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‘Thanksgiving’ spent across the pond

Hunter Colvin

December 1

Filed under Columns, Life

As we all know, Thanksgiving is a very American holiday. And Canadian. And Liberian. And Dutch. And actually quite a few more countries. My point being, it is not celebrated in England. Although, according to the Telegraph, the Br...

Study abroad: housing in England versus in America

Hunter Colvin

November 5

Filed under Columns, Life

One of my biggest concerns about coming to Newcastle, England was housing. It’s only three months, but three months can feel like three years if you have the wrong roommate. Plus, living in University Heights for the p...

Avoid being fooled by advertisements

October 28

Filed under Columns, Life

It’s 3 a.m., the TV hums quietly in the background as you drift in and out of sleep. You catch the voice of your favorite actress. She’s promoting something. You turn up the TV.It’s anti-aging cream.Do you need anti-aging cream? ...

The search for a roomate: finding a family that fits

Eva Bartels

October 15

Filed under Columns, Life

The beginning of sophomore year means thinking about the dreaded junior year living situation. It’s still a year away and you haven’t figured out why you hate your current roommate, but it’s fine. Before roaming the...

Freshers’ Week: A week packed with music, alcohol and fun parties

Hunter Colvin

October 7

Filed under Columns, Life

The British have a thing called “Freshers’ Week,” which is basically a week-long party. And when I say party I mean party, with famous DJs and more alcohol than anyone should consume. During the day, there are activities...

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