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Yearly Archives: 2017

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The best way to counter PC culture is to speak your mind

Newspaper bans on campus is a minor issue. Free speech advocates ought to focus their attention on more worthwhile causes

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New Year, New Predictions

Many embraced the New Year with open arms considering the shocking, unexpected and often bizarre events that occurred both inside and outside the fashion world in 2016. So what could 2017 have in store?

Photo: album artwork

Interview: J. Chambers

Madeleine Jones speaks to the up-and-coming rapper about his next EP, the issue of cultural appropriation in hip hop and how social media has changed his relationship with his supporters

Photo: ShivHans Pictures

Review: Captain Fantastic

Power to the people, stick it to the man

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Are letting agents doing enough for student tenants?

Are students really to blame for their poor standards of housing?

Photo: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Review: The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation is a powerful film about important issues

Photo: Sikelia Productions

Review: Silence

Silence is a leap of faith that did not pay off

Photo: Sony

Review: Passengers

Passengers attempts to reach for the stars with its sinister plot but ends up getting lost in space instead

Photo: Netflix

Review: Sky Ladder – The Art of Cai Guo-Quiang

Kevin MacDonald’s Sky Ladder explores the artistic process behind his work, the origins of his illustrious career, and the shackles of patriotic ‘collaboration’

Photo: Photo: A&E IndieFilms, Disney

Review: Life, Animated

A young autistic boy manages to understand the world through Disney films

Photo: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)

Revisiting: Blue Velvet

Eloïse Wright revisits Lynch’s classic

Photo: Sadlers Wells

Review: The Peony Pavilion – Chinese National Ballet

The Peony Pavilion is one of the most famous Chinese love stories and is performed by the Chinese National Ballet at The Lowry