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Newham Revealed as Acid Attack Hotspot

It has recently come to light that Newham is a hotspot for acid attacks in which the perpetrators seek to maim their victims by...

My Mini Skirt Is Not An Invitation

As a woman, when I look at my wardrobe in the morning, I ask myself one question: do I want attention today? Next question:...

S.O.S No. 1: Webcam Girls

"I am very proud of my work. No criticism would shake me because I am doing what I want with my life and my...

Surely Some Mistake?

H&M is being condemned all over the internet for dressing up a black kid in a hoodie with the words “coolest monkey in the...

Homelessness: An Open Letter

Dear World, Homelessness is the clearest indication that as a society we have failed. Yet for some reason we regularly reinforce the idea that homeless...

When Fashion Goes Green (With Envy)

Jealousy in fashion takes different forms. There’s the healthy competitiveness that supermodels have for each other, which fuels them to be better on the...

School Bans Hijab For Under 8s

St Stephen’s, a primary school in East Ham, has reportedly banned girls under the age of eight from wearing the hijab, and has furthermore...

All Women are Women

Featuring Sklyar Pridgeon, our video this week looks at what it's like to be a trans woman in the UK today. Aside from the...

Why Councillor Gray Resigned from Newham’s Fire Safety Committee

Councillor John Gray has resigned from Newham Council's Overview and Scrutiny Committee regarding Fire Safety in Tower Blocks, citing its closed meetings which exclude...

Top 5 Weird Beauty Trends of 2017

Every year brings with it a host of strange, new beauty trends; and 2017 was no exception. So, let’s look back at five trends...

Have Yourself A Merry Scandi-Christmas?

First the Norwegian: Aurora Krogh This year’s South Bank Christmas extravaganza takes on a Scandinavian theme, complete with a Finnish sauna, Swedish cuisine, Gløgg and...

Tis The Season To Be Made Up

Tips for top make-up: how to do it and how not do overdo it by Rising East's resident expert.

Dressing Up For Christmas

https://vimeo.com/246886425 If you haven't already caught the Christmas spirit, browse through our festive lookbook to get some seasonal ideas of what to wear. There's something for...

2017’s Album Of The Year – Take 1

As I've established, 2017 was a great year for games. But it was also an amazing year for music. I've kept a running list...

Christmas Ploys

As it's the biggest shopping period of the year, parents are eager to splash their cash on their little munchkins to ensure they have...

2017’s Album Of The Year – Take 2

Alexandra Savior – Belladonna of Sadness Elegant and venerable but with razor sharp teeth, Alexandra Savior’s almost cinematic debut puts her impressive songwriting...

YouTube Down The Tubes?

"PewDiePie ruined YouTube" was one of this year's viral online judgements. It was a flawed perspective, but nevertheless spread to every corner of social...

When Does Christmas Start For You?

It's the age-old seasonal debate: Those who say things like, "I can't believe your tree is up already!"; or "You can't listen to that yet!";...

At The Top Of Her Gaming

As a female gamer, I’m used to hearing the usual ridicule and slander guys seem to throw at me whenever I say, “Hey I’m...

Have Yourself A BDSM Christmas

Most people will spend this festive season hanging baubles and eating mince pies. However, for the BDSM community, this time of year entails a...

Sports

Phoenix Out For Revenge This Sunday

After a long Christmas break, the UEL Phoenix will be back in action on Sunday January 21st against Queen Mary University. The Phoenix have won...

Looking forward: an important year for UEL Hockey

The penultimate home game against third -placed Queen Mary’s 3rds is set to take place on the 7th February, then in the following two...

New Year, New Orient

Leyton Orient will be looking to continue their unbeaten start to the New Year when they travel to FC Halifax Town in the Vanarama...

Lions Down The Phoenix

The London Lions were victorious at the Copper Box Arena once again as they defeated a brave Cheshire Phoenix side on Friday ahead of...

Hylton Aiming For 2020 With Murray Support

UELSports Athletics Scholar Shannon Hylton has recently been signed to Andy Murray’s Sports Management Company. “It’s a new venture that I am doing along with...

Snow Game for the Futsal Team

The University of East London first team saw their league clash with the University of Essex Men’s seconds called off due to the weather...

No Festive Cheer For UEL Badminton

UEL lost 6-2 against City University of London in their final game of 2017 at SportsDock on Wednesday 7th December. The hosts were without Jamaican...

UEL Into Third After Win Over Writtle

The University of East London’s Netball Second team got back to winning ways after defeating Writtle College Women’s First team 32-13 at SportsDock. The result...

Lionesses Lose To End Cup Campaign

Millwall Lionesses were thumped by a ruthless Reading Women’s side in the Lionesses’ final game of the Continental Tyres Cup, losing 5-0 at St....

The VeloPark Legacy

Visiting the stunning Lee Valley VeloPark you cannot help but feel like you are stepping back into summer 2012. The London 2012 summer Olympics...

Top Spot Up For Grabs As UEL Take On City

UEL face possibly their toughest game of the year when they take on league leaders University of City London for a 6:30pm kick off...

Tis The Season for The O’s

Leyton Orient Women will be looking to heat up the title race when they travel to table-toppers AFC Wimbledon in the FA Women’s Premier...

Orient Looking To Unbutton Sutton

Leyton Orient welcome table-toppers Sutton United to Brisbane Road this Saturday for new head coach Justin Edinburgh’s first home game in charge. The O’s occupy...

Queensbury’s Princes to Become Kings at CopparBox

James DeGale (23-1-1) will attempt to make his forth successful title defence against 34-year-old American Caleb Traux (28-3-2). DeGale, who made history by becoming the...

McKenzie’s Debut Goal Keeps Cannons And Rooks Level

The game featured hard-fought big tackles, but not much goal action. Greenwich striker Jack Barham had a strike deflected early in the game before hitting...

Hammers Await FA Cup Fate

West Ham will discover their opponents in the FA Cup tonight with the third round draw taking place from 7pm. Fresh start The Hammers, who have...

UEL Finally Off The Mark

Mixed feelings at the end of UEL’s match again this week as they faced the University of Kent in a relegation battle. Kent made the...

UEL Round Off First Term In Style

UEL Women’s Volleyball first team maintained their title challenge with a dominant straight-sets victory against Oxford University at SportsDock last Wednesday. Impressive Prior to tip-off UEL...

Blackheath Blindsided By Loughborough

Saturday’s (25th) National League One game saw second from bottom Loughborough students victorious over Blackheath at Wells End in a tightly contested game. The game...

UEL End Calendar Year With Victory Over Oxford

The University of East London’s Men’s Volleyball Team got back to winning ways after a straight sets victory against an underwhelming Oxford University side...

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