Yaiza Canopoli

Arts, Venue

…E-readers and e-beauty

When e-books started blowing up, they were received like the devil: everyone in the bookish community was angry about their existence for one reason or another. When asked why they prefer physical books, most readers will say something about ‘the smell’ and ‘the feel of the pages’, which are perfectly good reasons to love good…

Travel

Ethical volunteering in Third World countries

Going abroad is as common an experience as any. The allure of seeing cultures considered ‘different’, countries unknown, seems to be never-ending, and as costs rise and new adults are increasingly unable to afford pretty much anything, the best way to travel is through volunteering. The millennial experience becomes separated into those who can just…

Features

9AMs and late nights: student food for every mood

Being a student leaves little time to be anything else. Hobbies are put aside, jobs are arranged around a timetable, and eating well becomes the least of your priorities. However, thinking twice about what you eat can make your life much easier. A good breakfast gives you enough energy to get through tedious lectures, lunch…

Music

Live Review: Emma Blackery @ The Waterfront

Emma Blackery kicked off her YouTube channel in 2012 with funny short vlogs and sketches, but what a lot of her followers do not know is that she started making videos to promote her music. She has often stated that she is not a YouTuber who makes music, but a musician who does YouTube—and this…

Music

Review: Harry Styles ★★★★

Ever since listening to One Direction for the first time, I have been wishing for Harry Styles to go solo. Their talents as individuals prove that they’re each suited to a specific style, Styles, in his self-titled debut album, seemingly smashing a proficiency in rock ballads. ‘Meet Me in the Hallway’ is an interesting starter…

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