Features

A Century of Vogue in Review

1 year ago SOAS Spirit 0
Kay Lee, LLB Law On a sunny day in February, I entered a room laying out the timeline of Vogue and its defining issues from every era since its creation. Each period had its own section, demonstrating the shift in creative journalism, photography and overall vision. Art has always been a form of escapism in times of Read More

February Museum Reviews

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
Alice in London Alice in Wonderland is showing at the British Library until Sun 17 April 2016 and is free. Kay Lee, LLB Law I stumbled upon the exhibition almost as curiously as Alice stumbled down the rabbit hole – a little dazed and confused – but unlike poor Alice, I ended up pleasantly surprised. Read More

February Film Reviews

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
Je Suis Charlie: Controversies on Screen The Bertha Dochouse, resident at the Bloomsbury Curzon in The Brunswick, gave us the opportunity to review ‘Je Suis Charlie,’ a documentary looking at the events in Paris of January 2015. Lara El Kalamawy, BA Economics and Politics Directors Emmanuel Leconte and Daniel Leconte pay tribute to the victims Read More

London Student Drama Festival Returns in March

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
Jordana Belaiche, BA Politics The London Student Drama Festival, a yearly celebration featuring devised performances of entirely student written pieces from London Universities, approaches its fourth year on 5th March 2016. The festival, which began as a conception devised by UCLU, is now prestigiously hosted by the Pleasance Theatre – one of the major venues Read More

Communist Pub Crawl Through London

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
Harry Wise, BA Politics During the 1970s, when the trade unions were considered more powerful than the government, union leaders, such as Jack Jones, would often pop round to 10 Downing Street for ‘beer and sandwiches’ to thrash out a new deal with the government of the day. Beer has always been a favourite for Read More

A Radical Story

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
An interview with Jack Shenker on the topic of his first book, ‘The Egyptians: A Radical Story,’ published by Allen Lane / Penguin in January 2016, the Egyptian revolution, and journalism. Atika Dawood, BA Arabic and Linguistics Atika Dawood: I’ll start with a cliché, were you always interested in journalism? Jack Shenker: “When I was Read More