Sabrina Penty

2020: a year to remember

2020 has been a year like no other. The decade started with ravaging bushfires in Australia and tensions between the US and Iran, when President Trump ordered an airstrike to kill Iran’s top general, Soleimani. But feelings of chaos and uncertainty did not stop there. The Chinese city of Wuhan...
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Posted Dec. 31, 2020

Spotlight On: Rosalia

The next up-and-coming star to recieve the Spotlight focus is Rosalía: a Latin-raised and Flamenco-trained performer, her passionate adaptation of tradition with urban styles make her one to watch.
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Posted Apr. 29, 2020

The environmental cost of the fast-fashion industry

The fashion industry is the second largest polluting industry, accounting for 10% of the planet’s carbon emissions. With the relevance of the climate crisis, and the increasing collective need to protect the planet, fast fashion has been scrutinized for its environmental impacts and several people have made conscious decisions to...
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Posted Apr. 28, 2020

Are your drinks being spiked?

“I don’t remember much, but I remember the moment I started to feel like I had no control.” These are the words of Nina*, who alleges that she had a drink spiked in the Copper Rooms on campus around a year ago, alongside her friend. When a first-aider came to their...
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Posted Mar. 26, 2020

Music of the World: my hometown Madrid

With the rise in popularity of Reggaeton amongst Spanish speaking regions, Madrid has certainly not been one to miss out on the Latin trend, making it one of the most listened to genres in Spain’s capital city. Nevertheless, musical influences in Madrid are constantly changing, which has, in turn, created a dynamic, complex and diverse music scene throughout time. 
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Posted Mar. 10, 2020