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Review: The Royal Ballet’s ‘Elizabeth I’

In the current climate of obsessions with regal romances, the Royal Ballet’s performance of Elizabeth I does not differ. Will Tuckett and Alastair Middleton’s...

Review: Next Thing @ Exeter Phoenix

We live in an age where climate change, terrorism, suicide rates, gender and confidence issues are discussed as much as what type of tea...

Short story: ‘Don’t Go’

“Hey Chinara, did I leave my chocolate in here?” Riley asked, barging into my dorm room. She sauntered over to where I lay curled...

Music is magical, but what about the album artwork?

Sometimes an album cover can be its defining feature, especially if the music delivers on a grand scale. The artwork can be what makes...

The United States Has Withdrawn from the Iran Deal: What Next?

When Donald Trump tweeted in early 2016, “the Iran deal is terrible”, few took him seriously. A little over two years on, Twitter is...

Resurrection (Olivia Powell)

When someone sets you on fire, you learn very quickly who your real friends are. From the second the flame touches your skin, there will...

Recent book infatuations: Review of Maurice

In E.M. Forster’s Maurice, set in the rigid Christian and bourgeoisie environment of early twentieth century England, the titular Maurice struggles with homosexuality and...

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Northcott Theatre

Before I watched A Midsummer Night’s Dream at its opening night at the Northcott Theatre, it crossed my mind that it was a very...

A Haiku encapsulating Exam Stress

A page sits, half-scrawled with ink; the slight silence plays host to a haiku.

Exeter strikes again with artistic talent: Paddon Award, 2018

It was a blissful evening of astonishing art, music and film, bringing together the magnificent talent that Exeter students possess. Set in the cafe...