Author: Lauren Carpenter

Why have students fallen out of love with alcohol?

Living at University is hard. Moving away from home, becoming independent and making new friends all come with their challenges. So it’s hardly surprising that students like to let loose. Going out, and more importantly drinking, has become inextricably linked to what it means to be a student; it is a defining feature of student culture. But what happens when you don’t want to drink?  Unlike most students, I am in the minority that does not particularly enjoy getting drunk. Don’t get me wrong, I like a drink on occasion, but I don’t care for going out and getting smashed on...

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Seann Walsh: One For The Road Tour – Review

St George’s Hall is by far one of the most grand venues in Liverpool. Situated opposite Lime Street, it was lavishly refurbished in 2007, re-opened by Prince Charles and is now home to exhibitions, talks and can even be hired for weddings. Quite a paradox then, to the comedian that performed there last Wednesday evening. With his unruly mop of hair and ‘I just got out of bed look’, you wouldn’t be wrong for thinking that Brighton born Seann Walsh has wondered into the wrong venue. However, right from his opening line, you realise that this grand stage is exactly...

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