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"25.10.2016 18:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: HistSoc History, one of the largest cohorts the university has. No matter where you live at uni, you're bound to have at least one flatmate that studies it. I talk to President Henry Tyrell and Vice President Amy Gill, both returning members of committee to talk For the next installment in the Society Spotlight series, Features Editor Ellen Jenne talks to the President and Vice President of HistSoc. They tell us all about what you guys can expect, and how they plan to make the next year better than the last.
"25.10.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Freshers Recipes Struggling to cook for yourself on the cheap? Look no further than this handy list of student recipes, for students, made by students! Stuck for something simple to cook? Sick of instant noodles and Domino's? Check out part two of 'The Best...' - recipes by students, for students!
"25.10.2016 16:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Year-Long Campaigning Victory: WSA Acquires New Microwaves The successful campaign means that you can now reheat your lunch at WSA.
"25.10.2016 15:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Autumn Is The Best Season For Travelling Freya Millard is here to tell you why autumn getaways are a fantastic option to combat those post-summer holiday blues. So the summer is over, that doesn't mean you can't still getaway.
"25.10.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Should Academics Be Censoring Their Lectures? A discussion of the current debate about whether academia should be censoring triggering topics. Lectures can involve some pretty distressing and triggering topics. Do we need censorship?
"25.10.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Five Under Five: Dessert Check out these five easy recipes! Running low on ingredients but still want to bake? Follow these easy recipes with only 5 ingredients for great results every time!
"25.10.2016 10:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Pampering – Student Style Natalia Jopling Tanser lays out a few things you can to give yourself that much needed TLC. Feeling a bit under the weather? Take some time to relax with this handy pampering guide.
"24.10.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Hellfield Campus Humans vs. zombies was a live action tag game played on run by Union Southampton staff, who had planned it since February. Over 150 people signed up, with about 40 taking the bandannas which marked them as a player. Zombies tied them around their heads Human vs Zombies came to Highfield Campus. We discuss the day's events, and the chaos that occurred...
"24.10.2016 14:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Formula 1: Hamilton wins in Austin to boost title hopes Lewis Hamilton claimed a record-equalling fifth career victory at the United States Grand Prix to give the defence of his world title a much needed boost ahead of Mercedes AMG Petronas team-mate and standings leader Nico Rosberg. Its going to a be a tense final three races, can Hamilton clinch another world title?
"24.10.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Fall of Big Sam and England's Oblivion When Sam Allardyce was announced as Roy Hodgson's, many saw the move as an explicit message by the FA that they wanted to safeguard the few values of the English game that had been left untarnished by the overbearing influence of an influx of foreign Where next for The Three Lions?
"24.10.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Flatmates Are Like Marmite – You Either Love Them or Hate Them Lifestyle editor Tallulah shares her tips for survival if you really don't get on with your flatmates. Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons shares her advice on dealing with difficult situations with flatmates in first year.
"24.10.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking the Myth: Studying an Engineering Degree Mackenzie Brown discusses some of the common misconceptions about studying an Engineering degree. Mackenzie Brown discusses some the most common myths surrounding those studying an engineering degree.
"23.10.2016 21:21:39" wessexscene.co.uk Portswood Sainsbury's Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out The Portswood supermarket was evacuated after a boiler caught fire. Were you shopping in Sainsbury's during the evacuation?
"23.10.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Food Edit – Roasted Vegetable Traybake The word 'traybake' is usually associated with cake, but here's a savoury roasted vegetable traybake that just about lives up to cake! Looking for some dinner inspiration?
"23.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Go Further: Experiencing Other Cultures in Southampton Cameron covers all the bases for immersing yourself in multi-cultural life from the hub of Southampton. From our Freshers' issue, some tips on how to make the most of Southampton's international connections.
"21.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How I Spent 8 Hours in Amsterdam… Farihah Choudhury opens up about her solo 8 hour Amsterdam adventure and how she came to love the Dutch capital. Is 8 hours enough time to explore a new city? Farihah Choudhury shares how she managed to do it.
"21.10.2016 14:16:32" Timeline Photos Have you entered our travel photo competition yet? To enter simply tag us in your photos and use #WessexSceneTravel! Competition closes 7th November and the winner will get their photo turned into a canvas ✨
"20.10.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Chile's War Of Words Over Water Cameron Ridgway explains the Chile-Bolivia dispute over the Silala river. "Even in the 21st century, water can still provoke a diplomatic spat."
"20.10.2016 00:50:24" wessexscene.co.uk University Of Nevada Presidential Debate – Live Blog Live coverage of the third and final debate between the two presidential candidates in the US Election in Las Vegas. We're staying up all night to liveblog and fact check the third and final presidential debate. Follow our coverage on our website and on Twitter @WSPolitics.
"19.10.2016 10:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Formula One: United States Grand Prix Preview Can Lewis Hamilton overturn a 33-point deficit and win a fourth world title? Damian Meaden takes a look at what Hamilton is going to have to do going into this weekend of racing to get back into title contention...
"18.10.2016 19:00:30" wessexscene.co.uk What's On Soton? What can't you miss in Southampton? Your Southampton life guide.
"18.10.2016 18:20:58" wessexscene.co.uk SUSU Name Returns After Union U-Turn The name will change but the branding will not. Looks like the new name has made an Us.cape
"18.10.2016 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Man Injured in 'Rage' Attack at Mayflower Co-Op A man was left hurt yesterday after a customer at the Co-Operative Store at Mayflower Halls turned violent in what has been dubbed a 'supermarket rage' attack. The 43 year-old victim suffered a cut and some bruising when he was hit with a shopping basket The incident occurred at 21:20 on Monday. Police are appealing for witnesses.
"18.10.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Now the Proud Home of 'Boaty McBoatface' Southampton's National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is now home to new Autosub named Boaty McBoatface. Welcome to Southampton Boaty McBoatface!
"18.10.2016 13:23:14" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Graduates Tie the Knot The couple were the first to get engaged at a University of Southampton graduation ceremony. "Southampton is a magical place"
"17.10.2016 19:34:00" wessexscene.co.uk Poland Could Perform U-Turn On Abortion Ban A tougher stance on abortion in Poland still looks likely in spite of recent mass protest. Poland could perform a U-Turn on a controversial toughening of abortion legislation.
"17.10.2016 18:32:50" Timeline Photos In case you missed it we're hiring! If you're interested in running for Deputy Opinion Editor, Deputy Lifestyle Editor, or WSA Marketing Ambassador then email firstname.lastname@example.org! We are also looking for a Social Sec, which you can run for at our Writers'
"17.10.2016 12:31:15" Timeline Photos Come and say hello! We're also having our first Writers' social, a meal at Wetherspoons following our general Writers meeting on the 19th!
"17.10.2016 10:42:32" Wessex Scene Writers Meal Wessex Scene Writers Meal After the writers meeting on Wednesday, we will be having our first writers social. It's a great chance to meet other writers as well as the committee. Everybody is welcome, so come along!
"17.10.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Free WiFi Network to be Launched in Southampton Southampton to become a 'truly digital city'. Free WiFi network to be launched in popular student destinations...
"17.10.2016 09:22:01" wessexscene.co.uk Ongoing Legal Battle Over the Death of Southampton Graduate Bethany Farrell died on an introductory dive due to 'Failings' by the diving company court heard. Ms Farrell graduated with a degree in English and Media.
"16.10.2016 20:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Liverpool vs Manchester United: How Mourinho Might Have The Formula For Victory Monday Night Football sees a pivotal game between two of the game's biggest rivals that could be extremely revealing about the direction of each team's season. Philip Bettles takes an in depth, tactical analysis of Monday's key premiership match-up as Liverpool host Manchester United.
"16.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Silesian Exposure Part 2: Time For Class In the next installment of his year abroad series, Tom Randall adapts to studying at a Polish university. Tom Randall continues his series on studying abroad in Poland, focusing on the start of term and adjusting to a different lecture routine.
"16.10.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Dangerous Reality of Clean Eating Georgia Jackson explores the darker side of the clean eating. Is clean eating as good for you as it's made out to be?
"15.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk After King Bhumibol's Death, How Should Tourists in Thailand React? How should tourists behave in Thailand after the death of King Bhumibol? Planning to go to Thailand in the next year? There's a few things you'll need to know in advance.
"14.10.2016 18:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: RAG RAG is synonymous not only within the University of Southampton, but all over the country. It is the focal point of the university's charity fundraising. I sat down with President Issy Worrall, Trinity Officer Jarvis Stanton and Challenges Officer Naomi Next in the Society Spotlight series, we introduce to you Southampton RAG- the heart and soul of the university's charity fundraising!
"14.10.2016 17:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk A UK Perspective: The Struggle Of Following American Sports With the NHL season now underway, and myself being a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan, I am very excited to see what the team can achieve this year around. However, there are many things that can make following American sports a tiring pursuit. I've listed Sports Editor, James Moseley, takes a look at the struggles of trying to support teams across the pond...
"14.10.2016 14:00:07" wessexscene.co.uk 48 Hours in Brighton Travel writer, Bean Urquhart, shares with us her Brighton itinerary and how to get the most from this treasured English coastal city. Fancy a trip to the coastal city of Brighton? Well here's an idea of what you can get up to there.
"14.10.2016 12:45:13" wessexscene.co.uk The 'Tables of Tables' Ranks the University of Southampton 17th University of Southampton in 17th in the 2017 UK University rankings. We're still in the top 20!
"13.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Haiti Hurricane Devastation Presents Opportunity Haiti's latest humanitarian disaster offers chance to right wrongs and rethink UK government aid strategy Could #HurricaneMatthew represent a turning point for UK aid policy?
"13.10.2016 14:00:35" wessexscene.co.uk Sport at Southampton: A Guide Which sports societies can you get involved in at Southampton? In case you missed it in our Freshers Mag, here is Xavier Voigt-Hill's guide into how to get the most from sports here in Southampton...
"12.10.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Sport and Wellbeing: The Importance of Exercise for Combatting Stress, Part Two In this second part, I continue to talk to the Reps about advice they would give to other students, and also what we can expect from HistSoc Sport this year... Suzie, in your speech when running for Female Sports rep, why did you emphasise the link Following up from yesterday's interview with History Sports Rep James Eddington and Suzanne Kanca, they offer their tips and advice for keeping active without it being made to feel like a chore.
"12.10.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Here's Why It's Okay to Feel a Post-Freshers' Wobble Calling all Freshers: It's ok to feel a bit funny a few weeks into term. Here's how to deal with those post-freshers blues. We've all been there.
"12.10.2016 13:45:00" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton to Raise Tuition Fees The university is planning on raising its fees to £9,250. It's not like students are already struggling..
"12.10.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Most Common Student Illnesses and How to Avoid Them Battle that Freshers' Flu! Fresher's is officially over, but the season for Fresher's flu has only just begun. Unlucky enough to catch it? Natalia provides a little guide to get rid of the most common student illnesses.
"12.10.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Making the Most of Halls Is there really a "best" halls? Not happy with where the halls you were placed in, here we let you know that the location of your halls doesn't matter, but how you can make the most of it.
"12.10.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Shadows of Rio What becomes of Olympic legacies? With the summer now just a memory, what has become of Rio?
"12.10.2016 08:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Students Launch Petition for Second WSA Shuttle Bus Students at the University of Southampton have launched a change.org petition calling on the University to operate a second shuttle bus for Winchester School of Art. The petition, initiated by Fashion Marketing and Management student Navi Ahluwalia and The shuttle bus currently runs once every two hours from each site.
"11.10.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Sport and Wellbeing: The Importance of Exercise for Combatting Stress, Part One As World Mental Health day drew to a close. The sheer amount of support being shared, liked, retweeted all over every different platform of social media. One aspect that two individuals took to combat and raise awareness for, is the underrated importance In a two part interview, Features Editor Ellen Jenne talks to HistSoc Sports Reps Suzanne Kanca and James Eddington about the importance between keeping active and mental health.
"11.10.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Further Afield Where can you travel to through the University? Just because you're a student doesn't mean you can't travel. Here are just a few opportunities you can get involved with at University.
"11.10.2016 17:30:39" Timeline Photos Come and join the team
"11.10.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Savvy Student Grocery Shopping Need to feed yourself at uni without breaking the bank? Look no further than this handy list. The food your parents dropped you off with is gone, and the time has arrived to brave Southampton supermarkets alone. Don't fear, as we have a handy guide to finding all the best bargains Southampton has to offer.
"11.10.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Food Edit – Squash and Chickpea Curry In this new food column, Nuala McBride, shares healthy cheap student meals. Looking for something to cook for dinner tonight?
"11.10.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Doctors of the World You don't have to be a doctor to get involved with this society, all you need is interest in global health! The latest in the Society Spotlight series!
"11.10.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk World Mental Health Day: Reducing the Stigma, Increasing the Support Today is World Mental Health Day, aimed to increase awareness for mental illness and reduce the stigmatism surrounding it. Lucy Cowles discusses the stigma surrounding mental health, and how the support on World Mental Health Day is something to be reassured about.
"10.10.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 92% of Students Report Feelings of Mental Distress YoungMinds have created an online booklet to help students with mental health having found some worrying statistics. World Mental Health Day: 92% of students report feelings of mental distress.
"10.10.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The University of Southampton Needs To Do More for Mental Health The university needs to do more for mental health in students. Alice Hearing gives you the statistics. World Mental Health Day: Does the university need to do more?
"10.10.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk You Don't Have to Drink During Freshers to Have a Good Time Don't feel like you have to drink during freshers just because everyone else is - you can have a good time without it! While £3 Jesticles from the Palace of Dreams and £2 Sobar Tuesday quads are a tempting way to spend your student loan, getting drunk isn't the only way to have a good time during freshers. Honest.
"10.10.2016 11:36:34" Wessex Scene Writers' Meeting Wessex Scene Writers' Meeting Interested in writing? Want to get involved in the Union Southampton's award-winning media society?
Wessex Scene are hosting a writers' meeting on Wednesday 19th October! The Committee will be in attendance to explain how you can get involved, with
"10.10.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk I Wish I Had Voted For Brexit (Part One of Two) Tom Townened is reconsidering his referendum vote, after seeing a new dimension of the EU debate come to the surface in the aftermath of Brexit. Part one of two on why Tom Townend wishes he'd voted for Brexit - reforms aren't enough.
"10.10.2016 00:47:45" wessexscene.co.uk Washington University Presidential Debate – Live Blog Live coverage of the second US presidential debate from Washington University, Missouri. Follow our coverage of the second 2016 US Presidential debate on our liveblog and Twitter @WSPolitics.
"09.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What If… I Don't Like My Course? Important considerations if you are not sure about your course. Are you wondering if you're on the right course for you? Well, don't worry, it's not all doom and gloom. Things can be done to solve the issue! So take a read..
"09.10.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Completes 1,000 kick Marathon Challenge Kevin Madden, Male Team Captain of Southampton University Tae-Kwon-Do, alongside Matt Fiddes Southampton and Bournemouth, and over 40 adults and kids, completed a 1,000 kicks in one hour challenge on Thursday, to raise money to beat cancer. As explained Incredible!
"09.10.2016 13:40:03" wessexscene.co.uk Reported 'Killer Clown' Sightings in Southampton Reported sightings of so called 'Killer Clowns' in Southampton. Jesters might be lethal, but these clowns take it to the next level.
"08.10.2016 19:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk I've Been More Excited This Week Than Normal, It's Women's Sports Week Why you may ask? It is Women in Sport week. Women in Sport week aims to celebrate and showcase women in sport at every level. This week is in its second year of running and aims to get more girls and women physically active in sport as well as increase It's Women's Sport Week! Anna Pennington takes a look at who inspires her and the importance of inspiring more women to get into sport.
"08.10.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What Price For Peace? Cameron Ridgway looks at the reasons why Colombian voters rejected a peace deal with FARC rebels. Cameron RIdgway examines the rejection of a peace agreement with FARC rebels by Colombian voters.
"08.10.2016 16:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Completes 1,000 kick Marathon Challenge Kevin Madden, Male Team Captain of Southampton University Tae-Kwon-Do, alongside Matt Fiddes Southampton and Bournemouth, and over 40 adults and kids, completed a 1,000 kicks in one hour challenge on Thursday, to raise money to beat cancer. As explained The fundraiser has raised over £2000 for Dan Lewis so far.
"08.10.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 'Killer Clowns' Come To Hampshire The craze that started in South Carolina in late August has traveled the Atlantic Ocean and made it's way to our British shores. It is assumed that those perpetrating the pranks are copycats who found humor in the original incident and decided to start It's no laughing matter.
"08.10.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Melodics Ever wondered whether Pitch Perfect would be as fun in real life as it looks? Alright they don't have Fat Amy, but if you love performing and fancy trying a cappella, Melodics want YOU to join this year. Ever wondered whether Pitch Perfect would be as fun in real life as it looks? Alright they don't have Fat Amy, but if you love performing and fancy trying a cappella, take a look at our interview with Melodics!
"07.10.2016 17:03:38" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: SUCC Natália Jopling Tanser interviews SUCC, which is part of the AU, and finds out that they actually spend their time kayaking, NOT canoeing! Natália Jopling Tanser interviews SUCC, Southampton University Canoe Club to find out what they really get up to!
"07.10.2016 16:41:56" Timeline Photos ✨ COMPETITION TIME ✨ we're holding a travel photo competition! To enter simply tag us in your photos and use #WessexSceneTravel! Competition closes 7th November and the winner will get their photo turned into a canvas ✨
"07.10.2016 16:11:48" Features, Lifestyle and Travel Writers Meeting Features, Lifestyle and Travel Writers Meeting Hey guys!
Basically we're having a little writers meeting for those of you interested in writing for our sections! We'll be there to tell you in a little bit more detail about the current series we have, what we have planned for this year, and to answer
"07.10.2016 11:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Petition Launched Opposing Tuition Fee Increases A petition opposing planned tuition fee rises has been launched by student advice website Student Hut. Have you signed it yet?
"06.10.2016 17:45:54" wessexscene.co.uk Women Strike Against Abortion Ban In Poland Plans for new abortion laws in Poland have been abandoned after mass protest. Writer Leila Scola on the Polish government's U-Turn over a controversial abortion law..
"06.10.2016 09:34:35" Timeline Photos AWELCOME MEETINGTODAY6PMFREEBIES with The Edge
"05.10.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Police Appealing for Witnesses after Southampton Stabbing A 42 year-old man was stabbed in a daylight robbery down Northam Road near the Prince of Wales public house. The victim was hospitalised after he was approached by another man who became aggressive and demanded money the Daily Echo reports. The 42 The victim was hospitalised after the incident.
"05.10.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Gender theory a 'moral problem', says Pope Francis His Holiness Pope Francis has blamed schools for teaching gender theory, describing it as a 'moral problem' and 'against the natural things'. His comments come after learning that a boy, aged 10 years, told his father that we wanted to be a girl when he His Holiness regarded the teaching of gender theory as "ideological colonisation".
"05.10.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Have You Ever Considered Climbing Mount Kilimajaro? Do you have what it takes? Dig Deep charity who initiates clean water projects in Africa are recruiting willing volunteers who can rise to a once in a lifetime challenge. Is that you?
"05.10.2016 10:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton F.C – The Saints' Long Term Growth and Prospects The Saints have taken pride in their homegrown core, but could it be their undoing? Chris Bater takes a look at the possible futures of Southampton FC. Can the Saints keep up the form?
"04.10.2016 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Have A Gander Through Uganda Chelsea Smith reflects on her experience volunteering with East African Playgrounds. Chelsea Smith shares her experiences of volunteering in Uganda. Read on to find out how you could do the same.
"04.10.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Spanish Socialist Leader Pedro Sánchez Resigns Writer Tom Wardle assesses what the resignation of Spanish Socialist Party Leader Pedro Sánchez could mean for the country's politics. The resignation could help bring an end to the current uncertainty in Spanish politics.
"04.10.2016 15:31:00" Wessex Scene Politics, Opinions and International meeting Wessex Scene Politics, Opinions and International meeting A writers meeting for people specifically interested in knowing more about these three sections and our plans for the year (POINT). Kieran and I will be in the room, hopefully we can get Cameron Skyping in and we can wind down afterwards at stags or the
"03.10.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How Well Do YOU Know Southampton? Think you're an expert when it comes to all things Southampton? Take this quiz and find out! Take our quiz and find out!
"03.10.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Are International Students More Prone To Cheating? Samuel Tyler investigates the claim that international students cheat more than their domestic counterparts. Samuel Tyler asses the claim that International students are more prone to cheating in academic assessment.
"03.10.2016 16:34:36" Timeline Photos Don't forget to add us on snapchat username: wessexscene
"03.10.2016 11:00:00" Timeline Photos Last week saw the announcement of SpaceX's ambitious plans for Mars colonisation... And they might actually happen, says Science Editor Sebastian
"02.10.2016 18:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk #DoubleDecker Cadbury's Bus Comes to Freshers' Fair 2016 Ellen and Farihah of Wessex Scene take the Cadbury's Double Decker tour bus at the Freshers' Fayre 2016... The Cadburys Double Decker Bus visits Southampton!
"02.10.2016 17:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk The North Korean Internet – What's Really On It? We now know the websites you can access in North Korea - including a film website. Carly-May Kavanagh delves into the mysterious world of the North Korean internet.
"02.10.2016 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Problem With Defence Cuts Since the end of the Cold War Britain's military has been subject to a series of steep cuts. Is this still the right attitude to take? Since the end of the Cold War, defence spending has dropped steeply. Is this still a wise policy in 2016? Thomas Randall explores the issues.
"02.10.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Take Me to the Sea… Nuala McBride reminisces on the high points of her trip to Lima, Peru. Has the city of Lima in Peru ever appealed to you?
"01.10.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Ultimate Food Shopping Hacks Katie Duke shares her student shopping secrets. Do you like buying food? (Yes) Do you like saving money? (Yes) Here, Katie Duke shares her savvy student shopping tips!
"01.10.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Modern Day Slavery Operations Here In Southampton Southampton police have made four arrests in connection with modern day slavery. Arrests in connection with modern day slavery have been made in Southampton.
"01.10.2016 09:58:56" wessexscene.co.uk The National Minimum Wage Has Increased – Will It Affect You? National Minimum Wage increase means pay rise for young people. Find out if you will benefit from the new minimum wage ...
"30.09.2016 18:57:22" wessexscene.co.uk France To Close The Jungle Camp Leila Scola reports on the closing of the Jungle Camp The French government has announced plans to close the 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais.
"30.09.2016 16:58:08" Wessex Scene News Writers' Training Wessex Scene News Writers' Training If you're interested in writing with the News team this year come along to our training session. This will give us a chance to meet you, brief you on what you'd be doing and give you some tips for writing a good news article.
News is great for people who
"30.09.2016 13:04:47" wessexscene.co.uk Further Tuition Fee Rises Planned In 2018 The cost of university is about to get even higher.... The fee rise could apply to current students.
"30.09.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking the Myth: Studying English Literature Are you an English student? See if you agree with these common misconceptions about your degree.. Lifestyle Editor Tallulah Lyons tells us what it's really like to study an English Literature degree.
"29.09.2016 19:24:42" Timeline Photos Trouble with flatmates? Don't like your course? Worried about your relationship? Then contact Agony Alex! Send any worries or woes to email@example.com ❤️
"29.09.2016 17:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Brexit: The Visegrad Veto Charlie Hosmer explains why the V4 countries could provide an unexpected stumbling block for the Brexit negotiations. Charlie Hosmer explains how the Visegrad or 'V4' block of EU member states could hamper Brexit negotiations.
"29.09.2016 11:49:05" www.wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Vixen Cheer Do you have what it takes to join the Vixens? Ever been interested in knowing more about the Southampton Vixens Cheerleading Squad? Wessex Scene brings you all you need to know through our very own Society Spotlight series!
"29.09.2016 10:55:55" The Edge and Wessex Scene Writers' Welcome Meeting The Edge and Wessex Scene Writers' Welcome Meeting Interested in writing? Want to get involved in two of Union Southampton's award-winning media societies?
The Edge and Wessex Scene are hosting an introductory writers' welcome meeting on Thursday 6th October! Both committees will be in attendance to Interested in journalism? Come and find out about Southampton's Student run magazines!
"29.09.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Place That Stole My Heart: Florianópolis, Brazil David Williams argues why Florianópolis should be on the itinerary of every backpacker travelling South America. David Williams shares his love of Florianópolis.
"28.09.2016 19:00:49" wessexscene.co.uk Junior Doctors Lose High Court Challenge Junior doctors in England have lost their legal challenge against new contracts. Junior Doctors have lost their legal challenge against new contracts.
"28.09.2016 18:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Man Injured By Portswood Sainsbury's – Suspect Arrested A 40 year-old man has suffered serious leg injuries caused by an unknown incident at the Sainsbury's supermarket down Portswood Road. The Daily Echo has reported that a 46 year-old man man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm Police are appealing for any witnesses of the event on Saturday.
"28.09.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk If Clinton Was Male She Would Win In A Landslide Freya Millard argues misogyny is disadvantaging Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential Election campaign. Freya Millard argues that misogyny has put Hillary Clinton at a disadvantage in the US Presidential Election campaign.
"28.09.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Livin' La Vida Chilena: Part 2 – Overcoming The Culture Shock International Editor Cameron Ridgway continues his series on studying abroad in Concepción, Chile. "Adjusting to life on the other side of the world has been by no means quick or easy."
"28.09.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Student Switch Off Society Student Switch Off is an NUS affiliated society which aims to combat climate change by encouraging students to recycle and live more sustainably. The society and its paid helpers visit the various halls of residence and score your flat's recycling efforts Emma Harrison-Beesley interviews Student Switch Off, a society that aims to make student life more sustainable.
"27.09.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 19 Year Old Woman Robbed By Gang in Portswood She was not assaulted or injured. Police are appealing for witnesses.
"26.09.2016 18:50:33" The Edge Surge Radio are launching a competition to find the Freshers' Song of 2016 - and the chance to win some big prizes along the way! Check out this huge competition from our friends over at Surge Radio, reported by our Sister publication, The Edge!
"26.09.2016 18:10:00" wessexscene.co.uk Highfield Churchyard Closed due to Rat Infestation A local church's graveyard has been closed to the public due to a rodent infestation. Authorities believe this to be the result of a local resident, dubbed the 'rat man', feeding the pests. Highfield Church's graveyard has been closed from public access The closure will cut off that brief shortcut for students
"26.09.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Trouble With Trade: Thousands Protest Against TTIP And CETA Leila Scola reports on the recent protests against EU trade deals. Leila Scola takes a look at the reasons behind recent protests on the EU's new trade deals.
"26.09.2016 09:28:14" Timeline Photos Come and see us today at the Union Fayre - we have FREEBIES ✨✨✨ #SotonFreshers
"25.09.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Here's What Freshers Have To Look Forward To Highfield's resident BNOC's reveal what Freshers' should expect this year. Fire alarms, falling off public transport and more!
"25.09.2016 17:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Brazil's Ex-President Lula On Trial For Corruption Leila Scola reports on the Brazil corruption trials One of Brazil's most popular ex-presidents has been charged with corruption and money laundering.
"25.09.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Junior Doctors Call Off Planned 5 Day Strikes Junior doctors have called off a planned series of 5 day strikes. The strikes were suspended due to patient safety concerns.
"25.09.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: Hillwalking Zélie Seddon speaks to SUHC President Matt Clark and Social Sec Olivia Burbridge about the Hillwalking society. News Editor Zelie Seddon interviews the little known Hillwalking Club, telling us about the vast range of trips they do across the English countryside.
"25.09.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Great British Bake Off Student Style: Blueberry Pancakes With Fresher's right round the corner, the inevitable hang overs are approaching. Inspired by the all new 'batter week' on this week's episode of The Great British Bake Off, this two step, simple pancake recipe exists to make those morning afters slightly Lifestyle editor Tallulah Lyons whips up a quick and simple recipe for the perfect hangover breakfast for Freshers week!
"24.09.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What Are Freshers Nervous About? Freshers' 2016 has come around already and campus is absolutely buzzing this Move in Weekend. We've rocked up to campus and interviewed some of the budding new Freshers about what they (and their parents) are most nervous about for the coming year. These Freshers' is very nerve-wracking; but don't worry as everyone is feeling the same!
"24.09.2016 18:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Match Report: Eastleigh FC v Sutton United Eastleigh keep themselves within a whisker of the National League's playoff positions with a nervous win over Sutton United, winning at home, 2-1. 2-1 win for Eastleigh, with a brilliant second half!
"24.09.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk FRESHERS 2016 – MOVE IN WEEKEND Wessex Scene were on campus today welcoming the new Freshers'! Welcome Freshers' 2016!
"24.09.2016 16:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk The American Voter Fraud Myth Hannah Beeson takes a look at the myth of voter impersonation fraud in America "Some Republicans have freely admitted that creating this fear about voter fraud is part of their political strategy."
"24.09.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Students Warned Against Phishing Scam One student from Queen Mary University of London has lost £300. Make sure you're not a victim.
"23.09.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Your Jesters Survival Guide Your exclusive guide to Southampton's most renowned nightclub... Jesters is ready for you, but are you ready for Jesters?
"23.09.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Universities Plan EU Campuses To Soften 'Brexit' Impact Some UK institutions are reportedly considering opening campuses in EU countries to quell post 'Brexit' uncertainty. There could be new campuses in Finland and Germany!
"23.09.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk New Intramural Membership System Announced Union Southampton has announced a new membership system for intramural sport. It could save over £100 for students!
"23.09.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Kaepernicking: The Protest That Has Divided And United Tom Brown explains the controversy surrounding the 'Kaepernick'. What is the 'Kaepernick' and how has it become so controversial? International writer Tom Brown explains.
"23.09.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton Drops Out of National Top 20 Universities The University remains 4th highest in the South East. Sad news!
"23.09.2016 09:00:07" wessexscene.co.uk Cadbury's Double Decker Bus Is Coming To Campus Next Week The bus, which includes a ball pool, a super soft lounge area and a tonne of sweet treats, will be at the University of Southampton on Friday 30th September. Life is like a bus of chocolates...
"22.09.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Great British Bake Off Student Style: Cheesy Garlic Bread Cheese. And garlic bread. What could be better than this match made in carb heave. Whether you're trying to show off to your mates, or want a gluttonous late night snack, anything covered with stringy, melted cheese is the one. So, below, I share with you For the third installment of our Bake Off series, bread week sees Cheesy Garlic Bread taking centre stage. Perfect and easy for students!
"22.09.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: GerSoc Hannah Ward-Glenton interviews some of the committee from the German society, to get an idea of what they're all about. So here we introduce to you the university's very own GerSoc. Hannah Ward-Glenton speaks to the committee to reveal the plans the society have for the newly arriving Freshers.
"21.09.2016 20:30:00" theedgesusu.co.uk Joss Whedon launches new Avenger's initiative to save the day Joss Whedon has enlisted his Avengers friends to try and sway the 2016 American Elections. From our sister publication The Edge!
"21.09.2016 17:56:52" Timeline Photos ✨ The winner of our Freshers' Masterpass competition is Megan Morecroft ✨ congratulations! We'll be in touch to organise your prize! ✨
"21.09.2016 16:00:03" wessexscene.co.uk Despite Normalisation, The Wall Remains Cameron Ridgway reports on President Obama's decision to extend the US-Cuba trade embargo. International Editor Cameron Ridgway on the US decision to extend the trade embargo with Cuba.
"20.09.2016 17:32:00" wessexscene.co.uk A Southampton Student exhibits his Enactus Project to the UN A University of Southampton student, Andreas Ostrovsky, has presented his sustainable fishing project (Right Light) to the United Nations. Inspirational!
"20.09.2016 16:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Silesian Exposure Part 1: The Getting Ready and Arriving In a new series, Thomas Randall catalogues his experiences of studying abroad in Wroclaw, Poland. In a new series, writer Thomas Randall shares his initial experiences of a year studying abroad in Poland.
"20.09.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Nursing Lecturer Nominated for National Award James Wilson, a lecturer in mental health, has been nominated for the Times Higher Education award for 'Most Innovative Teacher of the Year'. His teaching has aimed to encourage students to respond to possible situations in the workplace.
"19.09.2016 17:31:00" wessexscene.co.uk “Why Couldn't You Just Keep Your Knees Together?” Mackenzie Brown on Judge Camp's less than acceptable comments to a female rape victim. Mackenzie Brown responds to a judge's comments towards a rape victim.
"19.09.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking the Myth: Studying Joint Honours Molly Evans looks at five of the most common myths surrounding increasingly popular joint honours degrees. Are YOU studying or about to start a joint honours degree? Well, here are some of the myths you might encounter, and writer Molly Evans shows how to debunk them.
"18.09.2016 16:00:11" wessexscene.co.uk Here's What A Car Made Especially For Men Looks Like Men, fear not! You can finally drive a car! Roll up, roll up for the new 'BMW Gurth'.
"18.09.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Finally, A Car Made For Me, A Woman! Hannah Beeson discusses the release of the 'car for women' Women can now drive a car and check their hair in the mirror at the same time! Incredible!
"17.09.2016 10:26:17" Wessex Scene Features Editor Natalia Jopling Tanser inteviews LawSoc for Society Spotlight, uncovering that they're not exclusive to Law students!
"16.09.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Impressions of Rio Leila Scola reflects on her trip to Rio de Janeiro, the 2016 hub of the Olympics. Curious about exploring the heart of the 2016 Olympics at all?
"16.09.2016 18:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: LawSoc Natália Jopling Tanser interviews Social Secretary Arun and Non-Law Rep Tilly from LawSoc. Features Editor Natalia Jopling Tanser inteviews LawSoc for Society Spotlight, uncovering that they're not exclusive to Law students!
"16.09.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk My Year Upside Down: Part 2 Frazer Loveman's continues his series on studying abroad in Perth, Western Australia. Frazer Loveman continues his series on life studying abroad at The University of Western Australia.
"16.09.2016 13:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Teams Up With Racing Team For Ice Sheet Spin Experts at Southampton University have teamed up with former F1 driver and current Formula E driver, Lucas di Grassi, to raise awareness of global warming by taking an electric car out for a spin on the ice sheets of the Greenland. The aim was to raise awareness of global warming, pretty impressive!
"15.09.2016 15:00:37" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene In the first of a two part series, members from Southampton University's Labour Society debate over who should be the next Labour Party Leader.
"15.09.2016 12:10:57" wessexscene.co.uk Current Students Also to Face the Increase in Tuition Fees Universities are increasing their tuition fees, and now it seems as though their current students may have to pay the increase too. This news just gets worse and worse ....
"15.09.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Jeremy Hunt: Man of the People Who decides the future of the NHS? An increasingly militant doctors' union (BMA), or the democratically elected representative of the people, Jeremy Hunt? In the midst of ongoing disputes between Jeremy Hunt and the BMA, Brad Bell and James Edwards discuss who should really decide the future of the NHS.
"15.09.2016 09:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Paralympic Games Reveal New Innovative Medals The new medals revealed at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are the most innovative we've seen yet! The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games revealed new medals for their athletes - and they're really astounding!
"14.09.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Makeup for the Clueless, from the Clueless – Eyes Ever felt completely out of your depth when it comes to makeup? Fear not, fellow novice Hebe Neate-Clegg is here to help (sort of). Hebe Neate-Clegg is back, on hand with tips for achieving the perfect eye make up.
"14.09.2016 14:06:34" wessexscene.co.uk Voluntourism – Does It Do More Harm Than Good? Which village did you build schools in during your gap year? After J.K. Rowling's twitter take down of voluntourism orphanages, Freya Millard shared her views on the industry.
"14.09.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk University Library Refurbishments Bring More Study Space to Hartley It looks like the University is finally doing something about the lack of library space. Better late than never ...
"14.09.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Society Spotlight: SUSUtv Cameron Ridgway speaks to Station Manager at SUSUtv, Alex Smith, about why you should get involved with student TV at Southampton. For our first installment in our new Society Spotlight series, where we introduce to you our wide range of societies at Southampton, we start with SUSUtv- our resident TV network, interviewed by our own Cameron Ridgway.
"14.09.2016 10:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Crew Member Dead after Accident on World's Largest Cruise Liner The vessel only had its maiden voyage from Southampton in May. The accident was caused when a lifeboat fell from the fifth deck into the ocean.
"13.09.2016 20:55:37" www.wessexscene.co.uk I Just Want To Be Better Than I Was Yesterday Sports Editor Tom Morgan talks to Paralympic swimmer Charlotte Henshaw ahead of her first race on Thursday. Tom Morgan talks to Paralympic swimmer Charlotte Henshaw ahead of her third Paralympic Games.
"13.09.2016 08:53:16" wessexscene.co.uk WhatsApp and the Big Data Controversy Mackenzie Brown on the recent WhatsApp news and if our data is actually as private as we think it is. WhatsApp will now be sharing your data with Facebook, and many are asking: is personal data kept online truly kept private?
"12.09.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: Programming for Dummies Natasha Dennington talks about spending the summer holidays as a programming intern - a challenging but rewarding side to being a physicist. Natasha Dennington talks us through programming for those of us might be a little bit clueless when it comes to technology.
"11.09.2016 19:58:35" wessexscene.co.uk Things Aren't Looking So Good for Brock Turner Writer Natália Jopling Tanser provides an update on how Brock Turner is getting on with his life outside of jail. "The media coverage alone and the backlash that comes with it is enough to make anyone tremble."
"11.09.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Here Be Monsters Charlie Masters explores the death of neoliberalism and where Britain turns to next. Charlie Masters assesses the prospects of British neoliberalism in the post-Brexit era.
"10.09.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Great British Bake Off Student Style: Nutella-Filled Cookies In the mood to bake, but not sure what to make? Why not try these Nutella-filled cookies! For our second installment to our new baking series, Mackenzie Brown tells us how to make the perfect Nutella-Filled Cookies!
"10.09.2016 19:00:28" wessexscene.co.uk Bring Down The Bars and #ShutDownYarlsWood Nestled in the heart of a seemingly innocuous business park in the hinterlands of Milton Earnest is a bleak, squat building contained within walls of taut barbed wire. This is Yarl's Wood, the notorious detention centre where asylum seekers are detained Following further activism today at Yarl's Wood detention centre, Megan Sherman explains why the facility should be permanently closed.
"10.09.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Richard Nixon – A Great American Progressive? (Part One of Two) Is Richard Nixon a misunderstood and underrated president? In the first of a two part article, Tom Townend argues why we may have misinterpreted the Nixon presidency.
"10.09.2016 10:44:58" wessexscene.co.uk Debunking the Myth: Friendships After University Mackenzie Brown puts a more personal touch on an article which focuses on something that many people have found difficult to talk about. Think your pre-university friendships may never last after everyone is off to uni? Think again!
"09.09.2016 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Junior Doctor Strikes – Round 2 Iona Maxwell discusses the importance of the Junior Doctors Strikes With future industrial action impending, Iona Maxwell explains why the Junior Doctors Strikes are so significant.
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"08.09.2016 15:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Body Found at Lodge Road Travelodge The incident is not being treated as suspicious. The incident potentially involved hazardous materials.
"07.09.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student fundraises for brain tumour patient Southampton student Kevin Madden has arranged a marathon 1,000 'kick-a-thon' fundraiser in order to raise money for a friend diagnosed with multiple brain tumours. Good luck with your fundraising Kevin Madden! https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/kickathon-km
"07.09.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Your Whistle Stop Guide to the Paralympics Got those post-Olympic blues? Already browsing through flights to Tokyo for the 2020 games? Fear not, there is plenty more Olympic action coming your way over the next two weeks as the Paralympic games gets going and there certainly won't be any lack of Lets go GB lets go!
"07.09.2016 16:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Former Southampton Student Jailed For Inciting Support For Islamic State Former Medicine student Anjem Choudary was sentenced after declaring allegiance to the group online. He was charged over support for ISIS back in August last year.
"07.09.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Places Within Top 90 Universities Worldwide The University of Southampton has, once again, placed in the top 100 universities worldwide! This time, with a ranking number of 87. Congratulations University of Southampton!
"07.09.2016 09:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Makeup for the Clueless, from the Clueless – Foundation & Contouring Ever felt completely out of your depth when it comes to makeup? Fear not, fellow novice Hebe Neate-Clegg is here to help (sort of). Clueless about Contouring? This simple guide could provide some answers.
"06.09.2016 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Junior Doctors Announce Fresh Round of Industrial Action Junior doctors have announced monthly industrial action over new contracts until the end of 2016. The first strikes will start within a week.
"06.09.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Brock Turner Released From Jail After Serving 3 Months Brock Turner has been released, but life isn't looking so good for him. Natália Jopling Tanser reports on the controversial early release of Brock Turner from a US prison.
"05.09.2016 16:42:02" wessexscene.co.uk Chris Froome Clings to Slim Hopes of La Vuelta Triumph After Sunny Stage 16 J.P Drucker won the 16th stage of La Vuelta (Tour of Spain), and his first grand tour win, in exhilarating fashion beating the likes of Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana in a final mad dash sprint to the finish in sunny Peniscola. Sports Editor James Moseley was live on the scene of the sprint finish for stage 16 in the Tour of Spain where British rider, Chris Froome is still in with a chance of claiming an historic win.
"05.09.2016 16:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk American Student Who Vanished in 2004 Thought to be in North Korea Natalia Jopling Tanser reports on the 2004 disappearance of American student David Sneddon Sneddon, who went missing in 2004, is now believed to be working in Pyongyang as an English teacher.
"05.09.2016 11:31:06" wessexscene.co.uk Giant Pandas Are No Longer Endangered But they remain to be a 'vulnerable' species. Beary good news!
"04.09.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Gabby North discusses and debunks the myths surround Christians.
"03.09.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Aiesec Interview with Josie Garmony An interview to read if you are interested in volunteering abroad with Aiesec. Vice president of Aiesec Southampton, Josie Garmony, sat down with Mark Marsden to discuss what you can expect from an experience like volunteering abroad.
"03.09.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene With Labour's decay increasingly apparent, Ben Seifert seeks to explain the roots of the party's decline.
"02.09.2016 21:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Culture Shock: Settling into Life in Brazil Leila Scola shares her experiences settling into life studying abroad in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Leila Scola describes her initial experiences of studying abroad in Brazil.
"02.09.2016 15:38:33" wessexscene.co.uk Brazil's President Impeached Leila Scola explains the reasons behind the impeachment of former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. We explain the reasons behind the impeachment of former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff.
"02.09.2016 14:00:43" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Ellen Jenne demystifies what life with diabetes entails.
"01.09.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Flying Tiger Copenhagen to Open in West Quay Tomorrow Danish store Flying Tiger Copenhagen will be opening in West Quay tomorrow. Previously called Tiger, they promise "an ever-changing range of affordable products for kitchens, bedrooms, playrooms and beyond, as well as a unique shopping experience to Another new shop opening in West Quay...
"01.09.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk New Crackdown on TV Licenses from BBC Could Trap Students You could be fined for watching Bake Off! We'd probably pay up just for Bake Off!
"01.09.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Your Guide to Southampton's Clubs Your expert guide to the ever-growing Southampton clubbing scene. Tom Morgan takes us through Southampton's most popular student clubs. Take a look freshers, might influence which events you go to!
"01.09.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Pride Alights Southampton Last weekend's Pride in the Southampton city centre was a huge success. Were you there? Were you there?
"01.09.2016 13:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Jon Sopel Appointed University of Southampton Pro-Chancellor The appointment will come into immediate effect. BBC Journalist joins University governing body
"01.09.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk New Restaurants Confirmed For Watermark Development Two new restaurants have been announced as part of Southampton's Watermark Westquay leisure development Southampton's restaurant offering is set to get a whole lot better...
"31.08.2016 10:00:34" www.wessexscene.co.uk The Anxiety Stigma Stigmas surrounding mental health can have a huge impact on those suffering from mental-health related issues. Mackenzie Brown discusses the stigma surrounding anxiety disorders and its effect on those living with a mental health disorder.
"30.08.2016 21:27:47" Wessex Scene Special Bank Holiday Announcement Wessex Scene is giving you a chance to win a Freshers' Masterpass like and share this picture to enter! Good Luck ✨ competition closes 20th September.
"30.08.2016 14:24:47" wessexscene.co.uk My Year Upside Down Frazer Loveman shares his initial experiences of studying abroad in Perth, Western Australia. Frazer Loveman shares his experiences of his first few weeks studying abroad at the University of Western Australia.
"29.08.2016 18:00:55" Timeline Photos Special Bank Holiday Announcement Wessex Scene is giving you a chance to win a Freshers' Masterpass like and share this picture to enter! Good Luck ✨ competition closes 20th September.
"29.08.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Rugby: Predicting the Prem With rugby just around the corner, sports editor, James Moseley, sizes up the teams for the coming year to see who will finish on top and who will be battling for survival. Premiership Rugby is now just one week away, James Moseley has a look at how he thinks this season will shape up.
"29.08.2016 14:57:17" Special bank holiday announcement coming at 7pm check back with us then for more details!
"27.08.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Pride is Coming to Southampton Southampton Pride will take place on West Marlands Road on the 28th August. Pride is coming to Southampton - will you be there?
"26.08.2016 11:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton to Host RAG Conference 2017 RAG celebrates again having recently announced raising a grand total of £165, 194.05 for their dedicated charities in the last year. Congratulations RAG!
"25.08.2016 20:28:42" wessexscene.co.uk Putinism On A Knife Edge Charlie Masters analyses the Russian Premier's political ideology. Charlie Masters provides a comprehensive analysis of 'Putinism'.
"25.08.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake Kicking off the series, Molly Evans shares her recipe for a delicious Lemon and Poppy cake. With the return of The Great British Bake Off, Molly Evans kicks of a brand baking series with a delicious recipe for a Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake.
"24.08.2016 20:36:39" wessexscene.co.uk The Wrong Direction: An Italian MP's Plan to Jail Vegan Parents Writer Leila Scola explains her views on the proposed Italian bill to jail the parents of vegan children. A discriminatory remark?
"24.08.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Marxism, Trotskyism and The Labour Party Have Far More In Common Than You Might Think Southampton Marxist Society on the recent history of Marxism within the Labour Party. Is there any truth to Tom Watson's warning? Southampton's Marxist Society discusses Labour's close relationship with Marxism and Trotskyism.
"23.08.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 24 Hours Back in England Freya Millard laments on the difficulties of adjusting back to normal life after an adventure, and how easy it can be to call somewhere home. Freya Millard discusses how she found going back home to England an odd experience after spending some time away.
"22.08.2016 11:00:10" wessexscene.co.uk 24 Hours in Florence: PART ONE 24 HOURS IN: FLORENCE The Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is one of Europe's great art cities and one of the most significant and cherished cities in Italy. Giotto's frescoes, Michelangelo's David, canvases by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and a host In need of a pre-made itinerary for your next trip to Florence? look no further.
"21.08.2016 19:00:19" wessexscene.co.uk Lost in Lima- The Arrival Nuala McBride shares her initial experiences from Peru, where she in volunteering to teach English for 5 weeks in the capital city of Lima. Nuala McBride gives her insight into the hectic nature of Lima's airport.
"21.08.2016 18:02:44" wessexscene.co.uk FINAL TOTAL OF RAG 2015/16 REVEALED The grand total for RAG 2015/16 has been revealed… Congratulations RAG ...
"21.08.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Former Nightclub to be Replaced With Flats Gay nightclub to be knocked down and turned into student flats As long as its not Jesters..
"21.08.2016 17:00:17" Timeline Photos 'The Best... Student Pet'
We'll have polls, votes, cute photos. It'll be incredible. Submit your photo and a small bio by sending it to this page or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, if you think your pet is particularly deserving of some university wide
"21.08.2016 14:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Would You Live in a City on Mars? Seb Steele talks us through SpaceX's plans for a 'City on Mars' Seb Steele talks us through Elon Musk's and SpaceX's plans for a 'City on Mars'. Also features a Jargon Buster!
"20.08.2016 20:01:59" wessexscene.co.uk As Crisis Deepens In Venezuela, So Does Political Apathy Cameron Ridgway, International Editor, investigates the worsening social and political situation in Venezuela. Venezuela: a country in the midst of economic and political crisis.
"19.08.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk America's Gun Obsession: The Greatest Scourge of the Western World Olly Williams argues how the farcical addiction to firearms in the US continues to be a catalyst for hate-crime. "One of the most dangerous weapons of war has tragically become the most cherished emblem of American culture."
"19.08.2016 15:51:54" wessexscene.co.uk £11 Million Pound Student Complex to Open in Portswood A multi-million pound student complex has been cleared for construction on Portswood Ave. If you're in the Portswood area, look out for the new multi-million pound student complex beginning construction in January!
"19.08.2016 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Grammar Schools Shouldn't Be Reintroduced – I Went to One Should grammar schools be reintroduced? Toby Leveson argues why they shouldn't - and he went to one. Theresa May's time machine hopes to boost social mobility
"19.08.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk ITV Switches Off To Get People Off The Couch ITV are telling us to stop being lazy brits and get off the couch. Maybe this will finally motivate us! We'll just turn over to BBC instead...
"19.08.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk #SotonFreshers: Master Pass Line-up Announced Union Southampton have now released the full, detailed line-up for the Freshers' Master Pass and all the events that it has on offer. The pass will give our freshers access to '10 huge events', and a 10 per cent discount at Union outlets such as The Are you excited?
"18.08.2016 22:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Half Of First Graduates To Pay £9,000 Tuition Fees Have Moved Back In With Their Parents Nearly 50% of the first set of graduates to pay £9,000 a year tuition fees have moved back in with their parents. 52% of graduates under 25 are still living with their parents...
"18.08.2016 20:08:37" Congratulations on getting into Southampton Uni! Wessex Scene is Southampton University's official student newspaper, so be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter (WessexScene) and Instagram (OfficialWessexScene) to keep up to date! For those of you
"18.08.2016 11:00:00" 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 the CHEAPEST vegan - and it's not as hard as you may think. See, It's not as difficult as you think!
"18.08.2016 09:28:59" Congratulations to those who have got into Southampton Uni today! Wessex Scene is your go to place for student news so be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter (WessexScene) and Instagram (OfficialWessexScene) to keep up to date! For those of you
"17.08.2016 21:48:12" Timeline Photos To all sixth formers receiving their results tomorrow, good luck! If you get into the University of Southampton remember to like this page so you can keep up with all the important university news!
"17.08.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Shaves Hair Off to Help Fight Blood Cancer Student Samuel Tyler has hair shaven off to raise money for blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan Check out Samuel's story ...
"16.08.2016 22:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Internet 'Absolute Disaster' – Tim Berners Lee Tim Berners-Lee allegedly told Pause that the invention he is best known for was a complete and utter mistake Sir Tim Berners-Lee spoke to Pause's intrepid reporters, and this is what he had to say
"16.08.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Do something you wouldn't normally do!
"16.08.2016 14:56:23" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Scientists Hunt for Answers to save Antibiotics Scientists at the University of Southampton are launching an innovative study to prevent the growing number of bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Dr. Jaimie Ellis, a sociologist and research fellow at the Faculty of Health Sciences, is launching a study ''We need to act and preserve the effectiveness of the antibiotics we have now''
"16.08.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk A State Of Exception Charlie Masters investigates the latest controversial exposé on Australia's Nauru prison. "To delve into the 'Nauru files'...is to plumb an alternate politico-jurisprudential reality where weekly brutalities go totally unaccounted for."
"14.08.2016 18:06:36" wessexscene.co.uk Brazilian Senate Votes To Take Dilma To Trial Yet another worrying sign for the future of Brazil's former president. Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will now be put on trial, accused of breaking fiscal and budget laws.
"13.08.2016 20:35:47" Make sure you follow us on Instagram to keep up to date with your student newspaper username: officialwessexscene
"12.08.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The 'Olympic Experience' In Rio's Favelas For the poorest citizens of Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic Games has not been a positive experience. The Olympic dream?
"11.08.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How LGBT+ Friendly Are the Biggest Stores Around? How easy is it to find products aimed at LGBT+ couples? Hannah Beeson does some important digging around - just how friendly are the UK's biggest shops towards LGBT+ shoppers? Read and find out...
"11.08.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Bruno Russel asks an important question about selling off Britain's historic sites.
"10.08.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 24 Hours In Rome – part 1 In this new series, Kirby reports from Italy as he travels to cities across the country, spending just 24 hours in order to put together an itinerary. A lot can be done in 24 hours!
"09.08.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Science-Fiction Style Space-Planes Closer Than Ever The British aerospace company Reaction Engines Ltd. (REL), the creators of the revolutionary SABRE rocket engine, has received 10 million euros from the European Space Agency (ESA) to create a ground-based demonstrator of the SABRE engine by 2020. The The SABRE engine could revolutionise spaceflight, offering a hundred-fold reduction in the cost of getting to orbit.
"09.08.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Top Tips For Travelling Asia After exploring South East Asia for the last two months, I feel I am in a solid place to share the vast and endless wisdom I now possess...just kidding. But I do have a little guidance and a few tips that I would like to share; which may or may not come The new Travel Editor, Freya Millard, shares her tips for travelling around Asia.
"08.08.2016 20:09:10" wessexscene.co.uk How It Feels To Not Support Your Own Country, and other ramblings from Rio Sports Editor Tom Morgan gives his view on the opening three days of the Rio Olympics. 'Armitstead, a girl who inspired a nation upon winning a magnificent silver on the streets of London four years ago. Armitstead, a cyclist with a raw affinity with the two wheels and carbon chassis which promise to propel her onto glory. Armitstead, the
"07.08.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Corbyn And The Shadow Of The Mass-Movement Charlie Masters argues the Labour leadership battle represents a new era for left-wing politics in Britain. "Corbyn's failure to construct a positive, radical consensus merits a revision not only of the British Left's relationship with Labour, but of traditional Leftist notions concerning the role of parliamentary politics altogether."
"07.08.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Island That Stole My Dad's Heart Nuala McBride reflects on the emotional journey of travelling to this Irish Island. What makes us fall in love with places?
"06.08.2016 21:52:48" wessexscene.co.uk Tuition Fee Increases Could Apply To Students Who Have Already Started Study The planned rise in university tuition fees to £9,250 could also be applied to students who have already started their courses. UPDATE: The University of Southampton told us it was 'keeping a watch' on the situation until the legislation had passed through parliament, and that any fee increase would need approval from the University Council.
"05.08.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk A Week In Santiago Cameron Ridgway suggests some of the best attractions in and around the Chilean capital. International Editor Cameron Ridgway suggests some of the best things to do in the Chilean capital.
"04.08.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Becomes Millionaire Overnight The Wessex Scene speak to Courtney Davies, Southampton student and winner of Euromillions Jackpot UPDATE: News Editor, Zélie Seddon, briefly speaks to psychology student Courtney Davies following EuroMillions win.
"04.08.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Changes To Rented Accommodation Licensing In Southampton Could Lead To Evictions Students may be evicted from their rented accommodation. There are worries that changes to how private rented accommodation is licensed in Southampton could lead to evictions.
"03.08.2016 17:51:09" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Student Becomes Millionaire Overnight Psychology Student Wins Euromillions Jackpot We're only a tiny bit jealous...
"03.08.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Speaking to the Expert: 6 Ways to a Healthier Diet Nutritionist Naomi Meads gives some advice on how make healthy changes to your diet. Do you struggle with creating healthy, balanced meals after a long day at lectures? Here are 6 ways to a healthier diet, straight from the expert herself.
"02.08.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Fashion: Get Ahead of the Trends this Summer Georgia Jackson looks at the new and colourful fashion trends this summer. Need some wardrobe inspiration? Georgia Jackson looks at how you can get ahead of the trends this summer.
"02.08.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Maintenance Grants Scrapped and Replaced By Loans Maintenance grants scrapped More unwelcome news for students?
"01.08.2016 20:06:36" wessexscene.co.uk An American Nightmare Charlie Masters shares his views on the 2016 race for the White House so far. Charlie Masters gives his view on the state of the American presidential race.
"01.08.2016 18:03:48" wessexscene.co.uk The Summer of Discontent Sports Editor Tom Morgan explains the implications of Paul Pogba's impending world-record move to Manchester United. Tom Morgan explains the implications of Paul Pogba's impending world-record move to Manchester United.
"01.08.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 'Shop Until You Drop': How Clothing Sizes Vary Hannah Beeson gives us something to think about the next time we go shopping. Hannah Beeson investigates how clothing sizes can vary across high street stores.
"31.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Bangladesh Sundarbans Threatened By Proposed Rampal Power Plant Farihah Choudhury explores the threat posed to the Bangladesh Sundarbans by a proposed new power plant. Farihah Choudhury explores the threat posed to the Banglesh Sudarbans by a proposed new power plant.
"31.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Picnics: It's (not just) a Family Affair The summer months in Southampton are great. There are plenty of green, open spaces to play frisbee on and kick a football about. But what about a picnic? Make the most of the weather while it's still here!
"30.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: It's Not About the Money, Money, Money Yes, back in 2011, singer Jessie J had it right, it's not about the money. When thinking about what sort of job you're applying for post-Uni, or just considering what exactly it is you think you want to do, consider something other than money..
"30.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Digital Era of Photos: How to Make Your Memories Last Farihah Choudhury looks at how photography has changed over the last two decades and how we can make our photos last. Save those holiday snaps and make an instagram-worthy photo wall with Farihah's tips!
"29.07.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What's So Special About Singapore? Freya Millard lists some of the attractions of Singapore. Next summer sorted?
"29.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Citizen's Income – A Policy Of Our Future (Part One) With it being the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, Tom Townend takes a look at a policy he believes to be the bold future of benefits/welfare, and in turn makes his case for the policy. Tom Townend sets out his argument for a 'Citizens' Income' in the first of a two part article.
"28.07.2016 21:00:59" wessexscene.co.uk Student Demonstration Against Rising Uni Fees to Take Place A mass student demonstration is due to take place in November to protest against rising university tuition fees. Yet another mass student demonstration to take place in light of rising university tuition fees.
"28.07.2016 14:29:44" wessexscene.co.uk A Look Across The Pond The latest from the US Presidential race including Trump, Clinton and Johnson? Tom Brown rounds up all the recent political happenings in the US.
"27.07.2016 21:05:14" wessexscene.co.uk Progress Made in Motor Neuron Disease Research Following #IceBucketChallenge Remember the #IceBucketChallenge? Remember the infamous Ice Bucket Challenge? You will not believe the difference it has made to research into ALS.
"27.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Melaka, Malaysia – A Historian's Paradise Freya Millard gives her verdict of a lesser-known holiday destination, Malaka. Melaka is a lesser known destination; but holds a wealth of history waiting to be discovered!
"27.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk University's Research into Mental Health Treatment Goes Deeper Professor Kendrick, of the University of Southampton, is leading a study aiming to help patients' withdrawal from long-term antidepressant treatment. A University of Southampton Professor leads study looking at long-term antidepressant treatment.
"26.07.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best Dabs of Graduation 2016 You dabbed hard. Did you make the cut?
"26.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Republican Convention 2016: Tumultuous and Yet a Triumph? James Edwards rounds up all the happenings at the Republican National Convention. "People have said many things about Donald Trump, most of them I probably shouldn't repeat here, but one thing that is undeniable is that he knows how to put on quite a show, and what a show this convention was!"
"26.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Freshers' Master Passes to go on Sale in August Who's looking forward to Freshers' 2016? Who's looking forward to Freshers' week?
"26.07.2016 08:05:27" wessexscene.co.uk Mass Killing in Tokyo Leaving 19 Dead At a disabled living centre in Sagamihara, only 35 miles outside of Tokyo, a stabbing attack ensued after a man broke into the facility. Around 45 people were injured during the assaults, leaving 19 dead. Staff of the Tsukui Yamayuri Garden facility Japan faces its worst mass killing in decades after a stabbing assault just outside of Tokyo has left 19 dead.
"25.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Milkshake Fights and Fainting: What Happened at Graduation 2016? Milkshake fights, heat exhaustion and accidentally missing graduation. 2016 Graduation was eventful! There was a milkshake fight and someone thought it was blood!
"25.07.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk #BlackLivesMatter: The Rise Of A Movement Emma Perry discusses the background of the Black Live Matter movement: where it started and why. Writer Emma Perry charts the origins of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
"25.07.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best Dabs of Graduation 2016 You dabbed hard. What a time to be alive!
"25.07.2016 09:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING: Machete Attack in Germany A machete-yielding Syrian refugee has killed one woman and injured two other people in another attack in Germany. Awful news today.
"24.07.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk New Shops to be Added to West Quay Line Up Farihah Choudhury reports on new developments in West Quay shopping centre. A quirky Danish outlet and yet another place to buy lingerie. What else do you need?
"24.07.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Brexit, Blair and Boris – Your Political Guide to the Last 30 Days Kieran Hyland summates the EU referendum and the last 30 days of political turbulence. The answers to all future pub quiz questions. Get revising.
"24.07.2016 10:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Erasmus May Exclude British Universities After 'Brexit' Brexit may already be affecting us. Students might no longer be able to study abroad.
"23.07.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Tuition Fee Increases Could Apply To Students Who Have Already Started Study The planned rise in university tuition fees to £9,250 could also be applied to students who have already started their courses. Who wants to start a protest?
"23.07.2016 09:34:58" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene James Edwards discusses why neither Smith nor Eagle would successfully be able to re-unite the Labour Party.
"22.07.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk www.wessexscene.co.uk The sun is out, the temperature is rising and it seems like summer has finally arrived. Laura Cox takes a look at the best high street summer picks to help re-work your wardrobe.
"21.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Universities Set to Raise Tuition Fees Again Some universities have announced higher tuition fees for the 2017/18 academic year https://www.wessexscene.co.uk/news/2016/07/21/universities-set-to-raise-tuition-fees-again/
Tuition fees could rise again in the near future ...
"19.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Spain Doesn't Have A Government In Numbers Cameron RIdgway explains the current political deadlock in Spain. Confused as to how a country can find it so difficult to form a government? We attempt to make the current situation in Spain a bit easier to understand.
"18.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best… Biscuit to Dunk in Tea? Robert Pratley investigates and kicks off a new series, 'The Best...'. What exactly IS the best dunking biscuit? Robert Pratley answers one of the most important questions that humanity has ever asked - what IS the best biscuit to dunk in tea?
"18.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Old Top Gear: Cars I've Loved to Love Joanna Mills reminds us that contrary to popular belief, it isn't JUST boys who like cars as she tells us of some of her favourites, are yours the same? Joanna Mills reflects on some of her favourite cars from Clarkson's Top Gear.
"18.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How to Travel With Food Allergies Jasmine Stockman investigates how to travel with an allergy. Jasmine Stockman spoke to Elida de Besche, an Acoustical Engineering student at University of Southampton, who is both allergic to a variety of foods and a great lover of travelling.
"17.07.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 36 hours in Barcelona Barcelona is a city that will suit most young travellers. Although, my trip mainly focussed on the sandy beaches of El Poblenou, in the northern part of the city, and experiencing the city's nightlife. Barcelona has a wide variety of activities on offer. Mark Marsden gives you his guide to the lovely city of Barcelona.
"16.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Liberte, Égalité, Fratenité… Where Is France Now? Maddy Ell looks at the relevance of French republican values today. After the recent #NiceAttack, Maddy Ell takes a look at the relevance of republican values in modern France.
"16.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Molly Evans discusses the relationship between new Prime Minister Theresa May and students.
"16.07.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk David Cameron 'He Was The Future Once' James Edwards discusses the legacy of David Cameron. How will David Cameron's time as Prime Minister be remembered?
"15.07.2016 18:45:01" wessexscene.co.uk Can The 'B' Teams Save English Football? With the announcement of U21 Academy teams being included in next seasons English Football League Trophey, sports writer, Joseph Liczbinski, takes an in depth look into the consequences. Could it be the answer to the national team's struggles or will it Joseph Liczbinski looks at the pros and cons of the inclusion of academy teams in next seasons fight for the rebranded EFL Trophey.
"15.07.2016 17:00:13" www.wessexscene.co.uk The ANC Should Abandon Jacob Zuma (Part Two) Tom Townend concludes his two part series on South African PM Jacob Zuma's corruption, and why subsequently the ANC need to move on from him by focusing on an infamous arms deal. Tom Townend concludes his two part series arguing why South African president Jacob Zuma should be ousted.
"15.07.2016 15:00:58" www.wessexscene.co.uk Is Positive Discrimination Really Positive? Dyfan Rowlands explains why 'positive discrimination' is not a good thing. "We believe in equal opportunities...except for you" Dyfan Rowlands takes a look at positive discrimination.
"15.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: 9 Ways to Improve Your CV Want to improve your CV? Here are some handy tips to show you how Want to improve your CV? Here are some handy tips to show you how!
"15.07.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Pronouncements From Comrade Chairman Corbyn Our Glorious Leader guides us from the Bunker under Islington, hear His wise words Comrade! Beleaguered by foes on all sides, Jeremy Corbyn issues his edicts to his loyal followers. A lighter take on Labour's current strife
"15.07.2016 07:36:05" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING – A Bastille Day like no other Yesterday, in the French town of Nice a lorry ripped through crowds of people who were celebrating the annual holiday Bastille Day (France's National Day). The lorry zigzagged through crowds for 2km at 50mph, who were standing on the Promenade des This morning, the world is waking up in shock after the events of last night in France.
"14.07.2016 18:15:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wimbledon 2016: Men's Roundup ICYMI Natasha Dennington looks back at the Men's Singles for Wimbledon and gives a brief rundown over the past two weeks of tennis. Andy Murray is once again the Wimbledon Champion!
"14.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Futurism 101: The Rise of Automation An extremely belated welcome to article two of Futurism 101! If you missed article one, see Futurism 101: The State of Play. All images credits: Sebastian Steele The year is 1900. You are a horse, and you are worried about the future of your job. Those It's not just nuts and bolts.
"14.07.2016 13:05:45" wessexscene.co.uk How to Survive in England as an International Student After her first two years in Southampton, an American student share her tips on how to survive. Studying in Southampton from abroad? Mackenzie Brown shares her top 5 tips on surviving in England as an international student.
"14.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING: Cabinet Reshuffle Michael Gove has been sacked as Justice Secretary in Theresa May's new cabinet, to be replaced by Liz Truss. In her first full day in Downing Street, May dramatically reshuffles her cabinet. Michael Gove, after ditching Boris Johnson and making his own Dramatic cabinet reshuffling today includes the replacement of Michael Gove.
"14.07.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Robert Pratley discusses the importance of style over substance for British Politicians.
"13.07.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Owen Smith Enters Labour leadership Contest Hannah Beeson profiles Owen Smith and discusses his prospects for being the next leader of the Labour Party. Owen Smith has today accounced his intent to be the next leader of the Labour Party.
"13.07.2016 18:43:44" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING: George Osborne Resigns From Government Philip Hammond has been appointed as the new chancellor by Theresa May. Stop: Hammond Time.
"13.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 1 Item, 5 Ways Hannah Beeson creates five different outfits from one item of clothing It's easier than you think
"13.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Mental Health: Ways to Get Help Over the Summer Holidays Carly-May Kavanagh looks at ways you can keep your mental health in tip-top condition over the long summer holidays. Remember: you never have to suffer alone.
"13.07.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Elect the Lib Dems and Stay in the EU A previously disheartened Lib Dem pretends that they could win the next election to stay in Europe. Is this the solution?
"13.07.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Fancy a Holiday? New Destinations to Explore from Southampton Airport… James explores two exciting European locations you can now fly to from Southampton Airport. It's not too late to book!
"12.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Angela Eagle Could Face Constituency Vote Of No Confidence Labour Leadership hopeful and Wallasey MP Angela Eagle could face a constituency vote of no confidence for her decision to challenge Jeremy Corbyn. A Vote of No Confidence was successfully passed against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, but could his main rival for party leadership, Angela Eagle, suffer a similar fate?
"12.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The ANC Should Abandon Jacob Zuma (Part One) In the first of a two part series, Tom Townend uses several notable examples of Jacob Zuma's corruption and misconduct, to argue why the ANC should seek to remove Zuma and distance itself from him for its own good. In light of recent corruption scandals, writer Tom Townend begins a two part series arguing why South Africa's ruling ANC should oust president Jacob Zuma.
"12.07.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Angela Eagle launches her Labour leadership bid Hannah Beeson reports on Angela Eagle's Labour leadership challenge. With the Labour Party still in disarray, Hannah Beeson discusses Angela Eagle and her prospects of being the next leader of the Labour Party.
"11.07.2016 17:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wimbledon 2016: Women's Roundup Sports Editor, James Moseley, rounds up the women's side of Wimbledon. Including the monumental achievement of Serena Williams as well as reviewing how the Brits faired. Sports Editor, James Moseley, wraps up the Women's side of Wimbledon.
"11.07.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Junior Doctors Vote Against New Contract Offer Why junior doctors have voted against the governments latest contract offer. What will happen next is uncertain.
"11.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Woman Assaulted on Osborne Road North The woman was knocked unconsciousness by a white male appearing to be in his 20s Stay safe.
"11.07.2016 11:45:08" wessexscene.co.uk Theresa May to Be Next PM Theresa May to be next Prime Minister. Andrea Leadsom has stepped down from the leadership race.
"10.07.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Spirit of Beauty in Lake Como Some places are so beautiful that words just can't do them justice. Lake Como in Italy is one of them. Looking for your next holiday?
"10.07.2016 13:05:48" wessexscene.co.uk Sports Super Sunday LiveBlog With two major sporting events happening today, Wessex Scene aims to bring you the Live Sports News as it happens. Follow all the live action at Wimbledon and then later on these evening in Paris with our live blog!
"10.07.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene As part of our 'Big Issues in Sport' series, writer Kim Pullinger looks at the issue of elitism within Hockey. http://wp.me/pPrhk-lJr
"09.07.2016 19:39:37" Wessex Scene Writer Emma Perry argues we should acknowledge the victims of all terror attacks equally.
"09.07.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: Southampton Language Opportunity It's no secret that employers LOVE an applicant who can speak a language, but the prospect of language learning is more than daunting for most. It's worth it though! Learning a language is difficult, especially mastering one. But, you don't need to have A survey conducted by CILT, the National Centre for Languages, discovered that employers rank language skills among potential employees second ONLY to computer skills.
"09.07.2016 13:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Big Issues in Sport: Does Sport Have a Big Enough Place in Education? As part of our 'Big Issues in Sport' series, Sport Editor, Jack Pethick, looks at the issues within Sport and Education. Our outgoing Sports Editor, Jack Pethik, wraps up our collaboration series between Opinion and Sport with an article where he looks into whether the education system is doing enough to tackle the increasing problem of child obesity.
"09.07.2016 09:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene As part of Wessex Scene's Big Issues in Sport Series, writer, Ellen Jenne, looks into the issue of mixed-gender teams in Sport. http://wp.me/pPrhk-lO0
"08.07.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Achieving the Employable: Southampton Language Opportunity It's no secret that employers LOVE an applicant who can speak a language, but the prospect of language learning is more than daunting for most. It's worth it though! Learning a language is difficult, especially mastering one. But, you don't need to have Want to make yourself really employable? Try learning a language...
"08.07.2016 17:00:54" www.wessexscene.co.uk Terror Attacks Are Being Ignored When terrorists strike in Europe and North America, it seems like the whole world goes into mourning. But hundreds are dying in Turkey, Iraq, and further afield, and there are no movements of solidarity. Writer Emma Perry argues we should acknowledge the victims of all terror attacks equally.
"08.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Darker Side of Social Media: Cyberbullying The strength of social media is its ability to bring people together, but that isn't always a force for good. Emma Perry discusses the lesser known evils about our beloved social media.
"08.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Iraq Inquiry Result Ignites Anger Natália Jopling Tanser discusses the further implications of the release of the Chilcot Report. Writer Natália Jopling Tanser discusses the wider implications of the groundbreaking Chilcot Report.
"08.07.2016 13:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Big Issues In Sport: Football Institutionally Homophobic? As part of Wessex Scene's Big Issues in Sport Series, writer, Bruno Russell, looks into the issue of homophobia in football. 'Big Issues in Sport' continues today with opinion writer Bruno Russel investigating whether or not football is institutionally homophobic.
"08.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Brexit and A Very Disunited Kingdom Matthew Rogers explains the origins and implications of Brexit. Matthew Rogers explains the origins and implications of Brexit.
"08.07.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Eighteenth Brumaire Of Theresa May Charlie Masters discusses the prospects of British Euroscepticism after Brexit. Charlie Masters discusses British Euroscepticism in the wake of Brexit.
"07.07.2016 15:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Does the Labour Party have an anti-Semitism problem?
"07.07.2016 13:30:01" wessexscene.co.uk Big Issues In Sport: Sport As An Antidote For Society's Obsession With Physical Perfection As part of Wessex Scene's Big Issues in Sport Series, writer, Christie Russell, looks into the issue of body image in Sport. Day 4 of our 'Big Issues in Sport' series and today Christie Russel looks into using sport and encouraging peope to partake in sport as way to combat the idea of an "ideal body type".
"07.07.2016 13:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Social Media and Travel: Blessing or Curse? In the last few years, social media has infiltrated almost every aspect of daily life. Almost all of us are now unconsciously writers, bloggers, photographers and promoters, and nothing inspires an Instagram post or Facebook status more than travelling to Does the use of Social Media enhance travelling?
"07.07.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Referendum Shows The Need For Real Change In Northern England Have voters in Northern England been unfairly stereotyped in the aftermath of the EU referendum? Have voters in Northern England been unfairly stereotyped in the aftermath of the EU referendum?
"06.07.2016 21:21:54" wessexscene.co.uk Wales Are Defeated 2-0 in Valiant Loss to Portugal Wales' Euro 2016 comes to an end as Portugal defeat them 2-0 in the semi-finals, but there are many positives to take from Wales' performance. Well played Wales!
"06.07.2016 19:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Britain Set For Return To 1980s In a turn of events that has surprised few, Britain is currently on course for complete nostalgia for c.1986 by having another Iron Lady in charge. Theresa May's pitch to become the next Conservative leader and Prime Minister included a promise to perm Fans of Ashes to Ashes, you may soon be able to live the show's reality.
"06.07.2016 13:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Big Issues In Sports: Where Are America's Black Sporting Voices? As part of Wessex Scene's Big Issues in Sport Series, writer, Frazer Loveman, looks into the issue of Sports Stars and their role in fighting racism within the USA and beyond. Day 3 of our Opinion and Sports collaboration series, Big Issues in Sport. Today Frazer Loveman looks into the role black sports stars take in the fight against racism!
"06.07.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Best UK Travel Spots If you're a pre-sessional student coming to Southampton for the first time, make the most of it's great location by seeing the UK's best travel spots. While Southampton does have an array of hidden cultural gems scattered across the city centre and New to Southampton? Here are some of the best travel spots in the UK.
"06.07.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Homelessness: It's Time to Break Down The Stereotype Writer Georgia Jackson invites us to rethink our ideas about homeless individuals. Georgia Jackson discusses the stereotypes surrounding homelessness in Southampton, and how we can change our attitude.
"06.07.2016 08:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene After Brexit, Remain voters have been quick to place blame on groups of voters. Emma Perry explains why this is both inaccurate and unhelpful.
"05.07.2016 20:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk #ResistRestructuring: Are Cuts To Language Teaching Threatening Britain's Future As A Globalised... Cameron Ridgeway discusses whether cuts to language teaching could be detrimental to Britain. Cameron Ridgway discusses whether cuts to language teaching could be detrimental to Britain.
"05.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton City Council spent £64,511.08 on Christmas Decorations Last Year What else could they do with that money? That's 16,027 Jesticles!
"05.07.2016 13:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Big Issues In Sport: Hockey's elitism problem As part of our 'Big Issues in Sport' series, writer, Kim Pullinger, looks at the issue of elitism within Hockey. Part 2 of our collab series between our Opinion and Sport sections, 'Big Issues in Sport' is out today, where Kim Pullinger investigates the issue of elitism within Hockey and explores some solutions to the problem.
"05.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Profiling the Candidates: Who Will Be Our Next Prime Minister? Matthew Cowley studies the Conservative candidates jockeying to be the next Prime Minister. With the first round of voting for the Conservative leadership commencing today, Matthew Cowley assesses all the candidates in the running to be the next Prime Minister.
"04.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 64% Of Southampton Students Would Describe Their Landlord As “Exploitative” And a third aren't satisfied with their term-time accommodation. 66.2% of students said they weren't satisfied with the price of their accommodation.
"04.07.2016 14:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Brexit and A Very Disunited Kingdom Matthew Rogers explains the origins and implications of Brexit. A week on from the EU referendum, Matthew Rogers discusses the geographical discord between voters, and what it says about the current state of the United Kingdom.
"04.07.2016 13:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Big Issues In Sport: Mixed Gender Sport Teams – Exclusively Inclusive As part of Wessex Scene's Big Issues in Sport Series, writer, Ellen Jenne, looks into the issue of mixed-gender teams in Sport. Over the next week, the Wessex Scene will be releasing a collaboration series between our Opinion and Sport Sections on the 'Big Issues in Sport'. Part I of our series is written by, Ellen Jenne, and she looks into mixed gender sports teams.
"04.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 27 Things to Realise Before You Graduate Get out of your comfort zone. Get out of your comfort zone.
"04.07.2016 11:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Stands Against Facism Hundreds of people attended an anti-fascism demonstration in Southampton after the South Coast Resistance group announced plans to demonstrate in the city last Saturday. Were you there?
"03.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How to Make the Perfect Roast Dinner in Six Simple Steps For some bizarre reason British food has a terrible reputation. No one British actually eats Spotted Dick, Jellied Eel, Haggis or Black Pudding. These are weird, horrible stereotypes that have very little basis in truth. A food that Brits are very proud Make a roast dinner to impress your new housemates.
"03.07.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 81% of Southampton Students Have Been Affected by a Mental Health Problem 72% of Southampton students have been, or currently are concerned about the mental health of another University friend and 80.8% have been affected by a mental health issue. The results from Wessex Scene's student survey 2016 show a worrying trend of Only 22% said they would go to the university for help.
"03.07.2016 12:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk European Cities to Visit from Southampton. From our pre-sessional magazine - here are some easy trips from Southampton. First things first - living in Southampton makes it SUPER convenient to travel to Europe and beyond. We have Southampton Airport just a 15 minute drive from the University and Coming to Southampton this year? Here are some easy holiday destinations.
"02.07.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Referendum Shows The Need For Real Change In Northern England Have voters in Northern England been unfairly stereotyped in the aftermath of the EU referendum? https://www.wessexscene.co.uk/politics/2016/07/02/the-referendum-shows-the-need-for-real-change-in-northern-england/
The referendum results laid bare the disconnect between North and South in England, but what can be done about this problem? Has the
"02.07.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Speaking With the Vice-Chancellor: 'It's Not Good Enough to Be Second-Rate; We Have to Offer the... Our series concludes with the Vice-Chancellor chatting to us about the University's relationship with its students. "It's not good enough to be second-rate; we have to offer the very best we can"
"02.07.2016 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk “Unity for the Greater Good”: What the EU Means to Me In light of the recent vote to leave the EU, Maddy Ell explains why the European Union was important for her personally. Maddy Ell explains the personal significance of the EU to her.
"02.07.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The History of Southampton From our pre-sessional magazine, a brief history of Southampton. The City of Southampton Southampton's first major mention is an important coastal trading port during the medieval period. Sadly, however, during the 16th and 17th centuries, it became a From our pre-sessional magazine, a brief history of Southampton.
"02.07.2016 10:03:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Battle of the Somme 100 years on… Maddy Ell discusses what lessons have been learnt in the 100 years since the Battle of the Somme. Yesterday heralded the centenary of the catastrophic Battle of the Somme in World War One, but what has the monumental sacrifice of allied troops in 'The Great War' really taught us?
"01.07.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Who should be blamed for #Brexit? According to one of our writers, genralising groups of voters is too easy to do and shouldn't be done.
"01.07.2016 15:00:02" wessexscene.co.uk Very British Recipes: Victoria Sponge Cake & Apple Crumble You can't get much more British than the classic Victoria Sponge. The classic Victoria Sponge (also known as "Victoria Sandwich") is two sponge cakes placed together with some raspberry jam (and cream, optional) with icing or caster sugar dusted on top. From our pre-sessional issue, how to make the perfect Victoria Sponge and Apple Crumble.
"01.07.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Accents: A Damned Preconception Ellen Jenne discusses accents and what a difference first impressions can make. Are you a victim of your voice, and the impression and stereotype that comes along with it?
"30.06.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Jesters is Southampton's Favourite Club "What happens in Jesters ends up in my bed" "What happens in Jesters ends up in my bed"
"30.06.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk "The Government Needs to Look at Maintenance Funding for Students and Universities" We sat down with Christopher Snowden, the Vice-Chancellor. In Part 2 of our series, he chats all things money. Earlier this year, we sat down with Sir Christopher Snowden, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton. In part 2 of our 3-part series, he talks all things money!
"30.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk English Students Have the Most Sex: The Results of Southampton's Big Sex Survey And our favourite position is missionary And 65.5% of Southampton students don't use condoms
"30.06.2016 14:42:26" wessexscene.co.uk Stalemate in Spain Leila Scola summarises the outcome of Spain's recent elections. Leila Scola summarises the results of the recent Spanish elections.
"29.06.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk "I Will Make Southampton a Top 10 University, and it will be University of the Year" We chatted to Christopher Snowden about his first year in the job. In the first of a 3-part series, we chat to the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, Sir Christopher Snowden, about his first year in the job.
"29.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Big Southampton Drinking Survey: The Results. Men drink much more than women. The average student drinks 10 units of alcohol on a night out.
"29.06.2016 12:50:00" wessexscene.co.uk Vice Chancellor To Email All Students To Clarify 'Brexit' Concerns Wessex Scene has seen a draft email from the Vice Chancellor to all University of Southampton students about how the result of the recent EU Referendum will affect the University. The University is to email all students to clarify concerns surrounding the #Brexit vote.
"29.06.2016 10:58:52" wessexscene.co.uk No Confidence In Corbyn – What Next For Labour? Cameron Ridgeway explores the future of the Labour Party after Corbyn's no confidence vote. In the aftermath of the Labour Party's Vote of No Confidence in leader Jeremy Corbyn, Cameron Ridgway looks to the party's future.
"28.06.2016 22:00:31" www.wessexscene.co.uk Funding For EU Students Starting Study in the UK Will Be Honoured Student loans for EU students already studying in the UK or starting in September will not be affected by the result of the recent EU Referendum. Funding for EU students starting study in the UK this autumn, as well as those currently enrolls on university courses, will be unaffected by the #Brexit vote.
"28.06.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk I Went Vegan For a Week and It Was Hard Veganism is becoming more and more popular, and the health benefits are supposed to be amazing. Alice Hearing finds out the truth. Did you know Oreos are vegan?
"28.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 79% of Southampton Students Are Worried About Graduating What's your biggest worry about the future? They list "getting good grades" as their biggest fear for the future.
"28.06.2016 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Graduate Mistaken For England Goalkeeper On Twitter Another case of mistaken identity... Comedian Joe Hart received abusive messages after England were knocked out of #Euro2016 by Iceland.
"28.06.2016 12:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk England crash out of Euro 2016 Following England's embarrassing loss to Iceland, and subsequent exit from the European Championships, Sport Editor, Jack Pethick, reflects on arguably the most humiliating moment in English footballing history and what this means for the future of the Sport Editor, Jack Pethick, reflects on an embarrassing night for English Football.
"28.06.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 23 Ways to Survive Your Long-Haul Flight Earplugs and moisturiser Going travelling this summer? Read this.
"27.06.2016 18:15:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene A year on from the 2015 UK General Election, Mark Marsden compares the electability of the Labour and Green Parties.
"27.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Maths Students Are the Biggest Drinkers In Southampton But music students get the most drunk on individual nights. Let's hope they don't drink and derive.
"25.06.2016 22:49:53" www.wessexscene.co.uk House Fire on Lawn Road A house is reported to be on fire at Lawn Road in Portswood, close to Tennyson Road. The house is reported to have been in a derelict condition and was due to be knocked down, and is now structurally unstable. Some reports indicate that the house was It is unknown how the fire started.
"25.06.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Blame Game: Who's Fault is it That We Are Leaving the EU? David Cameron put his job on the line in promising an EU referendum in his campaign for the 2015 General Election. He took a calculated gamble as he, like many, expected the result to go the way of the Scottish referendum. His train of thought was clear: Who is to blame for the Remain campaign's failures?
"25.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk A Year Abroad In Brazil: The Adventure of a Lifetime Nearing the end of his year abroad, David Williams reflects upon his time studying in Brazil. Nearing the end of his year abroad, David Williams reflects on his time studying in Florianopolis, Brazil.
"25.06.2016 13:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Did Britain Vote Leave? So the UK voted to leave the EU. But why? Did 17 million people really believe that life would be better for them outside the political and economic institution that is the European Union, or did many well-publicised concerns (such as immigration) get Now that the dust has settled on the referendum result, we can examine it more closely. But one big question remains: Why did Britain vote to leave? (Clue: as usual, it's far more complicated than simple anti-immigration).
"24.06.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Break-up with the EU Travel Editor, Nuala McBride, examines some of implications for travel in light of Britain's exit from the EU. How will exiting the EU affect travelling within the EU?
"24.06.2016 11:00:01" independent.co.uk This is how the Brexit result will affect universities and students Figures within the higher education sector will have awoken with a bitter taste on Friday with the news the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. UCL have been the first to confirm tuition fees won't change for next year. Will University of Southampton do the same?
"24.06.2016 09:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why David Cameron is My Least Favourite Man on the Planet, But Shouldn't Have Said He'll Resign He's fucked us over. Simple as that. Luke Coles shares his thoughts on why David Cameron shouldn't have resigned this morning.
"24.06.2016 07:33:12" wessexscene.co.uk David Cameron Resigns as Prime Minister of the UK He will step down by October BREAKING: David Cameron resigns as Prime Minister, but will stay in his post until October.
"24.06.2016 07:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why Brexit is Another Stage in the West's Shift to the Right Depressingly, the British people have narrowly decided to leave the EU. If you seriously feel this campaign was fought on the cold hard facts and arguments of each side, you are mistaken. What Brexit represents if a shift to the right in Britain, namely Does Brexit represent the latest step in the West's shift to the right?
"23.06.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Students Share Their Biggest Drunken Regrets "Put a hotdog in my clutch bag and took it to a boy's house" "Uploaded a dick pic by mistake to my snapchat story and deleted it an hour later"
"23.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The EU: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Arguments for Bremain As British voters go to the polls to vote on Britain's future relationship with the EU, Julien Poulain highlights the reasons why students should vote to remain a part of the Europ As Britons go to the polls to decide the future relationship of Britain with the European Union, Julien Poulain concludes our three part series. This time arguing for Bremain.
"23.06.2016 15:58:49" wessexscene.co.uk SUSUtv to Broadcast EU Referendum Results Live In a first for the station, SUSUtv will present an all-night broadcast of the EU Referendum results Good luck to SUSUtv with their live broadcast tonight. They will be charting the results of the #EURef.
"22.06.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The EU: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Arguments for Reform As British voters prepare to vote on the future of Britain's relationship with the EU, Cameron Ridgeway argues that the EU is far from perfect but Britain's presence is necessary for its reform. With only 12 hours remaining until polling stations open across the country for tomorrow's EU referendum, International Editor Cameron Ridgeway explains why Britain should vote to remain inside the European Union and continue to negotiate reform.
"22.06.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk I Went To Brussels To Find Out How the EU Actually Works Your Bullshit Free Guide to Brexit. Your bullshit free guide on how to vote tomorrow.
"22.06.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk “This Referendum Is About The Future”: An Interview With Students for Britain Wessex Scene speaks to Matthew Cowley, President of Southampton Students for Britain, about why students should vote to leave the EU. With one day to go until the EU Referendum, Wessex Scene sat down with Students for Britain Southampton leader Matthew Cowley to discuss why the UK should leave the EU.
"21.06.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The EU: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – The Ugly, Arguments for Brexit Matthew Cowley, President of Students for Europe at the University of Southampton highlights reasons why students should vote to leave the EU. In the final countdown to the EU Referendum, Matthew Cowley, the President of Universities for Britain at Southampton, makes the case for Brexit.
"21.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk As Mugabe Marches On, Zimbabwe Is Brought To Its Knees From Issue 7, Kim Pullinger explores the reputation of the world's oldest head of state. From Issue 7, Kim Pullinger takes a look at the life and politics of the world's oldest head of state.
"20.06.2016 18:11:14" www.wessexscene.co.uk “You Have A Responsibility To Vote Remain” An Interview With Students For Europe Wessex Scene sat down with James Edwards, Presidents of Students for Europe, to discuss why you should vote remain. With only three days left until the EU Referendum, we chat to James Edwards about why you should vote to remain in the EU.
"20.06.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 'Courgetti', 'Cunoodles' and Sweet-Potato Tagliatelle: Does the Healthy Pasta Trend Live up to... Abbie Robinson talks about the recent spiralizing craze and how it can help you get your five-a-day. Do you spiralize your vegetables? Abbie Robinson takes a look at this healthy eating trend.
"20.06.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk American Apparel Fails To Understand The LGBT+ Community Emma Perry writes about the recent controversy over American Apparel's LGBT+ line. Emma Perry explains why the A in LGBT+ does not and should not represent allies.
"19.06.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Please, Vote For Your Future Megan Sherman looks at the importance of young people voting and Bite The Ballot. Are you using your vote on Thursday?
"18.06.2016 20:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk These Are All The Questions The University Are Refusing To Answer The University of Southampton has refused to answer our questions on mental health, counselling, staff pay, and health & safety. The University of Southampton has failed to respond to several FOI requests sent by Wessex Scene this year, and this could lead to fines of up to £500,000.
"18.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene The summer sales are in full swing on the High Street, but Georgia Jackson shares some other ways of staying stylish as a student.
"18.06.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Plain Stupid – Seeing Past The Nanny State's Smoke Tom Townend Looks at the negative effects of enforcing plain packaging on cigarettes. Should cigarettes only be allowed plain packaging?
"17.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The David Attenborough Experience Natalia Jopling Tanser suggests a few inspirations for your next travel destination - get out there and see the world! Looking for some inspiration for your next holiday? David Attenborough can provide some inspiration!
"17.06.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why There Is A Global Shortage of Colouring Pencils Nostalgia isn't just a fad. Millennials everywhere love colouring for a good reason. The floor is lava!
"17.06.2016 10:30:33" wessexscene.co.uk The Trials And Tribulations of Applying for a Year Abroad in Brazil Leila Scola shares the troubles she faced when applying to study abroad in Brazil. Applying to study abroad isn't always easy.
"16.06.2016 16:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk In Praise of: British Train Stations The first impression of any city you visit (by rail) is most often volunteered by its main train station. This structure provides the first port of call and welcome to the namesake cities. Sometimes, this impression is somewhat hampered by a grotty, Farihah Choudhury explores the beauty of British rail stations.
"16.06.2016 15:20:54" From all of us at Wessex Scene HQ, congratulations to everyone who got their final results today - we hope you all got what you wanted!
"16.06.2016 13:07:32" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Ranked Among Europe's Most Innovative Universities The University of Southampton has been named one of Europe's 100 most innovative universities in new rankings. The University of Southampton has been named one of Europe's most innovative universities in new rankings.
"16.06.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Is Paedophilia A New Sexual Orientation? From issue 6, Bruno Russell argues that paedophilia ought to be seen as 'type of sexual orientation'. Can paedophilia be considered a sexual orientation?
"16.06.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene "Nearly every fact offered by 'Leave' has been refuted, we don't know what we don't know and the safer, more humanitarian, more financial sensible choice is to stay in.”
"15.06.2016 17:54:56" wessexscene.co.uk Missing Dorset Climber Named As University of Southampton Student A missing climber who disappeared overnight in Dorset has been named as University of Southampton student Liam Day. A climber that went missing in Dorset overnight has been named as University of Southampton student Liam Day.
"15.06.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk “Make it Memorable”: Southampton Student will ride 2000km for Alzheimer's Society Tom Sweeney will be cycling 2000km in order to raise money for the Alzheimer's society. University of Southampton student Tom Sweeney will be keeping up with the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament by cycling to each venue in order to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society.
"15.06.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Holidays & Happiness Is going on holiday and being happy as truly interlinked as we all tend to believe? Nuala reflects. Does a holiday always equate to happiness?
"14.06.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Orlando Shooting: An Attack on LGBT+ Jonathan St Clair-Smith voices his opinion on the recent Orlando shooting. Jonathan St Clair-Smith explains why the Orlando Shooting must be viewed as a targeted killing of LGBT+.
"14.06.2016 19:00:39" www.wessexscene.co.uk Livin' La Vida Chilena: Part 1 – All The Admin In the first of a new series, International Editor Cameron Ridgway shares his experiences of preparing for a year abroad in Latin America an offers tips on how to prepare. Cameron Ridgway shares his experiences of preparing for a year abroad in Chile in the first part of a new series.
"14.06.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 6 Reasons Why Her Majesty Gets Our Royal Assent Arun Aggerwal examines what makes us inherently British and looks at some of the things we often forget about when thinking of the Queen.. Love the Queen? Then Take a look at this...
"13.06.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene One week on from the 2016 Grand Ball, here are our thoughts on the event.
"13.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Presents in the Post: Papergang Alice Hearing reviews another subscription box. Would you like to receive stationary in the post, monthly? You might have heard of beauty subscription boxes, but have you heard of stationery subscription boxes? Alice Hearing takes a look at Papergang:
"13.06.2016 16:02:31" wessexscene.co.uk Vigil For Orlando Shooting To Be Held On Redbrick Tonight A vigil for those hurt or killed in the recent Orlando shooting is being held on the Redbrick at 6pm this evening. A vigil for victims of the recent Orlando shooting is being held on redbrick at 6pm tonight.
"12.06.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How Does Thigh Fat Determine Your Self Worth? Alice Hearing discusses how damaging the internet can be for women and body image. A simple advert could be damaging for women's mental health.
"12.06.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Norway's Ambitious Plans for Carbon-Neutrality Norway has huge plans to reduce its carbon emissions. Farihah Choudury takes a look at Norway's environmental policy.
"12.06.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton2Mongolia – The Follow Up Last summer, four University of Southampton engineering graduates (George Tuckey, Callum Livingstone, Oli Hampton-Martin and Will Sexton) drove a Landrover, that they had converted into an ambulance, from Southampton to Mongolia. Mongolia is a very Looking for inspiration on how to spend your summer?
"11.06.2016 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Issue 7 - our final issue of 2015/16 is out now. Pick up your copy on campus or see it online here: https://goo.gl/XuPb19
"11.06.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Stanford Assault Case May Silence Future Victims Leila Scola outlines the recent court decision surrounding a sexual assault case at Stanford University and what it could mean for similar cases. Writer Leila Scola explores the controvery surrounding the recent court decision on a sexual assault case at Stanford University.
"10.06.2016 20:26:48" wessexscene.co.uk A Review of All 26 Food Stalls At Common People Why listen to live music when you can eat food? The crab burger gave us this face.
"07.06.2016 19:37:52" wessexscene.co.uk Eddie Izzard Implores Students To Register to Vote Eddie Izzard spoke to Students' in Switch about the EU Referendum. We interviewed Eddie Izzard ahead of his Stand Up to Europe gig at Switch Southampton.
Make sure you register to vote by midnight: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
"06.06.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk SALSASOC to Host Summer Festival SALSASOC's Summer Festival is just round the corner! SUSS - Southampton University Salsa Society's annual summer festival is coming up this weekend, make sure you pick up your tickets before it's too late!
"06.06.2016 10:43:53" wessexscene.co.uk #TBT: Local Legends: Tariq To celebrate his birthday, here's a throwback to 2008 where we spoke to local legend, curry house owner, Tariq Manzil. Happy Birthday Tariq Manzils
"05.06.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk An Interview With Lord Bourne: “Vote Remain” International Editor Cameron Ridgway speaks to the theParliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Lord Bourne about the effect a vote to leave could have on the fight against climate change as well as Britain's energy supply. We spoke to Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth about the effect Britain leaving the EU could have on the fight against climate change and Britain's energy supply after his recent open lecture on Highfield Campus.
"04.06.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk The Changing Face Of Cuba The recent landmark announcement by America that it was going to normalise diplomatic relations with Cuba and formally re-establish links with the Island has led to wave of new international confidence and investment in the once isolated communist state, Is Cuba becoming more 'westernised'?
"03.06.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 18 People Summed Up Common People in A Sentence Paul Chuckle said it was 'tremendous' Paul Chuckle described Common People Southampton as "tremendous"
"02.06.2016 19:47:45" www.wessexscene.co.uk Southampton University Law Student Charged With Manslaughter University of Southampton law student charged with manslaughter. He lived on Alma Road
"01.06.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 21 Festival-Goers Told Us Their Thoughts on Brexit We went to Common People and asked about people about politics. Responses ranged from "President Obama rules the EU" to "What's Brexit? I prefer Ready Brek"
"31.05.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 21 Of The Best Looks From Common People Did you make the cut? Lots of neon and fringe
"31.05.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk We Played Shag Marry Kill: Politicians With Drunk Festival-Goers At Common People Shag Boris, Marry Cameron, Kill Osbourne. The results were surprising
"30.05.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene Lifestyle Editor Laura Cox reviews Neighbourhood, a restaurant which has opened recently in the city's Guildhall Square.
"30.05.2016 09:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk How has Instagram changed the Fashion Industry? Lifestyle Editor Laura Cox takes a look at the way social media, and Instagram in particular, has changed the way the fashion industry works. Lifestyle Editor Laura Cox takes a look at the ways in which Instagram has changed the fashion industry in recent years.
"29.05.2016 09:09:28" wessexscene.co.uk Life In Brussels: Armed Police And Chocolatiers Kim Pullinger looks at how Belgians are coping with the aftermath of the Brussels Terror Attacks. From Issue 6, writer Kim Pullinger looks at how Brussels coped in the aftermath of the recent terror attacks.
"27.05.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Upgrading the CV: How To Make Yourself More Employable This Summer Samuel Tyler discusses how to build your CV over the summer and improve your employability. Why not do something useful this summer?
"27.05.2016 11:27:54" wessexscene.co.uk Common People 2016: Fabulous Festival Fashion Finds With Common People starting tomorrow, we've taken a look at some of the best fashion finds this festival season. Common People Southampton 2016 starts tomorrow - here are our favourite fashion items for festival season!
"26.05.2016 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Fancy a free holiday in Croatia?
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"25.05.2016 13:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk What Does Football Show us About the EU Referendum? Football and the upcoming EU referendum have more in common than you might think. Luke Coles presents a more unique look at the upcoming EU referendum.
"24.05.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Segregation Is Not The Solution To LGBT+ Issues Emma Perry responds to the proposal for LGBT+-only university halls in the UK. Should we be campaigning for LGBT+-only halls?
"24.05.2016 17:05:07" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING: Referendum to Be Held on SUSU Rebrand 250 student signatures force a referendum on the rebrand. Looks like we could be going back to SUSU....
"24.05.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Restaurant Review: The Stable Lifestyle Editor Laura Cox reviews The Stable in Southampton's Guildhall Square. Have you been to The Stable - Southampton in the city's Guildhall Square?
"24.05.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 8 Secrets to a Cracking Summer Exams are nearly over and summer is nearly here. Feeling lost without work to do? Jade Batstone lists what you could be doing instead. Not sure what to do with yourself this summer? Here's some tips:
"24.05.2016 12:16:55" wessexscene.co.uk Ex-Southampton Student Shot Dead in Brazil An ex-Southampton student has died after a shooting in Brazil. The attack was thought to have been unprovoked.
"23.05.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Presents in the Post: Birchbox vs. Glossybox Features Editor Alice Hearing takes a look at the trend for subscription boxes, and looks at what Birchbox has to offer. Have you bought a subscription beauty box? Features Editor Alice Hearing takes a look at some of the benefits of doing so.
"23.05.2016 16:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Return of Common People is a Great Boost to Southampton's Economy This upcoming weekend marks the return of Common People, after last year's triumphant inaugural event, which featured artists such as Fatboy Slim, Clean Bandit and Grace Jones. The two-day event, which had an attendance of approximately 35,000, brought in Common People Southampton 2016 is this weekend, and that can only be a good thing for Southampton's economy:
"23.05.2016 15:01:12" wessexscene.co.uk #MACFEST: Mac Campbell Was Twice Over the Drink-Drive Limit Before Fatal Crash Mac Campbell was twice over the drink-drive limit and was on the wrong side of the road. Mac Campbell, whose death sparked the #macfest social media campaign - attracting the likes of Craig David and Stormzy - was twice over the drink-drive limit at the time of his fatal accident.
"23.05.2016 14:00:11" wessexscene.co.uk A Few Things that You Could Spend £19,000 On What else could you spend £19,000 on? All this recent rebrand talk got us thinking - what else could you spend the allocated money on?
"23.05.2016 12:14:56" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton Falls Two Places in Guardian League Table Has many subject areas in the top 10 Bittersweet news for the University of Southampton:
"22.05.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk We Need To Talk About Us. Matthew Cowley argues that our union's rebrand offers us a fresh start. Matthew Cowley looks at student democracy in our union.
"21.05.2016 18:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Catching Up On… The Google I/O 2016 Keynote Can Google finally match Apple for polish and simplicy? Sam Dedman looks at the latest news from Google's 2016 I/O keynote, including all of the cutting-edge tech heading your way very soon Can Google finally match Apple?
"21.05.2016 14:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk Spitzenkandidaten – A Key Term Invisible In Our EU Debate Tom Townend looks at how the mainstream press fails to cover the EU in a sophisticated manner, using both Pro-EU and Anti-Eu examples. Why has mainstream press failed to cover the EU debate in a sophisticated manner?
"21.05.2016 08:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The Future of Our Union: What We Can Learn From The Rebrand In light of the recent rebrand, Chris Wright proposes some changes for our union. What can we change about our union to improve it?
"20.05.2016 19:41:36" wessexscene.co.uk Two Women Assaulted Outside Oceana Nightclub Police are looking for witnesses in connection with an assault outside Oceana. Police are appealing for witnesses.
"20.05.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Donald Drump Is An Empty Vessel Making The Most Noise Megan Sherman gives her views on Donald Trump. We may laugh at Donald Trump, but are we now faced with an unfunny reality?
"19.05.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Common People Competition Time! As Southampton prepares for the return of Common People, we have teamed up with the festival to offer you the chance to win tickets to the event! Now in it's second year, Common People hopes to build on the success of last year, with acts such as Duran We have teamed up with Common People to give you the chance to go to the festival!
"19.05.2016 09:20:04" Timeline Photos Today we are distributing the latest copy of the Wessex Scene! Make sure you pick up your copy today, from the Redbrick!
"18.05.2016 20:48:03" wessexscene.co.uk Us. Rebrand Open Meeting Proves Eventful At tonight's open meeting, more light was shed on the union's rebranding. Wessex Scene attended tonight's rebrand open meeting.
"18.05.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene In February, we sat down with Union President, Ben Franklin, to talk about the SUSU rebrand.
"18.05.2016 16:28:07" wessexscene.co.uk Documenting Sport – The Times' Henry Winter Henry Winter is one of the most gifted sports-writers of his generation. Go on, argue with that. Tom Morgan interviewed Henry Winter, chief football writer at the Times, ahead of this evening's Europa League final.
"18.05.2016 12:00:01" Timeline Photos You and a friend could be heading to Common People Southampton, a blockbuster festival adventure set in Southampton Common free of charge!
The bank holiday festival from the makers of Bestival, the two-day event will feature music from Duran Duran,
"18.05.2016 11:30:54" wessexscene.co.uk The Dicontemy Incoming Sports Editor Tom Morgan takes a look at the challenges faced by Chelsea's new boss, Antonio Conte. Incoming Sports Editor Tom Morgan takes a look at the challenges Chelsea's next boss Antonio Conte faces.
"17.05.2016 17:00:27" www.wessexscene.co.uk Us. Versus SUSU Does the student's union need an overhaul? Pravina Pathmanathan looks at what the new union needs to change What does the union need to change?
"17.05.2016 11:47:53" wessexscene.co.uk University Fees May Increase Above £9000 It will affect next year's Freshers 2017 Freshers could be paying more
"16.05.2016 20:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Rebranding: Or, When's A Union Not A Union? Harry Warwick takes a stance against the corporate nature of our union. Harry Warwick argues that people are missing the real problem behind the union rebranding.
"16.05.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk SUSU Planned to Hold a Referendum On a Potential Rebrand A policy brought to Union Council in June 2015 suggested a referendum on the rebrand. The former SUSU President 'had an agenda' to push it through without a referendum, according to an anonymous source.
"16.05.2016 15:56:59" wessexscene.co.uk University of Southampton to Sell Shares in Shell; Invest in 'Dark Green' Industries The University of Southampton is to commit to investing in cleaner industry. Great News! The University of Southampton has committed to investing in cleaner industry.
"16.05.2016 14:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk June 2015 Union Council Policy Suggests Potential Rebrand Referendum A policy brought to Union Council in June 2015 suggested a referendum on the rebrand. Last year a rebrand referendum policy failed to pass.
"16.05.2016 12:49:46" Union Southampton - Brand Unveil SUSU have released a video detailing their motivations behind the rebrand, as well as why this particular design was used.
"16.05.2016 11:40:50" wessexscene.co.uk Twitter-Gate: Are SUSU hurting their own brand? Is the Union's social media response to the rebrand unprofessional? Is the Union hurting its own rebrand with their response to negative feedback from students?
"15.05.2016 19:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Defending 'Us.': Why We Should Give SUSU's Rebrand A Chance Samuel Tyler argues that we should give the rebrand a chance. It's too soon to shun the Us. rebrand.
"15.05.2016 09:04:49" wessexscene.co.uk Here Are the Final Logos for the Union Re-Brand The final logos for the Union re-brand have been leaked. Here are the final logos to be used in the re-brand, and they're certainly a lot more colourful than the black & white ones many people thought were the final versions:
"14.05.2016 20:17:12" Timeline Photos Touché
"14.05.2016 19:02:00" wessexscene.co.uk Chris Froome Stages Bike Ride From Highfield Campus Two-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome was on Highfield Campus today. Chris Froome staged an impromptu bike ride from Highfield Campus today, and some members of Southampton University Road Club were lucky enough to cycle with him!
"14.05.2016 18:30:00" wessexscene.co.uk If You Are So Against the Re-Brand, Then Why Didn't You Speak Out About It? To everyone who's complaining about the re-brand: You could have done something about it. There was plenty of chance to speak out about the (yet to be completed) re-brand before it was even confirmed to be happening:
"14.05.2016 17:31:13" wessexscene.co.uk Petition Launched to Reverse SUSU Rebrand Or should that be "Us" rebrand? Full details of the SUSU relaunch aren't announced until Monday, yet students have already set up a Change.org petition asking the Union to reverse it.
"14.05.2016 14:55:23" Despite reports to the contrary, the new logo you may have seen is not the final version as the work hasn't actually finished yet - this will be completed over the weekend ready for Monday. So hold your artistic opinions until then!
"14.05.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Stephen Fry, Self-Pity And The Media Response: Two Writers Debate David Stanley and Luis Guzman debate over the media response to Stephen Fry's comments on self-pity. Political correctness gone mad?
"13.05.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk “Ban Plastic Now” – SUSU At Its Worst Bruno Russell argues that SUSU's latest policy to "Ban Plastic Now" is rash and short-sighted The banning of plastic is proving a contraversial policy.
"13.05.2016 14:30:17" wessexscene.co.uk All the Names We Can Call Susu the Cat Now Margaret Scratcher. Is she a demo-cat or a re-paw-blican?
"13.05.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Wessex Scene On Wednesday we broke the story that SUSU the Cat has been named honorary President of SUSU. We've now been quoted by BBC News, Daily Echo, The Telegraph, Metro. Here's the original story in all its glory.
"13.05.2016 09:10:26" wessexscene.co.uk President Of Brazil Dilma Rousseff Impeached Leila Scola examines the Senate's vote to impeach the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff. Leila Scola examines the impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff.
"12.05.2016 20:25:22" wessexscene.co.uk BREAKING: Diasater as EngSoc Boat Ball Guests Aren't Allowed on Board You could say the idea sunk. There are many disgruntled guests at EngSoc Boat Ball tonight, as guests weren't allowed on board the Princess Caroline Party Ship
"12.05.2016 17:30:01" docs.google.com Wessex Scene Big Student Survey 2016 Welcome to the first Wessex Scene big student survey! If you fill it out, you'll be entered into a draw to win a £100 amazon voucher. All responses will be kept anonymous. Want to win £100 to spend on whatever you like at Amazon.co.uk. Yes? Then take a couple minutes to take our big student survey!
"12.05.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk 5 Ways To Stay Motivated During Exam Season Georgia Grace Wakeley looks at ways to stay motivated during the exam season. It's exam season, which means watching of Netflix goes up exponentially.
"12.05.2016 16:36:26" wessexscene.co.uk Eddie Izzard's 'Stand Up For Europe' Campaign Is Coming To Southampton Comedian Eddie Izzard will be visiting Switch nightclub in Southampton on 25th May as part of his 'Stand Up For Europe' campaign. Eddie Izzard is coming to Switch Southampton next week in an event organised by SUSU as part of his Eddie Izzard: Stand Up For Europe tour.
"12.05.2016 14:01:01" wessexscene.co.uk SUSU AGM 2016 Roundup Wessex Scene provides an overview of the 2016 SUSU AGM. From our new presicat to Google style sleeping pods.
"12.05.2016 11:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why We Should “Let Our Kids Be Kids” Harriet Martin explains the UK's first pupil 'strike' and expresses her support for the Year 2 SATs boycott. Should seven year olds have to sit SATS exams?
"11.05.2016 16:27:15" wessexscene.co.uk SUSU the Cat is Now our President Let's hope she doesn't become a dictator, Chairmen Meow. We must now call her President Eiseinmeower
"11.05.2016 14:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk The USA's Hidden Gems There's more to the USA than California, Florida and New York, this country has something for everyone… New Hampshire Located in the North East of the United States. New Hampshire is rich in beauty, culture and history. For those who enjoy embracing the The USA has so many well known places; but it, also, has many places that are less well known and just as beautiful. Natalia Jopling Tanser shares her 6 favourites.
"11.05.2016 10:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Skin Saviours Tamara Manton takes a look at some Skin Saviours. As exam season comes back around, it's not unusual to be stressed. Stress can really take its toll on your skin, so here are some tips for helping your skin using budget-friendly products.
"11.05.2016 08:40:02" wessexscene.co.uk Southampton Letting Agencies Property Vibe and TFAMB Banned From Profession Property Vibe and The Flat Agency & Michael Browns were expelled by the Property Ombudsman. Choose your landlords carefully, Southampton students.
"10.05.2016 20:00:00" amazon.co.uk Wessex Scene Want to win £100 worth of vouchers for Amazon.co.uk? Take a five minute revision break and take our big student survey.
"10.05.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk 12 Brain Foods to Help You Through Revision We all know that eating the right meals and munching on the right revision snacks are the best things to do during exam time. Here's a list of tasty yet healthy foods to fuel you through revision and last minute assignments. Put down the Haribo.
"10.05.2016 14:54:36" wessexscene.co.uk Why Sadiq Khan's Election as Mayor is a Victory for Diversity and Britain Conor Kavanagh discusses Khan's mayoral victory. Following the election of Sadiq Khan as the first Muslim Mayor of a western capital city, #LondonHasFallen was trending on Twitter. Conor Kavanagh examines what Mr Khan's election means for British politics and society.
"10.05.2016 13:09:37" wessexscene.co.uk Lecturers Strike Could Affect Exams The lecturers are protesting over a 1.1 per cent pay increase for 2016-17. Lecturers will go on strike over the May exam period.
"09.05.2016 19:00:00" docs.google.com Investigation: Racism at UK Universities Following a recent incident, at Warwick University, Wessex Scene have teamed up with other student newspapers to investigate racism at UK universities. The following survey is for Southampton students only. We're looking to hear from you about Racism at Universities. Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey.
"09.05.2016 17:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk We Need to Talk about Revision Aidan Pittman dishes out some handy revision tips, to help see you through this dreaded period... Stop reading this and revise.
"09.05.2016 15:56:24" wessexscene.co.uk Police Cordon off Wasps Nest in Portswood A wasp infestation has been found under a table outside scoops. You won't bee-lieve this latest police sting.
"09.05.2016 15:00:00" docs.google.com Wessex Scene Exec Roles 2016/17 Wessex Scene 2016/17 Exec Roles Sub-editor (3 roles available) The main purpose of this role is 'sub-editing' (surprise, surprise). Each sub-editor will have three sections each to sub-edit. Once the section editor has edited an article, it's the We're extending out application for news execs until Wednesday!
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"09.05.2016 14:17:33" wessexscene.co.uk Permission Granted for New Building on Highfield Campus The University of Southampton is to build a new £24 million study space. A new University building is on its way.
"08.05.2016 19:44:25" wessexscene.co.uk How Trump Won The Republican Primary Nomination This article seeks to explain who voted for Donald Trump, and why he won the Republican Party Nomination. Kieran Hyland looks at how Donald Trump became the Republican Party's presumptive nominee for the US Presidential Election.
"08.05.2016 12:31:01" wessexscene.co.uk Union to Host First Drag Show Performance 'Life's A Drag' is on the 20 May 2016 at Winchester School of Art Cafe. Expect sass and shade.
"07.05.2016 22:29:07" wessexscene.co.uk Teenager Arrested On Suspicion of Westridge Road Murder A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Michael Freshwater on Westridge Road last week. A 16 year old boy from Kent has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Michael Freshwater on Westridge Road last week.
"07.05.2016 19:13:11" wessexscene.co.uk FemSoc Stage Sleep-Out to Raise Money for Southampton Rape Crisis Tonight, FemSoc are staging a sleep-out in order to raise money for Southampton Rape Crisis. In what is their third annual event, members of the society will stay out on the Redbrick for 12 hours, from 6pm to 6am, with an initial target of raising £1500, Good luck to Southampton University Feminist Society tonight, who are staging a 'sleep out' in order to raise money for Southampton Rape Crisis.
"07.05.2016 17:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk False Hope? The Controversial Treatment Of Asylum Seekers In Australia Australia's treatment of asylum seekers has attracted negative criticism. Cameron Ridgway investigates Australia's controversial treatment of refugees.
"07.05.2016 10:09:39" Wessex Scene's cover photo
"07.05.2016 08:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Climate Change: Will We Ever Successfully Adapt Or Mitigate? Matthew Norman looks at whose responsibility it is to tackle climate change. Is the Earth really as doomed as they say?
"06.05.2016 18:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk Why We Are Better Off Out of The NUS Alex Hovden, our incoming Union President, reflects on this year's National Union of Students National Conference. What went down at this year's NUS conference?
"06.05.2016 15:00:01" wessexscene.co.uk How Many Unnecessarily Gendered Items Are There in Sainsbury's? Two writers go on a quest to your local supermarket to find out how many unnecessarily gendered products they sell. From 'Man Cave' face wash to 'pretty pink' pritt stick.
"06.05.2016 12:00:00" wessexscene.co.uk A Look Across the Pond What next for the US Presidential Race now that Cruz and Kasich have pulled out of the running? Find out in Part 3 of A Look Across the Pond. Tom Brown rounds up the latest happenings in US politics, including the presumed victory of Donald Trump in the fight for the Republican presidential nomination.
"04.05.2016 21:20:23" wessexscene.co.uk Spain's Unprecedented Elections For the first time in the history of Spanish democracy, the King has had to call for new elections. With an unprecedented call for fresh elections, Leila Scola explains what is next for Spanish politics.