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Most Anticipated Books of 2022

Recommended by Literature Editors Molly Whitehouse & Armaan Verma The Lost Metal by Brandon SandersonThe Lost Metal will be the long-awaited finale to Era 2 of the Mistborn series, the latest of which was published way back in 2016. Violeta by Isabela AllendeWritten by one of the most successful female Latin-American authors of all time, […]

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Lifestyle Overseas Escapades Reviews

Armchair travel: exploring the world at a (social) distance

I think it can be said that the pandemic has left a globesized hole in all of our hearts, as the freedom of travel has been robbed by Covid-19. Travel is usually such an integral part of the student experience whilst we still have the flexibility to navigate our trips around semester timetables, instead of […]

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Features Lifestyle Reviews

Does digital fashion mark the death of shopping as we know it?

Dress X is the newest and most sustainable way of shopping, so sustainable in fact, no material is used in the creation of their clothes, as they are purely digital. With clothes starting at about £19 and going up to £188, the cheapest item I found on their website was a $25 (approx £18.40) By_Soficor […]

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Unsung heroes: influential women of 2020

2020 gave us an abundance of stories of powerful and inspirational women. In the US, Vice-President elect Kamala Harris made history when she became the first female vice president, the first African American vice president and the first Asian vice president. The passing of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brought to the forefront of […]

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Controversial covers: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris poses for Vogue

Vogue’s February issue featuring Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sparked immediate controversy post social media release. The cover intended for the print issue shows Harris in a casual outfit with Converse sneakers, hands clasped in front of her, as she stands in front of a backdrop of fabrics. Criticism poured in pointing out multiple issues. Accusations […]

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2021 Fashion Predictions à la TikTok

TikTok is currently full of accounts predicting 2021 trends. While a lot of the beautifully silky Motel dresses seem a bit out of touch with the current climate and pandemic, here is a list of the much more wearable options. Warmth and comfort prove to be of paramount importance to 2021 trends, but with a […]

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Lockdown costume envy

The past few months have been a repetitive soiree for our wardrobes with loungewear sets being the peak of a put-together outfit through multiple lockdowns. With little reason to dress up, our screens have become our main source of style inspiration, TV proving provider of major fashion envy from the comfort of our beds. Netflix […]

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Music Reviews

Anderson .Paak takes a step back

2 stars Anderson Paak’s latest single acts as funk-pop infused meta-commentary on his previous successes, which ultimately overshadow this new track. Everything about the song is filled with bling and glitz, unfortunately in a way that moves us back to the era of Little Mix and tacky pop tunes. This is seen most notably in […]