February 2015

Ben Leatham elected YUSU President 2015-2016

Ben Leatham was elected YUSU President for the next academic year in the Roger Kirk Centre on Friday night

TV Review: Wolf Hall Series 1 Episode 6: ‘Master of Phantoms’

Wolf Hall’s final episode shows how it has excelled at bringing complex historical characters to life, says Laura Flannigan

The Call : The role of propaganda and ‘Nasheeds’ within ISIS

Hooked, perplexed, seduced, terrified: it is invariably difficult and tormenting to admit to oneself that ISIS’s hymns, (anasheed jihadiya or…

“In the battle between heart and mind, mind came out on top”

Despite the Boyhood snub, last Sunday’s Oscars rewarded an outstanding year in film, says Tom Parkes

YUSU Elections Results Night 2015: As it happened

Live coverage from this year’s YUSU Elections Results Night in the Roger Kirk Centre

Live Review: Peace @ Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Their fan base is fervent and they know their way around a tight, catchy, pop song

TV Review: The Walking Dead Series 5 Episode 11: ‘The Distance’

The group have to decide who to trust in this week’s The Walking Dead. Liam Dooley reviews

College Varsity Preview: Part Two

As anticipation builds ahead of the trip to Durham, the Nouse Sport Team look ahead to Sunday’s tournament and where York will hope to pick up their points

Waterpolo firsts pull apart Newcastle

York Men’s Waterpolo firsts dismantled Newcastle seconds to go through to the semi-finals of the National Cup

Sugar, Spice and Not Everything’s Nice

19 year-old photography student, Hannah Altman, releases a photographic series criticising the unrealistic portrayals of women in the media. Lara Shannon considers the significance of Altman’s work and its instant popularity online

Album Review: BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul

A left field collaboration is pulled off with experimental flair, says Aaron Stennett

Review: Antony and Cleopatra

In aid of York Theatre Royal’s re-development project, actors both local and renowned stage a rehearsed reading of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Daniel Bowen reviews