Disappointment. It is a word I hate, for it among the many words a critic may use, cuts particularly deeply. But I fear it is the only word I can summon up to describe STAG’s Mainstage this semester. One of Tennessee Williams most noted works (though I am more partial to A Streetcar Named Desire), … More Review: STAG presents: The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams
“Maybe it’s not what you want to read in a student magazine, but I’m going to die. And if you’re reading this, you will, too. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal. Hopefully, it’ll be decades away, and we’ll have had time to think of some really good last words…” … More Let’s Talk About Death
STAG’s most recent open slot, The Haunting of 2/2, by Rory Doherty, is billed as the story of a nightmare flat, like you’ve never seen it before, the official blurb reading ‘When Jess calls her flatmates, Seth, Louise & Noah for a flat meeting to address the feeling that the flat is drifting apart and … More Theatre Review: STAG Presents: The Haunting of 2/2
It’s half past six on a Friday night, you’re sat on the end of your bed, all the clothes you own scattered around on the floor. Feeling deflated you think for the one hundredth time, I have nothing to wear, and eventually opt for the usual black top and jeans you wore last week, promising … More Cruelty Is Never Fashionable
A year ago, almost to the day, Theresa May came back from a walking holiday in Wales and decided to call a snap General Election. I could scarcely imagine just how much her decision that day would turn my life upside down to such an extent that I am now writing this article from my … More Alumni Column: Paul Sweeney MP
Our generation is lazy. Our generation is self-entitled. Our generation are snowflakes. We can’t survive without the steady, satisfying shimmer of a screen. An hour without internet and all hell breaks loose. We’ve lost respect for ourselves, others, and most importantly- anyone who’s not us. Well, that’s what some would have you believe, anyway. … More Talking ’bout Our Generation!
After the Glasgow School of Art recently suffered its second blaze in four years, the permanence of architecture has been playing on my mind. For a building to stand for over a century and then be destroyed by fire twice in such a short period is an eerie coincidence. But in the grand scheme of … More Instant infrastructure: built to last?