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Oliver Hughes

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Aspiring writer and accidental journalist Oliver is an English Literature student usually found making bitter remarks about society, people, and the world in general. Still adjusting to the dark media hub from his previous position atop a golden throne as president of the Creative Writing Society. Locally renowned as a music snob but still has no shame in singing ‘Call Me Maybe’ at the LCR.

Grammys Aren’t So Gold

Another year, another Grammys. It’s hard to express any real interest in the ultimate awards ceremony for the pop music industry – the entire...

A truce to the War on Drugs?

Two things are facts about the USA’s relationship with illegal drugs. One, that it contributes more money than any other nation to fighting the...

The consequences of hardship

It is well known that economic difficulty breeds support for extremism. The effects of the First World War birthed fascism in Italy and communism...

No silent nights in Iraq

The US-led coalition took on its ‘advisory’ role against the Islamic State (Isis) in July. As we enter December, the total number of airstrikes...

Controversy at Its Finest

Jesse Jackson, in response to a misunderstood vandalising of an art installation featuring a whitewashed version of himself, said that “sometimes art provokes; sometimes...

Review: Flying Lotus You’re Dead!

Written as an exploration of Jazz from beyond his imagined grave, You’re Dead! is the latest full length release from L.A. based experimental Hip-Hop...