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Author: Saga Rad

Why to wear a Pussyhat (and how to make one)

One million people walked in the women’s marches on the 21st of January 2017. A gallery of photos features consecutive pink dots, covering heads in the sea of participants. These are the results of a global knitting-activist initiative called the Pussyhat Project- the founders, the screen writer Krista Suh and the architect Jayna Zweiman, started the project aiming to create both a symbol and a forum which everyone could access and get involved in. …And so they did! The pink pussyhats (just a normal knitted hat, but with two little cat ears) became a prominent symbol of the American marches. The purpose of the...

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VARSITY 2017: Women’s Tennis

The day started poorly for UKC’s women, with the two doubles matches both losing in straight sets. Despite putting up a good fight, UKC never really looked like challenging, with CCCU’s service game just too strong. Things began to look up as the first three single games got underway, with all three Kent women winning their first, and then second sets, to claim three points over CCCU. With the overall matches at 3-2 to Kent, the last singles match was a tense affair. Despite the pressure, some fantastic returns and strong mobility ensured a win, again in straight sets,...

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Quick and easy Valentine’s breakfast

Valentine’s Day is just the perfect excuse to take a little time in the morning and do something really cosy, like having an extra nice breakfast. As it happens when the 14th of February also coincides with reading week, and we’re spending 10+ hours in the library, we should take the opportunity to show ourselves some love. Treat yourself (or someone else) to this nice and easy breakfast recipe on Valentine’s Day! Lovely Coconut and Chocolate Scones  These scone’s take about 20 minutes to make (baking time included!!) so it’s an easy morning activity. Serve them with cream cheese...

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The Canterbury Valentine’s week calendar

The week of Valentine’s Day is a fun week to be in Canterbury. There are a multitude of events to attend regardless if you are a sucker for heart shaped fuzzy love or if you find Valentine’s Day dumb, commercial or just completely uninteresting. The Canterbury scene will offer something for everybody! Here is your calendar plan with most of the can’t-miss events for Valentine’s week! 13th of February:  Bombo What better way to ring in Valentine’s day than by shaking the floors of Ballroom and sipping a rose petal martini? The concept of Bombo is the same as usual,  with drinks...

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Canterbury acid attacks on Thursday and Friday

Two acid attacks have been committed in Canterbury on Thursday evening and Friday afternoon. A man has been taken into custody, and three people taken to the hospital, however no one is yet reported to have serious injuries. The police are investigating the reports, although nothing is yet confirmed. It seems that the chemical was thrown at 4 people at 2 different Canterbury locations. The first attack occurred in Hales Place around 10.30pm last night, where a man in his 20’s was approached and fell victim to the acid attack and robbery. A police spokesman reports “A man approached him and...

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