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"26.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton No Longer a Top 20 University – Complete University Guide The University has fallen to its lowest position in ten years. The University of Southampton has fallen by nine places.
"25.04.2017 20:06:40" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Fails To Anticipate Planned Event Actually Happening The University was shocked by the consequences of a system they run and had planned In breaking news, the University organised an event but was taken by surprise when it actually happened
"25.04.2017 13:51:31" wessexscene.co.uk South Korean Corruption Scandal: Impeached Ex-President Formally Charged Ivan Morris Poxton reports on the formal charges files against ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has now been formally charged.
"24.04.2017 18:50:13" wessexscene.co.uk G7 Fail To Agree Sanctions Against Russia Sanctions against Russia remain a controversial topic among G7 countries. Are G7 attitudes to Russia diverging?
"24.04.2017 11:01:40" wessexscene.co.uk Module Options Ballot Fails Again The student option module choice system has crashed for the second year in a row. Have you been affected by this?
"23.04.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Megabite Scheme: Helping the Homeless Without Giving Money Katie Heath tells us about the Megabite Scheme she is working on as an intern in Southampton. Katie Heath talks about The Megabite Scheme as a way to help the homeless without giving money.
"22.04.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk British And Irish Lions Squad Announcement Verdict Sarah Rendell gives her verdict on the players that made the cut and will be jetting off to NZ this summer, as well as those left behind. Which player who made the cut shocked you most?
"22.04.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 5 YouTube Videos to Introduce You to the NBA Phillip Bettles picks out his top videos that will provide some kind of introduction to NBA basketball, and what makes it so special. Phil Bettles has handpicked the best youtube videos to get you excited for the NBA, just in time for the playoffs!
"20.04.2017 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Running as Lib Dem Candidate in General Election The student has been selected to contest the Southampton Test seat. The former VP Engagement candidate is back. This time he is hoping to become a Lib Dem MP!
"20.04.2017 13:26:17" wessexscene.co.uk Firefighters Tackle Huge Blaze Near Jesters Firefighters tackle huge blaze near Jesters and Sobar. BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters have been tackling this huge blaze for almost 3 hours!
"18.04.2017 10:51:13" wessexscene.co.uk Theresa May Calls For Snap General Election The PM made the shock statement this morning. Breaking news!
"17.04.2017 18:52:14" wessexscene.co.uk John Terry – Captain, Leader, Legend In many ways, Terry was the perfect leader for Chelsea. He embodied that which boils the blood of all who don't walk the hallowed Kings Road - an eminent dislikability, made strong on a rugged, insatiable ability to win Sports Editor Tom Morgan reacts to the news that John Terry will be leaving Chelsea at the end of the season.
"17.04.2017 17:51:20" wessexscene.co.uk Iceland: The First Country to End Gender Inequality? Lisa Veiber discusses Iceland's recent struggle for gender equality. Writer Lisa Veiber investigates Iceland's efforts to remove the gender pay gap.
"16.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk WW3 Cancelled Due To Technical Difficulties The highly-billed showdown between World War Champions the USA and upcomers North Korea has been cancelled due to technical difficulties After some technical difficulties the thermonuclear conflict scheduled for this week has been cancelled
"15.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why is Body Hair Shamed? Amy Picknell discusses why body hair is shamed and attempts to break down societal stigmas to encourage acceptance and self love. From our latest issue, Features Editor Amy Picknell discusses why body hair shouldn't be seen as a bad thing.
"14.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Emma Watson's Vanity Fair Photoshoot is Not Anti-Feminist Becky Walsh on how Emma Watson's Vanity Fair cover is not anti-feminist. Women can be sexual and still feminists.
"14.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Welcome To The Future; A New Dawn For Football With cries for video technology growing louder and louder, it is time for football to take a long overdue step out of the dark ages. Travis Walton takes an in depth look at the arrangement for bringing video technology to the game of football.
"13.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Death Throes of UKIP With Article 50 triggered, is UKIP's time in the spotlight finally over? Is this the end of UKIP?
"12.04.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Convicted Of Manslaughter A University of Southampton law student has been convicted of manslaughter. A jury at Winchester Crown Court delivered its verdict this afternoon.
"12.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… UK Historical Landmarks? Bruno Russell tells us which of the UK Historical landmarks is really worth visiting. In the latest edition of 'The Best...?', Bruno Russell tells us about the best UK historical landmarks.
"10.04.2017 18:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton law lecturer wins legal battle to force his Brother out of their flat The 41 year-old Tesco's Security Guard now has one month to "adjust to the idea" of vacating the property. A controversial case involving a Maritime Law lecturer. Do you agree with the Judge's decision?
"10.04.2017 11:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Naked Bike Ride Coming to Southampton Riders are asked to join the group at 6pm for a 6.30pm start on June 2 on the East Side of Southampton Common at the clearing next to Highfield Road. The route will go through the City Centre and Portswood.
"10.04.2017 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Junk Presents: Monki & Friends Features Editor Ellen reviews the closing night of Monki & Friends' UK Tour. Junk brings us another unforgettable night, as Features Editor Ellen Jenne reviews Monki & Friends.
"09.04.2017 20:01:48" wessexscene.co.uk F1: Lewis Hamilton Takes Controlled Victory in Shanghai Lewis Hamilton took a controlled victory at the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Sebastien Vettel and a resurgent Max Verstappen for Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton took a controlled victory at the Chinese Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Sebastien Vettel and a resurgent Max Verstappen for Red Bull.
"07.04.2017 12:52:13" wessexscene.co.uk The Homeless Period Features Editor, Amy Picknell raises awareness for a recent campaign; The Homeless Period, which provides sanitary products to homeless and disadvantaged women. Amy Picknell raises awareness for a recent local campaign; The Homeless Period
"07.04.2017 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Day I Crashed A Wedding Find out more about RAG's LOST99 challenge here and exactly how you can be apart of this years event. Your LOST99 adventure awaits you!
"06.04.2017 10:56:15" wessexscene.co.uk Legendary Abbey Road Studios Tape Machine Found at Surge Radio Southampton's connection to the Beatles. There's been an exciting discovery on campus!
"05.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Anglo-Spanish War Of 2017: News From The Front As war breaks out between Britain and Spain, Pause is ready to keep you updated on developments from the front As Britain and Spain go to war over Gibraltar, the Wessex Scene brings you a report from the front line
"05.04.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk University Announces £300m Investment For 'Simply Better' Strategy The funding will be invested in improving university facilities. This will form part of a £600m fund to invest into university facilities.
"05.04.2017 12:00:32" wessexscene.co.uk Santiago: South America's Overlooked City? Travel Writer, Pippa Davies, lets us in on all of Santiago's secret hotspots after her year abroad living there. Go the road less travelled.
"04.04.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: International Citizens Service Emily Beasley continues with our Achieving the Employable Series and discusses her experience with the International Citizens Service Emily Beasley explains how you can get involved in volunteering with the International Citizens Service, this summer
"03.04.2017 17:00:28" wessexscene.co.uk Penis-Seats and Butt-Cams: Mexico City's Solutions to Harassment on Public Transport Kristin Barrett gives a first hand view of the extent of sexual harassment in Mexico City. The controversial "Penis Seat" has not been the only step taken by Mexico City to reduce sexual harassment on public transport.
"01.04.2017 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Hampshire To Seek An Independence Referendum Due to political tensions over Brexit, Hampshire County Council is set to demand an independence referendum How will this affect Southampton students?
"31.03.2017 18:30:20" wessexscene.co.uk French Guiana Unrest Attracts French Presidential Election Focus Guyanese discontent over perceived inferior treatment to the French mainland has become topic area for French Presidential candidates Has French Guiana been of lower priority than the mainland for previous governments?
"31.03.2017 18:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Homelessness: What Can We Learn From Finland? Investigations Editor Harriet Martin explains how Finland is attempting to solve their homelessness issue. Investigations Editor Harriet Martin looks to Finland for how to tackle the homelessness crisis
"31.03.2017 16:59:59" wessexscene.co.uk Man in Hospital After Assault in Watts Park, Southampton City Centre A man is being treated in Southampton General Hospital after an assault in Watts Park yesterday, close to Mayflower Halls. Emergency services were called to the area at about 3pm yesterday, according to the Daily Echo. As well as police, South Central He was stabbed in the neck
"30.03.2017 17:07:43" wessexscene.co.uk Why World Bipolar Day Is Important Maddy Ell on the importance of World Bipolar Day. On World Bipolar Day, Maddy Ell discusses the importance of Bipolar Awareness.
"30.03.2017 14:00:07" wessexscene.co.uk Stationery To Keep You Motivated Over Easter Julia Beazley's pun-tastic guide to all things stationery this Easter break. 'These pizza pens appeal to me on both a practical and edible level' - take Julia Beazley's advice and invest in some quirky , largely junk food themed, stationery this Easter break!
"30.03.2017 09:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Kitten Academy: Miracle Kitten Charlie's Story Kitten Academy is a foster home for cats and their kittens in Illinois. One little kitten, Charlie, has had quite the inspirational story and is only three months old. Natasha Dennington brings you the story of Charlie the kitten to brighten your morning
"29.03.2017 19:00:58" wessexscene.co.uk A Guide To Varsity For Those Who 'Don't Get' Varsity Varsity can be confusing at the best of times, quite often even the organisers and athletes can become lost in the swirl of sports that is going on, so there seems to be little hope for a spectator. However, fear not! Jessica Sansom has your back, here is Did you feel a little lost at Varsity? or didn't go because you don't know a clue about sports? Fear not! Jessica Sansom has written her easy step by step guide on how to get the most out of the day for those of us that can't name every player in the
"29.03.2017 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Jean-Claude Juncker 'Actually A Failed Bond Villain' On the day of the government's Article 50 notification, a rather shocking revelation about the Commission President has come to light
"28.03.2017 13:39:19" wessexscene.co.uk Semester Two Exam Timetable Released The Semester Two exam timetable has been released. Check out the summer exam timetable below ...
"27.03.2017 17:32:42" wessexscene.co.uk Granting Rivers Legal Entity Status Signals Environmental Action Not Legislative Lunacy Ciara Howes argues that decisions in India and New Zealand to grant rivers legal status are a crucial step forward in protecting the environment Ciara Howes argues why granting rivers legal rights is a step forward in protecting the environment.
"27.03.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Veganism: What's it all about anyway? James Howlett was sceptical when his girlfriend became a Vegan but soon found himself converted, here are his thoughts on this important lifestyle change. James Howlett offers relatable and truthful insight into the controversial lifestyle change of veganism.
"27.03.2017 10:21:25" Union Southampton We hope you're having cracking holidays so far. If you're staying on campus, you can read our opening times at: http://bit.ly/2mXPLwF For when you get bored of writing your dissertation/essay
"27.03.2017 08:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Summer Opportunities Abroad Summer 2017 is fast approaching and there's no reason why you can't spend it in a new country. Chloe Connolly, shares where to start looking if you want to work, intern or volunteer abroad. Not sure what to do this summer? Here's a few ideas
"25.03.2017 18:54:50" wessexscene.co.uk Brussels Commemorates 2016 Attacks A year after the 2015 terror attacks that shook the city, Brussels stopped to remember those who lost their lives. This week marked the anniversary of last year's terror attacks in #Brussels.
"25.03.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Surge Raise Over £800 For Comic Relief The student run radio station completed challenges along the way and gunged their station manager, Toby Leveson. And they gunged their station manager!
"24.03.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Swaythling Methodist Church Food Bank Amy Picknell reports on her personal experience visiting the Swaythling Methodist Church Food Bank. Features Editor Amy Picknell gives a personal account of her visit to a local food bank for the Homelessness Series.
"23.03.2017 12:13:53" Surge Radio In six hours time we begin our 48 Hour Marathon live from the redbrick for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day. To donate head over to the link below! #surge48 Please donate to a brilliant cause!
"22.03.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Universities Will Be Required to Defend Free Speech on Campus How will this change the University experience? How well does the University of Southampton allow for free speech? News Editor, Samuel Tyler explores the new legislation and the University of Southampton's record on free speech.
"22.03.2017 18:35:00" wessexscene.co.uk Surge Radio to Host 48-Hour Comic Relief Radio Marathon The broadcast will begin at midnight. Will you be listening in?
"22.03.2017 17:01:15" wessexscene.co.uk University Without Freedom of Speech is No University at All Matthew Cowley defends the principle of Freedom of Speech in universities after the latest censorship controversy. Matthew Cowley explains why universities must accept and protect Freedom of Speech for all students.
"21.03.2017 19:00:47" www.wessexscene.co.uk 24 Hours in Salzburg, Austria With only 24 hours Salzburg, Natasha Dennington talks us through everything she got up to during her one day there and why this city is a must-see. Your next potential city break all lined up for you.
"20.03.2017 19:00:57" Timeline Photos Fancy being our next Science and Technology Editor? Come and run at the EGM this week ⌚️
"20.03.2017 18:00:00" issuu.com Issue 3 - February 2017 If you missed out on our physical copy of issue 3, never fear! You can read the whole magazine and check out all the stunning imagery from WSA right here:
"20.03.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Importance of International Day of Happiness Charlotte Colombo on the International Day of Happiness. International Day of Happiness is today!
"20.03.2017 12:00:39" www.wessexscene.co.uk The Philippines – “Asia's Best Kept Secret” Kicking off our new Asia's Best Kept Secrets series, Joanna Hynd shares the greatness of the Philippines. The secret is out.
"20.03.2017 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk One Year On Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons reflects on her experiences a year after her accident. Time really is the best healer, lifestyle editor Tallulah Lyons reflects on the year since her coach accident.
"19.03.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Roundup Through Social Media Got those post Varsity blues? Are you sad that you'll have to wait a year for the next showdown? Fear not! Relive the day through all the best witty comments and funny moments that happened. Are you suffering those post Varsity blues (or just a hangover)? Either way, relive all the action with our roundup of the best moments from social media:
"19.03.2017 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk We Need to Talk About Grief Deputy Editor, Nuala McBride, shares her perspective on grief. What role does grief play in your life?
"18.03.2017 17:32:16" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Have Won Varsity 2017 Varsity Champions, was there every any real doubt?
"18.03.2017 16:00:56" It was a win for Southampton Waterpolo at Varsity today #TeamSoton
"18.03.2017 15:41:47" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Live Blog It's finally here, and this is the place to be to keep up to date on all the results, highlights and stories of Varsity 2017 as they happen. 10 more wins will seal us the victory, make sure you dont miss the winning moment!
"18.03.2017 15:13:56" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity Live Blog: Rugby Men's 1XV It may be the final day of the six nations, but there are bigger fish to fry. Keep up to date with all the rugby here! The woman's game will kick off at 11.30 while the men's 3rds will start at 9.45, 2nds at 13.05 and finally, 1sts at 15.00. Another massive showdown, you dont want to miss this!
"18.03.2017 14:54:09" #SUNC smashing Portsmouth at varsity #TeamSoton
"18.03.2017 14:17:42" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Live Blog It's finally here, and this is the place to be to keep up to date on all the results, highlights and stories of Varsity 2017 as they happen. Southampton lead 144-116, their biggest lead of the day all far!
They need 46 points to secure the title!
"18.03.2017 13:36:21" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity Live Blog – Men's First Football Match Follow the action as Travis Walton reports on the men's first football match. It's the big one, dont miss this fixture. And with the overall scores being Portsmouth 100-96 Southampton, every point is turning out to be crucial!
"18.03.2017 12:37:03" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Live Blog It's finally here, and this is the place to be to keep up to date on all the results, highlights and stories of Varsity 2017 as they happen. Portsmouth are currently beating Team Southampton in Varsity, 94 - 66. There's work to be done this afternoon!
"18.03.2017 11:50:27" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Live Blog It's finally here, and this is the place to be to keep up to date on all the results, highlights and stories of Varsity 2017 as they happen. Thought Varsity would be a walkover? Think again, Portsmouth are currently winning 70-62! Keep up with Team Soton's fortunes here:
And women's rugby is underway
"18.03.2017 11:17:43" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity Live Blog: Rugby It may be the final day of the six nations, but there are bigger fish to fry. Keep up to date with all the rugby here! The woman's game will kick off at 11.30 while the men's 3rds will start at 9.45, 2nds at 13.05 and finally, 1sts at 15.00. Six nations is on, but so is Varsity! Keep up to date on the live action here:
"18.03.2017 10:36:44" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity Live Blog: Lacrosse Catch all the live lacrosse action right here. The men's team will open proceedings at 9.15, followed by the women at 10.45 and ending with the mixed team taking to the pitch at 12.15. It's all happening in the lacrosse, goals, a great rivalry and a fight... and it's only half time! Catch the second half action here
"18.03.2017 09:09:35" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity Live Blog: Basketball It's an early start, but this live blog will be worth following as the men's 1st team faces off at 9am. The 2nds will take to the court at 10.30, with the women rounding off the proceedings at 12.00. Stay here for all the live details! The first event of the day is underway! Basketball Men's Firsts are happening right now, with live updates here.
"18.03.2017 09:03:26" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Live Blog It's finally here, and this is the place to be to keep up to date on all the results, highlights and stories of Varsity 2017 as they happen. Can't make it to Portsmouth today? No problem, Wessex Scene have got your back with this live blog which will be keeping up to date with live scores and results!
"17.03.2017 20:06:27" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Timetable The final timetable and map for all the sports happening at Varsity 2017. Here is the final version of the timetable for tomorrow's fixtures!
Can't make it to Portsmouth? Not a problem, Wessex Scene will be bringing you live updates all of tomorrow. Also make sure you are following @wessexscene and @WS_Sport on twitter!
"17.03.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What Do Food Banks Do? Investigations Editor Harriet Martin explains the work carried out by volunteers at Food Banks in the local area. The next instalment in the Homelessness Series.
"17.03.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk An Interview With 2017 Varsity Officer: Stephen Gore To wrap up our Varsity interview, James Moseley caught up with this years Varsity officer, and next years Vice President of Sport, Stephen Gore to get his thoughts on the day what it will hold. In our final interview before Varsity tomorrow, we caught up with Stephen Gore, current Varsity Officer and future VP Sports to get his insights on the day!
"17.03.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Fitbit Challenge: One Student vs. 10,000 Steps Does walking 10,000 steps a day affect your fitness? Julia Beazley takes on the Fitbit challenge to see what all the fuss is about. Does walking 10,000 steps a day affect your fitness? Julia Beazley takes on the Fitbit challenge to see what all the fuss is about.
"17.03.2017 16:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Interview: Mens Football With Varsity impending, we interview captain and centre-midfielder for the Mens First XI, Jack Maggs, to see how how the team is preparing for the big game following a turbulent season. Our penultimate interview is with Jack Maggs, captain of the mens football time, who after a tough season will be looking for a victory to finish on a high!
"17.03.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Interview: Womens Football With Varsity impending this weekend, we caught up with Captain of the Women's First XI Team, Lizzie Hibberd, to hear her thoughts ahead of the big derby. Kieran Hyland caught up with the Womens Football captain. Lizzie Hibberd, who will be looking to repeat last years dramatic victory over Portsmouth.
"17.03.2017 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Interview: Mens Rugby In the build up to Varsity we spoke to SURFC's captain Ross Macknay to see how his team are gearing up for Saturday after an historic season for the club. Rugby correspondent, Sarah Rendell, caught up with SURFC's captain Ross Macknay in preparation for their Varsity fixture on Saturday.
"16.03.2017 18:30:46" wessexscene.co.uk “I'm Not Here to Save The World.” An Interview with Jon Sopel "I'm only a blooming journalist, I'm not here to save the world." Soton Alumnus and BBC United States Editor, Jon Sopel, discusses the world according to Trump and the future of Journalism with Editor, Alice Hearing. Editor, Alice Hearing sits down with BBC USA Editor, Jon Sopel.
"16.03.2017 17:00:52" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Interview: Womens Rubgy Varsity is just around the corner, so we spoke to SUWRFC's captain, Stephanie Jones, to find out more about the teams game plan and how confident they feel for Saturday. Thought England v Ireland was going to be the biggest rugby match-up this Saturday? Think again...
It's Southampton v Portsmouth, check out how the women's side has been preparing and hear captain Stephanie Jones' thoughts ahead of the game.
"16.03.2017 16:00:31" wessexscene.co.uk Team Southampton Sweep Wednesday's Varsity Fixtures Southampton took maximum points from Wednesday's action as the sailing and golf teams put on a clinical sporting display to dismantle Portsmouth. These were the last fixtures before the main event on Saturday 18th. Yet more Varsity success! Team Southampton have all the momentum as we come ever closer to the main event.
Southampton currently lead Portsmouth by a score of 72 - 22! #bleedburgundy
"16.03.2017 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What Would a Second Scottish Referendum Look Like? Why another independence referendum would not just be a re-run of 2014. With a second referendum over Scottish independence looming, Frazer Loveman examines how the campaigns might shape up compared to the 2014 vote.
"15.03.2017 16:13:59" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Interview: Lacrosse In the build up to the hotly anticipated this year's Varsity, Anna Pennington spoke to Oliver Pannell the president of the Southampton Men's Lacrosse team get his view on the upcoming fixture against Portsmouth. Anna Pennington caught up with the Lacrosse team to find out their thoughts on the upcoming Varsity clash with Portsmouth.
"15.03.2017 14:03:26" wessexscene.co.uk Union Tries To Organise Student Piss-Up, Somehow Cocks It Up From the union that brought you failed rebrands and £22k referenda on library opening hours comes the annual celebrations and events for our finalists, who will in a few short months be opening their wings and flying off into the real world. At this time The Union formerly known as SUSU is trying to organise a piss-up for students, but how hard can it be?
"15.03.2017 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Running A Half Marathon Fuelled by Food Waste As if running a marathon isn't enough, Jack Dicks will be solely fuelling himself on food waste in the 7 weeks prior to the half marathon! Deputy Editor Nuala McBride interviews the Southampton student hoping to raise awareness about the damage of wasting food.
"14.03.2017 21:01:20" www.wessexscene.co.uk Why Everyone Should Travel the World Amy Picknell lays down the case for travelling as much as you can. Need a little motivation to book your next trip? This should help.
"14.03.2017 16:14:10" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Recap: Softball This Sunday saw the Mustangs in action against Portsmouth for this year's varsity competing in three consecutive games. The Mustangs came away suffering a 2-1 loss in a hotly contested battle with their Portsmouth counterparts. The Mustangs were in action on Sunday!
"14.03.2017 15:00:13" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Recap: Gymnastics The Gymnastics team was in action on Sunday but unfortunately it was a tight loss for them with the final results being 141.2 – 132.2 in Portsmouth's favour. In Varsity 2017 this year, Southampton currently have a solid lead of 46-22. Here is the Gymnastics roundup following Sunday's showdown!
"14.03.2017 14:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Interview: Sailing In the build up to the hotly anticipated this years Varsity, Anna Pennington spoke to Pat Rigby the president of the Southampton Sailing team to get his view on the upcoming fixture against Portsmouth. The team will be competing on Wednesday the 15th. As part of our Varsity coverage, we will be catching up with several of the team's captains and getting their insights on the competition before the big day!
First up, Sailing...
"13.03.2017 21:35:00" wessexscene.co.uk Boaty McBoatface leaves Southampton to Begin First Research Mission Boaty McBoatface is leaving Southampton this week! Bon voyage Boaty
"13.03.2017 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Varsity 2017 Recap: Swimming The swimming took place last night on our home turf, as the main day clashed with BUCS League next week. With a significantly stronger team, Portsmouth were the favorites. However, Team Southampton were able to walk away with an impressive draw. Huge congratulations to the Swimming Team who earned a hard fought draw against a strong Portsmouth squad in their Varsity showdown!
"13.03.2017 18:02:09" www.wessexscene.co.uk South Korean President Park Guen-hye Officially Impeached South Korea's President has been ousted from office after the 'mother of all' corruption scandals. It is the first time within the country that a democratically elected president has been forcibly removed from office.
"13.03.2017 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Extend Early Varsity Lead Following Sunday's Action Hockey, swimming, gymnastics, softball and archery were all in action on Sunday, with Hockey and Archery picking up big wins against Portsmouth. Keep those Varsity points rolling in! Golf and Sailing are in action next on Wednesday #bleedburgundy
"12.03.2017 19:45:22" wessexscene.co.uk Grad Ball 2017 Will Take Place on Campus Grad Ball is set to be cheaper than last year, but it will take place in the Union Building. Some students are unimpressed.
"12.03.2017 18:00:16" www.wessexscene.co.uk 'Smaller, Weaker and Less Intelligent': Polish MEP Declares Support For Gender Pay Gap Lisa Veiber discusses the comments made by a Polish MEP in support of the gender pay gap The comments were made just before International Women's Day.
"12.03.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Teen Mugged at Knife Point in Southampton The incident occurred near Debenhams in Southampton City Centre. Both of the assailants are believed to still be at large.
"12.03.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Cutting Youth Housing Benefit Hurts Most Vulnerable Following the recent cut to Housing Benefit for 18-21 year olds, Emma Perry argues that this will hurt the most vulnerable in society. "The Conservative government is condemning many to homelessness."
"11.03.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Team Southampton Kick Off Varsity 2017 With Equestrian Triumph Southampton Riding Club got Varsity 2017 proceedings off on the right foot, claiming maximum points over Pompey in the first event which occurred on the 10th March. Great work from the Riding Team, hopefully the rest of Team Southampton will be able to follow suit!
"11.03.2017 12:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Drug Use is Rising. Is it Time for the Government to Accept Defeat? Nathaniel McVeagh on why drug use isn't about to stop any time soon and how to reduce drug-related deaths. Do we need regulation instead of bans?
"11.03.2017 10:24:43" Wessex Scene EGM - Science and Technology Editor Wessex Scene EGM - Science and Technology Editor Could you be the next Science and Technology Editor for Wessex Scene?
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about science and technology and who has a passion for writing! You do not need to have any experience or even have written for Wessex Could you be the next Science and Technology Editor for Wessex Scene?
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about science and technology and who has a passion for writing! You do not need to have any experience or even have written for Wessex
"10.03.2017 18:00:16" www.wessexscene.co.uk Junk Presents: Art's House A review of Junk Presents: Art's House by our Features Editor, Ellen Jenne. Junk is bringing us a whole range of events this year. Last week they brought us Artwork Presents Art's House.
"10.03.2017 17:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Tesco to Give Unused Food to Charity 30,000 tonnes of edible food was thrown away this year. Southampton will be one of the first cities to benefit form the scheme.
"10.03.2017 16:00:06" wessexscene.co.uk Homelessness: Miracle Messages Find out how you can become involved in tackling the homelessness crisis in Southampton through use of social media. Part 3 of our homelessness series: Find out how you can become involved in tackling the homelessness crisis in Southampton through use of social media
"10.03.2017 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Why Trump's Presidency Isn't the Worst Thing Ever It's not all bad, right? It's not terrible - because now people are actually paying attention to politics.
"09.03.2017 17:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Portswood Pub named Pub of the Year The Bookshop Alehouse has won the title of South Hampshire's pub of the year. The pub is located near Jesters.
"09.03.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Store Appoints Cat Head of Department A Southampton Store have given an abandoned cat the ultimate promotion. Susu has competition now.
"09.03.2017 15:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk House of Lords Rejects Plans To Link Tuition Fee Increases To TEF The House of Lords has dealt a major blow to government plans for further tuition fee increases. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) was proposed to be used to justify increases in tuition fees for institutions with stronger teaching performance.
"09.03.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Power of Sisterhood Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons redefines the definition of that all too common #squadgoals. In light of International Women's Day, Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons discusses how women can and should be supporting each other.
"08.03.2017 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Power of Sisterhood Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons redefines the definition of that all too common #squadgoals. In light of International Women's Day, Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons discusses how women can support each other in a real way.
"08.03.2017 17:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Celebrates International Women's Day The theme of this year's celebration is 'Being Bold'. Head down to West Quay this weekend for talks, stalls, activities and music.
"08.03.2017 12:30:45" wessexscene.co.uk International Women's Day Interview with Vice President of FemSoc Deputy Opinion Editor, Ana Bond Esparraguera, speaks to the Vice President of FemSoc about International Women's Day.
"07.03.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Portraits of Cambodia – Mr. F Nuala McBride had the unique opportunity to speak to some people whose village will be devastated by a proposed Dam Project of the Mekong River in Cambodia. The final interview of, Deputy Editor, Nuala McBride's, Portraits of Cambodia series.
"07.03.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Portraits of Cambodia – Mr. W Nuala McBride had the unique opportunity to speak to some people whose village will be devastated by a proposed Dam Project of the Mekong River in Cambodia. The penultimate interview in the Portraits of Cambodia series.
"07.03.2017 12:47:10" wessexscene.co.uk Portraits of Cambodia – Mrs. L Nuala McBride had the unique opportunity to speak to some people whose village will be devastated by a proposed Dam Project of the Mekong River in Cambodia. Following on from the series, Portraits of Cambodia, that began last week, Nuala McBride, continues her interviews with residents about their views on the looming Dam Project.
"06.03.2017 21:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Italy Recruit School P.E. Teacher as Defensive Coordinator A PE teacher from Berkshire has been revealed as the architect of the Italian Rugby Team's new playing style Harry Barter reports on the latest twist in this year's dramatic Six Nations
"06.03.2017 17:09:07" wessexscene.co.uk BBC North America Editor Visits the University Today Jon Sopel, the BBC's North America Editor, will give a lecture at 18:00 this evening. If you couldn't get a ticket his lecture will be live streamed.
"06.03.2017 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Resurrection of Juicy Couture Nancy Indianna Reed grapples with the return of love-hate brand, Juicy Couture. Nancy Indianna Reed grapples with the return of love-hate brand, Juicy Couture.
"05.03.2017 18:30:50" www.wessexscene.co.uk What Are The Differences Between Belgium And France ? Lisa Veiber compares the cultures of France and Belgium. Lisa Veiber investigates the cultural differences between the French speaking regions of Belgium and France itself.
"05.03.2017 18:30:43" www.wessexscene.co.uk New York Yemeni Bodegas Close in Reaction to Trump's Travel Ban Yemeni residents of the US were among the groups most affected by the controversial executive order. The Yemeni constitution community in the US was among the most affected by the controversial executive order.
"05.03.2017 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Local Council to Receive £400,000 to Help the Homeless Southampton City Council Set to Receive £400,000 to Help the Homeless. The grant is part of a government run project.
"04.03.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections 2017: Post-Election Analysis How expected were the results, and how accurate were the forecasts? News Editor and Joint Director of Wessex Scene's Election Coverage, Samuel Tyler, offers an analysis of the results. Now that the Union Elections are over, we have conducted an analysis of the results.
"04.03.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Portraits of Cambodia – Mr. J Nuala McBride had the unique opportunity to speak to some people whose village will be devastated by a proposed Dam Project of the Mekong River in Cambodia. Read the second interview in the Portraits of Cambodia series.
"04.03.2017 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Portraits From Cambodia – Mrs. K Nuala McBride had the unique opportunity to speak to some people whose village will be devastated by a proposed Dam Project of the Mekong River in Cambodia. Read here the first interview in Nuala McBride's series on a proposed Dam Project in Cambodia.
"04.03.2017 13:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Portraits From Cambodia – A Village That Could Be Lost Nuala McBride had the unique opportunity to speak to villagers whose land will be devastated by a proposed Dam Project of the Mekong River in Cambodia... Our very own Deputy Editor, Nuala McBride, travelled all the way to Cambodia and investigated the effects of a proposed Dam Project. This is the first of a six part series.
"03.03.2017 22:24:48" wessexscene.co.uk Spring Elections 2017: The Results Your Sabbatical officers for 2017/2018 are ... Your Team!
"03.03.2017 20:25:12" wessexscene.co.uk Elections Night Live 2017 – Liveblog Stay tuned to keep up to date with Elections Night Live as it unfolds. Elections Night Live 2017 is finally here! Keep up to date with all the results right here on our liveblog!
"03.03.2017 19:44:36" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections 2017: Exit Poll Results Which candidates look set to win at this year's Union Elections? Results for our exit poll are now live!
"03.03.2017 17:40:51" Our exit polls are now closed. Stay tuned for the results.
"03.03.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk An Interview with Steve Fletcher from Homeless Charity: 'Above Us Only Sky?' Amy Picknell interviews Steve Fletcher from homeless charity: 'Above Us Only Sky?' about his experiences working with the homeless and what we can do to practically help the homeless in our local community. Amy Picknell interviews Steve Fletcher from homeless charity: 'Above Us Only Sky?'
"03.03.2017 15:40:01" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections 2017: Exit Poll Tell us who you voted to be the next sabbatical officers. Polls for the Union Elections close in 20 minutes, let us know how you have voted here.
"03.03.2017 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Will the Lions Roar or Whimper against the All Blacks? “This is your Everest boys. To win for the Lions in a test match is the ultimate”. These were the rousing words issued by Lions head coach Jim Telfer before the first test against South Africa in 1997, a match, and later series, that they went on to win. How will the best of the Home Nations fair against the best in the World this summer?
"03.03.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections 2017: Exit Poll Tell us who you voted to be the next sabbatical officers. Who did you vote for?
"03.03.2017 09:54:22" www.wessexscene.co.uk Voting For Union Elections Closes Today Voting will close at 4pm today. Have you voted yet?
"02.03.2017 16:36:15" wessexscene.co.uk A Jack Of All Trades, But A Master Of None – Why Luis Enrique Had To Go Tom Morgan looks at why Luis Enrique's decision to leave FC Barcelona makes perfect sense Luis Enrique's tenure as Barcelona manager came to an end last night. Tom Morgan examines why.
"02.03.2017 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Dirty Hair Trend: Tried and Tested Julia Beazley discusses her 'grease-tastic' experience of ditching shampoo and trying out this celebrity-endorsed trend first-hand. Julia Beazley discusses her 'grease-tastic' experience of ditching shampoo and trying out this celebrity-endorsed dirty hair trend first-hand.
"02.03.2017 10:40:56" wessexscene.co.uk Woman Attacked In Underpass Near Avenue Campus The incident occured yesterday afternoon. An investigation is currently underway.
"02.03.2017 10:30:10" wessexscene.co.uk Today is University Mental Health Awareness Day! Learn what the uni is doing to celebrate University Mental Health Awareness Day. The University is running free fitness classes!
"01.03.2017 18:00:44" www.wessexscene.co.uk Silencing the Crime – Russia Decriminalises Domestic Violence Laws Joanna Hynds assesses the implications of the Russian government's attitude to domestic violence cases. Is the Russian government legitimising domestic violence?
"01.03.2017 17:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student to Walk Charity 3 Peak Challenge Thomas Randall is participating in the challenge to raise money for The Robin Cancer Trust. The Robin Cancer Trust focuses on raising awareness of germ cell cancer.
"01.03.2017 12:24:25" wessexscene.co.uk The Age of Innocence – Southampton's Next Step Sports Editor Tom Morgan examines the need for redevelopment at Southampton. Sports Editor Tom Morgan discusses the split in the road for Southampton following their Wembley run.
"01.03.2017 06:30:28" www.wessexscene.co.uk Southampton HUB Sustainable Development Conference: 'Small Actions, BIG Impact' Ivan Morris Poxton reviews the events and key themes of Southampton HUB's Sustainable Development Conference held on Saturday Ivan Morris Poxton attended Southampton Hub's Sustainable Development Conference.
"28.02.2017 19:33:05" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections: Meet The Candidates 2 – Liveblog We're bringing you all the news from the final Meet the Candidates for the 2017/18 Union Elections. It's Meet The Candidates - the final one! Candidates for VP Welfare, VP Communities and Union President are getting grilled. Things are getting heated. Check out our live blog to keep up to date with all the gossip!
"28.02.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Tickling the French Taste Buds Travel Writer, Margaret Allan, offers her top recommendations from French dining in the wonderful city of Toulouse. Thanks to travel writer, Margaret Allan, you can look no further for the perfect meal plan for your next trip across to our neighbours in France.
"27.02.2017 22:30:00" Photos from Wessex Scene's post If you think Union Elections isn't fun, see VP Engagement candidate Thomas Gravatt try to swallow a whole mouthful of marshmallows post chubby bunny challenge.
"27.02.2017 19:12:11" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections: Meet the Candidates 1 – Liveblog We're bringing you all the news from the first day of the Meet the Candidates for the 2017/18 Union Elections. Can't make it to Meet the Candidates tonight? Follow our liveblog instead... #UnionElections
"27.02.2017 18:00:59" www.wessexscene.co.uk Interference in the US Election: Where Do We Draw the Line? Did foreign influence play too big a role in last year's US Election? Did foreign influence manipulate the US election result?
"27.02.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton's First Couple To Receive Simultaneous Cochlear Implants Neil Robinson describes hearing birdsong for the first time. In accordance with International Cochlear Implant Day 2017 on 25th February.
"27.02.2017 15:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Drug Use is Rising. Is it Time for the Government to Accept Defeat? Nathan Mcveigh examines whether it is time for the Government to accept defeat on it's war on drug use.
"27.02.2017 12:11:49" wessexscene.co.uk Voting for Union Elections is Now Open Get online and vote for your favourite candidates. Who are you voting for?
"27.02.2017 11:00:01" wessexscene.typeform.com Homelessness Survey Built with Typeform, the FREE online form builder that lets you create beautiful, mobile-friendly online forms, surveys & much more. Try it out now! Hello lovely readers! We need your help for some research we are carrying out! We would really appreciate it if you could please spare a few moments to complete this survey on homelessness. Thank you all!
"26.02.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Sam Higman, VP Welfare Wessex Scene Elections Correspondent Ivan Morris Poxton, interviews VP Welfare Candidate, Sam Higman. Sam Higman is running for VP Welfare.
"26.02.2017 17:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Liam St Dennis, VP Welfare News Editor Ela Crapnell, interviews VP Welfare Candidate, Liam St Denis. Liam St Dennis is running for VP Welfare.
"26.02.2017 16:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Leyla Elsey, VP Welfare Wessex Scene Deputy Editor, Nuala McBride, interviews VP Welfare Candidate, Leyla Elsey. Leyla Elsey is running for VP Welfare.
"26.02.2017 14:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk University Canoe Club Awarded £1500 Funding The grant will pay for new equipment and training. Over 100 people attend every week.
"26.02.2017 14:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Arun Aggarwal, VP Student Communities Deputy Opinions Editor Ana Bond Esparraguera interviews VP Student Communities Candidate, Arun Aggarwal. Arun Aggarwal is running for VP Student Communities.
"26.02.2017 13:00:05" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interviews: Stephen Gore, VP Sports Development Sports Editor James Moseley, interviews VP Sports and Wellbeing Candidate Stephan Gore Stephan Gore is running for VP Sports Development.
"26.02.2017 12:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Ben Parker, VP Sports Development Deputy Opinion Editor Ana Bond Esparraguera interviews VP Sports Development Candidate, Ben Parker. Ben Parker is running for VP Sports Development.
"26.02.2017 11:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Thomas Gravatt, VP Engagement Wessex Scene Editor Alice Hearing, interviews VP Engagement Candidate Thomas Gravatt Thomas Gravatt is running for VP Engagement.
"26.02.2017 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Dan Varley, VP Engagement News Editor Samuel Tyler, interviews VP Engagement Candidate, Dan Varley Dan Varley is running for re-election as VP Engagement.
"25.02.2017 20:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk England Rugby: A Player By Player Review (Part 2 – The Backs) Over two parts, sports writer, Sarah Rendell will evaluate each players performance from the England side that is aiming to continue undefeated under Eddie Jones. To wrap things up, the Backs. Sarah Rendell wraps up her player by player review of the England Rugby squad with the backs. Hopefully we'll have a few tries from these guys tomorrow afternoon!
"25.02.2017 19:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Samuel Dedman, VP Education News Editor Samuel Tyler, interviews VP Education Candidate, Samuel Dedman. Samuel Dedman is running for VP Education.
"25.02.2017 18:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interviews: Greg Williams, VP Democracy and Creative Industries Wessex Scene Elections Correspondent, Damian Meaden, interviews VP Democracy and Creative Industries Candidate, Greg Williams Greg Williams is running for VP Democracy and Creative Industries.
"25.02.2017 17:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Evie Reilly, VP Democracy and Creative Industries News Editor Zélie Seddon interviews VP VP Democracy and Creative Industries candidate Evie Reilly. Evie Reilley is running for VP Democracy and Creative Industries.
"25.02.2017 16:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Amelia Ng, VP Democracy and Creative Industries Politics Editor Kieran Hyland interviews VP Democracy and Creative Industries Candidate, Amelia NG. Amelia Ng is running for VP Democracy and Creative Industries.
"25.02.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Simon Pinney, Union President Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons, interviews Union President Candidate, Simon Pinney Simon Pinney is running for the position of Union President.
"25.02.2017 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Kirby Moore, Union President Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons, interviews Union President Candidate Kirby Moore Kirby Moore is running for the position of Union President.
"25.02.2017 12:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk England Rugby: A Player By Player Review (Part 1 – The Forwards) Over two parts, sports writer, Sarah Rendell will evaluate each players performance from the England side that is aiming to continue undefeated under Eddie Jones. First up, the forwards. Check out part 1 of 2, of Sarah Rendell's review of Eddie Jones' men who will be chasing their 17th consecutive win in a row when they face Italy tomorrow.
"25.02.2017 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interview: Henry Lane, Union President News Editor Ela Crapnell interviews Union President Candidate, Henry Lane. Henry Lane is running for the position of Union President.
"25.02.2017 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Candidate Interviews: Flora Noble, Union President Wessex Scene Elections Correspondent, Damian Meaden, interviews Union President Candidate, Flora Noble Flora Noble is running for the position of Union President.
"25.02.2017 10:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Candidates Interviews: Alex Hovden, Union President News Editor Samuel Tyler, interviews Union President Candidate, Alex Hovden. Alex Hovden is running for re-election as Union President.
"24.02.2017 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Brilliance of Budapest If Budapest isn't already on your bucket list then here's why is definitely should be. The city could quite possibly steal your heart
"24.02.2017 19:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk What Can Students Do to Help the Homeless? Investigations Editor Harriet Martin explains the ways in which students can help those sleeping rough. Investigations Editor Harriet Martin kicks off the Wessex Scene Homelessness Series.
"24.02.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Wait… That's A Sport? James Moseley brings you some of the most bizarre sports from around the world. 5 sports you never knew were sports...
"24.02.2017 14:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk An International Style Affair Part of the beauty of the Fashion industry is that it's an unpredictable mistress. What I currently claim to be the 'world's most fashionable cities' will most likely be irrelevant in a few years time. However, there is one thing that can be said for its Ever wondered what clothes are trending across the pond? Lydia Rose Hawken muses on all things internationally stylish.
"24.02.2017 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections: Candidate Interviews with Wessex Scene Published Read interviews with the candidates running for full-time Sabbatical positions here! We've spent the past week interviewing the candidates and finding out what they can offer you as full time officers.
"24.02.2017 14:00:00" theedgesusu.co.uk Union Films to show anti-trafficking film next week The film will be followed by a discussion panel from local experts. The screening will take place on Tuesday 28th February.
"24.02.2017 10:23:56" Stay tuned, our interviews with the full-time sabbatical candidates are going live at 12:00 today!
"23.02.2017 18:03:19" wessexscene.co.uk Press Night at Pause Cat Cafe, Bournemouth Carly-May Kavanagh reviews the press night at the south coast's first cat cafe. Cats and coffee make for a dream combination!
"23.02.2017 14:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Building Work On Highfield Campus to Enter Next Phase Work on the Salisbury Road site began in July. So far the building work has seen the demolition of Building 58a.
"23.02.2017 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk From Europe to America: 32 Days in the South "Could I have some water, please?" "Iced tea? Is that sweet or unsweetened?" Being a non-American, in the land of the free and the brave is pretty much like the reverse of trying to find Wally; I may as well have been wearing a branded mark on my forehead America is the land of great road trips!
"23.02.2017 12:45:12" wessexscene.co.uk Update: Police Appealing For Witnesses Following Daylight Stabbing Near London Road The incident took place near the London Road Brew House pub. The police have now confirmed that the man was stabbed in the back and are appealing for witnesses.
"23.02.2017 12:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk The Statement Sleeve Dictionary Nancy Indianna Reed breaks down SS17's statement sleeve trend so you don't have to. Get the low down on SS17's Statement Sleeve trend here!
"23.02.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk From Europe to America: 32 Days in the South "Could I have some water, please?" "Iced tea? Is that sweet or unsweetened?" Being a non-American, in the land of the free and the brave is pretty much like the reverse of trying to find Wally; I may as well have been wearing a branded mark on my forehead Let's look at America for a more positive reason than Trump; the perfect road tripping destination.
"22.02.2017 18:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Man Victim of Daylight Attack on London Road The incident took place near the London Road Brew House pub. The man has been taken to hospital.
"22.02.2017 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Millennials Will “Never Find Joy” Because We're Too Impatient Are we really all joyless, technology obsessed millennials? Last week's article of the week!
"22.02.2017 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Wins BUCS Cross Country Championship PhD Student Alex Teuten emerged triumphant. The competition took place in Sheffield.
"21.02.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Do We Only Care About Terrorism When It's Close to Home? Deputy opinion editor Ana Bond Esparraguera on why we're only affected by terrorism when it's geographically close to us. Would you change your profile picture to a different countries flag every time they had a terrorist attack? Or only when it happened close to you?
"21.02.2017 17:35:31" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Responds to Controversial Council Tax Letter Thomas Gravatt hit out against the suggestion students should pay council tax. Gravatt's response was published in the Daily Echo.
"21.02.2017 17:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Audrey Hepburn in Paris Follow in Audrey Hepburn's footsteps though Paris... A guide to recreating your favourite Hepburn moments in the romantic capital of the world
"21.02.2017 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The International War on Drugs: Escobar's Legacy Drugs. No stranger to your average university student. But whereas the eager fresher may see it as an opportunity to let loose and have fun, there's a whole other world that we seem to forget about. We forget that drugs are not just seen as a way to Sometimes we forget that for some the drug trade is a way of life, and that it makes some people highly influential.
"20.02.2017 18:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk #AlternativeFacts: What's the Fuss? Despite Trump's controversial actions so far, the one issue that is trending across the world at the moment is the idea of 'alternative facts'. Fake news! Sad!
"20.02.2017 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Awarded Royal Recognition for Ocean Sciences Work It is the second Regius Professorship to have been bestowed upon the university with the Computer Sciences department receiving the other in 2013. Some pretty positive new!
"19.02.2017 21:22:03" Wessex Scene Scoops Social Wessex Scene Scoops Social Hey guys,
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"19.02.2017 19:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Plans For a New Restaurant Development in Portswood Residents are concerned about the effect on the local area. Plans have been proposed to develop the former Lloyds bank site in Portswood.
"19.02.2017 11:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Sexual Consent and Awareness Week: Sex Trafficking Human trafficking is still a rampant trade. In light of Sexual Consent Awareness Week, see what you can do to help in the efforts to abolish it. Amy Picknell looks at one of the darker sides of sexual consent and awareness.
"18.02.2017 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Trump's State Visit Address To Be Made At Turner Sims Once again, Southampton is embroiled in world politics as President Trump is set to visit Once again, Southampton is the word on the lips of political correspondents the world over
"18.02.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Top 5 in Greek Cuisine Amy Picknell lists her top five Greek dishes you must try on your next trip to the Mediterranean destination. This article will get your mouth watering and stomach growling.
"17.02.2017 21:03:41" wessexscene.co.uk Nip It in the Bud Only "Yes" means Yes. As a part of Sexual Consent and Awareness week, Travel Editor Freya Millard looks at how we need to be more aware of sexual assault, and how we can stop it before it starts.
"17.02.2017 17:05:41" wessexscene.co.uk Union Elections 2017: Who's Running? Find out who's standing for Sabbatical Positions this year! BREAKING: Candidates announced for 2017 Union Elections!
"17.02.2017 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Story of the Incas Through the Four Faces of Peru Deputy Editor, Nuala McBride, shares with us the heritage of the Inca's in Peru, an incredible civilisation that is still greatly admirable to this day. A great read about the wonders of Peru, from our latest magazine issue if you missed it.
"17.02.2017 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Plastic Surgery Trend In South Korea Hannah Beeson investigates the global popularity of plastic surgery. Hannah Beeson investigates the global popularity of plastic surgery.
"16.02.2017 13:00:08" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Southampton Marrow Our latest installment of Society Spotlight. Up next in our Society Spotlight series, we look at one of our charitable societies, Southampton Marrow.
"15.02.2017 17:01:15" wessexscene.co.uk New Launched Initiative To Raise Housing Standards for Renters Southampton MP Alan Whitehead launches Southampton Rental Charter. A solution to students' renting problems?
"15.02.2017 09:47:34" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton Achieves It's Highest Ever Week 1 NSS Response Rate The University of Southampton has received the highest response rate for the first week of the National Student Survey (NSS) compared to previous years. Well done!
"14.02.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Union Election: Rumoured Candidates Who's running for Union President? Following intense detective work, Wessex Scene's top secret informant has finally revealed the answers to the all important question... Who could be running for Sabbatical positions this year?
"14.02.2017 13:00:26" wessexscene.co.uk The Valentines Day Style Guide. A guide for dressing on the romantic day of the year, whatever you're doing! A guide for dressing on the most romantic day of the year, whatever you're doing!
"14.02.2017 12:00:07" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Resident Argues Students Should Pay Council Tax The Daily Echo has published a reader's letter arguing that students in Southampton should pay council tax. Controversial view from a Southampton Resident. What do you think?
"13.02.2017 17:21:00" Wessex Scene EGM and Writers Meeting Wessex Scene EGM and Writers Meeting We're Hiring!
Come along to our Writers Meeting in 20th Feb to run for Features Editor!
We'll also be talking about all the exciting things Wessex Scene has planned for this term and how you can get more involved.
"13.02.2017 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Most Romantic French Destinations Beyond Paris: Part 2 Part 2 of Sophie Olver's list of alternative French Valentine's Day vacations. Part two of, Sophie Olver's, list of underrated french gems for the perfect valentines day getaway.
"13.02.2017 16:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Sexual Consent and Awareness Week So whilst we all recover from our stressful exam period, a group of students have been planning a special and thought-provoking week for us. From tomorrow, the 13th February to 17th February, we're bringing you the first Sexual Consent and Awareness Week. Will you get involved?
"12.02.2017 12:00:09" wessexscene.co.uk Taco's for Two Wahaca has the perfect deal for Valentines Day this year. Stuck for ideas for Valentines Day? Wahaca has got you covered.
"11.02.2017 18:02:30" wessexscene.co.uk Is Theresa May Compromising Human Rights Values? Who could be our new trading partners post Brexit? Could an arms deal with Turkey disregard concerns over human rights abuses? Ciara Howes investigates.
"10.02.2017 17:00:16" issuu.com World Issue If you haven't had a chance to get your hands on our latest issue, you can always have a read of it using our ISSUU account where we upload every issue.
"10.02.2017 15:00:09" wessexscene.co.uk Most Romantic French Destinations Beyond Paris: Part 1 Stray away from the obvious Valentine's destination of Paris this year and take a chance with any of these incredible cities. With Valentine's Day around the corner this could be the article you've been longing for.
"09.02.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Underrated Romantic Destinations Freya Millard outlines a few alternative Valentine's Day getaways for you and your significant other. Any plans for valentines day yet? Perhaps one of these might take your fancy.
"08.02.2017 18:00:39" wessexscene.co.uk “Much More Complicated Running a University than a Company” – Surge's Interview with the Vice Chancellor His discussion included issues such as tuition fees, Brexit and the break between semesters one and two. You can read our summary of the Vice Chancellor, Sir Christopher Snowden's, interview with Surge Radio here.
"08.02.2017 14:00:09" wessexscene.co.uk Fire Crews Called to West Quay Fire services responded to calls at Westquay yesterday afternoon. There was not an evacuation
"07.02.2017 10:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Donald Trump and his Worrying Stance on Climate Change George Mesher discusses the President's worrying stance on climate change. George Mesher discusses the President's worrying stance on climate change.
"06.02.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Councillor Calls for Fine to Banish Skateboarders from Southampton's Civic Centre It is at risk of becoming the "most expensive skate park in the UK" The Councillor believes the area is at risk of becoming "the most expensive skate park in the UK"
"06.02.2017 16:45:02" The Edge Coming Friday: Showcase Cinemas UK de Lux in Southampton City Centre- featuring 10 screens and reclining seats! We can't wait!
"06.02.2017 13:00:07" wessexscene.co.uk Chile Wildfires: Solidarity in A Time of Trouble Cameron Ridgway reports on devastating forest fires in Chile. Chile is facing some of the most intense forest fires the country has ever experienced.
"06.02.2017 11:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Over 400 Burglaries Took Place around the University LAST YEAR 423 burglaries took place within a one-mile radius of Highfield Campus between January and November of 2016. Some shocking findings
"05.02.2017 12:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Metallic Hydrogen Politically, the world seems to be going to a very dark place. However, it is comforting to see that scientists continue to make incredible discoveries; science is a light in the darkness, providing hope for a better future. One such discovery was made by Sam Willstead examines the long-awaited discovery of Hydrogen as a metal.
"04.02.2017 18:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk The Criminalisation of Kindness? Ciara Howes reports on the increasing number of French citizens being arrested for helping undocumented immigrants. Some French citizens have been arrested for helping undocumented migrants.
"03.02.2017 19:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk Super Bowl LI: The Definitive Guide James Moseley fills you in on all you need to know if your planning to stay up until stupid o'clock on a Sunday night to see who will be crowned this year's champion of the Super Bowl. Patriots versus Falcons, who will win?
Will Tom Brady cement himself as one the greatest players of all time?
Will you be staying up until 3am to watch game?
If so, here's your definitive guide to Super Bowl LI!
"03.02.2017 15:01:17" wessexscene.co.uk The Beauty Edit: A Beginner's Guide to Lipstick. Make-up enthusiast and lipstick hoarder, Lydia Rose Hawken, shares her beauty tips in this new fortnightly column. Make-up enthusiast and lipstick hoarder, Lydia Rose Hawken, shares her beauty tips in this new fortnightly column.
"03.02.2017 14:00:08" wessexscene.co.uk Surge Interviews The Vice Chancellor – Live Blog The vice chancellor will be answering questions about the NSS, tuition fees and more! Check out our live-blog for all the juicy gossip on what the Vice-Chancellor has to say on the NSS and more! (We've heard rumours he likes Nickelback)
"03.02.2017 10:22:23" Timeline Photos Latest issue out now! Come and grab one from us at the Refreshers Bunfight!
"02.02.2017 18:01:50" wessexscene.co.uk Opportunity Abroad: British Council Language Assistants Laura Hooper writes about her experiences on her year abroad and how you can get involved. Ever considered helping teach English on your year abroad?
"02.02.2017 14:00:09" wessexscene.co.uk Melania Trump: The First Lady of Fashion It has been exactly ten days since the wotsit in a wig was inaugurated into office as the 45th President of the United States. I joined 48.1 million other people around the world to watch the ceremony on the television, mouth open wide with horror and Nancy Indianna Reed muses on Melania Trump's fashion choices in light of America's political turmoil.
"02.02.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Breakthrough for Gingers: Redhead Emoji on the way? Investigations Editor Harriet Martin celebrates the potential creation of a redhead emoji Are we finally going to see a redhead emoji collection?
"01.02.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Alumnus Wins Teacher of the Year Godfrey is now a subject leader.
"01.02.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Student Food: Useful Items to Encourage Cooking for Yourself Want to start cooking more and eat less ready-meals and takeaways? These are some items that can encourage you to do so. Second semester is the perfect excuse for a new start, and that can apply to your cooking habits too! Sidonie Satchell shares her top items to help you out in the kitchen.
"01.02.2017 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Why Have Freckles Become Fashionable? The rise of the freckle fashion is suddenly happening Julia Beazely explores the rising trend of freckles within the fashion world.
"31.01.2017 17:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Read Yourself Happy An exploration of how reading for pleasure can in fact be a form of mental healing. Reading, it's not just for English students. Georgia Jackson explores the underrated benefits of reading on your well being.
"31.01.2017 16:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton RAG Fundraising for University's Campaign for Centre for Cancer Immunology To mark World Cancer Day, RAG will be fundraising on Friday and Saturday for the University's campaign for the Centre for Cancer Immunology. The effort has already raised £20.5 million for the immunology centre.
"31.01.2017 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Students' Union Spring Elections Nominations Are Now Open Nominations are open for 2 weeks. Are you running?
"31.01.2017 13:01:55" wessexscene.co.uk Now's Your Chance to Ask the Vice Chancellor a Question If you have a question you would like to pose the Vice Chancellor of the University now is your chance. Ask away!
"31.01.2017 12:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Human remains discovered in Southampton park The remains were discovered in Riverside Park A gruesome discovery
"31.01.2017 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Long Distance Love: Four Years Later. Louise Bellamy writes the second instalment in our Long Distant Love series. Louise Bellamy writes on her long distance relationship that has continued over the past four years.
"30.01.2017 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Your TV Viewing Guide Struggling to find TV to watch? Tom Randall previews the TV schedules for today, tomorrow and really any day until about 2032 Nothing to do? Why not watch television? Tom Randall sums up what you can watch on TV if you so wished
"30.01.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Long Distance Love: Making it Work. Nancy Indianna Reed continues our 'Long Distance Love' series with her wealth of experience over the past four years. In another instalment of the 'Long Distance Love' series, Nancy Indianna Reed shares her experience of a four year long distance relationship.
"30.01.2017 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Real Greek: GRAND OPENING As we all know, West Quay has opened a new food and leisure complex, something that all of us are excited about. Whilst some of the restaurants have been open since before the Christmas break, there was another wave of opening within the past few weeks, Features editor, Ellen Jenne visits and review 'The Real Greek', one of the many new restaurants recently opened in West Quay.
"29.01.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Pale Blue Dot People who have seen the Earth from outer space describe the experience with total awe. Could the 'overview effect' make us better people? Could space travel make you a better person?
"29.01.2017 14:17:12" wessexscene.co.uk Midnight in Paris Charlie Masters on the upcoming French presidency battle and the impact of Brexit. Charlie Masters on Brexit, populism and the possible outcomes of the upcoming French Presidential Election.
"28.01.2017 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Bitesize Happiness: Coffee Shop Opens Doors to Stray Dogs A coffee shop in Aegean, Greece opens its doors to stray animals after opening hours to shelter them from the cold. A local, Eustratios Papanis, shared a photo of dogs resting on the shop's furniture to Facebook, and the post has now been shared over 8000 Even small acts of kindness go a long way.
"28.01.2017 12:52:55" wessexscene.co.uk Chinese New Year Joanna Hynds explains some of the traditions celebrated on Chinese New Year. Joanna Hynds explains some of the traditions celebrated today on Chinese New Year.
"27.01.2017 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk How to Be an Ethical Tourist Travel Writer, Sophie Howard, reveals the darker side to animal tourism and how you can go about finding better and more ethical alternatives to enjoy. David Attenborough would approve.
"27.01.2017 17:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Now's Your Chance to Ask the Vice Chancellor a Question If you have a question you would like to pose the Vice Chancellor of the University now is your chance. The interview will take place next Friday.
"26.01.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton RAG Celebrates 90th Anniversary RAG celebrates its 90th anniversary in the week commencing Monday 6th February. Since 2007-08, RAG have raised nearly £800,000
"25.01.2017 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Mediterranean Mediation: Cyprus Peace Talks Ivan Morris Poxton assesses the prospects for peace between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. There could soon be a peace deal between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
"25.01.2017 17:03:28" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Organises Netball Tournament in aid of Action Against Hunger The tournament is on Saturday 28th January from 10am to 1pm on Wide Lane. The teams will be donating to Action Against Hunger and there will be volunteers with buckets to take donations from spectators. Will you be heading down?
"25.01.2017 16:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Firefighters called to Fire on Highfield One resident claimed he lost everything in the fire. The incident occurred yesterday morning.
"24.01.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Lunch Locations on Highfield and Avenue Campus Looking for a new place to try out on campus? We weren't expecting this to be the winner!
"23.01.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk NFL Stars Bring Vince Lombardi Trophy To Southampton On the 23rd January the Vince Lombadi trophy came to Southampton accompanied by stars of the NFL. The trophy has been touring the UK as part of the UK NFL Live Tour which will come to a conclusion with a visit to London. Who are you backing to win the Super Bowl this year?
"23.01.2017 18:00:14" wessexscene.co.uk Holocaust Memorial Day Plans Announced The event will take place on the UK's National Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day. The University affiliated event will take place on Thursday 26th January this year.
"23.01.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The 'Real Housewives of ISIS' is Necessary and Acceptable Satire Conor Kavanagh on why we shouldn't take everything so seriously and why it's good to have satire of serious issues. Are we all just too sensitive?
"22.01.2017 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Trump To Resign As US President After Southampton Protest In an astonishing development in what has been the most unpredictable event in US politics since Bill Clinton's affairs or that one time Kennedy snorted 2 grams of blow with some mafia bosses, Donald Trump has announced that he will no longer work as After a turbulent inauguration marred by protest and anger, Trump has finally thrown in the towel after a protest against him took place on the Redbrick
"22.01.2017 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 2017: The Year Ahead in Politics (Part Two of Two) Cameron Ridgway explores which political events we should expect to figure heavily in the second half of 2017. The second part of our forecast of 2017's key political events.
"22.01.2017 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Record Participants in National Cipher Challenge Participation almost doubled this year. The annual challenge is run by the University of Southampton.
"22.01.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Prison Riots Are a Symptom of a Much Bigger Problem In the wake of a series of prison riots across the UK, Emma Perry argues that reform is desperately needed. The warning signs have been there for a while, there needs to be change.
"21.01.2017 14:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Summer 2017 Graduation Schedule Released The Universityof Southampton has released the schedule for Summer 2017 Graduation ceremonies. It is starting to feel all too real now...
"20.01.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Old Hollywood, Same Style. Lydia Rose Hawken discusses the significance of Emma Stone's wardrobe in the smash-hit film, La La Land. Lydia Rose Hawken discusses the significance of Emma Stone's wardrobe in the smash-hit film, La La Land.
WARNING: Spoilers ahead!
"19.01.2017 19:06:51" wessexscene.co.uk The Darker Side of Social Media: The Lighter Side of Life Natália Jopling Tanser advocates a break every now and again from social media. Natalia Jopling Tanser recounts her experience last summer when she took a break from social media. And who knows, it might be a good thing?
"19.01.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Students awarded £1000 by Student Union The Students took part in an enterprise programme.
"17.01.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk “Obama Out”: What Will Be The 44th US President's Legacy? A look back at the highs, lows and legacy of Barack Obama's eight years in the Oval Office. Ivan Morris Poxton assesses Barack Obama's legacy.
"17.01.2017 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk All Bar One To Open In West Quay The popular bar chain will open an outlet in WestQuay on Friday. Will you be heading down for a revision break?
"17.01.2017 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk In Vogue: Theresa May's Controversial Cover. Lydia Rose Hawken responds to the PM's upcoming controversial American Vogue cover. Lydia Hawken discusses the PM's upcoming controversial Vogue cover.
"15.01.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Darker Side of Social Media: Effects on Employability Natália Jopling Tanser provides us with some scary statistics on how social media could affect our employability. Natalia Jopling Tanser looks at how our social media accounts could impact on our employment.
"14.01.2017 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Professor Awarded Prestigious Research Fellowship The fellowship was awarded to Modern European History Profressor Mark Cornwall. Professor Mark Cornwall has been at the University of Southampton since 2004.
"14.01.2017 16:02:15" wessexscene.co.uk Bin Collection Could Be Once Every TWO WEEKS for Southampton Residents The plan would mean that in one week, your waste bins would be collected and, in another week, your recycling bins would be collected. It is very likely that this will have a greater impact on students.
"13.01.2017 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Response to: 'It's Time to Stop Losing the War on Terror' Conor Kavanagh responds to 'It's Time to Stop Losing the War on Terror'. Conor Kavanagh counters the points made in 'It's Time to Stop Losing the War on Terror'.
"10.01.2017 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Christmas in Denmark Amy Picknell writes about her spontaneous festive-fuelled trip to Copenhagen to visit their famous Christmas markets. Lets keep our Christmas spirit as long as we can, perhaps by planning a trip to Denmark next December?
"10.01.2017 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 2017: A Pivotal Year In French Politics Who will be France's new right-wing president? François Fillon or Marine Le Pen? Paul Stevens looks ahead to a tumultuous year in French politics.
"09.01.2017 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Gap Year 'Voluntourist' Makes World a Better Place For the first time, an upper-middle class English boy from the Home Counties was able to do some voluntary work while on his 'Gap Yah' that actually improved the community in which he was visiting. He carefully planned and researched his trip, avoiding https://www.wessexscene.co.uk/pause/2017/01/09/gap-year-voluntourist-makes-world-a-better-place/
"09.01.2017 18:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Man Stabbed in Southampton Night Attack The attack occurred at 1am near St Mary's Football Stadium
"09.01.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… UniLink Bus Route? Need a ridiculously in-depth guide to UniLink buses? Want to know more about the mystical 'U9'? James Barker talks you through the best of the buses... We still don't know where the U9 goes.
"08.01.2017 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Anne Boleyn: A Feminist Icon? Bruno Rusell presents Anne Boleyn as an early-modern feminist icon. Can Anne Boleyn really be considered a feminist icon? Bruno Russell investigates.
"06.01.2017 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk In the Spotlight: Natalie Bennett Ana Bond Esparraguera catches up with former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett following her visit to the University of Southampton.
"06.01.2017 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk I'm Dreaming of a White (Sand) Christmas Travel Writer Aimee Ramgolam attempts to sell you a warm, beach Christmas over your chilly, British one. Any takers for next year? It is too early to start thinking about spending Christmas in Paradise next year? Never.
"06.01.2017 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Cost Of Former Vice-Chancellor's Departure Revealed A £250,000 pay off made to former Vice-Chancellor Don Nutbeam on his departure was revealed today. The University of Southampton is reported to pay the most to its incoming and outgoing Vice-Chancellors.
"04.01.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Missing Southampton Student, Chi Chung Hong, Found After 3 months of no communication, Ivan's family is 'delighted' that he has been found. He is heading back to Hong Kong to be with his family.
"04.01.2017 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why IOC Is Wrong To Recognize Cheerleading As Sport But Still Exclude Squash From Olympics If cheerleading is in the Olympics, why not squash? Tug-of-war, bridge and cheerleading are in it, so how is squash not?
"03.01.2017 19:00:10" wessexscene.co.uk 24 Hours in Ubud, Bali Ubud is one of the lesser known parts of Bali, but it's a hidden gem that is worth your while to visit. Trip to Indonesia anyone?
"03.01.2017 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 8 Things You Might Not Know About Henry VIII Bruno Russell looks at how Henry VIII's life might not have been so different from the life we lead today. Writer Bruno Russell tells us of a few little known facts about one of our most infamous monarchs, and how his life may have been more similiar to our lives than we think!
"03.01.2017 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Call Racism What It Is Emma Perry explores the consequences of not calling out the 'alt-right' as the racists that they are. Don't give them euphemisms and excuses - it just normalises their behaviour.
"03.01.2017 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Hygge: A Student Guide If we can't warm our houses, why can't we warm our hearts? Hygge, the new trend for 2017?
"03.01.2017 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Are Cat Cafes More Damaging to Cats Than People Realise? Are they all about the cats, or just for profit? Should we really be supporting them?
"02.01.2017 14:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk UPDATE: Cafe Parfait Burgled - CCTV Footage Released Three people broke in at 7:45pm on New Year's Day. Do you recognise any of these people?
"01.01.2017 23:00:09" wessexscene.co.uk Cafe Parfait Burgled Three people broke in at 7:45pm on New Year's Day. The money was all that which was earned from the New Year's Eve party. A terrible way to enter 2017.
"01.01.2017 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk How to stick to a fitness New Year's resolution Need some help keeping those get fit New Years resolutions? Sophie Olver has eight great tips to help you stay motivated in the gym throughout 2017. Sophie Olver shares her top eight tips for keeping to a fitness New Year's resolution.
"31.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Your (Non-Victim Blaming) Guide to a Safe Southampton Night Out We all want to have a good time and let loose when we got on a night out. Sexual assault should be the furthest thing from our mind but time and time again we are told to deter rapists by not drinking or covering up, a culture that promotes slut-shaming As most of us head out to celebrate the New Year, take a look at these tips to ensure you and your mates have a safe night out!
"31.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Year Abroad Photo Competition: September-November 2016 Modern Languages students studying abroad share their favourite photos from their first few months on placement. Languages students studying abroad share their favourite photos.
"31.12.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How to Travel on the Cheap in Italy In this latest article for our December series, Insight Into Italy, writer Kristin Barret lets you in on her top tips for cheap travel. Budgeting and being a student traveller are two things that go hand in hand.
"28.12.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Top 10 Sites in Pompeii Mark Marsden discusses his top ten must-visit sites in Pompeii. Continuing with our insight into Italy series, Mark Marsden lists off his top 10 places in the historical goldmine, that is Pompeii.
"28.12.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk West Quay EVACUATED The fire alarm was raised at Pizza Express. The situation has began to calm down.
"27.12.2016 16:00:39" www.wessexscene.co.uk Happiness – The Key to Life? December is the month when everyone remembers those New Years Resolutions they made many months ago; but how many of those New Year's Resolutions did you actually keep? With Christmas over, we naturally reflect on the year that's past and start to look towards the New Year.
"27.12.2016 10:55:31" wessexscene.co.uk Time Is A Controversial Medium in Spain Cameron Ridgway investigates the reasoning behind proposals to change Spain's time zone to GMT. Spain's time zone was originally changed from GMT to bring its clocks in sync with Nazi Germany.
"25.12.2016 16:00:22" wessexscene.co.uk Summer or Winter Christmas: Which is Best? To spend Christmas in the heat or the cold? That is the question. Home or away for the big day?
"24.12.2016 21:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Importance of Company Features Editor, Ellen, highlights the importance of company on Christmas Day. As Christmas Day draws closer, Features Editor Ellen Jenne looks at the importance of company during the festive period.
"24.12.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Mince Pies? Natália Jopling Tanser reviews one of the season's festive treats in the latest of "The Best..." series. Part two of 'The Best...''s bestive articles, as Natália Jopling Tanser tells us what the best mince pies are.
"24.12.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk One In Three Children Have Disappeared Since The 'Jungle' Demolition The closure of the 'Jungle' camp has led to the disappearance of children fomerly living there. The closure of the 'Jungle' camp in Calais has led to uncertainty surrouding the fate of children who lived there.
"24.12.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Christmas Selection Sharing Tubs? Robert Pratley judges the contents of the most popular selection boxes, so you don't have to! Part one of today's two festive (or should that be bestive? Pun via Robert Pratley) 'The Best...' articles. What IS the best Christmas selection sharing tub?
"24.12.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Parents Launch Appeal To Find Missing Southampton International Student Tragic news to hear this Christmas Eve morning. Let's hope that Ivan is found to be safe.
"23.12.2016 20:01:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Among Universities Warned As Becoming 'No-Go Zones' For Jewish Students The former Higher Education Adjudicator warns Jewish students are being put off attending some top universities. The warning comes from Baroness Deech, the former Higher Education Adjudicator
"23.12.2016 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Growing gap between University offers for rich and poor students The gap comes after the government cut maintenance grants for disadvantaged applicants. In an attempt to encourage more students to attend University.
"23.12.2016 17:00:04" wessexscene.co.uk 48 Hours in Milan Travel writer Amy Picknell, indulges our Italian fantasies with her Milan itinerary. Definitely one for the bucket list. From our latest issue and in theme with this months insight into Italy series, Amy Picknell shares her Milan itinerary.
"23.12.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Are We Mocking Other People's Appearances? Freya Millard denounces the trend of mocking people for how they look. It's unnecessary and needs to stop. Now.
"22.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Instant Hot Chocolate Brands? Lydia Cline tells us what 'The Best... Instant Hot Chocolate Brand' is! Take some of that pocket change and curl up this Christmas with a hot chocolate! But not before finding out what the best hot chocolate is...
"21.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Refugee Month: An Interview with Ilaf Moslawy We had the privilege to speak to Ilaf Moslawy, founder of Soton2Calais, about her work for the humanitarian crisis and how you can help.
"21.12.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Chaos on Trains and Planes over the Christmas Break Industrial action affects both areas in the days before Christmas. Mark Marsden reports on the industrial action affecting Britain's travel.
"21.12.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Treachery as Toblerone Changes #MindTheGap - people have noticed the changes, chocolatiers, and they're not happy about it. When this broke, it had more hits on BBC News than the US election. It's a big deal, guys.
"21.12.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Air Quality Alert Issued for Southampton The alert is for both Southampton and Eastleigh. It is apparently caused by pollution imported from the continent.
"20.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Is International Men's Day Feminist? Emma Simpson explores how feminism and male mental health go hand-in-hand. Feminism isn't just about women!
"20.12.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk A Very Mexican Christmas Kristin Barrett reveals how Mexico does Christmas. A Mexican Christmas abroad sounds like quite the celebration, any takers?
"20.12.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why the Announced Repairs of Buckingham Palace are Fully Necessary The case supporting the government's decision to renovate Buckingham Palace It's not just to keep it looking nice.
"19.12.2016 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Student Sponsored Walk Raises Over £1000 for Mental Health Charity Students complete charity walk to raise money for Solent Mind. Congratulations to all involved!
"19.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 7 Steps to Selecting a Superb Christmas Gift Bets on the number of fluffy socks you'll receive this year? Struggling to find the perfect Christmas present?
"19.12.2016 18:01:25" wessexscene.co.uk Student Revolt or National Revolution? International Editor Cameron Ridgway looks at the origins of South Africa's #FeesMustFall movement. Cameron Ridgway explains why South African students are protesting about the cost of education.
"19.12.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Only One Third of Our Lecturers Have Teaching Qualifications Even Solent have more than us. The University of Cambridge only had 3% of staff holding a teaching qualification.
"18.12.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Problem With 'Post-Truth' Tom Randall on the problems with the phrase 'post-truth'. In response to the Oxford English Dictionary making 'Post-Truth' the word of 2016, Tom Randall considers the problems this raises about our politics today.
"18.12.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Resurgence of the Craze That Is Mini Golf What fuelled the popularity of what we now know as mini golf? Delve into the crazy mini world of crazy golf...
"17.12.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Ohio Passes Restrictive Abortion Laws Leila Scola examines the repercussions of Ohio's new abortion laws.
"16.12.2016 22:07:20" wessexscene.co.uk Overlooked Historical Sites in Southampton How much do you know about the history of Southampton? All right in front of your eyes...
"16.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: YogaSoc Natalia Jopling Tanser interviews YogaSoc to find out more about what they do... Next in our Society Spotlight series we take a look at YogaSoc!
"15.12.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Farrell vs. Lozowski: The Battle for Number 10 Sports writer Sarah Rendell has a look at the fierce battle between Farrell and Lozowski. Check out our look at the fierce battle for the Sarries number 10 shirt from our Christmas Magazine.
"15.12.2016 12:00:39" www.wessexscene.co.uk The December Dating Blues A recent survey shows that the second Wednesday in December is the worst for being single. But, is it all bad news for singletons? Did you feel that yesterday was the worst day for dating in the whole year? Take our poll to give your opinion!
"13.12.2016 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Lure of London Farihah Choundhury tells us about how she balances London life as a resident and a tourist. Nothing quite like our own great capital!
"13.12.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Tinderella: Happily Ever After for Southampton Students? Investigations Editor Harriet Martin investigates how Southampton students use the infamous app, Tinder. Could Tinder be the key to your happily ever after?
"13.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Christmas Coffees? Becca Halliard on The Best... Christmas Coffees! Fancy knowing what The Best Christmas coffee is?
"13.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Sol, Siesta y Fiesta: A Year Abroad In Barcelona Monica Uprety describes her experiences studying abroad in Barcelona. "All I can really say is that I am having the time of my life."
"13.12.2016 08:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Turtle Bay's Top Ten Cocktail Secrets. Lydia Hawken shares the cocktail secrets of a Turtle Bay bartender. Deputy Lifestyle Editor, Lydia Hawken, shares the secrets of a Turtle Bay bartender.
"12.12.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk University Plan Huge Hike in Fees for Sports Teams VP Sports, Tom Provan, passionately opposes the new on peak, off-peak proposal. You could be paying £230 for Sports and Wellbeing!
"12.12.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Holding Hot Dog Goes Viral It's bunderful! Wiener takes all!
"11.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Gift Shopping Investigations Editor Harriet Martin provides some great last-minute Christmas present ideas. Struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Look no further - Wessex Scene has got it covered!
"11.12.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk University's Malaysia Campus Produces First Ever PhD Graduate The University of Southampton's Malaysia Campus (USMC) has produced its first ever PhD graduate. Sam Fishlock became the first student at USMC to graduate with a PhD after successfully defending his thesis, entitled: 'Development of nanocrystalline He intends to remain in Singapore and continue studying the broad area of materials and MEMS.
"10.12.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Football: European Upset For Mediocre Saints Southampton were their own undoing on a European stage that had shown promising signs for Claude Puel's men, in a game otherwise mediocre if not for the two late goals resulting in a 1-1 draw. After such a promising start to the European campaign it's all over for the Saints...
"10.12.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Aftermath Of The Italian Prime Minister's Defeat After Matteo Renzi's referendum defeat, Leila Scola examines what is next for Italy. What next for Matteo Renzi?
"10.12.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 2016 is the Year of Gin Sales have risen 16%. Do you know a contributor?
"10.12.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking the Myth: Studying Politics Kieran Hyland explains five of the most commons myths surrounding a degree in Politics. Politics Editor Kieran Hyland dicusses what it's like...studying Politics.
"09.12.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Building 37 'Snowed' with Dedications to Those Affected by Cancer Students and Staff have written snowflakes dedicated to loved ones affected by cancer. You can head down and complete your own snowflake.
"09.12.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk In Austria, The Far Right Falls Writer Ben Allen summarises the results of the Austrian Presidential Election on December 4th. Ben Allen discusses the results of the recent Austrian Presidential Election.
"09.12.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Do The Germans Do Christmas Better Than Us? Ever wondered if Christmas in Germany is better than Christmas here? Authentic German markets are already proving to be popular here... Can you imagine spending Christmas anywhere other than Britain? How about Germany?
"09.12.2016 14:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Watermark Leisure Centre Opens Part of Complex to Public Britain's biggest leisure complex will partly open in Southampton today. Will you be heading down?
"08.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Majority of Times Young Rich List Did NOT Go To University Only 12 out of the 50 went to University. Erm... right...
"08.12.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk South Korea's Political Scandal May Have Finally Claimed President Ivan Morris Poxton explains South Korea's political crisis, which looks to have finally claimed the president. Writer Ivan Morris Poxton explains the political crisis enmiring South Korean President Park Geun-Hye.
"08.12.2016 11:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Nando's Opens in West Quay Leisure Centre Today marks the opening of a new Nando's in Southampton. Will you be getting a cheeky Nando's at the Leisure Centre?
"07.12.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Student Reaches City Internships Competition Finals Tom Phipps is a second year Law student and one among three UK University undergraduate students who have reached the final. The team have to get the most likes on their video to win.
"07.12.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best Bits of Amsterdam Cecile Hemming's guide to 'Dam. These are some good tips you'll want to keep in mind when you visit 'Dam.
"07.12.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk University Road CLOSED for Two Nights The road will be closed between 19:00 and 06:00 Wednesday and Thursday. It is unclear what the effect will be on the U1A/U1C service.
"07.12.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Bloody History Of The Empire Cannot Be Ignored As Jeremy Corbyn proposes less bias in British history education, Emma Perry examines some of the brutalities of the British Empire. It's darker than you think.
"07.12.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking The Myth: History Historians are a confusing bunch. Here is a breakdown of all the myths surrounding students who study this degree. Editor Alice Hearing tells us what it's really like studying the infamous History degree...
"06.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk UFC 205: A Late Review MMA and more notably the UFC organisation has grown astronomically in the last 2/3 years, and the mainstream interest is no doubt attributed to the big names and bigger egos. Chris Bater takes a look at all the action from UFC 205. Chris Bater reviews all the action from UFC 205 and takes a look at the direction the sport is heading overall.
"06.12.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why It's Impossible To Be Politically Informed Are we all just being misled? We know nothing, Jon Snow.
"05.12.2016 20:20:11" wessexscene.co.uk Maritime Archaeological expedition discovers shipwrecks Southampton Centre for Maritime Archaeology took part in the expedition in the Black Sea. The shipwrecks were an unexpected discovery.
"05.12.2016 18:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Will Brazil Have A Second Impeachment? The future may be shaky for Brazil's president. WIll Michel Temer face a similar fate to his predecessor?
"05.12.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Ex-Southampton F.C. Employee in Football Abuse Scandal Allegedly Still Works in Football Individuals have come forward to report being victims of abuse by an ex-employee of Southampton Football Club who it is understood, still works in football. The historic sex abuse claims hit Southampton.
"04.12.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Polo Cameron Ridgway speaks to the university's polo team. This time for Society Spotlight, International Editor Cameron talks to the Polo society!
"04.12.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: The Best Student Jobs Writer Farihah Choudhury takes you through some of the best jobs you can apply for as a student! Farihah Choudhury discusses some of the best student jobs - perfect in the run up to Christmas.
"04.12.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Can Long Distance Relationships Work? Travel Editor, Freya Millard writes about how is it possible to keep a long distance relationship going. Travel editor Freya takes a break from travel writing and discusses how to keep a long distance relationship going.
"03.12.2016 21:00:53" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Amnesty Soc Amnesty Soc is the student led Southampton chapter of Amnesty International. They meet weekly to discuss human rights issues in Britain and around the world and organise fundraisers throughout the year. Last year their main focus was on raising money and With the refugee sleep out having just taken place, take a look at the other things AmnestySoc get up to!
"03.12.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk UPDATE: Suspected Southampton Student Found Dead - Police Statement Issued Police were at the scene this morning. This afternoon, Police have issued a statement that the death is not being treated as suspicious.
"03.12.2016 14:51:22" wessexscene.co.uk Suspected Southampton Student Found Dead Police were at the scene this morning. Breaking News
"03.12.2016 10:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 12 Bakes of Christmas: Salted Caramel Brownies. Deputy Lifestyle Editor, Lydia Hawken, begins our annual '12 Bakes of Christmas' series with her blogger-approved Salted Caramel Brownie recipe. Kicking off our annual 12 Bakes of Christmas series, Lydia Hawken shares her favourite recipe for salted caramel brownies!
"03.12.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Importance Of Italy's Upcoming Referendum Leila Scola explains the significance of Italy's upcoming referendum. Italy's referendum this weekend could be pivotal in determining the country's future relationship with the EU.
"02.12.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Rugby: The Reign Of Eddie Jones Let me take you back to October 2015. England had just bombed out of our home World Cup with a humiliating 33-13 loss to Australia and we sunk to our lowest ever ranking of 8th in the world. Now England are 12 for 12 as they head into their final game of England are undefeated under Eddie Jones so far, can they go all the way tomorrow and do the perfect year?
"02.12.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Prime Minister's War On Student Migration Leila Scola investigates the UK government's rhetoric towards international students. Is the government's rhetoric towards student migration actively hostile?
"02.12.2016 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Petition To Make Cotton Buds Sustainable Gathers Support The Marine Conservation Society is aiming to tackle their impact on sealife. The petition already has nearly 140,000 signatures.
"02.12.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Countdown of Italy's Best Cities Margaret Allan gives you the lowdown on popular Italian travel destinations. Kicking off our new insight into Italy series, writer Maragret Allan, tells us her number one Italian city and why.
"01.12.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk SUSU Amnesty #RefugeesWelcome Sleep Out Amy Picknell writes about her experience "sleeping out" with SUSU Amnesty to raise money for refugees Writer Amy Picknell attended Southampton University Amnesty International Society's #RefugeesWelcome sleepout on Highfield Campus.
"30.11.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Teaching Opportunity in China Freya Millard reveals a great graduate opportunity to live and work abroad for a year. What an incredible thing to do.
"30.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Cara Pritchard As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the many talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. It's our final installment of our Women in Sport interviews and what a way to finish off. We interviewed Cara Pritchard, who has skydived all around the world and has won a bronze and a silver at the European championships!
"30.11.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Union Southampton Rebrand Plan Announced The new SUSU branding is planned to launch in June 2017, with an expected cost totalling £30,000 over the next two years. The new SUSU branding is expected to launch in June 2017.
"30.11.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Women Of Wessex Live Blog On this final day of Union Southampton's Women in Sport week, we will be bringing you all the live action going on at Wide Lane this afternoon. On this final day of Women in Sport week, sports editor, James Moseley will be up at Wide Lane keeping you up to date on all the Women of Wessex and the matches they are involved in...
"30.11.2016 12:32:30" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton Students Come Second in 'Lingerie Lust' League Table University of Southampton students ranked second across UK to most likely 'sex up' lingerie for date night. We should be proud!
"30.11.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Rise of Anti-Semitism at UK Universities? An Interview with Jonathan Sacerdoti Cameron Ridgway speaks to anti-Semitism campaigner Jonathan Sacerdoti about accusations of anti-Semitic behaviour at UK universities. Are we really going backwards? International Editor Cameron Ridgeway speaks to anti-Semitism campaigner Jonathan Sacerdoti for his perspective.
"29.11.2016 21:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Women's Salaries In Sport: The Good The Bad The Ugly With Union Southampton's "Women in Sport Week" going on, now is a good time to have a look at the kind of pay that women in sport receive and what methods are being put in place to get ever closer to women being able to depend entirely on their sport for Sports Editor, James Moseley, takes a look at the inequality between men's and women's salaries within the sporting world and what is being done to solve this problem.
"29.11.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Alice Masterman As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the many talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. Today as part of our series covering Women in Sport week, we interviewed two time bronze medalist at the world championships, Alice Masterman!
"29.11.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Amnesty Soc Amnesty Soc is the student led Southampton chapter of Amnesty International. They meet weekly to discuss human rights issues in Britain and around the world and organise fundraisers throughout the year. Last year their main focus was on raising money and As the next installment in our Spotlight Society series, we bring you Southampton university's Amnesty Society!
"29.11.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Labour Fail to Oppose Theresa May on Snooper's Charter The government now have access to your internet history, and Labour did nothing. Incognito mode can't save you now...
"29.11.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Pet? The time has come - everyone's pets are adorable, but who is the MOST adorable to our judges? Who has the cutest pet (hint: everyone)?
"29.11.2016 10:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Coca-Cola Christmas Truck To Arrive in Southampton Tomorrow The famous Coca-Cola Christmas Truck will be visiting Southampton as part of its UK tour. The festive vehicle will be outside O2 Guildhall tomorrow (Wednesday 30th November) from 13:00 to 21:00. Visitors can wander through an enchanted Christmas The truck will be outside the O2 Guildhall from 13:00 to 19:00. Will you be going along?
"28.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk #ReclaimTheNight – A Feminist March through Southampton There was a march across Southampton City Centre against male violence towards women. Do you feel safe walking the streets of Southampton at night?
"28.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Are We Reclaiming Our Sexuality Or Being Sexualised? Rosie Quirke discusses women reclaiming their sexuality, self-objectification and misogyny. Rosie Quirke discusses women reclaiming their sexuality, self-objectification and misogyny.
"28.11.2016 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Students from Malaysia Gain Tuition Scholarships Three Southampton University MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering students have received Lloyd Register Foundation Scholarships to cover their tuition. Three fourth year students received the scholarships in a ceremony on the 15th November, for The scholarships cover their tuition for the next academic year.
"28.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Abigail Finn As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the many talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. Anyone up for a bit of Bball? #womeninsport #womenofwessex
"28.11.2016 12:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University in Top 20 of UK Universities for Graduate Employability – QS Report Says A recent report by QS University Rankings has named Southampton as one of the top 150 universities worldwide for graduate employability, placing it 20th out of the 37 UK universities listed. The report particularly commended the university for its We're also in the top 150 of worldwide universities for graduate employability.
"27.11.2016 22:00:56" www.wessexscene.co.uk Can Long Distance Relationships Work? Travel Editor, Freya Millard writes about how is it possible to keep a long distance relationship going. Travel Editor Freya Millard discusses whether it's possible to make a long distance relationship last.
"27.11.2016 21:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Isabella Walsh As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the many talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. Ever wanted to know what it is like to be an international level Para climber? Then read our latest Women in Sport interview with Isabella Walsh #womeninsport #womenofwessex
"27.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Food Edit – Tuna and Lemon Pasta Nuala shares her recipe for her tuna and lemon pasta. Looking for some meal inspiration this week?
"27.11.2016 17:00:13" wessexscene.co.uk The Legacy of Fidel Castro The death of one of the 20th century's most iconic leaders produces some debate over what he leaves behind. Frazer Loveman charts the legacy of Fidel Castro.
"27.11.2016 13:56:54" wessexscene.co.uk UPDATE: Man Arrested Following War Memorial Vandalism The incident occurred on Friday afternoon. A man has now been arrested.
"26.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Alana John As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the many talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. Its the mid point of Women in Sport week and we still have a load more to bring you! Today we interview Alana John who has played for England U21 netball against the best of the best!
"26.11.2016 18:35:18" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Professor Helps Danny Dyer Find Out That He Is Royalty The actor was found to be a direct descendent of Edward III Professor Mark Stoyle offered Danny Dyer insight into his ancestors from the English Civil War.
"26.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Preview Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg head to the sands of Abu Dhabi to contest the title decider of this year's Formula One campaign, as Jenson Button and Felipe Massa both retire from the sport. It's finally time, the duel in the desert commences this weekend! Will it be a fairy tale finish for Hamilton or will Rosberg cling on for his first world championship?
"25.11.2016 22:13:48" wessexscene.co.uk Vandal Spotted Defacing War Memorial The incident occurred earlier this afternoon. Police are yet to comment.
"25.11.2016 20:54:09" wessexscene.co.uk What On Earth Has Gone Wrong In Venezuela? Depravity and a shortage of basic supplies have become far too common in Venezuela. "Venezuela's dream of offering a progressive alternative to neoliberalist capitalism has been left in tatters."
"25.11.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk First Student Support Symposium Held The event aimed to raise awareness of mental health support and problems at the University of Southampton. The Symposium focused on mental health issues.
"25.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Wintersport Holidays Are The Best Travel Editor, Freya Millard, gives you the lowdown of perfect winter time getaways... Bailey's hot chocolate and fondue anyone? Want to know why you should go abroad this winter?
"25.11.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Women in Sport: An Interview With Eleanor Fox As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. Day 3 of Women in Sport week and that can only mean one thing... It's Lacrosse time! Eleanor Fox gave us an insight into the sport as she prepares to captain the women's and mixed teams in Varsity next year.
"25.11.2016 16:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk The Ultimate Women In Sport Quiz Can you best this quiz that will push your knowledge of women in sport to the limit! Think you know all there is to know about women in sport? #womeninsport #womenofwessex
"25.11.2016 11:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk RAG Jailbreak Raises Over £5000 The money will be split between 3 charities. The winning team got as far as The Gambia.
"24.11.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Rachel Barton As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. Its day 2 of Women in Sport week! Following an impressive 6-0 win over Sussex, we caught up with Rachel Barton to discuss Hockey further...
"24.11.2016 16:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Junk Nominated For Best Small Club Award Junk Nightclub Nominated for Award The club previously won the award back in 2013.
"24.11.2016 11:26:11" wessexscene.co.uk Swap Shop Returns Tomorrow Swap shop returns in the cube tomorrow. Revamp your wardrobe in the Cube tomorrow from 11:00-15:00 ...
"23.11.2016 20:01:43" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING: Exam Timetables Released The University of Southampton has released their provisional exam timetable for the January exam season tonight. The exam timetable is available here. All exam times are subject to change, this timetable is merely an indication of when exams will be. This is when it all gets real!
"23.11.2016 17:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sport: An Interview With Laurie Pestana As part of Wessex Scene's coverage of Women in Sports week, we will be bringing you an exclusive interview each day from just a few of the talented women we have competing in a wide range of sports here at Southampton. In our first interview for Women in Sports week we interview Laurie Pestana as she shares her experience of the world of track cycling. #womeninsport #womenofwessex
"23.11.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk FemSoc Organise 'Reclaim the Night' March The march this Saturday aims to empower people and protest against gender based violence. The March is this Saturday from 19:30, will you be there?
"23.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Women In Sports Week 2016 Starts Today It's finally here! Union Southampton's very own Women in Sports week kicks off today with a whole host of teams competing around Southampton and further afield on this Wessex Wednesday. It's Women in Sports week! Make sure you get involved with everything going on.
"23.11.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Missing Southampton Student Confirmed to have Died After Plunging Into Sea Liam Day, a Southampton Medical Student and avid climber died from hypothermia after plunging into the sea, an inquest heard The inquest also heard that Liam died while taking part in Deep Water Solo Climbing in Purbeck, Dorset last June. The sea was just The sea was reported to be at just 12 degrees celsius when the student plunged into it.
"23.11.2016 10:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Scientists Receive £9.2m to support Medical Research Scientists from the University of Southampton have been awarded £9.2m to support groundbreaking clinical trials. The funding comes as part of a £112 million national investment. The Researchers have previously made serious breakthroughs including The Scientists have already made breakthroughs in chicken pox vaccinations and the fight against cancer.
"22.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking the Myth: Doing Things Alone There's such a stigma behind doing things solo - when there doesn't always have to be. Farihah Choudhury discusses why doing things alone is stigmatised, and why it shouldn't be.
"22.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk A Guide to Amsterdam Carly-May Kavanagh on what to see and do in Amsterdam. Time to check Amsterdam off the bucket list.
"22.11.2016 15:36:02" wessexscene.co.uk The Plight Of Child Marriage Shocking new statistics have revealed the extent of childhood marraige across the world. Child marriage may be more widespread than first thought.
"21.11.2016 18:30:02" wessexscene.co.uk Stressed? Let Selasi Soothe Your Soul with His Top Chill Out Tips The one and only Selasi visited Southampton for one night only, so we had a quick chat. On Saturday Selasi made an appearance at the Union. Here, he gives his top tips to Southampton students on how to stay chilled.
"21.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Doping In Sport: The Needle In The Back What lengths would you go to in order to succeed? Doping scandal after doping scandal, but it hasn't always been like this, doping used to be widely accepted...
"20.11.2016 21:00:21" www.wessexscene.co.uk The Food Edit – Brunch This week, Nuala features her favourite meal of the week! Bored of your breakfast this morning, then here's an idea for next week!
"20.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Jailbreak 2016: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Stay up to date with all the highlights of RAG's Jailbreak 2016 with our live-blog of the big event. There's only 9 hours left for RAG's 27 teams to get as far away from Southampton as possible without any money. Teams are now in Faro, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Brussels, Edinburgh and there are teams on their way to Gran Canaria and Gambia - a whole other
"19.11.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Syrian Aid Agencies Cease Cooperation With U.N. From Issue 1, George Villars reports on how aid agencies in Syria have ceased co-operating with the UN after increasing scrutiny of the Assad government's involvement. Writer George Villars investigates the changing role of the United Nations in international aid for Syria.
"19.11.2016 12:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Jailbreak 2016: Team Brexit's Adventure Keep up to date with the hitch-hiking adventures of Team Brexit. Will they Brexit? You can also stay up to date with the adventures of Team Brexit in our second live-blog over the whole weekend!
"19.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Jailbreak 2016: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Stay up to date with all the highlights of RAG's Jailbreak 2016 with our live-blog of the big event. For the next 36 hours, Wessex Scene will be live-blogging the highlights of the adventures of 27 teams as they try to get as far away from Southampton as possible, with no money - and all for charity!
"18.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Find A Way With WorkAway WorkAway is a different type of travel opportunity that is cheap and memorable, what could be more perfect? WorkAway might just be the perfect option for your next adventure.
"18.11.2016 17:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Friendship, Towels and Trains: Team Brexit Talk Jailbreak We chat to Team Brexit about their thoughts, hopes and fears for Jailbreak 2016. This weekend, students will be trying to get as far away from Southampton as possible. We interviewed Team Brexit ahead of the big event!
"18.11.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Social Media Is Making Us Miserable Toby Leveson looks at the effect of social media on our mental health. Is it really worth it?
"18.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why You Should Go to The British Art Show 8 Southampton is the last stop for the travelling exhibition. Need something to do this weekend? How about a visit to The British Art Show 8 exhibition?
"17.11.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Formulating a Real Solution to the Student Rent Crisis Students are being exploited with their rent, and we need a real solution. Marxist Society on the housing crisis students are facing - how do we fix it?
"16.11.2016 22:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Leaked: City Council's Defence Manual In Case Of Invasion by Portsmouth Wessex Scene can exclusively reveal Southampton City Council's draft civil defence advice manual in case of invasion by Portsmouth Ivan Morris Poxton found some secret Southampton City Council files on the U1. What did they say?
"16.11.2016 21:00:01" theedgesusu.co.uk Philip George and Gogglebox stars announced as Christmas Ball headliners Union Southampton have announced this year's Christmas Ball line-up. Early bird tickets are on sale now. Christmas Ball lineup released! Check out our sister publication, The Edge, for all the details.
"16.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Perils of Modern Dating How is dating changing in the modern world? Dating can be quite complicated.
"16.11.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Harsh World of Beauty Pageants Hannah Beeson discusses the outdated views of the beauty pageant world. The brutal world of beauty pageants.
"16.11.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Acheiving The Employable: Working for the Civil Service Wessex Scene speaks to Southampton graduates now working for the Civil Service as part of their graduate scheme. Take a look at our interview with two Southampton graduates who are now working in the Civil Service!
"16.11.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Flavour of Crisps for Sandwiches? To follow up on Rob's 'crisp brand' experiment, here he makes his family members rank crisp flavours. We've had the best brands, now here's The Best... Flavour!
"15.11.2016 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton German Festival Review: 8-22 October Travel writer, Mark Marsden, reviews his experience helping out at this years Southampton German Festival. Did you make it to this years Southampton German Festival? Here's the highlights.
"14.11.2016 21:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk F1: Hamilton Dominates To Set Up Desert Showdown Lewis Hamilton beat Nico Rosberg to victory in yesterday's Brazilian Grand Prix to set up a championship decider with the German in Abu Dhabi two weeks from now. Hamilton v Rosberg, there's only 12 points in it. It's going to be a real nail biter of a finale!
"14.11.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Mao's Legacy In Modern China 40 years after the death of Chairman Mao, Writer Leila Scola charts his political legacy in modern China. 40 years after the death of Mao Zedong, are his politics still influencing China?
"14.11.2016 15:54:53" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton Strengthens Ties with Defence Firm BAE Systems University of Southampton signs agreement with BAE Systems that looks to strengthen relationship with defence and security multinational The agreement is looking to potentially strengthen the University's relationship with BAE Systems.
"14.11.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk If At First You Don't Secede… Charlie Hosmer on the upcoming Scottish Independence Referendum. Following this year's Scottish National Party Conference, Charlie Hosmer discusses the prospects of a second Scottish Referendum.
"13.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Food Edit – Mac & Cheese This is one of those classic, comfort food dishes! Nothing beats Mac & Cheese!
"13.11.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: Frontline Writer Natália interviews the recruitment director from Frontline. Interested in working with children? Interested in making a difference? Take a look at our interview with Frontline!
"13.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Five Reasons Not To Worry (Too) Much About Trump Brad Bell explains why the US 2016 Presidential Election result doesn't signal an impending apocalypse, yet. Brad Bell allays our fears on Trump's Presidential success.
"13.11.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Solar Revolution: The Fall of Oil Could Be Only Ten Years Away Solar could take over from oil in as little as ten years, says science editor Seb Steele. Solar could take over from oil in as little as ten years, says science editor Seb Steele.
"13.11.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Trump, Fear And Trembling From Home Alone 2 to POTUS with unfeasible policies. He's played on the working people's fears and interests, and no doubt he'll have an effect that will be felt across the country.
"12.11.2016 18:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Implicit Bias: How You Can Be Racist Without Knowing It Are we all guilty of stereotyping? Does everyone stereotype and discriminate without knowing it?
"11.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 24 Hours in Dresden Megan Holland reflects on her short but sweet stopover in Dresden, Germany. Not the most famous German city but still one you might want to add to your bucket list, especially after reading this.
"11.11.2016 11:33:00" wessexscene.co.uk Student Assaulted on Campus for Voting Trump Three men allegedly called the American student a "white rich b****" before spitting on them and walking away. The student was allegedly called a "white rich b****" before being spat on.
"11.11.2016 10:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk F1: Hamilton Focused On Taking First Victory In Sao Paulo Lewis Hamilton insists his focus remains on taking a first career victory at Interlagos, rather than worrying about the championship ramifications should team-mate Rosberg take the win, and with it his first title. Rosberg could secure his first ever world championship with a win in Brazil this weekend.
"10.11.2016 18:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk The Life And Death Of King Bhumibol Hannah Beeson looks back at at the life of Thailand's former monarch. Hannah Beeson looks back at the life of recently deceased King Bhumibol of Thailand. https://www.wessexscene.co.uk/international/2016/11/09/the-life-and-death-of-king-bhumibol/
"10.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Natalie Bennett Coming to the University of Southampton Union Southampton have announced Natalie Bennett as their first political speaker coming to the University. Natalie Bennett, the former leader of the Green Party, will be coming to talk to students in the Cube at the Union on Tuesday 6th December from It's going to be a Green December...
"09.11.2016 22:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Unthinkable Happened – What Will a Trump Presidency Mean for You? What now after the election result? So what now?
"09.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Bitesize Happiness: College Students Dress Up As Disney Princesses and Visit Children's Hospitals This heart-warming foundation spreads some Disney magic throughout children's hospitals Just a gentle thought that creating happiness and doing things for others does not take much.
"09.11.2016 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton Receives £12 million Investment for Latest Computing Technology Scientists say that the new technology will support their research that could have results ranging from life-saving drugs, to combatting aeroplane noise and solving archaeological mysteries. The new technology will support research that could have wide-ranging results.
"09.11.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Student Trump Supporter "I cannot support a woman which supports abortion at 32 weeks" Last night we interviewed a student Trump supporter. Bet he's happy now!
"09.11.2016 15:43:53" wessexscene.co.uk Man Dies After Jumping from IKEA A man has died after jumping from the top of Southampton's IKEA store. If you have any information please call Hampshire Constabulary on 101.
"09.11.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Darker Side of Social Media: Snapchat's Race Problem Writer Sophie Howard discusses how Snapchat is being used as a vehicle for racism. Sophie Howard takes a look at the problem Snapchat poses with offensive racial humour.
"09.11.2016 10:57:00" wessexscene.co.uk Cannabis Factory Found Near Highfield Dying cannabis plants were found in a house just behind the university. So that's why it's called HIGH-field...
"09.11.2016 01:31:45" wessexscene.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Student Trump Supporter "I cannot support a woman which supports abortion at 32 weeks" "I cannot support a woman which supports abortion at 32 weeks."
"08.11.2016 23:50:07" twitter.com Wessex Scene (@WessexScene) | Twitter Senaste Tweets från Wessex Scene (@WessexScene). Award-winning magazine bringing the best and fastest breaking news, features and opinion from the University of Southampton. Editor: @Alicetotheskies. email@example.com You can also follow us on twitter where we'll be keeping you updated with all the latest results, plus all the reactions from everyone in The Stags (keep an eye out for bad puns).
"08.11.2016 23:43:22" wessexscene.co.uk US Presidential Election 2016: Live Blog Follow our live coverage of the 2016 US Presidential Election. Curled up in bed, but gritting your teeth about the US Elections? Look no further than our special liveblog. We'll be giving you all the latest, all night, live from the Stags!
"08.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Catcalling Is More Than Just A Shout Catcalling is a problem for almost every woman, in the UK and further afield. Emma Perry examines what the problem really is. It's not a compliment, and it's not harmless fun.
"08.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk People Shouldn't Vote For Hillary Because Of Gender Leila Scola argues that gender should not play a role in electing the next president. "Once again Hillary's lack of a Y chromosome holds her back in this election."
"08.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk People Shouldn't Vote For Hillary Because Of Gender Leila Scola argues that gender should not play a role in electing the next president. "Once again Hillary's lack of a Y chromosome holds her back in this election."
"08.11.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk #WessexSceneTravel – Photo Competition Winner Winner of the 2016 #wessexscenetravel photo competition announced here! The WINNER of #wessexscenetravel photo competition has been decided. Find out who got first prize below!
"08.11.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Long Distance Love: From Southampton to Sussex Lydia Hawken discusses how to navigate a long distance relationship Kicking off Lifestyle's new series 'Long Distance Love', Lydia Hawken writes about her experience in a long distance relationship.
"08.11.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Trendy Nutrition: Food Facts Simplified Superfoods, low-carb diets and protein powder. Lean in 15, clean eating and juice detox galore... We are inundated daily by fitness freak tips and tricks and "magic" solutions to shedding those stubborn pounds that seemed to have piled up horizontally Superfoods, low-carb diets and protein powder. Lean in 15, clean eating and juice detox galore… Farihah Choudhury separates food fact from food fiction.
"08.11.2016 08:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Is a Brain-Boosting Implant on the Cards? Rachael Smith talks us through current research into… What was it… Oh yes, memory enhancement!
"07.11.2016 19:05:18" www.wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Labour Society Politics editor Kieran Hyland speaks to the Labour Society to see what they do. Has the US Presidential election fired you up? If it has, take a look at what the Labour Society have to offer!
"07.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Decline Of Political Decency Political decency? Not with Trump around. Charlie Masters discusses Trump - is he signalling the end of politics?
"07.11.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Your Guide to Hartley Library Near Deadline Days Maximise your time during those long library sessions. Deadlines coming up? Farihah Choudhury gives you some tips on how to handle the Hartley library during deadline week.
"07.11.2016 13:00:29" www.wessexscene.co.uk Bitesize Happiness: Stag Do Finds Seven Stray Puppies Julia Beazley writes about stray dogs finding a loving home. The second instalment of Bitesize Happiness - not quite how they expected their stag do to go, but a lovely outcome nonetheless!
"07.11.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Takeaway in Southampton? Sick of your local? Want to try somewhere new? Here's 'The Best... Takeaway'! The newest writer for 'The Best...' on Southampton's best takeaways!
"07.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How Does Alcohol Actually Work? Sam Willstead explains why we enjoy being under the influence to a reckless degree... Sam Willstead explains why we enjoy being under the influence to a reckless degree…
"07.11.2016 11:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Rugby Roundup: Ireland Shock The World While Australia Look Dominant Wessex Scene will be rounding up each week's load of action to keep you up to date on all the biggest matches this autumn. New Zealand fall to a brave Irish side while Wales failed impress against the Wallabies. Missed any of this weekend's matches? Get up to date with our review of all the action.
"07.11.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Students Launch Southampton Refugee Month Student groups at the University of Southampton have launched Southampton Refugee Month this November to raise awareness about refugee crises across the world with a key focus on Syria. Twenty-four student groups are involved in the events programme which Twenty-four student groups are involved in the events programme.
"06.11.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Most Haunted Places In Britain Do you dare enter these haunted halls? Just because it's no longer Halloween, doesn't mean the fear factor has to end.
"06.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Are Cats Really As Emotionally Complicated As Us? Just some more reasons outlining why cats are the superior pet. Ever wondered what your cat really thinks?
"06.11.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why We Must Tackle the Stigma That Surrounds Periods Rebecca Barnes on how the stigma surrounding periods needs to be tackled. Rebecca Barnes tells us how the stigma surrounding periods needs to be tackled.
"06.11.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Bono Named Woman (Yes, Woman) of the Year Investigations Editor Harriet Martin gives her opinion on Bono being named a Woman of the Year. Investigations Editor Harriet Martin gives her opinion on Bono being named a Woman of the Year.
"06.11.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Evolution of Halloween Natalia looks how Halloween has risen to its modern day manifestation. Although Halloween has been and gone, you might be interested to find out where it came from.
"05.11.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Article 50 Must Be Triggered Ana Bond Esparraguera discusses the recent developments surrounding invoking Article 50 Ana Bond Esparraguera critiques the recent High Court ruling on Article 50, and why the decision undermines democracy.
"05.11.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Remember, Remember the 5th of November? What is the significance of November the 5th? Hebe Neate-Clegg discusses the importance of why we remember the 5th November...
"05.11.2016 17:00:14" wessexscene.co.uk Why I Am Trying To Think Consciously Travel editor Freya Millard on why she is trying to think more consciously. It would be easy not to, but it's important to think consciously.
"05.11.2016 16:45:01" wessexscene.co.uk Saints Fightback To Claim Historic Win Against Inter Southampton moved to within touching distance of the Europa League knockout stage after a historic victory against European giants Inter Milan at St. Mary's. Saints are within touching distance of the final 32...
"05.11.2016 16:02:59" wessexscene.co.uk Why Is Everyone Checking In At Standing Rock? Why is everyone on Facebook saying they're at a Native American reservation? No, they're not all just on holiday. Wondering why everyone was checking in at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation?
"04.11.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The US Electoral College: An Explainer American College is weird, and one of it's weird elements is the Electoral College. Frazer Loveman explains more. Confused by the Electoral College system? Here's our guide to how the US elects its presidents.
"04.11.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Autumn Dream Destinations Combat those post-summer blues with an autumn getaway... Who says autumn isn't the perfect time for a holiday?
"03.11.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk US Presidential Election 2016: A Close Call? Is Donald Trump really catching up with Hilary Clinton in the Presidency polls? Aaron Clark on the veracity of polling in one of the tightest races for the White House in recent history.
"03.11.2016 15:01:18" wessexscene.co.uk Parliament Must Vote On Triggering Article 50 The High Court has ruled that Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50. This could be a game changer...
"03.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Should Gary Lineker Just Stick to Football Or Was His Twitter Outcry What the Nation Needed to Hear? Should people known for one thing be allowed to have a voice on unrelated topics? Nathaniel McVeagh talks about ex-footballer Gary Linekar and his recent tweets about refugees. Should celebrities be getting involved?
"02.11.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk H2O Challenge: One Week, Water Only What is drinking only water for a week really like? Hannah Beeson writes about her experience with the H2O challenge, where (unsurprisingly) you can drink ONLY water for a week. Read on to find out what happened...
"02.11.2016 17:01:04" wessexscene.co.uk Taco Bell Coming to Southampton Next month, Southampton City Centre will see the arrival of the American fast food chain. The Mexican-style eatery is set to open its 13th restaurant in Hanover Buildings in Southampton after previously opening stores in areas including Nottingham, Fancy a taco?
"02.11.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Lovers Walk Rebranded As 'Vegan' Lovers Walk Strong pro-vegan slogans have been scrawled along Lovers Walk. Does anyone know anything about this?
"02.11.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Bitesize Happiness: McDonald's Worker with Down's Syndrome celebrates his 30th year as an Employee Amy Picknell writes our second instalment for our new series, Bitesize Happiness! Read this, it will make your day!
"02.11.2016 13:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Fortunate Guinea Pigs Saved From Portswood Flames A Guniea Pig was dramatically saved from the flames on Denzil Avenue in Portswood. The guinea pig was rescued from Denzil Avenue.
"02.11.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: RecBad Natália Jopling Tanser interviews RecBad, to show what being a member is like. Features editor Natália interviews some of the RecBad committee, to find out what they get up to!
"01.11.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How to be a Lazy Vegan – On the Cheap! Do you ever think 'there's no way I could be vegan, I'm too lazy and it's too expensive'? Carly-May Kavanagh is here to teach you how to be the laziest and cheapest vegan - and it's not as hard as you may think. Happy World Vegan Day!
"01.11.2016 16:02:44" wessexscene.co.uk The Refugee Crisis In Calais: An Interview With MSF Cameron Ridgway speaks to Médécins Sans Frontiéres about their work to help refugees in Calais and the effect of the closure of the Jungle camp. We speak to Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) about the refugee crisis in Calais and the closure of the 'Jungle' camp.
"01.11.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Science Can't Give Up On Sexual Freedom Emma Perry discusses why science can't give up on contraception for males. Why has the male pill been given up on?