Hazal Kirci

Reader’s Responses: The Boar Issue 7 cover

The last eighteen months has seen the centralisation in public conversation of the media’s profound influence on public opinion. From the Brexit referendum to the election of Donald Trump to the ‘fake news’ scandals of 2017, media outlets have been scrutinised for their partisan journalism and their ability to obscure...
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Posted Feb. 22, 2018

Is Youtube ruining your reading?

As a society, we are very fond of discussing the digital age, technology, and in particular, Youtube. We like to talk about how it is changing our lives, and often, shaming ourselves and each other for letting it take over every aspect of that life. However, at its core, technology...
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Posted Oct. 24, 2017

Introducing Warwick

Let’s play a game of word association. When you hear the name Warwick University, what springs to mind? Middle-of-nowhere, Russell Group, geese? These are only a few of the many things we can associate with our beloved university, and it barely scratches the surface. Warwick is far more than the...
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Posted Oct. 4, 2017

Literary societies you’ll love

Faced with the lengthy list of societies that Warwick has to offer, it’s often difficult to choose which ones to put time aside for. Here at The Boar Books, we have scouted out a selection of literary based societies which you’ll be sure to love if you’re interested in reading or...
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Posted Sep. 27, 2017

Some Eurovision memories

Tonight, the nations of Europe will once again gather to perform in everybody’s favourite singing contest – it’s the time of the year for Eurovision. In anticipation of the event, two of our writers share their memories of Eurovision. Hazal Kirci ‘Dad! Dad! When’s Eurovision coming on?’ With excited breaths,...
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Posted May. 13, 2017

Iron Fist: Should an adaptation stick close to the source?

Following Marvel’s first Netflix failure with Iron Fist, critics have certainly found much to complain about. Many have complained about the choice to cast a white actor in place of an Asian one, an unsurprising complaint. However, the topic is a touchy one, as it generally is with issues surrounding...
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Posted Apr. 2, 2017