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Glossier: A Beauty Movement

Glossier. Glossier shows us what exclusivity and customer demand can do for a brand; the mimetic desire of ‘they have it, so I want it too’, or ‘I want it before everyone […]

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Snow Day

I can sense it – it is unusually cold this morning. I try to shove the duvet off me, but my body resists. The icy air from beyond my bed briefly seeps into it through the minuscule gap that formed in my pathetic attempt to get up. I continue to […]

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Why The Doctor Can Be Anyone, Especially a Female.

When I first started editing the film section of CUB Magazine – almost a year ago now, when Britain was in the EU, America did not have a carrot cake […]

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‘When John Met Joseph’: Interview

“I thought, there’s got to be a play in that.” The third performance part of the New Writers’ Festival is When John Met Joseph. I spoke to the writer and […]

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‘Condolences’: Interview

“I want it to be instinctive” Queen Mary Theatre Company’s New Writers’ Festival is being performed on the first weekend of March. To celebrate one of the society’s best festivals, […]

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Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

La La Land courtesy of SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT 2016, Moonlight courtesy of A24 films.

Moonlight vs. La La Land

It has been a long year; one in which the arbitrary divisions between people have been exploited, growing stronger, manipulated by the powerful few. At this moment in a movie, […]

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Say No to Sexy Santa Songs

No no no. Nope. No. It is in my highly informed and festive opinion that Christmas songs should not be sexy. To fetishize an old bearded white man who works […]

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Why Trump’s Victory Is Not a Shock.

“I didn’t actually think he would win”, “I’m so surprised Trump won”, “I’m in shock”. I’m not being cynical but why do people say these things? Are you surprised that […]