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'The Force Is Getting Stronger'

Earlier this year our screens were graced with the cutest character in history- The Child (A.K.A “Baby Yoda”)!

Getting it done- time management for students

University can, at times, be very stressful and time-consuming. As students, we often have multiple commitments, and 24 hours are just not enough. Solution? Improving your time management.

RGU:Union Black History Month - a round up

This month the Union has been putting on a range of events to celebrate Black History Month. Although the events have had to be online, to comply with the covid-19 restrictions, there has still been a wide range of activities to appeal to everyone. These include NetflixParties, ‘Safe Space Discussions’ and fundraising quizzes.


Prince Philip - The Royal Life He Led

Sat 17 Apr 2021

Prince Philip memorial Birmingham

On the 9th of April 2021, the nation was shocked by the death of the Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. It has devastated all of his relatives and those who idolised him around the world. This article will be dedicated to Prince Philip and all of th

Megan and Harry on Oprah: A Royal Roast

Fri 16 Apr 2021

“Greater than any fairytale you’ve read”. That’s how Meghan chose to end her and Prince Harry’s ‘no-subject-off-limits’ interview with Oprah. Her husband, “saved all of us”, she said. “We’ve not just survived, but we’re thriving.”

Freak Weather: The Extreme Weather Conditions In Texas And The Rest Of The U.S

Thu 15 Apr 2021


In February 2021, President Joe Biden visited Texas after a severe winter storm left millions of people without energy.

Morning Motivation Tips

Mon 12 Apr 2021

On blankets there is a wooden clock on the left hand side and a cup of tea on the right-hand side

With lockdown seeming to create a real-life Groundhog Day scenario, it’s difficult to find the determination to be productive. However, with these simple tips you’ll manage to finish your to-do list and still have time to watch an episode of your fav

Fabulous Feminist Films

Sun 11 Apr 2021

Typewriter with a piece of paper that reads 'FEMALE EMPOWERMENT'

In this article Radar decided to take a look at some fabulous feminist films. From musicals to documentaries, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Spring Baking Recipes

Fri 09 Apr 2021

Cupcakes with sprinkles at top

With Spring now here, we thought it would be a good idea to suggest some delicious goodies for you to make while being stuck at home. After all, who doesn’t love a sweet treat?

An Exciting World Book Day For Uryside School Pupils

Tue 06 Apr 2021

A pile of books on the left hand side with a grey background.

A primary school in Aberdeen celebrated World Book Day. How did they do this? By making a book character trail for its pupils and their families!

Granite Noir: In Conversation with Two Celebrated Scottish Crime Writers

Tue 23 Mar 2021

Have you ever wondered what Ian Rankin has been binge-watching during lockdown? Or where Stuart MacBride gets his inspiration from? Crime fiction fans rejoice. The answers to these questions came from the kick-off event – chaired by Fiona Stal

Hayley Williams’ “Flowers For Vases/Descansos”

Mon 22 Mar 2021

Hayley Williams, of Paramore fame, has released a striking second addition to her solo career with Flowers for Vases/ descansos. Following the staggered release of her first solo album Petals for Armor last year, Williams drops the entirety of her ne


Tue 16 Mar 2021

On Friday 28th February, a special time of the year arrived for the video game calendar, Pokémon Presents - a specialised showcase of some of the finest works in progress from its creators. The guests that appeared on the Pokémon Presents livestream

Top tips for safe travel

Mon 15 Mar 2021

With Scotland’s weather being record-breakingly treacherous this year, Radar has compiled a list of safety travel tips to follow when you’re out and about.

WandaVision: Bewitched x The Truman Show

Sun 14 Mar 2021

*Spoiler Alert: Whilst we have tried our best to refrain from including any spoilers in the article, there may be a couple.* Newly released on Disney+, WandaVision is a fantastic installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. WandaVision i

Lockdown flatmates: how to turn your bubble into life-long friendships

Sat 13 Mar 2021

Sharing with flat mates can be difficult for any student. However, sharing during lockdown can throw in obstacles you never even thought about. With not much escape if things go wrong, as most classes are online, it is even more important to try and


Sat 13 Mar 2021

Ant and Dec are back on our screens – bringing with them a sense of normality that is desperately needed during lockdown, which is their yearly series of Saturday Night Takeaway. The duo and the rest of the show’s cast have undoubtedly brought joy an

How to stay chic and cosy in winter

Sat 13 Mar 2021

As the snow piles up outside, you grab another jumper in a bid to stay warm. Your feet are freezing and all you really want to do is snuggle down into the cosiness of your bed. Being warm whilst looking stylish is a difficult task, but we’re here to

Book and podcast recommendations to help the long days pass

Tue 09 Mar 2021

Winter is almost behind us, but lockdown is not. Filling the days is becoming harder than ever and finding new things to do is almost impossible. Netflix is becoming background noise and even new music quickly grows repetitive. We must also remind ou

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