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An Experience of Fraternity Pledging- Problem or Positive?

‘Bad Neighbours’, ‘American Pie’, and ‘Blue Mountain State’ are all films and programmes that we watch in our teens and early twenties wondering if...

Is Practicing Yoga A Form of Cultural Appropriation?

Is it just me or does everyone seem to be a yogi these days? Scrolling through Instagram, it is not uncommon to see, most...

Switching things up

As you walk into the Tate Modern’s new wing, the first thing that hits you is the overwhelming industrial feel of the building; the...

One Man in Amman – The Cinema

Cinema is one of those things you can always enjoy. There’s the stale-in-the-mouth popcorn that you wish you’d never bought, the seat with three...

Review: The Hateful Eight

Eight strangers snowed in together can go two ways: a madcap farce or a bloodbath. With Tarantino at the helm, there is no surprise...

Christmas jumper crisis

Christmas jumpers are becoming more and more acceptable in the so-called ‘fashion world’ as years go by. If there had to be a food...

The Controversy Column: Why Atheists are oppressed too

There are two things mum always told me not to mention at polite family gatherings - politics and religion. It’s about time that changed. I’ll begin...

Around the World: The Caves of Sacromonte

Overlooking the city of Granada, Sacromonte is a diverse community unlike any other in Western Europe. It is made up largely of gitinos or...

Sandstorms and the balcony bunch

Here, in Jordan, I've discovered a new hobby in the balcony. There is this indescribable feeling, found only when sitting on the grimy plastic of a...

Art and politics – where to draw the line?

If you were curating an exhibition called Passion for Freedom, would you be bold enough to censor out an artist’s work? Perhaps if what...