”When you have two alternatives, the first thing you have to do is to look for the third that you didn’t think about, that doesn’t exist.” – Shimon Peres If you follow the news you are more likely than not to have heard of the recent death of Shimon Peres, who died from a fatal […]
Inherently Anti-Social: An Interview with Drenge
As a budding guitarist and self-confessed rock music lover, the opportunity to interview a band like Drenge was one of the reasons I took to music journalism. Not only are the Derbyshire-born trio (consisting of brothers Eoin and Rory Loveless and recently appointed former Wet Nuns bassist, Rob Graham) one of the most raucous and […]
Over 1,000 attend ‘Vigil for Humanity’
O ver 1,000 students and members of the public attended a candlelit vigil to remember victims of the Paris and Beirut terror attacks yesterday evening. The event, entitled ‘Vigil for Humanity’ and organised by Lizzie Swyer, took place on the Great Hall piazza. Nearly 2,000 people were believed to have been in attendance. President of […]
Nobel Prizes 2015: Who are Angus Deaton and the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet?
Each year, the announcement of the Nobel Prize winners brings the remarkable achievements of a few individuals to the attention of the wider world. This year, the recipients of the prizes for Peace and Economic Sciences have made important contributions to our understanding of democracy, poverty and inequality, yet their work has remained relatively low […]