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Johanne: In 2018, it was ten years since the Nobel Prize winning playwright Harold Pinter passed away. To commemorate the man who has been called the greatest British playwright of the 20th century, the London theatre bearing his name has teamed up with the Jamie Lloyd Company to present all of Pinter’s twenty one-act plays…

Gaming

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

So long 2018, a year full of many things, of course most notably a number of Wii U ports to the Nintendo Switch. With the likes of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and Hyrule Warriors making an appearance on the console, there was no shortage on returning titles. While some would…

Global

The Middle East Year in Review

The Middle East has seen tensions rise within the region in 2018. Just when tensions were at an all-time high, the Saudi Arabian dissident and Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in October. The finger has been pointed at Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. Meanwhile, the vicious Yemeni Civil War between…

Gaming

Fallout 76

Last fortnight, Bethesda finally released one of the most speculated but highly anticipated releases of 2018 with quite the bang – a nuclear bang, to be more specific. This is Fallout 76, the new post-apocalyptic, vault-based and mutant-ridden action role-playing game that, for the first time in the Fallout series, features online multiplayer gameplay as…

TV

The Editors’ Picks: 2018 in TV and looking forward to 2019…

Sophie Bunce, Editor-in-Chief: If I’m not in the Media Office I’m likely watching Grey’s Anatomy. While I still miss Christina Yang (I like to think we’re quite similar) I am beyond obsessed with the latest series and have fingers crossed that Meredith and DeLuca get together. I can’t wait for the next season of Peaky…

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Latest trends from UUK

Universities UK (UUK) have published their latest report on patterns and trends in higher education for 2018. The report covers the academic year for 2016-17, a total of 2,316,475 students were studying at higher education establishments within the UK. At little over 1m, 44% of those in education were new entrants onto programs at these…

Film

And the nominations are…

Lady Bird “‘I just want you to be the very best version of yourself that you can be.’ This line, spoken to the titular Lady Bird by her mother, serves to sum up the message of the film. A classic coming-of-age comedy, filled with writer/director Greta Gerwig’s characteristic wit and honesty, Lady Bird traces the…

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