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Run Plymouth: highlighting athletes across the city

Run Plymouth: highlighting athletes across the city

It’s time to dust off those trainers as it is the return of Plymouth’s yearly running festival, taking place between Plymouth Hoe and Elburton. Every year, thousands of people take part in these various races. Whether that’s to improve their fitness, beat personal...

WHO WILL SNATCH 4TH SPOT IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE ?

WHO WILL SNATCH 4TH SPOT IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE ?

We are now at the halfway point in this years Premier League season and it is all to play for in the 4 horse race for 4th spot . Tottenham Hotspur , Arsenal , West Ham United and Manchester United will be fighting to the last day for that last place in Champions...

The tragic story of Juice WRLD – Two years on

The tragic story of Juice WRLD – Two years on

A recent HBO documentary shows the American rapper’ life prior to his sudden death which was filled with anxiety, drug use and depression. The documentary shows the struggles of the Chicago rapper’ life but the sheer music talent he had. The ability to freestyle on...

WHO IS THE GREATEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME ?

In the world of Hip-Hop the term “G.O.A.T” or ” Greatest Of All Time ” gets thrown around a lot these days by fans and even artists themselves . So let`s get to the bottom of it . Ultimately it is virtually impossible to decide on just one due...

CAN CONOR MCGREGOR REACH THE TOP AGAIN ?

CAN CONOR MCGREGOR REACH THE TOP AGAIN ?

After a disastrous year inside the Octagon , former two world champion and Irish superstar , Conor McGregor is edging closer to a return after his scary leg break against Dustin Poirier last July . Now only having 1 win in the past 5 years  , he was once considered...

Heroes of food waste

Food waste is a massive issue around the world with an estimated one-third of all food produced with the purpose of human consumption going to waste, this equates to around 6.6 million tons of food waste in the UK alone. Massive amounts of labour, transportation and...

History of food waste

Food waste has always been an issue, but back hundreds of years ago, people got inventive. If they were eating animals, they’d be sure to use every part of their furry friend, either as a meal or as clothing from hides, soap from lard, candles from fats and even tools...

Girls

2021 was yet another year in which we saw too many females attacked, raped and murdered. I felt compelled to make something in an attempt to display this appalling situation. But basically, there are no words I can use which will ever adequately convey the magnitude...

Why don’t Spaniards go to away football matches

The Spanish top flight, La Liga Santander is one of the most attended football leagues in the world, with over 10 million fans going to watch a game throughout the season, but there is one thing that almost always seems to be missing, Away fans. La Liga has some of...

Plymouth Argyle: Highs and Lowes

  Plymouth Argyle began life without Ryan Lowe with 1-1 draw away at MK Dons in League One. A 66th minute goal from substitute Conor Grant earned a point for the away side after Tennai Watson’s first senior goal had put Dons in front in the first half. This...

Max Verstappen VS Lewis Hamilton: Every Lap Counts

Max Verstappen VS Lewis Hamilton: Every Lap Counts

Rivalries In sport make it so special. Two different sides fighting it out for top spot. With Prost vs Senna, Schumacher vs Hakkinen, and Hamilton vs Rosberg, Formula One isn’t different. This year a new rivalry has been created as Max Verstappen fights for the top...

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Environment in football: What you can do as a fan https://sites.marjon.ac.uk/doughnut/files/2021/12/Alex-brundle-interview-improved.mp3...

Free school meals

Due to the complications that Coronavirus caused, and from pressure from high profile football star Marcus Rashford, the government agreed to extend free school meals scheme over the summer holidays. The government agreed to give those who are usually able to get free...

Charity Sports at Marjon

Charity Sports at Marjon

Every week at Marjon is great for sport no matter what team you play for. The social aspect being part of one is integral for a great experience This week on campus we saw 2 mixed gendered teams competing in charity games, The first event took place on the Marjon...

Britcar 2022: New Plans as Championship status upgraded

Britcar 2022: New Plans as Championship status upgraded

With the close of a thrilling 2021 season, Britcar’s plans for 2022 have been announced. The status of the Championship has been upgraded by Motorsport Uk to National level. This means the Britcar Endurance Championship will now be the British Endurance...

Shop Local at Royal William Yard

Shop Local at Royal William Yard

The shops are full of festive goodies, the lights are going up around the streets and radio stations are in the full swing of things, there’s no denying it any longer, Christmas is just around the corner. With one month to go until the big day arrives, have you...

Mighty Marjon Sport Round Up – 11-11-21

It’s been another busy BUCS Wednesday for our Mighty Marjon teams with games happening at home and away.  The Men’s football first team played UWE firsts away, a game which sadly resulted in a 6-0 loss for Marjon with the men’s football seconds also...

What’s the Buzz about Bees?

What’s the Buzz about Bees?

According to Nature Communications, ‘A scientific review of insect numbers around the world suggested that 40% of species were undergoing “dramatic rates of decline” with bees, ants, and beetles disappearing 8 times faster than mammals, birds or reptiles.’ Adapted to...

Mighty Marjon sport round up!

As ever, it has been a busy week for sport at Marjon, but if you’ve been closer to a deadline than the side line, here’s what you need to know… On Tuesday we saw two of our 2nds teams play. Men’s Basketball 2s went up against UTB Bucks at home and, whilst they fought...

Student Spiking Scandal

Spiking has been an issue for years but as of recent weeks, there has been a huge rise in reported cases up and down the country which has sparked a national outcry. Both women and men have begun to come forward and speak about their experiences. Drink spiking is the...

Environment in football: What you can do as a fan

Following the COP26 summit in Glasgow recently, much has been made of the impact that football fans have on the environment, and what we can be doing on matchdays to limit our carbon footprint. Here are five things you can change on matchdays to be more...

Food waste – what is the real cost?

Food waste – what is the real cost?

Do we know the real cost of the food that the world wastes? Approximately 14% of all fresh fruit and vegetables produced worldwide is lost, between the time it’s harvested and when it reaches the supermarket shelf. Fact. Billions of litres of water are used in...

Basis Periods Set To End From 2022

Basis Periods Set To End From 2022

Up to 6 MILLION businesses could be affected by the changes which aim to make tax administration “more effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers to get their tax right”. The move comes from the government to help the transition to the ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD)...

Ted Kaczynski – The mind of a genius

Ted Kaczynski – The mind of a genius

The Unabomber. A domestic terrorist who spent seventeen years targeting random people with bombs sent through the mail. He killed three people and injured 27 others during his campaign. His capture marked the end of the longest manhunt in FBI history. Kaczynski...

A quick introduction into Bitcoin

The majority of us are still trying to wrap our heads around the idea of Crypto currency, I first heard about it back in 2016, 7 years after its creation. I greeted the idea of Bitcoin with an instant dismissal, thinking it would phase out and a few unfortunate souls...

It’s good to be different

It’s good to be different

Now is the best time in your life to be different Last weekend, Elon Musk the autodidact, multi-billionaire Tesla and SpaceX magnate, hosted America’s Saturday Night Live show, professing to be the first person with Asperger’s syndrome to do so. His performance was...

The Return of Guitar Hero

The Return of Guitar Hero

Picture the scene: the year is 2005, you’ve just got back from a stressful day at high-school with your favourite pack of Doritos and Mountain Dew that you bought from the local corner shop. You walk in the door, run up the stairs, avoiding your family at all...

Marjon leads in Varsity 2021

Marjon leads in Varsity 2021

The Varsity sporting events kicked off on 5th of May, instead of the usual mass spectator sports, the student unions opted for a behind closed doors method with all events being livestreamed via the Marjon and UPSU Facebook pages. As per the previous years the Varsity...

A guide to funding a greener home

Have you ever thought about altering aspects of your home because it could be more energyefficient but you aren’t able to fund it yourself? There are a variety of different fundingoptions out there that will help you make your home a greener space. However, many of...

Plymouth city council election results

Plymouth city council election results

After the elections yesterday, which were dubbed “Super Thursday”, the future of the Plymouth City Council hangs in the balance.  Previously the city council had a majority of Labour councillors with 30 out of the 57 seats available, but this could soon change with...

Political elections, where do you stand?

Political elections, where do you stand?

Millions of people across the country cast their votes in England, Scotland and Wales yesterday in what was dubbed “Super Thursday”.   The polls will govern the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Senedd, 143 council seats and 13 mayors as well as 39 police and crime...

Tips for freshers by freshers

Tips for freshers by freshers

With freshers week just a few months away and with many hopeful students ready to join university in Britain’s ocean city, we’ve compiled a list of the most crucial tips for making sure you have the best time, with advice from current first year students....

The Best Animated Feature Award 2001-2010: A Retrospective

The Best Animated Feature Award 2001-2010: A Retrospective

The Academy Award for ‘Best Animated Feature’. To some, the highest achievement one can attain within the medium of animation, and to others, the award can be best described as the “Oh well just give it to Disney/Pixar” Award. And while that may seem like the case,...

Varsity is Back

Varsity is Back

Sports Organiser Luis Costa told me “Varsity coming back brings a sense of relief, and I’m looking forward to the surprise factor this years event will bring.” The annual event between Plymouth’s two major universities is set to make a return...

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