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Album Review: Loraine James – For You and I (2019)

Upon first listen, Loraine James’ album comes to us rather more like a fledgling EP. It feels too zig-zaggy; ill considered perhaps. But that is the wonderful thing about such a deeply personal hour of music. The unstructured feel is…

All work and no play makes Sam a dull student

Welcome freshers and commiserations again for not getting into Oxbridge (it’s okay – clearly none of us did).  What did you all think of over summer when you considered your new university? Studying at one of the finest colleges in…

Zoo Hits New Low as AU Members Try (and fail) to Hit the Dance Floor

So it turns out there is something worse than getting pissed up in Zoo – being sober and standing outside it. Last Wednesday, dubbed Shite Night, was an odd one. I wasn’t drinking as part of my end of year…

LSE 3’s Outmanoeuvre LSE 6’s in Wednesday’s El Clásico

There was a biting cold in Islington when I woke up. It was a cold that would eventually become rain and be the cause of many slips, injuries and mishits. For this was the day of El Clásico; the rumble…

Dash and Yannick: On Defending

With the exception of Fabio Cannavaro in 2006, 0 of the 62 Ballon d’Or trophies have been handed to out and out defenders. They are, quite simply, football’s most undervalued people. Discussed in neanderthalic, primitive terms such as ‘no-nonsense’ or…

Malcolm X: The Most Misunderstood Man of the 20th Century

Since reading the autobiography of Malcolm X, written with the assistance of Alex Haley, at the start of this year, his story has continued to intrigue me. I grew up with the assumption that Martin Luther King was the effective…

Panic on the Streets of London as West Ham Fall Flat Again

Spurs. United. Two extremely impressive teams in the first phase of this season, eclipsed only by City, faced off this weekend. But Saturday’s 12:30 match was, quite simply, lacking in quality – particularly in the first half. In spite of…

The End Of The War On Drugs?

Drug dealing is, in many ways, like any other business – it requires a consistent production line, willing employers, competitive prices and regular negotiations. The most important similarity, however, is a customer. The drugs trade is ultimately connected to the…

“Football ain’t a game anymore mate, it’s a business.”

“Football ain’t a game anymore mate, it’s a business.” I imagine in just about any pub in any region in Britain, there is a 60-year old man sinking an ale, uttering this statement to his contemporaries and being met with…