Lucy Connors narrates her experience of Atlanta, Georgia, an eclectic city with new things to discover in every nook and cranny.
Music Events and Festivals in Covid-19 America
Music Events and Festivals in Covid-19 America March 10, 2020: the last Saturday before the world as we knew it ended. I was at a Blossoms concert in the Exeter Great Hall. It’s taken almost exactly two years and moving halfway around the world, but I’ve finally been able to start attending concerts again. My […]
Houston, We Have a Problem
Callum Dinnett discusses the obstacles NASA face in their attempt to achieve another giant leap for mankind
Little Pete, Big Dreams
Nick Greenwood examines Pete Buttigieg’s recent poll victory in Iowa and assesses the challenges that the presidential hopeful may encounter. By all conventional measures, Pete Buttigieg should not be a major contender for President of the United States. He’s the outgoing mayor of South Bend, Indiana, the fourth-largest city of the seventeenth-largest state, known nationwide […]
Bryony Gooch details the growth of hip-hop in America.
Alabama Bill: America’s Abortion Debate
Emma Hussain reports on the controversy surrounding Alabama’s recent abortion ban and explores the wider ramifications.
INTERVIEW: Ramin Setoodeh’s Ladies Who Punch
Online Features Editor Bryan Knight interviews Ramin Setoodeh on his recent New York Times Bestselling Book. A talk show surviving more than one season, in our current broadcasting climate, seems almost miraculous. Lasting twenty-two years is unthinkable. Yet this is the reality for one show – The View. In 1997 Barbara Walters created the multigenerational platform […]
Album Review: Bronze Radio Return – Entertain You
Entertain You, Bronze Radio Returns’ sixth album, is an exhilarating and euphoric blend of fresh genres. Reminiscing upon The Buggles’ 1980 hit ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’, lamenting television usurping radio, Bronze Radio Return is a resurrection of the same nostalgia of the “radio star”; a “star”, indeed, within the Entertain You album cover bearing […]
The US Midterms: A truly mixed bag
A figure hurtles across a car park on a skateboard. On another day he plays punky riffs which echo out of his garage. These are not the weekend hobbies of a teenager whose politics can barely be articulated beyond anger at “the system” and whose intellectual curiosity extends as far as Trevor Noah. This figure […]
‘Look What You Made Me Post’ – The (re)birth of celebrity activism
Taylor Swift’s recent Instagram post urging voter registration for the Tennessee midterm elections shocked many about her sudden engagement with politics. Some reactions were positive, filled with admiration for the pop star, whilst others found Swift’s newfound voice rather absurd, often pointing at her young fan base and career choice to discredit her opinion. Celebrities […]