Ally Pally Gets a Make Over!

Editor | Cassandra Lau Following a £27 m restoration of its Theatre and East Court supported by National Lottery and Haringey Council, our beloved Alexandra Palace will be hosting its first ever Christmas carnival to run 1st to 16th December! The Theatre and East Court were closed off from the public for 80 years, and last weekend, the Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) … Continue reading Ally Pally Gets a Make Over!

The Addams Family: A Spooktacular Performance

Editor | Cassandra Lau Royal Holloway’s Musical Theatre Society brings a spooktacular performance of The Addams Family to the Student Union’s main stage. Director Harriet Williams has steered the society towards a different direction this year, bringing “some comedy to the society”. Besides loving a good laugh, Williams explains, “I wanted something different: something fun and funny.” Admitting that “comedy’s quite hard”, she says she has been … Continue reading The Addams Family: A Spooktacular Performance

Interview: Elliot Grover, Member of the England Fencing Team

Sports Editor | Frankie Christou   NAME: Elliott Grover SUBJECT OF STUDY: MSC Geopolitics and Security YEAR OF STUDY: 4 HOMETOWN: Bromley While many of you will be putting shifts in the library in a couple of weeks, one Royal Holloway student will be jetting off to Australia’s Commonwealth Fencing Championship amid the stress of end of term deadlines. The Founder sat with Elliot Grover, … Continue reading Interview: Elliot Grover, Member of the England Fencing Team

A Night At The Theatre: A Display of Royal Holloway’s Most Talented

Editor | Cassandra Lau Last night, at Royal Holloway’s SU Main Hall was a display of the university’s most talented and creative individuals. Many societies showcased excerpts of their work and accomplishments, and the money raised these three nights will be going towards the Forest Estate Community Hub in Englefield Green. Photography Displayed around the hall were some of the Photography Society’s finest works. Abel Fenwick’s … Continue reading A Night At The Theatre: A Display of Royal Holloway’s Most Talented

Welcome Week Concert Review

Content Writer | Alice Couling At the end of an intense week we all like to call freshers, the music department played host to the Welcome Week Concert 2018. The concert which was very well received consisted of an orchestra and choir in which many of the participants were freshers themselves. The orchestra started the concert with ‘Dance episodes’ from ‘On the Town’ by Leonard … Continue reading Welcome Week Concert Review

{Album Review} Honne: ‘Love me / Love Me Not’

Content Writer | Nicole Wright A full 2 years after their debut album ‘Warm On A Cold Night’, English electronic RnB duo Honne are back with a brand new 12-track album. After gradually releasing the tracks in pairs on their Youtube channel, the album finally dropped on Aug 24th with their label, Taemae Recordings. With the idea behind dropping two tracks from the upcoming album every … Continue reading {Album Review} Honne: ‘Love me / Love Me Not’

Tay-King life for granted: The life of TAY-K

Content Writer | Sami Derfoufi Eighteen-year-old Taymor McIntyre, Tay-K, is an American rapper from Arlington, Texas. In March 2016, he released a song entitled ‘Megaman’ which generated national attention due to his arrest shortly after its release. He was charged for capital murder and robbery, but more on that later. Following this on July 4th he released a digital mixtape entitled ‘#<3Tay-K47’ which gained very little … Continue reading Tay-King life for granted: The life of TAY-K

{Album Review} Paul McCartney: Egypt Station

Content Writer | Annora Sundararajan A McCartney concept album at its finest. Filled with pangs of nostalgia and a sense of hope; cue the constant air punching because this album is a solid banger. In specific, I’d like to point out the album’s 5th track ‘Who Cares’, a definite toe-tapper if nothing else, but since it’s McCartney, it becomes so much more. The lyrics including the … Continue reading {Album Review} Paul McCartney: Egypt Station

A Fresher’s guide to joining societies

Lifestyle Editor | Kyrie Roxby Starting university can be both exciting and intimidating. You’re away from home for long periods of time in a completely unfamiliar place. But, university life presents so many unique opportunities, both academic and socially. Freshers’ week is all about learning your way around, acclimating to the atmosphere, newfound independence and making friends. We all know the huge cliché about the … Continue reading A Fresher’s guide to joining societies