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Best websites to procrastinate on

By Jemma Heard – Contributing Writer We’ve all been there. Staring at our laptop screens with a blank word document open in front of us, wishing the essay would write itself. But soon our mind wanders off to the land of procrastination, and before we know it we’ve open a web browser looking at videos of cats. But what other websites are there to fulfil our needs? Let’s take a look… 1) FREE RICE Launched back in 2007, this website donates rice based on the individual simply an

Herts students featured on UNILAD

Shelby Loasby | VP Communications & Media Do you remember Badger Way? If not, you can read the article about Herts own rising Youtube Stars here. If you’re lazy and didn’t click on that link let me remind you. Badger Way are a YouTubing duo making some of the most random, catchy videos out there. They make comedic music videos about anything from Tomatoes and Pizza, to parodies about ‘It’s just a Prank Bro,’ and Netflix. Since we last caught up with the boys, they have releas

Instagram celebrity Munira Nur plans YouTube success

[Lashara Van Heerden | Features Editor] Instagram has revolutionised the capabilities of start-up businesses. Being dubbed an “Instagram celebrity” often comes with the opportunity to establish a following for upcoming business ventures. Munira Nur is an Instagram celebrity and has roughly 10,000, and counting, Instagram followers. Nur is known as a comedic personality with various comedic skits showcased on her Instagram page @MuniraChoco. 20-year-old Nur is in the midst of

Badger Way: Herts own YouTube Stars in the making

[Shelby Loasby | Head of Print] YouTube is a magical place where hours of your life mysteriously disappear; it’s a place where you can learn things you never thought you wanted to know; it’s a place where talents are discovered, and a place where the weirdest, wackiest videos can make you into a star. One group that has seized the powers of YouTube is Badger Way. Made up of University of Hertfordshire final year students, Badger Way are growing in popularity with their series

Three Youtubers that will help you up your fitness game

[Laura Noakes | Deputy Editor] Feeling healthy and happy is the best – not only can it improve your fitness and body confidence, but it can make you happier as well! But sometimes, you can get stuck in a rut when it comes to exercise – maybe you’re bored of going to the gym and doing the same old thing day after day. That’s where Youtube comes in. Youtube is an excellent (and free) resource for so many things, and recently I have been loving watching some health and fitness Y