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Articles tagged with: America

Your roomie may suck, but these guys are WAY worse!

Your roomie may suck, but these guys are WAY worse!

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00

As it’s the second semester, you’ve probably got used to the people you’re living with and their bad habits… but it doesn&rsquo...

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No matter how terrible your gifts are this year, they won’t be as shit as this

No matter how terrible your gifts are this year, they won’t be as shit as this

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:20

Everyone, at some point or another, has to deal with the guilt of handing over a present that they know they didn’t think long about. But...

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An interview with BBC’s Charlie Sloth

An interview with BBC’s Charlie Sloth

By Editor | Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:13

Last year, Charlie Sloth took the reigns from Tim Westwood, becoming the UK's biggest hip hop DJ. After playing an instrumental role in bringing 1xtra Live to Birmingham this November, the self-proclaimed best...

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More and more Britons are celebrating Thanksgiving. Why?

More and more Britons are celebrating Thanksgiving. Why?

By Editor | Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:04

Americans celebrate the day of Thanksgiving due to a vaguely recorded account of a meal between the pilgrims and puritans, which may or may not have happened. During the meal,...

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5 Brits who can’t do accents

5 Brits who can’t do accents

By Editor | Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:25

It's never been a better time to be a Brit in show business. Musically, they're conquering the music world on an international basis as well as...

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10 of the best cat Halloween costumes for National Cat Day!

10 of the best cat Halloween costumes for National Cat Day!

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:43

Felines (and feline lovers, of course) Unite! Today is National Cat Day! Admittedly, it is an American holiday but cats aren’t just awesome over in...

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Top 10 UK Freshers Week Parties

Top 10 UK Freshers Week Parties

By Editor | Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:32

It’s official: Freshers Week has landed upon our fair shores, bringing with it a rowdy roster of discounted drinks deals, banging sound systems and an obligatory dose of bad behaviour....

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Professor Green’s Growing Up in Public review

Professor Green’s Growing Up in Public review

By Editor | Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:47

Anyone who has perused a newspaper in the past couple of years will know that Professor Green has had a turbulent time as of late: a mugging outside his own house, a drink driving...

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John Oliver’s breakdown of Scotland’s independence debate is hilarious

John Oliver’s breakdown of Scotland’s independence debate is hilarious

By Editor | Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:15

This is John Oliver      He's a funny Birmingham-born satirist who is making a name for himself on American television. On the most recent edition...

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Dudes, do we use too many Americanisms these days?

Dudes, do we use too many Americanisms these days?

By Editor | Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:49

Last week when I returned from the cinema (where I had the pick of a plethora of Hollywood films), I managed to catch the last bit of San Diego rockers,...

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American Apparel have done it again.

American Apparel have done it again.

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:10

The company has been under fire on numerous occasions for their poor choices regarding over-sexualisation of their items, but this one takes the biscuit.  Their “Back to School” collection...

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Carnegie Mellon and Warwick University create union worth £6 million

Carnegie Mellon and Warwick University create union worth £6 million

By Editor | Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:42

A Memorandum of Understanding has been drawn up between the University of Warwick and Carnegie Mellon University in a bid to start ball rolling on a joint research and education...

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Need a corsage to give to that special someone? Why not KFC?!

Need a corsage to give to that special someone? Why not KFC?!

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:43

It’s prom time in America and what better way to show your special someone how much you care than giving them a corsage. The tradition of...

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British unis are slipping in the top 100 chart

British unis are slipping in the top 100 chart

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:21

Oxbridge, the two top unis in the UK have been pushed further down the Times Higher Education World Reputations Rankings by their American counterparts. America is domination the top 100 list...

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Here come the Girls

Here come the Girls

By TheStudentGuide | Tue, 05 Feb 2013 12:20

A completely refreshing and wholly compelling American comedy, out on DVD now. You may be forgiven for never having heard of Girls. The first season aired on HBO in April last year, the second...

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Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

By TheStudentGuide | Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:32

The hunt for Osama bin Laden preoccupied the world and two American presidential administrations for more than a decade. But in the end, it took a small, brilliant team of CIA operatives to track...

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Volunteer Abroad with Volunteer Latin America

Volunteer Abroad with Volunteer Latin America

By Volunteer Latin America | Tue, 06 Nov 2012 10:48

Free and Low-Cost Volunteer Work Abroad. Do you want to volunteer abroad for free or at reasonable cost? Volunteer Latin America connects independent volunteers to some of the best volunteer travel opportunities...

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On this day in 1998…Bill Clinton admitted to the Lewinsky affair

On this day in 1998…Bill Clinton admitted to the Lewinsky affair

By TheStudentGuide | Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:00

The affair had constituted sexual encounters on 9 occasions November 1995 – March 1997. Monica Lewinsky was a 22 year old White House intern at the time of the affair, and US President Bill...

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