.2016 20:41:59" epigram.org.uk Review: MTB's 'West Side Story' - Grace Kendrick reviews MTB’s rip-roaring staging of West Side Story, as 1950s New York is brought to the Winston Theatre this week. "Overall, West Side Story is a demonstration of what has been months of commitment and enthusiasm from the show’s cast, crew production team- time that has not been wasted!"
"25.02.2016 18:31:13" epigram.org.uk It's not fair! Should stressed scientists have reading weeks too? - Science subjects have, in general, high contact hours, yet most of our stressed scientists do not get a reading … Science subjects have, in general, high contact hours, yet most of our scientists do not get a reading week to catch up with their heavy workloads. Gina Degtyareva weighs in and asks the students of Bristol whether this is a fair
"25.02.2016 18:15:00" epigram.org.uk 'Women have to hold their nerve': new Head of History speaks about the challenges of the... Josie McLellan has become Bristol's first female Head of History. She spoke to Claire Hargreaves and Helena Davies about the challenges facing women in academia. 'Describing herself as a "white middle-class woman", with a PhD from Oxford who didn’t have a child until "established" in her career, Dr. McLellan recognises she has been fortunate, acknowledging that her success is "more of a story of a lack of
"25.02.2016 18:06:05" epigram.org.uk Murray hat-trick fires Bristol into title contention - Sam Murray struck a hat-trick and Al Harlington a brace as Bristol hammered Plymouth 5-2 to go top of the league... UBAFC catapulted themselves into title contention with a 5-2 win away at Plymouth
"24.02.2016 20:24:27" epigram.org.uk Epigram Predicts: Oscars 2016 As the biggest night of the year for film approaches, Film and TV editor Ella Kemp and writer Max Tyler discuss, predict and contemplate the rights and wrongs of the Academy’s greatest showcase. The Academy Awards are almost upon us! To get you excited for the big night, Film and TV editor Ella Kemp and Film writer Max Tyler have lined up their predictions for this year's Oscars.
"24.02.2016 18:37:19" epigram.org.uk Epigram is recruiting for our 2016/17 Business Team! Previous Business Team members have gone on to secure roles on coveted Times Top 100 graduate schemes such as with EY, Aldi and Deloitte, having gained hands-on commercial experience through Epigram. Could you join them? ***EPIGRAM IS RECRUITING FOR OUR 2016/17 BUSINESS TEAM***
Previous Business Team members have gone on to secure roles on coveted Times Top 100 graduate schemes with employers like EY, Aldi and Deloitte, having gained invaluable hands-on commercial
"24.02.2016 13:29:42" epigram.org.uk Bristol baby gorilla makes national headlines Bristol Zoo Gardens made national headlines earlier this morning as a baby gorilla was delivered via a rare procedure … First baby gorilla born by C-section in the UK at Bristol Zoo Read full story here:
"24.02.2016 11:35:09" epigram.org.uk The AMM is over, so can we all stop fighting now please? Alex Rees argues that partisan student politics needs to stop. "But sometimes, stepping into anything larger than a committee meeting is like entering some kind of holy war. I am told that the division between Student Left and Student Right is as old as time itself, that it will play and replay itself over the
"23.02.2016 23:27:05" epigram.org.uk Review: The Kutz Stencil Awards 2015 - Laura Williams gives us an insight into It's All 2 Much Gallery's current Kutz Stencil Awards exhibition and chats to the gallery's owner about the innovative pieces on display until 28th February. Laura Williams gives us an insight into It’s All 2 Much Gallery’s current Kutz Stencil Awards exhibition and chats to the gallery’s owner about the innovative pieces on display until 28th
"23.02.2016 22:02:24" Epigram Style 'Ever wondered what it would be like to start your own brand? If you were to take the buzzing aura of gritty creativity from Stokes Croft and translate it into fabric form, you might come close to the brand ethos encapsulated by House of
"23.02.2016 20:30:01" epigram.org.uk In defence of the paper back - Francesca Newton explains why no tablet can ever replace turning real pages, and why books need our protection. 'Preferring paper books to e-books is illogical. But then, so is fiction.'
Francesca Newton demands you ditch your Kindles in favour of the humble paper back.
"23.02.2016 19:00:01" epigram.org.uk Is your curriculum white? Lucy Thompson reports on Bristol's branch of the movement which is trying to diversify our curricula. 'Whiteness is fluid and a social construct that only exists when in opposition to another culture. A member of the group used an example to express this, pointing out that the Catholic Irish were not seen as "white" when they were oppressed in America,
"23.02.2016 11:23:23" epigram.org.uk Coffee or Red Bull? The search for the right buzz - Most of us drink it every day, but scare stories about the health risks of too much caffeine seem … Excess caffeine intake leads to restlessness, panic attacks, heart palpitations and insomnia that can last several days.
Alfie Smith unpicks the fact from the fiction and advises you how best to get your caffeine
"22.02.2016 23:28:25" epigram.org.uk The best of Bristol Yik Yak - It's no secret that Bristol has pretty strong Yik Yak game (if we do say so ourselves), that being said we thought it was about time that we compiled some of the best for your weekly enjoyment. What better way to cure those Monday blues. We have compiled together some of Bristol's best Yik Yaks for your enjoyment. What better way to start the week...
"22.02.2016 21:25:07" James Blunt That's Doctor Blunt to you... Thank you University of Bristol! Congratulations to our favourite honorary tweeter and Doctor of Music James Blunt.
"22.02.2016 20:00:00" epigram.org.uk Supreme Court Judge to speak at Bristol next week The Right Hon Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore PC QC, Justice of the Supreme Court, will visit the University of Bristol next week to address students as the keynote speaker at The University of Law Bristol Law Conference. Lord Kerr, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, is speaking at the University of Bristol next week:
Bristol Law Conference President Darcy Rollins told Epigram: ‘Whether you have commercial aspirations in the City, seek to embark on the
"22.02.2016 19:51:01" epigram.org.uk Kanye West - The Life of Pablo With a baffling release process and a track-listing which continues to evolve, in The Life of Pablo Kanye West has crafted a … "The product of Kanye’s constant negotiation between his personal self-conception as a direct descendent of Picasso and Neruda and his public perception as some kind of walking curio, The Life of Pablo is an agonised, arduous, solipsistic and frequently
"22.02.2016 19:38:39" epigram.org.uk In Defence of Boycotting Scarlett Sherriff makes a case for boycotting as a legitimate political tactic. "The government should not be telling local councils led by elected representatives what they can and cannot politically oppose, and they certainly should not tell leaders of student’s unions that their organisation has no right to express a political
"22.02.2016 18:15:00" epigram.org.uk Independent's day: does it mark the beginning of the end for printed student media? In light of news that The Independent will soon print its last physical issue, Phoebe Scott asks whether printed student media such as Epigram is on the way out. 'Nevertheless, in today’s society it is clear that most students get their news from online sources, with the popular student website The Tab last month attracting three million views. Epigram’s online viewing rate is currently 48,000 page views per
"22.02.2016 14:15:00" epigram.org.uk 'Lying at the front of the aircraft, the ground is whizzing past me as we fly': the last Dambuster George 'Johnny' Johnson told Adam Becket and Sarah Newey his remarkable story. ‘We had been used to flying at 10, 15, maybe 20 thousand feet at a push; but we had to get down to 100ft, or most of the time less than that. As a bomb aimer, I’m lying at the front of the aircraft, and the ground is just whizzing past me as we fly. So
"21.02.2016 22:28:08" epigram.org.uk AMM passes 7 motions, rejecting ‘Safe Space’ referendum The Annual Members Meeting, self-described as ‘The Student Union’s largest democratic event’, was held on 18 February in the Anson Rooms, with over 300 attendees as the meeting opened. Read Epigram's full report on the results of the Bristol SU Annual Members' Meeting here!
"21.02.2016 21:03:13" epigram.org.uk The Big Debate: Should students vote to leave the EU? As campaigning commences for the upcoming referendum, Epigram asks: Should students vote to leave the EU?
"21.02.2016 18:44:50" epigram.org.uk Top 10 'Best Picture' mistakes In anticipation of the Academy Awards at the end of the month, Jacob Povey looks back on ten films that should not have won Best Picture. With debate surrounding whether or not Leonardo Di Caprio should finally win an Oscar or not, and the 2016 Academy Awards fast approaching, Jacob Povey lists his top 10 films that should not have won an Oscar, and the ones that should.
"21.02.2016 14:51:16" epigram.org.uk Men's Hockey secure first promotion to National League - The University of Bristol Hockey 1st XI have been promoted to the Mens National Hockey League for the first time … In case you missed it last night...
"21.02.2016 14:05:00" epigram.org.uk Dr Daniel Lee and the Nazi in the chair Zoe Barrington tells a story of past and present colliding behind the seams of a wicker back chair. 'When Helena went to collect her altered chair, the documents were handed to her by a furious workman raging about how he didn’t do work for Nazis.'
Past and present collide in Zoe Barrington's story uncovered in a wicker back chair.
"20.02.2016 22:00:53" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: Men's Hockey secure first promotion to National League - The University of Bristol Hockey 1st XI have been promoted to the Mens National Hockey League for the first time … BREAKING: The Mens Hockey First XI have been promoted to the National League for the first time in history! Congratulations!
"20.02.2016 08:12:28" epigram.org.uk Review: Studiospace's Blink Alison Cowling gives Studiospace’s Blink a 4* review praising the chemistry of the characters and the impressive backdrops created for the show. Alison Cowling gives Studiospace’s Blink a 4* review praising the chemistry of the characters and the impressive backdrops created for the show.
"The story unfolded gently, the direction extremely smooth throughout the whole piece that it definitely
"18.02.2016 16:48:09" epigram.org.uk Fire strikes second Bristol hall of residence Students living in Favell House were evacuated after a fire broke out at 1pm this afternoon. It is thought that the fire began on the second floor. BREAKING: There has been another fire in a University of Bristol hall of residence.
"18.02.2016 16:45:56" epigram.org.uk LIVE BLOG: Bristol SU Annual Members Meeting - This is the Epigram News team bringing you coverage of the 2016 Bristol AMM, live from the Anson Rooms. Join … Keep up to date with everything AMM this evening - follow our LIVE BLOG from 5pm!
"17.02.2016 21:54:27" epigram.org.uk Preview: Studiospace's Blink Harry Bennett gives us a rundown of what we can expect from Studiospace’s upcoming performance Blink playing from 18th-19th February. Harry Bennett gives us a rundown of what we can expect from Studiospace’s upcoming performance Blink playing from 18th-19th February.
‘I think there are a lot of romantic plays at the moment, and if anything this is a subversion of them.’
"17.02.2016 20:20:57" epigram.org.uk Breakdown of the Annual Members Meeting’s motions including 'Safe Space' referendum The Student Union Annual Members Meeting (AMM) is set to take place in the Student Union tomorrow 18 February. The … The motion to have a referendum on the 'Safe Space' policy has been met with contention as FemSoc members have come out against it, stating that Safe Space's abolition would 'shut out marginalised voices'.
You can read a full breakdown of the motions to
"17.02.2016 17:33:09" epigram.org.uk 6 Music Festival 2016 The swinging 6 Music Festival was in town this weekend, taking over Colston Hall, Motion and a host of … "The standard of performance, due largely to its expert selection and choice curation, has been entirely exquisite, the aesthetic has been fabulous, the atmosphere has been stellar."
Sam Mason-Jones was rather taken with this weekend's 6 Music Festival.
"17.02.2016 14:44:19" epigram.org.uk Following the crowd: 'Grief police' and mourning on social media - In light of the recent spate of high profile deaths, Francesca Newton investigates a new kind of communal mourning. … 'One writer for The Independent website went so far as to say online mourning makes us all "hypocrites" and that lyrics are only tweeted in the wake of a music-world tragedy so people can "look cool" in their "faux-grief".'
In light of the recent spate
"17.02.2016 08:20:58" epigram.org.uk BREAKING: Second Bristol student in Atlantic record success - Callum Gathercole becomes youngest to ever row the Atlantic solo... BREAKING: For the second time in less than two weeks a Bristol student has broken an Atlantic row crossing world record!
"16.02.2016 21:27:02" A Midsummer Night's Ball A Midsummer Night's Ball ‘I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.’ (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
On Thursday the 5th of May The Artillery Grounds will
"16.02.2016 18:13:22" epigram.org.uk Supersymmetry and dark matter: Bristol researchers face the Large Hadron Collider head-on - Share this...000Since the ground-breaking discovery of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider has continued to contribute to our understanding … "The world’s largest particle accelerator is now colliding sub-atomic particles with an energy of 13 teraelectron volts (TeV) – almost twice the collision energy with which the original runs were made. For reference, this is about the kinetic energy of
"16.02.2016 18:00:00" epigram.org.uk 'Veganuary' is more than a fad in Bristol Bea Gentili reports on the growing trend of alternative eating in Bristol. 'Being the European Green Capital it is by no means surprising that we sit very nicely in one of the cities with the highest populations of vegans in the UK. The city is buzzing with vegan-eat outs, which serve warm, nourishing and delicious food day in,
"16.02.2016 17:59:31" epigram.org.uk The Big Debate: is there any point in studying a foreign language? As Bristol introduces a Cultural Studies and Modern Languages MOOC, we ask: is there any point in learning foreign languages at university?
"16.02.2016 14:21:14" epigram.org.uk Labour Mayoral candidate urges students to make their voice heard in next May election Labour politicians campaigning in Bristol told Epigram that the student vote is ‘massively important’ to the party ahead of the mayoral, council and the police and crime commissioner elections this May. 'The last thing David Cameron wants is a Labour Mayor' Adam Beckett talks to Marvin Rees, Labour's Bristol mayoral candidate, about the importance of the student vote in Bristol
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"15.02.2016 22:18:43" epigram.org.uk No Defence for Cultural Appropriation in the Arts Oluwaseun Matiluko responds to an earlier article from Epigram Arts concerning cultural appropriation within the arts and argues that there’s no defence … Oluwaseun Matiluko responds to an earlier article from Epigram Arts concerning cultural appropriation within the arts and argues that there’s no defence for this.
"15.02.2016 22:03:30" epigram.org.uk Former Vice Chancellor ranked as one of highest spending UK VCs The UCU (University and College Union) has published its second report on ‘senior pay and perks in UK universities’ and the … Throwback to News' article of the week when the former Vice Chancellor was revealed to be one of the highest spending VCs in the country, only ever flying business or first class!
You can read the full article here:
"15.02.2016 20:25:23" epigram.org.uk Cameron: Why did U-turn your back on us? Hope Carpenter explores the ethical and political consequences of our PM’s broken promises. "Even if Cameron isn’t ideologically in favour of grants, surely there’s a political and electoral incentive to listen to students. We are a problematic demographic: hard to pin down geographically, often liberal-minded and have a historic tendency to
"15.02.2016 19:36:52" epigram.org.uk #BaftaBlackout: Time for a change in the film industry? - Following last night’s awards ceremony, Ashley Yonga speaks up about the hashtag at the tips of everyone’s fingers today. … "Last night actors rallied together in peaceful protest by the ‘Creatives of Colour Network’ outside London’s Royal Opera House."
Ashley Yonga discusses the film industry's lack of diversity following last night's #BaftaBlackout
"15.02.2016 17:28:01" epigram.org.uk VARSITY: A History Lesson - Ahead of the 22nd edition of the Bristol vs UWE Varsity, Malik Ouzia takes a look back at the history of the rivalry... Did you know that three of England's 2003 World Cup winning rugby team played in Varsity?
With less than two weeks until the big kick off, get your Varsity knowledge sorted...
"15.02.2016 16:54:34" epigram.org.uk Strugglers spend as giants slumber - January saw the cash splashed in the Premier League...but not by the usual suspects Watford and Newcastle spent more than La Liga put together. But Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham and co. hardly spent a penny.
Jonathan Harding investigates why...
"15.02.2016 15:33:00" epigram.org.uk Bristol love stories - With Valentine’s Day just gone, Bristol Alumni and friends asked Bristol graduates if they found love while studying at Bristol. From VW Beetle car rides to romantic walks along Clifton’s Suspension Bridge, here’s what alumni told them… With Valentine's Day still in the air University of Bristol Alumni share their heart-warming stories of finding love while studying.
From VW Beetle car rides to romantic walks along Clifton’s Suspension Bridge and diamond wedding anniversaries...
"15.02.2016 14:15:00" epigram.org.uk It's time Bristol came to terms with its dark history of tobacco, slavery and Henry Wills In light of Oriel College's decision to keep its Cecil Rhodes statue, Sophie Hunter explores Bristol's own not so squeaky clean past. 'Although engaged with the slave run tobacco trade as importers, the Wills family were not producers of the product. Nor were they actually established until 1786, just 21 years before the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.'
In light of Oriel College’s
"15.02.2016 12:13:46" University of Bristol From being fluent in Bristolian to climbing hills, Epigram reflects on the unique experiences that make you a #bristolgrad (in addition to your incredible degree, of course!):
"14.02.2016 22:03:41" epigram.org.uk 250 years of the Bristol Old Vic - 2016 marks the 250th anniversary of the Bristol Old Vic. Helena Napier looks at the theatre’s history as well as how this landmark year will be celebrated. 2016 marks the 250th anniversary of the Bristol Old Vic. Helena Napier looks at the theatre’s history as well as how this landmark year will be celebrated.
"14.02.2016 20:27:20" epigram.org.uk BAFTA Live Feed Follow the BAFTAs live here with the Film and TV crew - join the conversation on Twitter @epigramfilm The BAFTAs are here, and the Film and TV editors cordially invite you to join us for an online valentines date on the @Epigramfilm twitter. Follow the live updates below and tweet us your thoughts.
"14.02.2016 11:58:16" epigram.org.uk Tinder: The Heart of the Obsession Tinder’s slogan is ‘It starts here’. But what exactly, asks Lian Brooks is ‘it’ ? "The guessing game of ‘Tinder date or normal date?’ still hasn’t lost its charm for me. Nor has the joy I’m met with when stumbling across someone I vaguely know..."
Lian Brooks shares opinions which may just push you in the direction of the polaris
"13.02.2016 18:32:16" epigram.org.uk Impersonal statements: What’s the point? Darcy Rollins harks back to the bizarre stresses of applying to university and the dreaded personal statement. "The second peculiarity of the ‘personal statement’ is that ‘personal’ word. Excuse me for the rhetorical question use, but is there anything less personal than a personal statement?"
"13.02.2016 18:19:33" epigram.org.uk Bristol trampolining clean up in Cambridge - New year but same old story for high flying Bristol trampolining… Our competition squad received a fantastic set of … More trampolining glory for Bristol!
"13.02.2016 17:53:58" epigram.org.uk Ten Years of Just Jack @ Motion, 06/02 - The worst-kept secret line-up takes over Motion to celebrate a decade of top-notch house music from the prized Bristol … Just Jack's tenth birthday party was everything we wanted it to be.
Louis Harnett O'Meara has more.
"13.02.2016 17:38:34" epigram.org.uk A Singleton's Guide To Valentine's Day - If burrowing away on the 14th of February isn’t your thing, Magdalena Zingl has a guide to make the most out … Single and at a loss as to what to do tomorrow? Why not have a look at this guide to the perfect way to spend the day...
"12.02.2016 20:36:57" epigram.org.uk It's time to make LGBTQ sex education mandatory Ellie Bertram makes a case for a more inclusive sex ed programme in schools. "The number of young people who self-identify as LGBTQ is rapidly increasingly: according to a recent YouGov poll, 49% of 18-24 year olds in 2015 categorised themselves on a 'sexuality scale' as 'something other than 100% heterosexual'. Taking this c
"12.02.2016 18:48:58" epigram.org.uk Massive Attack - Ritual Spirit EP Bristol’s favourite sons return with a surprise EP, their first release of the decade. "del Naja and Grantley Marshall sow the odd seed of promise for a great next album."
Bristol's prodigal sons Massive Attack return with a surprise EP.
"12.02.2016 13:44:54" epigram.org.uk Review: Spotlights' Sleeping Around - Amy Stewart reviews Spotlight’s intimate Sleeping Around playing at the Pegg Studio Theatre until Saturday. Amy Stewart reviews Spotlight’s intimate Sleeping Around playing at the Pegg Studio Theatre until Saturday.
"The parts of a relationship we would consider extremely private and personal are fully exploited in Spotlights’ play and these happen litera
"12.02.2016 12:56:28" epigram.org.uk Bristol students tackle #TheHomelessPeriod Bea Gentilli spoke to the Bristol students whose #TheHomelessPeriod campaign is trying to help the local women whose problem is hardly talked about. 'We desperately want people to join us, campaign with us, talk to us, work alongside us to move in the direction of our goals. We have a Facebook group and Just Giving page are hoping to create depots to drop of any sanitary items or donations around
"12.02.2016 11:37:57" epigram.org.uk Hockey's Dingle Derby Day - Last Wednesday marked Bristol Men’s Hockey’s annual Dingle Day, kicking off with the derby between the 2s and 3s … Last Wednesday saw Hockey's annual Dingle Day and it was a treat. Find out how the 2s got on against the 3s as well as the 1s clash with Cardiff...
"12.02.2016 11:03:35" epigram.org.uk BUCS Results: 10/02/15 - In the build up to Varsity we’re bringing you the results that matter from every BUCS Wednesday. Up the … A huge win for women's rugby and a tight one for basketball.
Keep up to date with the Mighty Maroon every Wednesday!