By Miro Cafolla. Since January 2019, the academic and cultural life of the College has been enriched with an Italian language course for beginners. The course immediately received great interest both from John’s students and from members of the wider University, with more than 50 requests to join the classes.
By Miriam Thurlow. As soon as Cranmer heard that the Durham SU were offering alpacas as a prize for the college who had the highest turnout in the elections, there was great excitement – especially when the ‘Get Cranmer Alpacas’ campaign began.
By Beth Loveless. Described by Michael Morpurgo as “the most life-enhancing book you could ever wish to read”, “When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit” remains continually relevant to the world we live in now.
By Alice Sleightholme. Greta is perhaps the fiercest and most admirable 16-year-old. She is undoubtedly an embodiment of the determination, inspiration and, indeed, the activism we and our planet so desperately need.
By Sherlock Shi. The great thing about music is that there is something for everybody. Sherlock talks about how he discovered and fell in love with electronic pop music.
By Matthew Toynbee. Being able to take part in University Challenge is one thing, but being the captain of a team who manages to make it into the semi-finals is a whole different experience altogether. Matthew shares his thoughts of his time taking part in the 2018-19 series of University Challenge
By Stephen Campbell. With thanks to the financial assistance of the St. John’s Student Opportunities Fund, I was able to travel to Laramie, Wyoming and Denver, Colorado.