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HUMOUR CAN’T DO IT ALL

May 22, 2017

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The night I went to Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’ it was sold out. As a first time comedy festival goer, all I hoped for was a funny show to break up the routine of uni, work and internship. Though I did get this, Gadsby’s show delivered something unexpected. Rather than just tackling difficult subjects with humour, […]

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2016 AND THE ARTS FUNDING CUTS

January 6, 2017

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So if I’m being honest, 2016 hasn’t been the greatest year. There have been the deaths of David Bowie, Prince, Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder (amongst many others). Brock Turner spent only three months in jail for rape. Donald Trump is the President elect and Time’s Person of the Year. Suicide Squad apparently was rubbish. […]

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IS EMMA WATSON THE MOST IMPORTANT FEMINIST OF THE 21ST CENTURY?

August 29, 2016

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Emma Watson, who is best known for playing Hermione Granger in Harry Potter, is arguably one of the most well-known women on the planet. One of her most defining moments in the past few years was her HeForShe speech given after she was named a United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador in 2014. The speech called […]

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THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS CORRECT, RIGHT?

August 24, 2015

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When I think of shopping I think of friends and fun or frustration when I can’t find anything I like. I think of helpful sales assistants who can sometimes be a little pushy, but who generally seem to be happy to be at work. Well, as happy as sales assistants can be when they’ve probably […]

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PRETTY LITTLE LIARS

April 22, 2015

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The first in our series of reviews of TV shows that are So Bad it’s Good! *Please note that this article may contain some spoilers. The amounts of reality TV shows that are now available clearly show that we humans love watching rubbish TV. From Geordie Shore to The Bachelor, our love affair with crappy TV […]

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BANYULE 100 – SHRUTHI VIJAI

November 2, 2014

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Ever since she was a little girl Shruthi Vijai loved singing, and she had always harbored the dream of becoming a performer. Throughout her schooling years she was involved in school choirs, but was never really open about it because she considers herself to be “just your average girl stuck in a daydream,” she says, […]

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