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Bullying between house‘mates’

Sharing a house is a rite of passage, with many becoming infatuated with the idea after their first viewing of Friends. However, is living within the close confines of pizza box-hoarding students really all it’s cut out to be? Over the last few weeks, I’ve quickly realised my rocky experience with housemates is not uncommon….

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Prey Drive: Once More with Feeling

Norwich alt-rockers Prey Drive have had something of a busy year. Seeming to be on every Spotify curator’s radar, the band have racked up tens of thousands of plays on the platform, even appearing on both Enter Shikari’s and Basement’s curated playlists. Once More with Feeling makes it clear why, scratching an itch for those…

Creative Writing

Discovery

Every day is a revelation. Even though the fantastical illusion of youth has been overshadowed by dreary routine, there is still wonder woven into the fabric of life. Day by day, we roll on like sand dunes on the horizon of a lonely desert — waiting for something to captivate us, like everything seemed to…

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Anonymous senior official sheds light on President Trump’s ‘amoral’ leadership

Donald Trump, the US President, has faced strong criticism from an anonymous senior member of his own administration, who published an opinion-editorial in the New York Times describing the President as “amoral,” with his decisions being “impulsive, ill-informed and occasionally reckless.”   The anonymous author described how they are part of the “resistance” working to…

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Anxiety abroad

I’m paralysed. Stuck to the spot. I’m waiting for the right moment. The right moment to ask. To ask where the toilet is. Now you might be thinking what is so difficult about asking where the toilet is? And you’re right, there is nothing difficult about it. However, it took me two hours of desperation…

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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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