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Arts and Entertainment Editor: Fred Stonehouse
Online Arts and Entertainment Editor: Position Vacant
Deputy Arts and Entertainment Editor: Rachel Allman
Music Editor: Jordan Osborne
Screen Editor: Byron Melton
Gaming and Technology Editor: Nick Cabuy
Culture Editor: Victoria Wilton

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Thursday's at 3pm
Third Space, Students' Union


‘Adventure Time’… For dummies

Meet Finn the human, a boy who loves kicking evil butt, with his magic size-changing, talking dog Jake by his side. Now add a plethora of princesses that seem to constantly need saving from a crazed old snow wizard (aptly…

Movie Review

Movie review: ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

Inspired by the real-life story of Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey), Dallas Buyers Club takes on the mammoth discussion surrounding the politics of the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the treatment of AIDS/HIV sufferers. The all American, sex-addicted hustler is…

Movie Review

Movie review: ‘The Monuments Men’

What happens if you cross four Americans, a Frenchman, a German and a Brit in World War II? Refreshingly, George Clooney has assembled (Ocean’s Eleven style) seven men charged with protecting paintings, sculptures and architecture that are the silent victims…

Movie Review

Movie review: ‘The Book Thief’

Mark Zusak’s novel, The Book Thief, is pleasantly adapted by Brian Percival in this coming-of-age film, where childhood innocence and the extremity of the Nazi regime are pitted against one another. Liesel (Sophie Nélisse), the main character of the film…


Galleon Microfiction #4: Synapses

It was a room of that stale brown reserved for the most dour of retirement castles. The wasteland of yesterday’s youth. Two elderly gentleman, suitably cardiganed, sat in fading wing-back chairs engaged in their last pleasure, reminiscence. “Why do you…

Game Review

Game review: ‘Titanfall Beta’

Respawn’s new first-person-shooter certainly has a lot of weight resting on its shoulders. Timed to hit stores this March, Titanfall will be going head to head with the PS4 exclusive Infamous: Second Son. Geared as the first glimpse of next-gen first…

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