Jess Boot-Cowie

Jess Boot-Cowie
Lancaster University


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‘You deserve a refund’: Lancaster UCU tells students they haven’t got what they paid for

‘You are real people, like all of us, who expect to receive the service you have paid for’

People on Twitter are sharing the worst way they got dumped and honestly, it’s brutal

Imagine getting a breakup text from your boyfriend as he lies next to you x

Take this quiz to find out how long you’d actually last in The Hunger Games

I’d be killed at the Cornucopia x

UCU strikes: We asked people on the Lancaster picket lines why it’s important to be there

‘We need to stand together against the marketisation and support the strikes’

Lancaster Uni cuts hot water and electricity: Life inside the Charles Carter occupation

There has been no electricity in the daytime and intermittent hot water

Plan your uni house Christmas and we’ll tell you what degree you should’ve done

It’s all or nothing for a uni house Christmas

Patterned cutlery and houseplants: Everything you need to take to uni, according to TikTok

The aesthetic is there, the practicalities are not

The trailer for the Winnie the Pooh horror movie has dropped, and it’s a lot

Pooh and Piglet literally eat Eeyore

Quiz: Tell us about your uni day and we’ll give you a BookTok recommendation

If you go to the library every day you definitely love a rom-com

PSA: You can now tweet privately to just your mates, here’s everything you need to know

It’s basically Instagram close friends but for Twitter

From creepy puppet dolls to twerking: Here are Glee’s most controversial episodes

No, they haven’t aged well x