Tag: 2015

Music, OldVenue

Top 35 Albums of 2015

2015. The year Benjamin Clementine scooped the Mercury Prize, we all became ‘Beliebers’ and, most importantly, the year in which the album format proved it won’t go the way of the Dodo as so many predicted at the start of the digital age. Adele smashed sales records, the vinyl revival goes from strength to strength…

Features

2015 – a look back at news, politics and popular culture

Defined by a long-awaited Star Wars sequel and going for a cheeky Nandos, 2015 was year of exciting new releases in music and film and hysterically relatable lexical trends. But it wasn’t all Justin Bieber and Netflix and chill: 2015 was also a year characterised by political turmoil, war and heightened fear of global warming….

Global

Global review of the year 2015

As it’s our last issue of the year, Global is taking a look back at 2015. Reporting by Caitlin Doherty, Grace Fothergill, Lillie Coles, Sophie Atherton, Meg Bradbury and Tom Gordon. [su_tabs vertical=”yes”][su_tab title=”January”] 7th January – Charlie Hebdo attacks Saïd and Chérif Kouachi broke into the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and killed 11…

Derby Day, Sport

Success for UEA Archers on Derby Day

The UEA Archery Club brought a solid win at Derby Day this year, with the senior team netting a close win with a total of 2035 to 2001 and the novices a strong lead of 1388 to 1206. “It was fun and friendly,” said Luka Colaric, one of the highest scoring novices on the day…

Derby Day, Sport

UEA Pirates take 14:0 Derby Day Win

UEA Pirates beat Essex Blades 14-0 at Colney Lane for the second win over their Derby Day rivals this season, signing a raft of players out with a victory in their last game for the Pirates. The game started slowly, and the closest either team came to scoring in the first half came after a…

Fashion

KAOS Fashion Show 2015 Photography

If you haven’t seen already, we published a KAOS 2015 supplement in issue 309, which you can view here: However, we couldn’t put all the photographs we took into the supplement, so we’ve uploaded them here. If you want to use any of these as profile pictures, some are also available on our Facebook page: [LINK] –…

Film, OldVenue

Looking ahead: 2015’s screen gems

Appropriate Behaviour Written, directed and starring up-and-coming comedian Desiree Akhavan, Appropriate Behaviour will undoubtedly score comparisons to Lena Dunham’s pop culture extravaganza Girls. Akhavan plays the role of Shirin, a self-entitled twenty-something Iranian urbanite struggling to juggle her identity between the perfect Persian daughter and politically-progressive bisexual. Shot on location in New York City and…

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