“The Unexpected Twist” at the Rose Theatre – A Review

Emma Bleeck watched the musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s novel, The Unexpected Twist, at the Rose Theatre in Kingston and shares her thoughts on the production’s Oliver Twist retelling.

My experience as a late diagnosed autistic

Letty Raby shares their experience as an autistic person, from the challenges of life without a proper diagnosis and support, to the freedom of knowing who you are and what makes you happy.

Embracing Neurodiversity: A Journey to Understanding and Acceptance

Sam Buss talks about the challenges of being a neurodiverse student, and how Neurodiversity Celebration Week provides an opportunity for discussion and destigmatisation, focusing on the celebration of differences.

The international student experience

Former President of The Stag, Sharmishtha Chahande, reflects on her experience applying to the University of Surrey as an international student, and how her decision has affected her life.

Caught by Pizza?: The Story of Andrew and Tristan Tate’s Arrest

News and Politics Editor, Tomi Ogunlewe, gives us a timeline of events regarding the case of the Tate brothers, from their controversial social media presence to their December 2022 arrest.

Taylor Swift Midnights Review

Sharmishtha Chahande shares her thoughts on Taylor Swift’s latest album,Midnight, a record-breaker that includes a mature and personal take which captures the artist’s growth and innovations during her musical career.

The Stag supports the UCU Strike action — Here’s Why

Nour Morsy briefly explains what the UCU strikes are about and why The Stag supports this action.

International Students’ Day: testimonies from current Surrey Students

Luana Vasconcelos interviews international students at the University about the challenges they’ve overcome, top advice for fellow students and their favourite thing about studying at Surrey.

International Students’ Day: a brief history, events this week and my experience

Luana Vasconcelos introduces International Students’ Day, a celebration of education, cultural diversity and unique experiences.

Another Resignation In Downing Street!

Tomi Ogunlewe comments on Liz Truss’ short rule as Prime Minister, with the news of her resignation bringing uncertainty and unexpected change.

Wellbeing Week 2022: what’s going on, the support you can get, and interview with final year student, Rebecca McDonough

Jodie Thompson introduces students to this year’s Wellbeing Week events and support services at University, and offers wellbeing tips via her interview with a final year student.

Let’s talk intersectionality: The SU and Library’s upcoming Student Curator Project

Luana Vasconcelos introduces the upcoming Student Curator Project in which students will recommend books that talk about intersectionality.

Make Your Change (voting October 17-21)

Luana Vasconcelos highlights the Student Union’s ‘Make Your Change’ Campaign, encouraging students to vote for their chosen idea.

Working Towards “Self-love”

Emma Bleeck opens up about her journey towards discovering self-love and comments on our tendency to rely on others for happiness

Can you sleep out for one night to support young people facing homelessness?

Rosie Willoughby raises awareness about an event hosted by The Amber Foundation charity aimed to support young people suffering homelessness

HM The Queen passes away.

Rosie Willoughby gives us insight on how the news of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s passing has impacted communities around the world.

NHS Sexual Assault Services: Where To Get Help

As part of a new campaign, the NHS explains the services they are offering to help victims of sexual assault.

Questions on the Walk Home

Rosie Willoughby shares a resonant piece detailing the frequent thoughts we tend to encounter upon walking home in the dark.

‘Love Burns’: A Poem for Valentine’s Day

An anonymous student shares their poem, ‘Love Burns’ for Valentine’s Day. We wish you a happy day with your family, friends and loved ones!

Rosie’s Culture Recommendations for the New Year

Rosie Willoughby recommends titles in literature, film, TV and music to sink your teeth into in 2022, from old classics to new finds.