Lida Mirzaii

Web Editor (2008/09)

Lida has written 18 articles for Nouse

Ugly, expensive and environmentally challenged

Heslington East is no stranger to controversy. Since being proposed almost three years ago it has caused ripples of fear amongst the campus community

Rebel group looks towards a new Nepal

Lida Mirzaii analyses the current situation in Nepal following the Maoist Party’ s journey from rebel force to ruling power and highlights the uncertainty of the promises made by the newly elected group


Persepolis offers a refreshing insight into Iran, beyond the usual images of the country projected by the media. Adapted from Marjane Satrapi’s highly acclaimed graphic novels, it traces the life of Marjane, a gutsy and independent young girl growing up in 1970’s pre-revolutionary Iran

Grace is out: has the student body spoken?

Raging apathy and a marginal vote does not mean that students have truly made themselves heard

We have to be realistic about military research

It is time to look past our initial reproach

YUSU closes down Your:Books

After 20 years, Your:Books is set to close at the end of spring term 2008 due to a decline in turnover and growing competition from online retailers