May 2016

York Festival of Ideas: Owen Jones and Yvette Cooper are coming to York

Major names from politics, economics, the arts and science all set to participate in the event

Review: King Lear

King Lear is a commendable, albeit conventional, piece of Shakespeare. Holly Woolnough reviews

POLL: York NUS Referendum – How are you voting?

Take a minute to tell us how you’re voting and why

Turkey’s president demands an imperial respect

Jake Strong gives his take on the Turkish President’s attempt to prosecute a German comedian for making fun of him- in Germany

Eight years of hope: reflections on American foreign policy and “The Obama Doctrine”

Geoff Glover takes a look at the world after Obama, eight years on from Yes We Can. Better, or worse?

Review: X-Men Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse joins Captain America: Civil War, Batman v. Superman and Deadpool as yet another disappointing superhero film for 2016, says Thomas Ron

Game Review: Stories: The Path of Destinies

James Lees goes back to the days when men were men and protagonists were talking animals

Review: Darkest Dungeon

Sam Lees tries to unwind in the midst of paranoia, stress and masochism

Opinion: Are we Living in the Age of the Anti-Intellectual?

This week, I was directed to the commencement speech Barack Obama made at Rutgers University on 15th May, during which…

Review: The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers is “the epitome of British comedy”. Rhys Thompson reviews DramaSoc’s ensemble production

White Rose Trophy 2016

UYCC’s George Dabby talks to Anna Coughlan about the yearly grudge match between the University of York and York St. John

A Taste of Yorkshire with Green & Blacks

As part of their Taste and Colour tour, Sophie Crump speaks to the team at Green & Blacks about all things Yorkshire and chocolatey