Contributor Sofia Gallucci-Giles discusses the $10 million sale of Shakespeare’s first folio and whether such literary gold should be in the hands of the public domain
The Show Must Go On: Why Regional Theatres Will Ensure the Industry Survives
Sofia Giles reviews the importance of regional theatres and how they serve to protect the arts ecosystem
A student guide to the best independent cafes and bars in Exeter
Sofia Gallucci-Giles gives us the lowdown on Exeter’s indie food and drink locations to check out this term.
Why are female leaders thriving in their tackling of the coronavirus?
Sofia Giles examines the role of female leadership in the approach to the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Beauty of Normal People
Sofia Galucci-Giles dives into the joys of new adapted series ‘Normal People’.
Comeback queen: on recovering from a break-up
Sofia Giles ruminates on her experience with getting over a relationship ending We’re post Valentine’s Day now. Let’s talk break-ups. Believe it or not, the most common time for a break-up to happen is in February. Now whether that’s because your bae didn’t quite live up to those romantic expectations, or you were just holding […]
Truly “Normal People”
Sofia Galluci-Giles discusses how Sally Rooney’s love story – in its truest sense – is a delineation of intimacy and love in any age Understanding love – the feelings, betrayals, revelations and ultimate fails – have been at the forefront of human artistry for (arguably) ever. Rooney’s student-y, secretive and sensual evocation of Trinity College […]
Like a Virgin: My first experience of the Edinburgh Fringe Festivities
Sofia Gallucci-Giles reveals what was hot, what was not, and all things at the Fringe this year.
The Exeter Look: How to avoid outfit twinning this term
Sofia Gallucci-Giles explores the fashion trends sweeping Exeter.
To Modernise or Not To Modernise: Why modern adaptations of Shakespeare simultaneously engage some and bore others
I am a sucker for Shakespeare. Whenever I say that to people I tend to be met with looks of disgust or confusion; apparently Shakespeare isn’t an overly ‘cool’ thing to like as an 18 year old. I give the excuse that I’m an English student from Stratford-Upon-Avon so I have no excuse not to […]