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LGBTQ+ History Month Workshop – LGBTQ+ Readings of Disney Films

LGBTQ+ History Month Workshop – LGBTQ+ Readings of Disney Films

The Stag’s Treasurer, Jodie Thompson, writes about her experience at the Stag x DisneySoc x LitSoc collaboration for LGBTQ+ History Month.

Your candidates for Surrey Decides 2024

Your candidates for Surrey Decides 2024

Surrey Decides is annual election for the Surrey Students’ Union student officer team. Here at The Stag, we encourage every student to make their voice heard, so we reached out for comment from all of this year’s candidates. These are the manifestos we received, unedited and in their own words.

Hollow Harmony

Hollow Harmony

Like the regularity of the waves crashing against the shore, Cerys Hudd returns with a poem for our Creative Writing section.

EARS ScraphEEp Challenge 2024

EARS ScraphEEp Challenge 2024

EARS Publicity Officer, Douglas Potter, takes us through the annual ScraphEEp robot building competition, which took place earlier this month.

The Secret Fairytale

The Secret Fairytale

Regular writer for our Creative Writing section, Cerys Hudd, offers us a poem in celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Tourism for the photo’s sake: seeing the Mona Lisa at the Louvre

Tourism for the photo’s sake: seeing the Mona Lisa at the Louvre

The Stag’s Head of Marketing, Ivy Ivanova, recounts her experience visiting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre – and questions the motives of modern tourism.

“And Then There Were None” at the Yvonne Arnaud – Review

“And Then There Were None” at the Yvonne Arnaud – Review

Ivy Ivanova shares her thoughts on the newest theatre adaptation of the world’s best-selling mystery novel, now available to watch in the Yvonne Arnaud

I am just a child.

I am just a child.

Cerys Hudd writes a searing poem about family relationships as part of The Stag x LitSoc Creative Writing Competition.

The Corner Shop

The Corner Shop

It’s time for another entry into our Creative Writing Competition collaboration with LitSoc! Now read about Cerys Hudd’s paradoxical storefront in The Corner Shop.

Renaissance

Renaissance

Next up in our Creative Writing Competition collaboration with LitSoc, is Sheeba Pathak’s touching tribute to guide dogs and their impact.

A Testimony

A Testimony

This semester we hosted The Stag x LitSoc Creative Writing Competition. We are pleased to announce Nour Morsy as the winner for her poem, A Testimony.

Travels with The Stag – Beneath Bangkok: Exploring The Other Side of a Top Travelling Destination

Travels with The Stag – Beneath Bangkok: Exploring The Other Side of a Top Travelling Destination

Creative Writing Editor, Nell Beard, digs deep into her experience volunteering with children in Bangkok, explaining what she learned, what it meant to her, and why you should consider volunteering at home or abroad.

The Shared Kitchen – Original Student Recipes

The Shared Kitchen – Original Student Recipes

Debut writer, Madi Holland, introduces us to her new series, The Shared Kitchen, where she’ll be giving us student-budget, student-friendly recipes that will spice up our everyday cooking.

‘Quarter Life Crisis’ – Baby Queen’s Take on the Twenties

‘Quarter Life Crisis’ – Baby Queen’s Take on the Twenties

Nour Morsy gives us her thoughts on Baby Queen’s new album, ‘Quarter Life Crisis’: from romanticising the everyday to navigating the twenties.

You Matter a Lot, actually – A Plea About Palestine

You Matter a Lot, actually – A Plea About Palestine

Nour Morsy discusses the ongoing conflict in Palestine, describing the history, current situation and what people around the world can learn.

HMRC and The Shadow Cabinet – A Direct Attack on Terfism in the UK, and then some more magic

HMRC and The Shadow Cabinet – A Direct Attack on Terfism in the UK, and then some more magic

Returning writer Millie Russell conjures up an all-inclusive book review of the first two instalments of Juno Dawson’s ‘Her Majesty’s Royal Coven’ trilogy. From social justice to magical government organisations, Millie gives queer readers two more books for their ‘TBR’ pile.

Travels with The Stag to Efteling and Phantasialand

Travels with The Stag to Efteling and Phantasialand

Rosie Willoughby gives her tips on making the most of your trip to the theme parks De Efteling and Phantasialand, from which airport to fly into, to top attraction picks.

Travels with The Stag as an exchange student

Travels with The Stag as an exchange student

Deputy Editor, Rosie Willoughby, introduces our latest series, Travels with the Stag: featuring student-friendly advice and commentary on exploring new places, starting with a widely accessible opportunity: studying abroad.

This article was partially written by AI

This article was partially written by AI

Ivy Ivanova, our Head of Marketing, investigates the new world of generative AI: the concerns, risks, and questions of how it may be used in the future.

Climate Doomerism – How to stay positive during the Climate Crisis

Climate Doomerism – How to stay positive during the Climate Crisis

Sustainability Editor, Matt Cockfield-Hall, shares some hopeful tips for how to not feel paralysed by the Climate Crisis.