Here’s Why These UCL Students Are Refusing to Pay Rent on Their Accommodation

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/news/real-life/heres-why-ucl-students-are-refusing-to-pay-rent-on-their-accommodation-20160161707 150 University of College London students are refusing to pay the rent on their student accomodation, and are demanding a 40% cut in their rents due to the ‘soaring‘ prices that many students can’t afford. They include  Alex Diamond, 21, a first year Ancient Worlds student living in Max Rayne… Continue reading Here’s Why These UCL Students Are Refusing to Pay Rent on Their Accommodation

Here’s Why We Can’t Stop Sticking Cotton Buds in Our Ears

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/news/real-life/heres-why-we-cant-stop-sticking-cotton-buds-in-our-ears-20160161826 We’ve been told not to use cotton buds (or Q-tips) to clean our ears for ages. It’s harmful and damaging, and just generally not very good. It even says on the box ‘Do not insert inside the ear canal.’ Can’t really say the warning’s not clear. So why do… Continue reading Here’s Why We Can’t Stop Sticking Cotton Buds in Our Ears

Here’s Why You’re Showering Wrong

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/style/hair-and-beauty/heres-why-youre-showering-wrong-20160161407 Plot twist – showering daily is not necessarily great for keeping your body clean and healthy. In fact, scientists have decided that showering every single day is now seen as excessive, as it stripes away all of those natural body oils that protect your skin cells. This means it can… Continue reading Here’s Why You’re Showering Wrong

The One Basic Dating Rule Everyone Should Remember

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/sex/relationships/the-one-basic-dating-rule-everyone-needs-to-remember-20160161525 So you’ve got someone’s number and sent them a text that you’ve spent hours planning. But why haven’t they replied to it? Did my hair get flat? Did I stumble into some bad lighting? (Clueless reference, guys). Don’t panic guys (that was you panicking wasn’t it?) dating experts Patrick King… Continue reading The One Basic Dating Rule Everyone Should Remember

7 Ways to Stay Warm on Your Next Night Out

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/style/fashion/7-ways-to-stay-warm-on-your-next-night-out-20160161468 January is almost, sort of, kind of over. And it’s only fair that starting the month with a party means we should end it in the same way. Unfortunately the weather didn’t get the memo, so here’s how to dress up while staying wrapped up. Our insta-idols are showing… Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Warm on Your Next Night Out

7 Wardrobe Staples You Should Never Part With

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/style/fashion/7-wardrobe-staples-you-should-never-part-with-20160161690 At the beginning of the year, we were all talking about our fashion resolutions. We’d wear more colour, try a different style of shoe, or become that person who always wears hats. But January’s almost over, and I think it’s fair to admit that our outfits haven’t drastically changed.… Continue reading 7 Wardrobe Staples You Should Never Part With

5 Ted Talks For When You’re Feeling Anxious

Originally published on The Debrief at: thedebrief.co.uk/things-to-do/home/5-ted-talks-for-when-youre-feeling-anxious-20160261744 Feeling anxious sucks. Whether you’re starting a new job, think you’ve failed a test, or are even just meeting your boyfriend’s parents for the first time, anxiety is never fun. Then when someone tells you it’s going to be all right, you kind of want to scream at them… Continue reading 5 Ted Talks For When You’re Feeling Anxious