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Orane Bissada-Bloch

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To be Arab in our Western world

As the Israeli government continues its war crimes, blatantly disregarding all human rights and refusing to give the Palestinian people back their land (encouraged from the sidelines by the United…

The Cult of Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift and her die-hard fans: where does the infatuation come from? Taylor Swift has been a household name for over a decade, but her popularity has exploded in recent…

Introducing: Edge of the Bed

Tuesday the 28th of March. Sneaky Pete’s is packed when I arrive. For an opening band who had done their first gig a mere three nights before, the newly born…

Ecology and Gorillaz’s Plastic Beach

The Gorillaz universe reigns with a sense of apocalypse. Through the video clips or the canon universe behind the fictional band, we are subjected to surreal bleakness and fantasy. Founded…

The Great Western Festival returns to Glasgow

The Great Western Festival, in collaboration with the 432 promotion company, started in 2019 and is set in Glasgow. Instead of being concentrated in one outdoor area with multiple stages,…

Raves and the Cost of Living

Raves, or free parties, are associated in the common subconscious to drugs, violence and anarchy. Thatcherism, and the neoliberalism and conservative ideologies that followed were the major drives behind the…