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Judge denies Britney Spears’ request to remove father from conservatorship

Britney Spears’ request to have her father removed from the conservatorship that manages her finances and affairs has been denied by California judge Brenda Penny.  The singer’s lawyer, Samuel Ingham, asked a court in Los Angeles to oust Jamie Spears from his position managing the multimillion dollar estate. When calling for Jamie Spears to be…

News

I’m a President Get Me Out of Here!

On 15 March, UEA Netball Club are hosting an I’m a Celebrity-style event at the LCR where 15 Presidents from both sports clubs and societies go head to head to compete to be crowned UEA’s Best President. Those competing can expect to be experience a process of elimination through various bushtucker trials, with games to…

Music

thank u next: Ariana’s all grown up

Ariana Grande’s fifth studio album thank u, next was released on 8 February this year, just in time for Valentine’s Day. But some of her upbeat songs have sad undertones: tracks like ghostin’, imagine, in my head, bloodline and fake smile all share the realities of post-breakup anxiety and the thoughts about a future that…

Arts

Review: I would like to get know you

With just two performers, a guitar and a bit of multimedia thrown into the mix, this keenly observed show explores dating, relationships and love in the contemporary world. It’s apparent that the days of courting – at least in the traditional sense – are long gone. Setting the tone of the play rather aptly is…

Music

A marketing feat

Featured artists are the music industry’s way of creating a ready-made hit. They aren’t good for you or your auditory tastes. This may seem a highly pretentious view, but it is well-founded.  Katy Perry’s hit California Girls gained its chart status by using the fame of Snoop Dogg. And it doesn’t stop there, she’s quite…

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The implications of the power of celebrity

The debate about the potentially negative impact of the power of celebrity is a longstanding one. In 2016, it only takes a couple of seconds of browsing the internet before you come across a Facebook post or tweet epitomising celebrity self-promotion and narcissism. In a society that is becoming ever more reliant on social media,…

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