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A New Twitter?

In recent weeks, the buzz surrounding popular social media app Twitter has been clouded by conversations about privacy and the right to freedoms. This has been spurred on by the announcement that Elon Musk is buying Twitter for $44 billion dollars with the aim of axing the censorship that is currently enforced on the site.  Twitter claimed its censorship policy does not restrict users based … Continue reading A New Twitter?

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The Best Met Gala Looks 2022

When it comes to the Met Gala, we all know the deal. Suddenly, we are no longer on the periphery, not audience members, mere consumers or even fans. We are fashion critics. Anna Wintour, respectfully step aside. At the Met Gala, we, the people decide what is hot or not. Now, before we get into this I want you to know that I don’t think a … Continue reading The Best Met Gala Looks 2022

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Performance Review: Dr John Cooper Clarke @ Exeter Corn Exchange

Legend of punk poetry, Dr. John Cooper Clarke, stuns Exeter Corn Exchange with an absurd tirade of one-man showmanship. From the open-mics of his native Salford and the iconic haze of the Old Grey Whistle Test to the pop-disorder of 8 Out of 10 Cats and the closing verses of the Arctic Monkeys’ platinum-selling, ‘AM’, the acerbic punk-poetry of Dr. John Cooper Clarke has met … Continue reading Performance Review: Dr John Cooper Clarke @ Exeter Corn Exchange

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The Downfall of Kanye West

From 22 time Grammy winning sensation to being banned from the very same awards , how did Kanye West’s “greatest of all time” reputation take such a tumble into chaos? Tracing his career all the way back to his roots, we watch a mentally ill man with a fair share of personal trauma become less and less fit for a life of fame. So why do the media persist in portraying his character as a joke to the public? And – perhaps more importantly – is it such a laughing matter? Continue reading The Downfall of Kanye West

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Why is Everyone So Obsessed with Wordle?

Surely, you’ve heard of Wordle, the word-guessing game which has “well and truly cemented itself as a part of 2022’s pop culture”. However, if you’ve been living under a rock and still have no idea what Wordle is, let alone why everyone is obsessed with it, allow me to explain. As I’ve mentioned, Wordle is a word-guessing game: you have six goes to guess a … Continue reading Why is Everyone So Obsessed with Wordle?

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World Cup 2022: Is it just a game?

Sports washing is a term used to describe countries using big sports events to move attention away from the human rights issues within it. There have been several claims that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is doing the same. From labour conditions to laws on sexuality, the choice of host country has been met with much controversy. Qatar will be the first middle eastern … Continue reading World Cup 2022: Is it just a game?

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Turning Red: Pixar and Puberty

Turning Red is a fun and heart-warming coming of age story made by Pixar; with huge progress in representation with a Chinese Canadian main protagonist and multicultural characters and casting, it is no doubt a must-see film. However, this film has seen a lot of controversy from parents who believe the content of the film is unacceptable, specifically period talk; some claiming that children in the … Continue reading Turning Red: Pixar and Puberty

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RAZZ Blind Dates 2022: Hit or Miss?

During last week, RAZZ hosted a series of blind dates for Exeter student singles. Did our matchmaking skills lead to successful matches? Was friendship on the horizon? Or, were the dates a miss? Anonymous headed to The Turk’s Head to meet her date. Was it a success? What were you expecting from your date? I was worried it would be awkward meeting a stranger but, … Continue reading RAZZ Blind Dates 2022: Hit or Miss?

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Love Island star Molly Mae Hague on Success: “We All Have the Same 24hrs”

Almost three years on from her Love Island series where she met her boxer boyfriend Tommy Fury, Molly Mae Hague has seen enormous popularity, with her calling as a social media influencer reaching brand new heights, not to mention becoming the creative director of Pretty Little Thing (PLT) in August last year. The 22-year-old influencer, who raked in millions from her social media support, YouTube … Continue reading Love Island star Molly Mae Hague on Success: “We All Have the Same 24hrs”

Movember: Shining a Light on Men’s Health

trigger warning: mental health, suicide and cancer Male suicides accounts for approximately 69% worldwide – over twice the number of female suicides. In addition to this, men live an average of five years less than women, and the charity Movember argues that this is largely due to preventable factors. The Movember movement was created for these reasons and raises awareness for men’s health to decrease … Continue reading Movember: Shining a Light on Men’s Health