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Eternal students: would the UK benefit from having a more relaxed higher education system?

After a day of study, Lars comes home and parks his bike next to his house. His waft of old coffee and the rough stubble around his chin suggest he…

When Miles met the New Wave: Lift to the Scaffold Sixty-Five Years On

A lone shadow, trumpet in hand, looms over passing images of Louis Malle’s 1958 debut film Lift to the Scaffold (Ascenseur pour l’Échafaud). On the screen, a woman wanders in…

Remembering Ravi Shankar

How did the auspicious and evocative sounds of sitar, native to India, become marred with Western pop of the 1960s? We have the legendary virtuoso sitarist Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury, more…

“I cried power”: Nina Simone and the Civil Rights Movement

Aged eleven, as she took to the stage to give a piano recital in her hometown, Nina Simone saw her parents being kicked out of their front row seats to…

Prince Andrew Settlement: disappointment or a win for victims?

This article was originally submitted on the 17th March On the 15th of February, Prince Andrew settled the sexual assault lawsuit filed against him by Virginia Giuffre out of court,…

Emma Gill’s guide to: planning the perfect picnic

It’s that time of year again. The sun is just that bit warmer, the days are getting longer, and the Meadows is once again packed with picnickers trying to soak…

Capitalism vs our bodies

How do you feel about your body? For those of us who identify as women, this usually requires a pretty complicated answer. Everyone has their own story, but most of…

2010s youtubers: where are they now?

Lately, we see shopping hauls, daily routines, vlogs, life hacks and makeup hacks condensed into a few minutes on TikTok. Back in the day, all this was found on YouTube.…