Review: Rocket Theatre Company’s ‘The Showcase’

I didn’t know what to expect from Rocket Theatre Company’s Showcase, but whatever I expected I was sadly disappointed. I must respect what The Showcase was trying to do; bringing colleges together in friendly competition with originally written sketches, all while raising money for charity. I also liked the interactive element which allowed the audience […]

How to make 2020 your year

With the relentless continuation of Brexit, the looming possibility of a Coronavirus apocalypse and the national emergency that was the closure of Durham’s beloved Jimmy’s, 2020 isn’t off to a promising start. But if you can overlook the impending war between Trump and Iran or the destruction of the Australian bush fires, and instead dedicate […]

All them talkers

A short poem that contemplates the nature of thoughts, words and their essence in a mocking fashion.

An Ode to the Nintendo DS

Ben Summer looks back at Nintendo’s DS

Exorcising the ‘perfect body’: Is negative body imagery haunting Student Fashion Shows?

The Bubble looks into how student fashion shows may be placing latent pressures on their models to conform to the so-called ‘perfect body’.

The Truth Behind Sex

In my opinion, there is way too much emphasis and pressure placed on sex in our society – how, where and who are ‘doing it?’ I would not mind as much if people came back with more good experiences but barely anyone even wants to discuss sex. This has always blown (Pardon the pun!) my mind because how, if you were planning on having sex again, can you build upon those bad experiences and make them better? Sex is communication, sex is connection and sex is (and should always be, above all else) fun!

This weeks’ editorial from the General Editors.

Developing Countries like Bangladesh to lose significant percentage of GDP per Capita due to Climate Change

It is now clear that we are facing an existential crisis of climate emergency. The issue has turned into a question of whether we will be able to sustain prosperously within our planetary boundaries. In midst of all the debates and discourse surrounding climate crisis, it appears that many people dismiss the apocalyptic prophesy regarding […]