Students call on Vice Chancellor to help refugees

Students are pressuring Vice Chancellor Sir Steve Smith to support the national ‘Equal Access’ campaign at the University – which would allow students seeking asylum...

Man filmed making racist slurs sentenced to community work

A man caught on video racially abusing two Exeter students has been sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work. After Kalsoom Naqvi and Tayiba Hussain...

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Snitches get Stitches

On the 20th of September 2016, YouTube released a video to its official channel entitled Getting Started with YouTube Heroes, a guide to their newly launched community moderation programme of the same name. At...

Blast from the Past: Endless Ocean

During the last generation of consoles, the Wii was widely regarded to have inferior graphics when compared to its competitors. Aesthetically speaking, despite some truly stunning titles – most notably the Super Mario Galaxy...

HelloGames: a failure in managing hype

No Man’s Sky is inarguably one of the most anticipated games in recent years, generating buzz across many communities with its promise of exploring the ultimate sandbox: space. The hook was deceptively simple: you...


Lights Camera Action

Since the dawn of cinema the horror genre has continued to delight audiences across the world. Requiring humans to face the unknown, the frightening images on the screen speak to the primeval parts of...

I sense you

Walking into a darkened room you feel them standing behind you, just out of sight, breathing down your neck. You jump around, no-ones there. What you’ve just experienced is called feeling of a presence...

Our Fragile Earth: A 2°C vs 4°C hotter future

If you consider it, an average temperature rise of 2 °C doesn’t seem so bad. Warmer summers, getting a nice tan and not freezing during winter on the way to campus. What about a...


Myths not legends: We need to talk about Becks

Fred Allen – an admired and insightful comic – observed that ‘a telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press...