5 Great Female Characters in Film
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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5 Great Female Characters in Film

The Badger - March 14, 2015

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Badger contributor Jack Stockdale recaps some of her favourite female characters in films in the last five years. Winter’s Bone, dir. Debra Granik…

Unfashionable but great
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Unfashionable but great

The Badger - March 6, 2015

The Arts team lists their top things that are considered to be uncool but are actually pretty great Victoria: Mannequin  A very terrible rom-com from 1987 which…

Selfie, Ego, Anxiety: The Selfie and Visual Culture
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Artist Focus, Arts
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Selfie, Ego, Anxiety: The Selfie and Visual Culture

The Badger - February 24, 2015

In a few short years there has been an unfettered upsurge in a journalistic and social media based activity: photography of the self. ‘Everyone is a photographer now’…

More than Meets the Eye: The Unlikely Role of Religious and Cultural Symbolism in Fashion
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Artist Focus, Arts
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More than Meets the Eye: The Unlikely Role of Religious and Cultural Symbolism in Fashion

The Badger - February 24, 2015

For years the symbol of the Christian cross has been used as a common fashion accessory. The cross that was once a symbol of shame for early Christians…

The Undateables: The Problem’s in the Name
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Arts, Lifestyle
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The Undateables: The Problem’s in the Name

The Badger - February 24, 2015

The similarities between ‘The Undateables’ and other reality shows popular at the minute is its subject of a group of people attempting to navigate the dating scene…

Your Valentines Day: I Hope it was a Massacre
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Your Valentines Day: I Hope it was a Massacre

The Badger - February 24, 2015

If you took your other half out for Valentine’s Day, you shouldn’t have bothered. You could’ve done better. Do something more valuable with your time. Take a swing dancing class.…

Is Volunteering Abroad the Most Self-Indulgent Gap Year?
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Is Volunteering Abroad the Most Self-Indulgent Gap Year?

The Badger - February 24, 2015

We’ve all known that person. He pops up in seminars, she’s talking about it at the bus stop, he’ll give a patronizing, impassioned speech about it because he…

The Importance of the audience in Jeremy Kyle
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Arts, Lifestyle
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The Importance of the audience in Jeremy Kyle

The Badger - February 24, 2015

Watching The Jeremy Kyle Show while procrastinating from work always brings forth a number of interesting dilemmas: spats about people disowning children, sleeping with their girlfriend’s mothers,…

Audience and the Hobbit: The Burden of Expectation
Arts, Film & Theatre
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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Audience and the Hobbit: The Burden of Expectation

The Badger - February 24, 2015

When adapting any popular book to the big screen, one of the most important and difficult elements of the process is staying true enough to the source…

Hacks and their Traps: A Plea
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Hacks and their Traps: A Plea

The Badger - February 24, 2015

As a journalist I may be cutting off my nose to spite my face somewhat, but there is nothing worse than hearing the unfiltered contents of your…

Artlists: Over/Under
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Artist Focus, Arts
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Artlists: Over/Under

The Badger - February 24, 2015

The Arts team continue their new section in which they come up with a theme and then list our film/music/TV/literary preferences according to that particular theme. This week,…

Gilmore-isms: pop culture and comedy in Gilmore Girls
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Gilmore-isms: pop culture and comedy in Gilmore Girls

The Badger - February 23, 2015

When most of us who grew up in the noughties are asked of a teen drama we favoured watching, the answer tends to be Gossip Girl, One…

The master of suspense: why is Alfred Hitchcock still the most fascinating director of the twentieth century?
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Arts, Film & Theatre
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The master of suspense: why is Alfred Hitchcock still the most fascinating director of the twentieth century?

The Badger - December 4, 2012

Sarah Betts Alfred Hitchcock. ‘Hitch’ to those he honoured with his regard. An icon of the world of cinema and a man of many names; ‘Master of…

An alternative Christmas: Santa overseas
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Arts, Lifestyle
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An alternative Christmas: Santa overseas

The Badger - December 4, 2012

Sarah Bunce One holiday season many years ago, I woke up on Christmas Day to blazing sun, high humidity, and extreme temperatures. This may be normal if…

Recipes: Gingerbread Tree Decorations
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Recipes: Gingerbread Tree Decorations

The Badger - December 4, 2012

Samantha Fennessy These Gingerbread tree decorations are delicious and easy to make. It’s a chance to embrace the festive spirit and make your Christmas tree look spectacular!…

Fifty Shades of Grey nominated for National Book Award
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Fifty Shades of Grey nominated for National Book Award

The Badger - November 23, 2012

Abby Faires Fruitful work of fan fiction or dumbed-down BDSM? E.L. James’ erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey will be one of six contenders for this year’s…

Girls, girls, girls: what is it about American TV imports that we just can't get enough?
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Girls, girls, girls: what is it about American TV imports that we just can't get enough?

The Badger - November 23, 2012

Jack Stockdale HBO’s new show, Girls, finally reached British television sets this October, but what has its hype got to do with the increasing British hunger for…

Black History Month – A Retrospect
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Artist Focus, Arts
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Black History Month – A Retrospect

The Badger - November 21, 2012

Ruth Atkinson As October comes to a close, it is a poignant time to reflect on Black History Month. As a celebration of Black history, achievement and…

Books: Meme Wars
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Arts, Lifestyle
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Books: Meme Wars

The Badger - November 16, 2012

[caption id="attachment_14538" align="aligncenter" width="221" caption="Photo: Penguin"][/caption] Ben Ringshall Meme Wars is the latest edition in a series of publications by Kalle Lasn, the renowned Canadian filmmaker, co-founder…

East Slope to Asia and back again
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Arts, Lifestyle
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East Slope to Asia and back again

The Badger - November 16, 2012

Graham McDougall I started my Anthropology degree at Sussex in September 2009 and I am finally back for my third year. ‘Why has it taken you so…