Gezy Vaughan

Here’s why Netflix’s Sex Education looks ‘American’

Sex Education, the new Netflix comedy, is a splendid delight with an optimistically refreshing view of love and relationships in the teen drama genre.   The show’s premise seems outlandish; it focuses on the character Otis (Asa Butterfield), a socially inept virgin whose overbearing mother is a sex therapist. Otis...
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Posted Feb. 11, 2019

Fox hunting is cruel and should not be considered a sport

Christmas for many families is a time of wholesome traditions – family walks, food and games. However, there is one festive tradition in particular that leaves a bitter taste in the mouth – the ‘sport’ of fox hunting. For decades, a Boxing Day hunt has been a traditional event amongst...
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Posted Jan. 27, 2019

What is so appealing about the Christmas special?

Almost everybody who loves TV has a favourite holiday special that makes them think of the magic of Christmas. The festive period is full of traditions such as food, films and music, not to mention themed episodes of our favourite shows. However, just what is the appeal of episodes centred...
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Posted Dec. 17, 2018

Why Disney needs to stop making live action remakes

Disney, the multimedia conglomerate studio, is a name synonymous with fantasy and childhood. However, I am losing faith in their ability to bring dreams to life with their endless factory rehashing of popular films, seemingly only in the name of money. Please Disney, stop with the live action remakes. In...
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Posted Dec. 15, 2018

Budding indie-rock artist Barns Courtney plays Mama Roux’s

Barns Courtney is an up-and-coming indie-rock artist whose best-known songs include ‘Fire’, ‘Glitter and Gold’ and ‘99’. Courtney’s deep vocals and edgy instrumentals make him a familiar name on Spotify’s playlists and, after embarking on his first UK and Europe tour, he is sure to become a big name. Courtney’s...
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Posted Dec. 6, 2018

Tales of a third year moving back to campus

For many, the end of term 1 means stressing over tenancy agreements, evaluating which friends you tolerate the most, and signing over your soul to a landlord. I decided, however, to move back to campus in my third year – and it’s the best decision I’ve made at university so...
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Posted Nov. 26, 2018

Haunted places in the UK

Halloween is the perfect time of year to indulge in all things supernatural and spooky’ whether you’re a sceptic or a believer, there are plenty of places in the UK fraught with activity from the otherworldly. Here’s a list of some of the most haunted places in the UK, most...
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Posted Oct. 30, 2018

Drinking games to break the ice

Drinking games are an essential part of university life, and over your course of three years, you’ll learn the rules to a wide variety of games with only one essential component – to get drunk. As with most games, the rules change from place to place and the exact history...
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Posted Oct. 6, 2018