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VAR IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE – YAY OR NAY?

VAR IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE – YAY OR NAY?

  What effect has VAR had on the game since its introduction to the Premier League in the 2019/20 season? An in-depth look.   “VAR is NOT there to get the correct decision”. These the words of former Premier League referee Peter Walton on BT Sport...

2021 Bahrain Formula One Race Review

2021 Bahrain Formula One Race Review

The chequered flag has fallen on the first round of the 2021 Formula One World Championship, and what a phenomenal race it fell on. Lewis Hamilton drove superbly to beat Max Verstappen by only a mere 0.745 seconds. Valtteri Bottas completed the podium, scoring the...

Greenpeace – Vigilante or public menace

Greenpeace – Vigilante or public menace

Greenpeace has been dropping huge boulders to the bottom of the ocean to deter bottom trawling in what is supposed to be a marine protected area, the boulder barrier was placed 30 miles off the coast of Sussex across 55 square miles of seabed.  Activists on the...

Surrounded by Ocean – Can the Tom Jones show go on?

Surrounded by Ocean – Can the Tom Jones show go on?

Legendary vocalist Sir Tom Jones is set to play live on Plymouth Hoe on Friday the 18th of June. The event, orchestrated by LHG events and Plymouth City Council, was originally intended to be performed last year as to celebrate Tom Jones 80th Birthday. The show,...

Varsity 2021

Varsity is a competition which drums up a strong healthy rivalry between Marjon University and Plymouth University, the event usually lasts about a week and gives students a chance to prove themselves against students from Plymouth University.  Teams from both...

Covid Testing – A Major Success [Opinion]

Covid Testing – A Major Success [Opinion]

Testing, coupled with the impressive vaccination rollout across the UK has so far proven to be the best combatant against Covid-19. The deadly virus has not only taken over 2 million lives worldwide, but it’s also changed our everyday lives. So, as a university...

We’re Back!

Varsity is set to return this year, after the pandemic made it impossible for the most anticipated sporting event of the year for both Marjon and Plymouth University to take place. It’s about bringing people together, having fun and good old fashioned competitive...

I’ve been jabbed!

I’ve been jabbed!

Yesterday was quite a monumental day for me. Being one of the ‘maturest’ students on Marjon campus I’m probably one of the first to have been summoned for my Covid jab. Beforehand I was pretty ambivalent about having it. I knew it was necessary but...

1,000kg Nazi blitz bomb detonated in Exeter

Exeter was warned of a ‘big bang’ yesterday after a WW2 bomb was found near the city centre the previous day. Later it was discovered that it was a Nazi blitz bomb which left thousands of students and local residents evacuated from their homes for what they thought...

15 Not Fair – Injustice in Iran

15 Not Fair – Injustice in Iran

Heavy metal music to many is about expressing oneself and, as a platform, allows anyone to express how they feel in any way they please. However, in few countries, Metal as a genre is banned, either for its sometimes-blasphemous content, or for how it can affect the...

Leaders, who needs them?

Leaders, who needs them?

Technology and the internet have allowed the idea of the masses to govern themselves. With the arrival of significant data and crowdsourcing, control can be maintained within the population without the government leading. So, what is the democratic future looking like...

The Cuban sandwich

The Cuban sandwich

Here is my recipe for a really tasty ham sandwich that you can make yourself at home, this recipe comes from a loose adaptation of the Cuban sandwich which usually involves generous helpings of ham, roast pork, cheese and gherkins (or pickles) put between a sandwich...

Word of the day…

Word of the day…

Dreck Definition: noun – slang 1 excrement; dung 2 worthless trash; junk My favourite word which I have stumbled across so far today is dreck. Once again, it perfectly describes it’s meaning, and is an apt word for much of what you may find online these...

Lowe and Schumacher Sign Long-Term

Plymouth Argyle manager Ryan Lowe, along with his assistant manager and right-hand man Steven Schumacher, have both committed their future to the Pilgrims, signing new contracts that will keep them at the club until 2024. Lowe, who has seemingly become a popular...

Why Can’t My Grandad Play For Athletic Bilbao?

Why Can’t My Grandad Play For Athletic Bilbao?

My Grandad would love to play for Bilbao, especially as my grandmother loves the shirt, unchanged since creation all the way back in 1903. But when someone asks you to name a Spanish football club you almost instantly think of one of the ‘big three’, being Barcelona,...

Covid-19 VS Mental Health

So far, the pandemic has taken the lives of nearly 100,000 British citizens. Due to covid, there has been an increase in another huge problem amongst our communities. Mental health.  We have all spent the past year in isolation, unable to see or talk to our loved ones...

What’s going on Microsoft?

What’s going on Microsoft?

The latest next-gen consoles are out but most of us may have to wait a little while longer until we can get our hands on one. Some of you may have noticed retail outlets raising the price of Microsoft’s Xbox live gold membership in the months leading up to the...

Players to Managers

Players to Managers

In recent years, scores and scores of ex professional players have made the leap to management, the likes of Steven Gerrard at Rangers, Frank Lampard at Derby County and Chelsea, Ole Gunnar Solskær at Manchester United and Scott Parker at Fulham are just a few...

Frank Lampard – The Complete Package?

Frank Lampard – The Complete Package?

‘Super Frankie Lampard’ is undoubtably one of Chelsea’s greatest ever players to grace the pitch at Stamford Bridge. The midfielder player 648 games for the Blues and is their all time record goal scorer, hitting the back of the net a cool 211 times. He won all there...

What Formula One can Learn from the 2020 Season

Formula One is officially over for 2020 – and what a year it has been. With COVID-19 shaking up the entire calendar, we were treated to an unforgettable season at some of the world’s greatest tracks. F1, this year, has been one of the most action-packed...

The joys and the agony…. 

The joys and the agony…. 

Ask anyone who’s become a mum what it’s like, and I can guarantee they’ll never be able to describe the magnitude of how it feels.   Firstly, please don’t misunderstand, I realise how lucky I am to have had the good fortune to bear three healthy children, and I will...

Nightmare In New York

Nightmare In New York

New York is the city most people think of when they hear the phrase The American Dream, the national ethos of the United States. Based on the principles of freedom, prosperity, and success. However, the Big Apple has been subject to a drastic decline in recent years,...

Harry’s Style (The Story, the Support, and the Sarcasm)

Harry’s Style (The Story, the Support, and the Sarcasm)

Vogue released its December 2020 cover, and it got a lot of support and backlash due to it featuring their first solo male cover star – Harry Styles. Not only that, but Styles was wearing a dress and a blazer in the shoot, which caused some controversy regarding...

Fans back, Trent back, Liverpool back?

Fans back, Trent back, Liverpool back?

A feeling of delight was felt across the red half of Merseyside on Sunday evening as 2000 Liverpool fans returned to Anfield and watched their side complete a dominant 4-0 victory over Wolves, and with Trent Alexander-Arnold back in the squad, there was definitely a...

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After we introduced you to the world of magazine covers, this post will give you some general tips about cover design and headline writing. Of course you will have to be the judge if these concepts will work for your audience and we would like to point out that these...

Huawei 5G Ban: UK to bring forward end of 5G kit

The government has announced that telecom companies must remove Huawei equipment from its 5G networks by September, marking a significant U-turn from the decision made in January. This move comes after the July announcement that no new kit from Chinese firm Huawei...

Donald’s Drama crisis

Donald’s Drama crisis

Donald Trump’s right-hand man and personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was once one of the most respected individuals in the United States. Following the September 11th attacks, as the mayor of New York, he galvanized a broken city and gave hope to millions. Now, however,...

What is going on in the Premier League?

What is going on in the Premier League?

For most people it’s been a strange year full of lockdowns, masks & tiers. But as we edge closer to 2021 and a potential light at the end of this tunnel, it’s finally time for fans to return to stadiums, allbeit a small amount, but it’s a step in the right...

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