By Catherine Perkins. A review of the play ‘Pick-Ups’, put on by the Freshers of 2019/20 in St John’s and St Chad’s Colleges.
By Miro Cafolla. An account of a recent Café Scientifique talk on Professor Colin Bain’s breakthrough research.
By Gemma Bedford. In the face of biodiversity loss on an enormous scale, Gemma discusses steps that John’s Eco Soc is taking to boost and protect biodiversity and what you can do.
By Clarissa Wemple. A run-down of formals and what you can expect, Clarissa explains the dress code, etiquette and traditions.
By Clarissa Wemple. Humans of New York inspired a St John’s College-based Instagram account, showcasing Johnians and their stories – Clarissa tells us how it all began.
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.
To celebrate winning £500 from having the best response rate to the International Student Barometer, the College organised a trip to the Beamish Museum
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 Clarissa Wemple. Packing for uni is hard, particularly if you’re not sure what to expect. Clarissa shares 5 things that she brought with her, halfway around the world, that she really shouldn’t have wasted luggage space and energy on.