Charlotte Manning

Music

TV made the soundtrack star

You may not even realise it, but a TV soundtrack has the ability to make or break a series. A good one can be the icing on the cake, but if the series is already average at best, a TV soundtrack that fails to compliment the various moods and storylines within, can turn it into…

Features

What will you do after graduation…?

  ving studied Politics for the past two-and-a-bit years, I’m always met with the ‘oh, so you want to be an MP then?’ type questions by family, friends and even taxi drivers (who are always up for a discussion on politics). However, as someone who has only studied Politics as it was what I was…

News

PPL School launch politics podcast

The School of Politics, Philosophy and Languages (PPL) have begun the academic year with launching a podcast helping to improve interactivity in students’ learning and encourage debate on topical issues in the fields of society, media and culture. The podcast will be hosted by Clare Precey, lecturer and BBC broadcast journalist, and Politics lecturer, Alan…

Derby Day, Sport

Women’s Rugby storm to victory

UEA Women’s Rugby stormed to one of the first victories of the day with an incredible 53-5 victory over Essex. Essex proved no competition for the formidable women’s that were out in full force and proved early on they meant business. By half time, UEA were already winning by a considerable margin and used the…

News

SU to host UEA’s own bake off

Turn those ovens on and get ready for some hilarious innuendos as the SU is hosting their very own ‘Great UEA Bake Off’ on 24 April. For anyone having major withdrawals from fabulous baked goods on your screen (or Noel Fielding), this might be the perfect way to tie you over until the next series…

Finance

Highstreets in decline

High street retailers and businesses all across the UK have been closing down in the past few months. With retailers such as Toys R Us and Maplin announcing on the same day that they had fallen into administration, and a host of other high street favourites such as Prezzo, New Look and Marks and Spencer…

Fashion

Beauty banks

It’s easy to take for granted everyday essentials. Toothpaste, shower gel, soap and tampons are all items that we stock up immediately once we’ve run out, or make sure to always have a spare. But what happens when the idea of a blissful warm shower becomes a luxury and you have to choose between being…

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    Favourite song covers
    Ma’am, this is a Wendy’s
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    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Should we mourn GCSE poetry?
    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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