Justina Crabtree is an English Literature MA graduate from Durham University.
Why students should vote
On Monday 20th April, registration closes for those intending to vote in the 2015 UK general election. This will be held on Thursday 7th May.
5 ways to make desk life liveable
If you foresee your life stuck on an endless study-sleep-repeat cycle for the next few months, here are a few ways to make things a little easier.
5 Food Trends You Might Actually Eat
Juicing, paleo and pulled pork are so last year.
What's the point of the Oscars?
Last night in Los Angeles, the shimmering city of cinema, HollywoodÊ¼s brightest stars aligned for the 87th Academy Awards. Birdman was presented with the Best Picture accolade, whilst Eddie Reymayne and Julianne Moore were deemed Best Actor and Best Actress respectively. But Ê»bestÊ¼ according to who?
Turning over a new leaf: why are so many YouTubers writing books?
YouTube has spawned its own class of seemingly superhuman individuals. They, in a manner not overly dissimilar to the plot line of many a science fiction franchise, have eased themselves into world domination - for the teen generation at least.
Coping with university life and mental health issues
The key to juggling both is self-acceptance, says one student with bipolar disorder.
Recipe: Lime drizzle cake with a milk chocolate chunk bottom
Mix sour and gooey sweetness with this easy, moreish cake.
Taking a stand for Sudan
Your small steps can lead to big changes for the humanitarian crisis in Sudan
Just how golden is silence?
Is technology making us sit down and shut up just a little too often?
Fusion Revolution! Chinese marinated roast beef and garlic pak choi
Create a cocktail of international flavours with The National StudentÊ¼s introduction to fusion cooking, complete with a recipe for Chinese marinated roast beef and garlic pak choi.