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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.


Rio’s new mayor saves native forest

Sun 14 Feb 2021

Plans to build a Formula 1 circuit in a Rio De Janeiro forest have been discarded, following criticism from environmentalists. The Deodoro circuit, scheduled to be built on a former army base in Camboata Forest, would have required felling thousan

Heart-felt gifts for every occassion

Sat 13 Feb 2021

2021 seems to be another year full of locked down celebrations. However, don’t see this as entirely negative. As with time on our hands, we finally have the chance to make personalised gifts for our loved ones. We’ve compiled a list of heart-felt (af

Energy price increase set for the UK

Sat 13 Feb 2021

Consumer regulator Ofgem has announced that the price cap on energy will increase on 1 April 2021 due to rising wholesale costs and growth in demand. This means that a typical household on a default energy tariff could expect a bill increase of £9

The Serpent - Review

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Cunning and calculating, murderer Charles Sobhraj makes for an intriguing antagonist in BBC One’s new crime thriller, The Serpent.

Be My Virtual Valentine's

Mon 08 Feb 2021

Valentine’s Day, a celebration of love for your significant other. Going out to a restaurant for a romantic meal, holding hands in the back of a cinema… one thing is for sure, Valentine’s Day 2021 is going to be like none before.

Home Spa Essentials

Sun 07 Feb 2021

With lockdown increasing feelings of stress and anxiety, self care has never been more important. A great way to detox from negativity is by having a home pampering day.

It's a sin - review

Sat 06 Feb 2021

I cried. No, howled. The ending of Channel 4’s hit new series, It’s a Sin, set during the AIDS crisis, is a sucker punch. And the tears flow when you least expect. In these Covid times, a period we all hope will one day be confined to history, the pa

How to embrace the Christmas Spirit

Thu 24 Dec 2020

The radio stations are playing Christmas carols on a loop, shops have plethoras of festive stock in and every house is decorated like a Santa’s Grotto. 2020 has been a tough year and it is of no surprise that we all want to dive into the most wonderf

How to detox from your phone and escape the virtual world

Thu 24 Dec 2020

During lockdown we are spending a lot more time on our phones. It might be to connect with loved ones or to shop online, or you may even be reading this article on your phone. As we are less able to do things physically, we have moved into the virtua

The Big Knit

Thu 24 Dec 2020

Have you ever walked into a shop and seen Innocent Smoothies with little hats on them? Yes, they are cute and make the delicious smoothie even more tempting to buy, but why exactly do the smoothie bottles need a hat?

Top 5 way to save money as a student

Thu 24 Dec 2020

Radar has compiled a list of handy tips to help students have a more affordable lifestyle. Having financial difficulties can take a massive toll on your mental health, these simple but efficient techniques will help save you money, time and stress.

Changing your room into a "woodland wonderland"

Thu 24 Dec 2020

In this article we look at how to change your room into a woodland wonderland. During lockdown it’s important to keep changing your space, to try and escape that Groundhog Day feeling. Decorating your space will help with your mental health, and is a


Fri 18 Dec 2020

Here there are Radar Magazine's top recommendation for films about the Holocaust

The Witches: A Frightening Message?

Thu 17 Dec 2020

#NotAWitch seems like a bizarre statement to write on your body, but in recent times it has a purpose. The new Warner Bros film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1983 novel The Witches has sparked controversy, particularly among the Paralympic community,

Calling All Dancing Queens

Wed 16 Dec 2020

There has been some recently exciting news for all the Dancing Queens out there.  Brian May, lead guitarist of rock band Queen, has produced a cover version of, “I am a Woman”, which is performed by supergroup WOMAN. WOMAN is a new band, and h

North East Cancer Charity Offer Lifeline to Aberdeen

Wed 16 Dec 2020

A local branch of a charity that supports cancer patients and their families is prepared for an increase in people that are in need of its services during isolation. Loneliness is being driven by the pandemic as well as the incoming winter months.

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