Issue Five: Out Now!

Issue Five: Out Now!

In this issue we’ve returned to a couple of our regular features which have been missing for an issue or two. As always we’ve got you covered with the latest news on campus, including a follow up on the amnesty week the library offered and the news that term dates...
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Feminist Society to Host First Art Show

Feminist Society to Host First Art Show

The Feminist Society are putting on their first art show starting from the 21st April and continuing throughout the week. The show, which will be taking place in Falmouth’s ‘Untitled’ gallery, collates the work of over 10 artists and creatives living and working in Falmouth. This exhibition promises to be ‘a celebration of, and an enquiry...
Is The Pen Mightier Than The Keyboard?

Is The Pen Mightier Than The Keyboard?

Students who write notes by hand during lectures perform better in exams than those who use laptops, according to a new study. Handwritten notes can help students better understand lectures and may also lead to superior revision. The new research into how note-taking affects students’ academic performance found that laptop users are less able to...
You Me At Six @ Plymouth Pavilions

You Me At Six @ Plymouth Pavilions

British rock band You Me at Six showered fans that had gathered at Plymouth Pavilions last night in giant silver confetti as they took the venue by storm. Returning to the city for the second time in six months, having previously supported 30 Seconds to Mars in November, the five piece sensation attracted people to...
Students Set To Suffer From Marking Boycott

Students Set To Suffer From Marking Boycott

Students could be hit by a marking boycott if an increasingly bitter pay dispute is not resolved in the next month. University and College Union (UCU), which represents academic staff at Falmouth University and the University of Exeter, has announced it has approved its “ultimate sanction” of a marking boycott to be implemented, if employers...
Need For Speed Review

Need For Speed Review

Far from just a Fast and Furious knock off, the well-directed Need for Speed proves immensely entertaining, in spite of a horrendous script. Film adaptations of video games don’t exactly have the best track record, with relative success having only been achieved by the rubbish Tomb Raider, the disappointing Prince of Persia and the long-overdone...
45% of Student Loans Will Never Be Repaid

45% of Student Loans Will Never Be Repaid

A government prediction that around 45% of student loans will never be repaid, has raised concerns about the benefits of raising tuition fees. The figure was revealed in response to a parliamentary question posed by Shadow Universities Minister Liam Byrne this week. The coalition originally estimated that 28% of university graduates would not earn enough...
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