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Creative Writing

Fractured Friendships

You were numb, but it had to be done. You told them straight up that you two were growing apart. That you no longer felt good for each other. They had stopped confiding in you, you knew that much, but you didn’t know why. You knew they made you feel awful, like you were walking…

TV

The TV reboot: successful or bound to fail?

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Reboots, remakes, and spin-offs of iconic TV shows are either in the works, or set to be released this year. But promising us new casts, characters and plot lines, will they do the originals justice? In 2021, Michael C. Hall is set to return as Showtime’s beloved…

Sport

Old Boys weekend for UEA Hockey

This year, UEA Hockey Club’s annual Old Boys Weekend took place on the 9 -10 of November. Old Boys Weekend are two days of the year when the club’s players, old and new, come together for a great weekend of hockey and reuniting with old friends. And this year saw a huge turnout! The main…

Features

Starting university at 17

Let’s just cut to the chase, I started at UEA when I was 17 years old. Telling people this usually inspires a shocked or confused response, to then be followed by an onslaught of questions that I have heard hundreds of times before by this point. ‘Why did you do that? What was it like?…

Deputy Editors' Column

Hit the ground running

Here we are, this academic year’s first issue of Concrete! It’s been a rocky ride but an enjoyable one none-the-less.  I first came across Concrete on an open day here at UEA four years ago. I remember thinking that getting involved in student journalism would be cool, but I never pursued it in my first…

Gaming

Review: Metro Exodus

Of the many post-apocalyptic video games released over the last decade or so, titles in the Metro franchise have often came as close to the most typical – and, in a sense, brutalistic – visions of a broken future after economic, social and environmental catastrophe. Opening with a nuclear winter that rages across what was…

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