Author: Dean Lockley

Fresher’s Week: An Alternative

Welcome Fair The main event you want to make sure you go to is the welcome fair – this is where you can sign up for societies and get involved with uni life. There are almost 200 societies to choose from, including the best one… ours (totally unbiased). We will be there to answer any questions about the society and tell you how you can get your articles published on our brand new site. Furthermore there will be plenty of free goodies at the fair so make sure you grab as many as you can! The alternatives to the...

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Liverpool Comedy Festival is here… (Freshers guide)

The festival will be running from Friday 18th September to Sunday 4th October, running through freshers and beyond. Liverpool has its share of famous comedians from John Bishop to Ricky Tomlinson to Craig Charles; these people show some of the talent Liverpool has to offer. The festival brings homegrown comedians and other famous faces you can see during fresher’s week in the city. ‘Funny Looking Live’ Funny Looking Live is the centre for the comedy festival and being the official podcast for the festival will provide special guests and other interesting bits and pieces. There are plenty of acts...

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We need Jeremy Corbyn for Labour Leader! Here’s why…

Jeremy Corbyn is the Islington North MP running for the Labour leader candidacy. He is an advocate for creating better equality in this country, which is currently the worst out of the G7 nations and one of the worst in Europe. This is clearly an issue with anti-austerity marches in London in which he was the only potential Labour candidate attending, alongside approximately 200,000 other individuals. This participation in grass roots activism and the positive reaction to his attendance show he resonates well with the public and will be a true advocate for change in society. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DK36ps3L-aU[/youtube] This is clearly an issue...

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A guided tour of Liverpool’s art galleries

This overview is just a snapshot of the wonderful art that Liverpool has to offer; I didn’t even manage to get round all of the art galleries with Sudley House and the University of Liverpool’s own Victoria Gallery among others that I missed. With the galleries consistently being updated and with such a wide range on offer, Liverpool is such a bright and exciting place for art lovers to come and visit that one day is simply not long enough! The Walker Art Gallery The Walker Art Gallery is an exquisite Victorian building which houses paintings and sculptures from the past 500...

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Interstellar – A Review (SPOILERS!)

Interstellar is a science fiction movie about love and time, starring Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) Brand (Anne Hathaway), Murph (Jessica Chastain/Mackenzie Foy/ Ellen Burstyn,) Professor Brand (Michael Caine) and directed by Christopher Nolan (Memento, The Dark Knight.) The movie starts with the premise of how humankind has over-exploited the land resources; therefore they have to find another planet to occupy in order to survive. Interstellar contains influences from 2001 A Space Odyssey as well as the premise based on true scientific principles from Kip Thorne. Cooper and Murph’s long distance relationship was highly emotive (thanks to their excellent performances). Throughout the movie we see...

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