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(World Vegan Day) Why I Went Vegan

By Robert Wheatley It’s World Vegan Day; the day us vegans fuse together to generate renewable energy and tell people we’re vegan. We tend to have a bit of a bad rep, us plant-eaters: supposedly we’re either shoving our diet in people’s faces or causing harm to plants because they supposedly feel pain. Personally, I haven’t encountered any militant vegans slapping the burgers from people’s hands, yelling “MEAT IS MURDER”; and, secondly… listen: I have to eat something. Like,

Ladies’ Free Beginner Squash Festival

[Georgia Porter | Sports Editor] England Squash are looking to change their image. Their aim is to promote not just professional athletes and their awards and achievements, but to encourage everybody to become active in all levels of participation. On Saturday 30th January, the Athletic Union hosted a Ladies’ Free Beginner Squash Festival in order to promote female participation in the sport and remove the intimidating atmosphere of playing against men. Squash is a male domin

Keep on top of your game with our sports hacks!

Image: Pixabay [Aimone Sharif | Sports Manager] With shorter days and crappier weather than usual, we all have the same problems when it comes to working out: do I really want to go running in the mud? Is it worth getting my clothes dirty just for one work out? Well my friends, let these hacks be the end of your hesitations! Image: Aimone Sharif 1. Smelly shoes No-one is exempt to this problem! Have you found yourself dreading the smell that’s going to come out of your shoes

Easy & Healthy Banana Pancakes Recipe

[Laura Noakes | Deputy Editor] It’s summer, and exam stress has FINALLY gone. Many people (myself included) are using this stress-free time to eat a little healthier, and this really easy pancake recipe is my go-to snack at the moment. Not only is it so simple to make that even I can do it (and I once burnt salad – long story), but it’s also delicious – I actually LIKE bananas again! Ingredients 2 bananas (the riper the better) 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoo