Connor Hutchinson

Why is Wimbledon so popular on TV?

You know summer has arrived when the picturesque greenery of Centre Court appears on our screens. Fans tuck into strawberries and cream, the umpire requests for silence, Andy Murray looks happy as ever; these have all become an ever-present sight when the Wimbledon Championships kick off. It doesn’t take hawk-eye...
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Posted Jul. 17, 2017

Summer reads for Central Europe

There is no better travel companion than a trusty book. Connor Hutchinson reflects on the literature you should be reading if you’re visiting Central Europe this summer. ~~~~ A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway Destination: Paris. Ernest Hemingway’s personal memoir of his time as an unknown writer living in Paris, before...
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Posted Jul. 14, 2017

A president of the past? Trump and Lewis’ Windrip

Connor Hutchinson considers whether we can compare Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 bestselling book It Can’t Happen Here, to the Trump Presidency.  Lewis’ novel depicts the rise of an anti-immigrant, racially fuelled demagogue who manages to win the hearts and minds of the American people on his hunt for the presidency. Remind you...
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Posted Jun. 28, 2017

A throwback to younger years

Putting heavier workloads to one side, Warwick students look back to lighter reads from years gone by. ~~~~ The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot Mia Thermopolis is the heroine that every teenager needs. She not only provides laughs and all too relatable dramas, but she most importantly shows a change in the way we...
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Posted May. 16, 2017

The Trip to Spain

In recent years, too few high quality comedy series have graced our screens and left us craving for more. The beauty of The Trip, starring comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, is that you know what you are going to get, yet it continues to deliver. In their latest venture...
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Posted May. 5, 2017

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years On

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the iconic super natural drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which continues to be respected as one of the best American TV shows to date. Vampires, demons, werewolves, witches, monsters – Buffy had it all! Seven series of exhilarating battles, evolving romances and emotional...
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Posted Apr. 4, 2017