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The Disillusionment of Today’s Graduates

It has been almost three years since Boris Johnson announced the COVID-19 lockdown and all our lives changed drastically. Three years is not only a significant chunk of time but…

Review: Remote

Remote directed by Mahyad Tousi and Mika Rottenberg is an unsettling depiction of the longing for human contact during quarantine. We follow several days of a woman depicted by Okwui…

EIFF 2022: The Narrow Road Review

As the world leaves the Coronavirus pandemic behind, it is almost inevitable that it will become the subject of many films. The Narrow Road, a film set in Hong Kong…

Fringe 2022: Tim Key, ‘Mulberry’ – Poems and Jokes from Inside – Review

In Mulberry, Tim Key – ‘a celebrity shorn of his fame, reduced to government-issued pyjamas’ – recounts his experience of lockdown-life via a series of surreal poems and stories. ‘I…

How much more of me is there to boost?

Hearing Novak Djokovic’s troubles on entering Australia, I was jumping for joy. He’d always come across as selfish and entitled on tour, and to see this finally catch up with…

Controversial Scandi-Bar had £400,000 price tag

The University of Edinburgh’s Scandi-bar, designed to provide students with additional hospitality space during the pandemic, was recently revealed to have cost £416,361.60 to build despite being open for only…

Rediscovering gems: the timeless charm of Sade

During the past few months, I, like many, have been in search of musical solace: enter Sade. The captivating Nigerian-born British singer and her eponymous band have provided many moments…

England’s lockdown to be eased on 12 April as planned

The Prime Minister has tonight set out the government’s latest Covid-19 update. Despite announcing that lockdown restrictions in England are to ease further from the 12 April, the Prime Minister…