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Features

Multimedia Journalism and Print’s Demise

Concern about the future of print journalism is not a recent phenomenon.  Its impending demise has been lamented since the onset of the television age in the 1950s.    Nonetheless, the rapidity of change within the industry which has taken place since the turn of the 21st century is difficult to overstate.  Major publications such as […]

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Comment Editorial

A letter from your Editor-in-Chief

Dear Editors, I can’t believe it’s already April and that I’ve been EiC for two months. It’s a surreal feeling to think that we’ve done so much in so little time. But honestly, when does it not feel like that at The Student. Editors come and go, EiCs are the same. I just hope that in […]

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Archives Features

Exploring the Archives: how much has changed in 100 years?

It goes without saying that the style of The Student newspaper has changed significantly over the years. But its aim as a publication, to provide a platform for the student voice and bring refreshing, current news stories onto our campus, still resonates with its writers and editors who produce the paper today. This piece from […]

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Archives Features

Exploring the archives: To the Editors of “The Student” May 1924

As well as being highly entertaining, this week’s archive requires more thoughtful analysis. In the modern age, the idea of putting up flags to showcase how this university is the “Empire in little” seems nonsensical. It’s as if the writer were trying to boast the riches of the Empire much in the sense of the […]

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News

Panel Event: The Student newspaper and Debates Union explore media skepticism

On 11th September 2019, The Student Newspaper and The Debates Union joined forces in the Teviot Debating Hall to present a discussion panel on the interesting and notably urgent issue of media skepticism.   The panel consisted of Dhruti Chakravarthi, Deniz Yalçin, Magdalena Jablonska, Elsa Hesslow, and Jason Woods, with Nathanael Clifton acting as Moderator.  The event began with audience involvement where headlines were read out for which the spectators then […]

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Editorial

Meet your new Editors-in-Chief

The Student sat down with incoming Editors-in-Chief, Grace Lavender (former Comment Editor) and Rufus Bouverie (former Features Editor), to discuss their plans for the paper, the content they’re looking forward to seeing and where they hope to be in five editions time. When did you first start at The Student? R – I started in […]

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TV

The Haunting of Hill House

Netflix’s  reimagining of the 1959 classic horror novel by Shirley Jackson of the same title, The Haunting of Hill House delivers a more extensive, creative, and successful portrayal of the story and characters than any attempt before.  Previously made into two film versions, once in 1963 and in 1999, both rebranded as The Haunting, the […]

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TV

Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father

The show which follows Jack Whitehall’s relationship with his conservative father, Michael Whitehall, as they travel around the world is back on Netflix. This time on Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father, Michael Whitehall decides to bestow his wisdom unto his son, whilst taking in some high culture on a tour around Europe. However, similar to […]