Joel Dungworth reviews Pale Waves’ second studio album.
“Abolish the monarchy, abandon its prestige. The Queen serves a symbolic function, but that symbol is useless and empty today.”
Hayden Barnes makes the case for abolishing the monarchy.
Marnie Shutter on the the experience of an in-person gallery, during the pandemic.
“I survived The Duke and I, and I’m glad I read it. It has opened my eyes to the issues which are embedded in the world of Bridgerton”
In comparing the original book series with the new Netflix show Niamh Langton delves into some of the problems with the hit period drama.
TW: Discussion of racism and sexual violence.
“Completely out of touch in an era of the civil rights movements and increased activism”
For many Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’ is timeless but by delving a little deeper Lily Shanagher asks us to reconsider our previous assumptions.
TW: Discussion of mental health and racism
“People don’t break social distancing because they hate old people. They do it because they enjoy meeting others. It comes from carelessness, maybe even thoughtlessness, but not malevolence.”
Calum Isaacs criticises the notion that breaches of Covid rules demonstrate the heartlessness of humanity.
Culture editor Gaia Clark Nevola reviews the online production of Sea Wall.
Christ Church, Oxford, has opted to join a number of other colleges which fund a Reach Scholar, a student from an economically disadvantaged nation who might otherwise struggle to study for a degree at Oxford or in their home country.
How do you figure out if you want to be casual or serious in relationships, or stay entirely single? Ah, yes, the age old question; we stare despairingly at ourselves in the mirror and demand to know “WHAT DO YOU WANT?”. With choices as limited as they are at the moment, it is even more Read More…
Reya Muller previews the Paper Moon production ‘Spoon River Anthology’, demonstrating how this inspired project seeks to embrace difficult circumstances.