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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.


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.

The Crown Season 4: An Affair to Remember

Wed 16 Dec 2020

The eagerly anticipated fourth season of The Crown dropped on Netflix this month much to the delight of its fans. If, like me, you binged it instantly you will already be OBSESSED with the storylines (plus fact checking them), the wardrobe, and two e

Fate: The Winx Saga-What do we know so far?

Tue 15 Dec 2020

The show has been pushed back to early 2021, its original date being the end of this year and unfortunately there is no trailer yet, but what do we know so far? The series is produced by Brian Young, who co-executive produced The Vampire Diaries,


Tue 15 Dec 2020

With many students having to resort to going online for this semester, Radar is here to provide you some tips on how to keep your motivation up for the rest of the semester.

Second Recount Begins in Georgia

Tue 15 Dec 2020

A second recount has begun in Georgia after the first state mandated audit confirmed Biden’s shock victory. Georgia secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, confirmed the news of the Democrat win on Friday the 19th amid disappointment that his own

'Movember Movement'

Sat 05 Dec 2020

Movember started in 2003 and is now a worldwide phenomena. So much so that now people automatically associate the month of November with Autumn leaves, Bonfire Nights and the growing of mustaches. A simple idea sparked from two friends chatting i

What has RGU:Radio been creating this semester?

Tue 01 Dec 2020

Podcasts are a great way of getting entertainment and/or information. With RGU:Union having a platform for students to start their own podcasts on, we decided to investigate what they have been up to this semester.

RGU Gymnastics: Wellbeing Wednesdays

Fri 27 Nov 2020

This semester, RGU Gymnastics are helping to spread positivity throughout their social media accounts. ‘Wellbeing Wednesdays’ is a new initiative that RGU Gymnastics has set up, where they promote a quote that has a positive message behind it.

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