Alice Standen

Concern for Peng Shuai after sexual assault allegations

In wake of the #MeToo movement, plenty of women have come forward to talk about the sexual abuse that they’ve suffered at the hands of officials. As of April, around 400 sports coaches in France are suspected of abuse and, the following month, 200 gymnasts in Australia testified that they...
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Posted Nov. 26, 2021

Most haunted places in Britain

As we near the spooky season and Halloween, the thrill of the paranormal is in the air. If you fancy some genuine paranormal activity, here’s a list of some of Britain’s most haunted places. Tower of London Visitors have reported a great smothering force in the gallery housing Henry VIII’s...
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Posted Oct. 31, 2021

The return of POP! was irresponsible and unnecessary

The crunch of crumpled plastic cups underfoot, slurred shrieks of drunken girls in fancy dress, the clatter of Eating At Warwick cards thrown down to pay for vodka shots. These are just some of the beautiful sights that freshers are missing out on this year. Yes, POP! certainly used to be...
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Posted Nov. 9, 2020

I am Theroux with Louis Theroux

Alice Standen questions Louis Theroux's popularity, pointing out that his documentaries fail to tell the stories of marginalised groups and controversial subjects, instead exposing their vulnerabilities for entertainment.
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Posted Oct. 17, 2020

Hot takes to heat up the winter months

As the summer draws to a close, we need something to keep us all warm. Nothing keeps a certified cinephile warmer than some delightful hot takes from our writers! The Scooby Doo films are worth rewatching whatever age you are – Oliver Toms When people think of classic films of...
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Posted Sep. 10, 2020