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Street Art: Public Nuisance or Counter-Cultural Force?

11 months ago / 0 comments

To a large proportion of the older generation, graffiti is nothing more than vandalism. However, much of the younger generation is waking up to the innate creativity involved in this art form,  Editor-in-Chief, Reece Parker, investigates where the line should be drawn as to the merit of such work. From … Read More

Dubstep Heavyweight Pinch Returns to Wire: Review

11 months ago / 0 comments

Promoters Treehouse have been carving out for themselves a decent corner of the Leeds club scene, building on previous smart bookings (such as a 5 hour Kowton and Peverelist B2B) by booking Tectonic Recordings boss and Bristol dubstep heavyweight Pinch to bring his own heady brand of industrial-grime-techno-club-hyphen-exhausting music to … Read More

In The Middle with The Shimmer Band

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Shimmer Band are one of the latest bands to emerge on the alternative music scene. Originally from Bristol, their music has been described as a sort of psychedelic rock. On Thursday night, they played Brudenell and The Gryphon got a chance to chat to their lead singer, Tom Newman. … Read More

Campus Watch: Bristol student accidentally manufactures 7/7 explosive during laboratory experiment

2 years ago / 0 comments

A University of Bristol student is believed to have mistakenly produced acetone peroxide, the explosive used in the 7/7 bombings during a routine science experiment last Friday (3rd February). At 2.30pm, the chemistry building at Bristol University along with neighbouring buildings had to be evacuated when the student unexpectedly manufactured … Read More

Death of Bristol students sparks national conversation on mental health

2 years ago / 0 comments

A coroner is investigating three sudden deaths of students from the University of Bristol. The causes of the deaths have yet to be officially established, although tribute messages left on memorial pages established following the deaths suggest the students may have taken their own lives. Two of the students have … Read More

Campus Watch: Bristol University develops new technology to make nuclear waste useful

2 years ago / 0 comments

How do you deal with nuclear waste? Turn it into a diamond battery of course! A team of physicists and chemists at the University of Bristol have developed new technology that harnesses nuclear waste to generate electricity. They have created a man-made diamond which, when placed in a radioactive field, … Read More