Easter is an important time for Christians – starting with the 40 days of Lent and ending with Holy week and Easter Sunday. But where do some of the traditions we know in the UK come from? And how do other countries mark this special time? Read below to find out more! I hope you … Continue reading Happy Easter Stevo Rangers!
We believe brunch is the best meal of the day. After all it is acceptable to have almost anything and less than half the price of going out for dinner! As students of Durham, we are lucky enough to have the streets scattered with some delightful places to choose from. Trust us, we have tried … Continue reading The 5 Best Brunch Spots in Durham
Written by: Naomi Mason To celebrate International Women’s Day, this blog post is dedicated to all you lovely ladies who make our college what it is. Did you know we celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March because women in Soviet Russia gained suffrage on 8 March 1917, making it a National holiday … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2019
Written by: Amrit Moore This is a quote I came across whilst mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, and although a tad dramatic (okay maybe quite dramatic), it made me smile because of the feeling it was trying to capture. There is something quite magical about bookstores, and libraries for that matter, most likely because … Continue reading The Wonder of Reading Stories
Post submitted by Molly Bennett In July of this year I embarked on a volunteer trip to Botleng in South Africa, a township about an hour away from Johannesburg to help build a house for a family in need of it. The family was; an elderly man named Aaron, his wife and their grandson. … Continue reading College Bursary: South Africa
Organised by our Charities Officer, Lucy Mellor, supported by James Creer, Stevo recently hosted an exhibition shining a spotlight on Homelessness and the very real impact it has in our local community. The exhibition featured moving contributions from Foundation customers, including artwork and performances which captured what homelessness means to them. For those of you … Continue reading ‘Homelessness: A True Reflection’
As I sat with a few friends the other day, playing video games and having a few drinks I couldn’t help but look around at the scene in my living room. Four 21ish year old males sat with laptops, Xbox, television, Bluetooth speakers, a phone each and the rest. Every single one of us was … Continue reading Opinion Piece: The Millennial Issue