Meg Colborne

In defence of classical music

Tom Segev   No music is as complex as classical. Jazz may boast intricate improvisation and unorthodox time signatures, and soul of the 1970s laid claim to potent political messages, but the established orchestration of a three-suite symphony cannot be matched in complexity and variety. Concertos are, however, losing traction...
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Posted Feb. 15, 2019

Top spots for domestic travel this year

Best Holiday – The Scottish Highlands The Scottish Highlands and Islands is the only region in the UK featured on Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2019’. The region is steeped in a rich history and culture of whiskey distillery, and more recently gin. There have been at least twenty new...
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Posted Jan. 1, 2019

Sleigh the gift game this Christmas with DIY gifts

The holidays are a time of joy, festivities, and family. However, they can be hugely stressful on both your creativity and your pocket. Having had essays throughout the final weeks of term, I’ve found little time to think about Christmas presents, let alone buy any. If you’re like me, running...
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Posted Dec. 16, 2018

Why arts students love the sciences

As part of our ArtsTech collaboration, we wanted to find out what Science and Arts students love about the other discipline, and why they think the intersection is so important. Read on to find out what aspects of science inspire arts students.
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Posted Dec. 6, 2018