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From left to right: Sudharsan Amalraj Jothiraj, Alexander Jekabson, Antonios Vitalis, Julia Jarzyna, Timur Serkan-Mavi Giovanni Martino, Aleksander Houk

Politics and Philosophy

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Why does New Zealand still have a Queen?

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Antonios Vitalis


Vitalis considers the arguments for and against the role of the British Monarchy in modern New Zealand. 

Street fights and BDSM

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Giovanni Martino 


In the law of England and Wales consent is a defence to assault provided there is no intention to cause actual bodily harm or worse...


On Death, Fear of Death, Immortality

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Giovanni Martino


Because I think there is no life after death and that it is generally better to be alive than to be dead, I fear death. What for me used to be a sacred religious mysteriousness makes now room for a pitch-black horror.

Brexit Marks a Shift in UK's Geopolitical Vision

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 Matthew Huang


Huang analyses the implications of what Brexit would mean to a Britain historically aligned with western Europe. 

Inequality and Brexit

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Matthew Huang


Huang discusses the link between wealth inequalities within regions in the UK and their contributions to a call for Brexit. 

Impact of Globalisation on State Sovereignty

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Antonios Vitalis


Vitalis discusses the supposed impact Globalisation has had on state sovereignty. 

A word on Nuclear Peace.

Mexican Standoff. A word on Nuclear Peace

Antonios Vitalis


..no nuclear conflict has occurred, and to a certain extent, Nuclear Peace theory can be warranted. However, an over-reliance on nuclear proliferation to achieve stability and peace in...


My Thoughts On Peter Singer in “Famine Affluence and Morality”

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Antonios Vitalis


Critical evaluation of Peter Singer’s essay “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” by considering three of Singer’s fundamental but inter-related assumptions 


Standards of the Time

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Antonios Vitalis


 When considering the application of sense perception, emotion, memory, reason and faith – to the given areas – the art of Van Gogh, Warhol and Picasso, the origins of the Cold War and the development of Radium and Heliocentrism


Films/Art

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My Battle With Sleep Paralysis

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"Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown."

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Julia Jarzyna


Jarzyna navigates through Chinatown to better understand the implications of colour choice while also considering the context the impact of colour and/or historical context in revising meaning in film noir.


2026

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Antonios Vitalis


A General seeks redemption.

Her

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Antonios Vitalis


Vitalis returns. 

Are we living in a simulation?

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Julia Jarzyna


"Merging everything with parody and pastiche elements, resulted in The Matrix becoming one of the most popular films of its genre..."


Theme of memory in Wild Strawberries

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Julia Jarzyna


Ingmar Bergman's 1957 Romance Drama, dissected from the perspective of memory as a narrative tool. 

"I don't make those kind of Movies"

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Julia Jarzyna

Sudharsan Amalraj Jothiraj


“Some people go to the movies to be reminded that everything’s OK. I don’t make those kind of movies. That, to me, is a lie. Everything is not OK.” 


The Fall

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Antonios Vitalis


A dream articulated.


Tunnel Vision

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Technology

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Preparing for the Age of Automation

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                                               Antonios Vitalis


 Advancements in technology the last few decades have allowed for a significant development in robotics, which in turn has outpaced the job productivity of human labour. Technological progress is continuously growing with companies relying more and more on products being built now solely by machines. 

                                               

Sports

 

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Colombia: Beyond the Football

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 Antonios Vitalis 


 Beyond its footballing success, the country is still battling former grievances. This was perhaps best encapsulated by its most recent election.