Tag: Quality

Music

Deluxe editions – money for old rope

In recent years there have been many disgusting examples of deluxe editions; the worst, in my view, being the re-release of XXXTENTACION’s album ‘?’, which more than tripled the runtime of the original album. Originally being a rather slim release of 37 minutes and 18 tracks, the deluxe edition of ‘?’ contains 113 minutes and…

Fashion

Makeup from the movies

Themed makeup, for example to recreate the theme of a particular film, can be a cute way of delivering a fierce look whilst also paying homage to something you love. But some argue this is just a way to exploit customers into paying more for certain products. Most makeup in a collection themed around a…

Science

Live life a little greener

Many of us has seen the massive increase in awareness around climate issues in recent months. With Extinction Rebellion taking Norwich by storm, and students planning to walk out on 15 March for #youthstrike4climate, it is clear massive action needs to be taken. But all that is futile if we don’t all do our part….

Features

Should we treat our degrees like consumer products?

Degrees, although an extreme example, can be said to be a consumer product. As students, we are paying for a service and an end product, and naturally this is expected to be of the highest standard possible. If a product is purchased from a retail business or service, and the quality is not up to…

Science

Medicinal cannabis on path for legalisation

It is now September. The long days of summer are fleeting, and autumn will soon be in our midst. While the green leaves turn into sunsets on the trees, a different type of greenery is soon to be available to purchase for “exceptional circumstances”. As of this new season, specialist doctors in the UK will…

Arts, OldVenue

Do we need art?

This statement may be hammered into the little kid who wistfully proclaims that he wants to be an artist, or it may be subtly imbued into the minds of thousands, if not millions of kids as they attend school each day. School is meant to prepare us for life, and if being an artist –…

Arts, OldVenue

Is Drama Important?

For thousands of years, drama has been an instinctive part of human nature. The Greeks encouraged the art of storytelling, an essential part of life that has provided us with a source of entertainment. Today it has evolved to films, television and theatre- all of which are regarded as primary functions of a society in…

Fashion, OldVenue

To buy or not to buy

I think it’s safe to say most people desire a designer item or two at some point in their lives. Whilst this desire may not amount to an actual purchase (due to the heavy pricing) but the desire is there nonetheless. Designer clothing and accessories have always been notoriously hard hitting on the wallet, which…

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    Favourite song covers
    Ma’am, this is a Wendy’s
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    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Should we mourn GCSE poetry?
    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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