July 2016

Edinburgh Fringe 2016: Katie Brennan Q&A

Munisha Lall talks to Katie Brennan ahead of her new show, Quarter Life Crisis

Review: The Neon Demon

Chloe Kent finds The Neon Demon visually stunning, but prioritising style over substance

Television in turmoil: How Brexit could see the industry suffer

Chloe Kent ponders the risks to film and television associated with leaving the European Union

Chinese scientists get the go ahead for first human CRISPR trial

Due to be tested in August, the gene editing CRISPR technique will be used in attempt to treat patients suffering…

Game Review: Blade Arcus From Shining: Battle Arena

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Platform: PC Release Date: 28 July 2016 Developer: Studio Saizensen The ‘Shining’ series is something that you’ve probably heard of. It…

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Commanding performances complimented a minimalistic staging of this Shakespearean classic. Amy Gibbons reviews

By banning Milo Yiannopoulos, Twitter aids the racism it condemns

When debate is closed down, prejudice prospers

University of York undecided over fee increases

The majority of universities would be allowed to charge £9,250

Festival Diary 2016: Latitude Festival

Stellar artistic displays in an utopian setting at Glasto’s little brother

Pokémon goes forth

The dust has (sort of) settled after Pokémon Go’s enormous release. Jack Richardson gives his verdict on Nintendo’s latest global phenomenon

Ginger Pride? I Would Rather Not

With the first Ginger Pride events in the UK scheduled to take place in August, Rob Tibke asks himself why he, and other gingers, would need pride events to celebrate their hair colour

Turkey: a lesson in how not to coup

Turkey’s calamitous coup has done no more than give their democratic despot justification for his sins