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The September Issue 2019: Not a Force For Change

Every September, fashion is heralded by the inaugural issue of September Vogue, the crown jewel in the publication’s collection. This year, The Duchess of Sussex guest-edited the iconic issue, which revolved around ‘Forces for change’, a parallel theme to our own September issue. Needless to say, the backlash was uniformly vitriolic from certain facets of […]

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Fringe Literature

Mythos: A Trilogy review

Some tales will be nostalgic, most will recognise Odysseus’ ordeal with the Cyclops and the coup of the Trojan Horse. Other tales will be less well-known, but the elegance in Fry’s voice lulls the audience into embracing new tales as a child might embrace a bedtime story.  Greek mythology is quite entrenched within our culture […]

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Fringe Theatre

‘Brilliant political sacrilege’: Trump The Musical

Brash, bonkers, brutish, Trump The Musical is not for the faint-hearted. Though the puckered-lipped, comically squinting Don should appear to be a melodramatic caricature, the characterisation of the world’s leaders in this production are sadly, not too far from the truth. But who can be downtrodden when there’s a musical love triangle between Trump, Putin, […]

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Fringe Theatre

Are You Alice: A New Wonderland Adventure review

Created and performed by New York-based Permafrost Theatre Collective, Are You Alice: A New Wonderland Adventure is an exploration of Lewis Carroll’s iconic protagonist told through the prism of the 21st century.  This production walks you  through Alice’s thoughts as she meets The Mad Hatter, The Red Queen, The Walrus and The Carpenter. As each […]

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Comedy Fringe

Brexit, Pursued by a Bear review

A clever pun and unsubtle hint at Tony Blair’s lasting impact on British politics, the title of comedian Matt Forde’s show lets the audience know what they are getting into before Forde himself greets his audience, regretfully stating that“we meet in diabolical circumstances”.  However, through an evening of meticulously curated impressions ranging from Boris Johnson […]

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Features

Varsity Blues: An interview on the systemic bias of America’s colleges

The issue of elitism does not only apply to the college system. Furthermore, the only reason that this scandal has come to the fore is because the perpetrators were caught, not because the moral and ethical flagrancy has finally ignited the system.  America is perhaps the most interesting nation for in which this story to […]

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News

‘Women are stepping up and looking like America’: A talk by Patricia Russo

On 9 November 2018, the Edinburgh Foundation for Women in Law, part of Edinburgh University’s Law School, hosted Patricia ‘Patti’ Russo, Executive Director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University. One of the most poignant moments of Russo’s talk was an anecdote about an unmarried female friend running for local government, against a man […]