What is a College Day?
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What is a College Day?

At Durham, each college has a unique heritage and many traditions that follow. One of the most exciting days to celebrate this heritage is College Day. This refers to a certain day in the year on which all members of the college celebrate and take part in various activities depending on which college they are from. I am a…
Fieldwork in Malta
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Fieldwork in Malta

Cover image – Fort Manoel on the left, with Sliema’s high rise buildings on the right – showing the impact of tourism in Malta Sometimes I joke with my friends that Durham is so small, you can “do it in a day.” Of course, it’s not true, and it’s far from the truth that Malta, roughly the size of ten Durhams…
So, what are formals all about?
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So, what are formals all about?

Each term, the different Durham colleges host events called ‘formals’. These usually coincide with a major holiday or celebration, such as Christmas, St Patrick’s day, Burns’ Night, or last weekend, Lunar New Year. Although the events are different at each college, they tend to follow a similar structure: arrive dressed…
The story behind the play
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The story behind the play

Writer and Director, Yolan Noszkay My grandma is called Roza.When I was little,she would tell me stories about her life in Hungary. She told me about the fun she hadwith her siblingsandher love for learning,but also about the fear that was ever-present, having lived through both Nazi and…