Tag: IT

Film, TV

My Favourite Horror: ‘IT’ (2017)

Now, prior to 2015 the scariest thing I saw was the final Hunger Games film. (very embarrassing, I know) I am very much a scaredy cat. Over the past 4 years I have been delving into horror with my hands over my eyes. It wasn’t until 2017 that I found perhaps my favorite horror to…

Global

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs

Nick Clegg has been hired by Facebook as Vice-President of Global Affairs and Communications to ‘build bridges between politics and tech.’ The Californian based role aims to improve Facebook’s relations with Brussels where the leading social media platform is facing calls for increased regulation. This comes after Facebook was fined £94m by the European Commission…

Science

Is the internet making us ill?

Reports of internet-related medical conditions are on the rise. From cyberchondria to cyber hoarding, many of these techno-age disorders are thought to be digital versions of analogue conditions. Whilst most internet usage is not dangerous to health, specialists are interested in understanding whether these new conditions are likely to be short or long-term issues, and…

Film, Venue

IT

IT is the highly anticipated film adaptation of the 1986 Stephen King novel, focusing on the cursed town of Derry, Maine. This is where a demonic presence (taking the form of Pennywise the dancing clown) terrorises and murders children every 27 years, shapeshifting into their worst nightmares. The narrative follows a group of misfit children…

News

Students affected by UEA email outage

UEA students have been frustrated by problems accessing their university email accounts over the weekend, affecting students on and off campus. In some cases this has resulted in problems with students’ individual subscriptions to Microsoft Office, provided by the university, suggesting a problem with the software as a whole. Recent updates from the UEA Library Twitter…