The Roots of Evil

Leon Weber At this year’s Cannes film festival, the controversy surrounding Lars von Trier’s Antichrist came at the expense of Austrian director Michael Haneke, who won the Palme d’Or over von Trier for his latest film, The White Ribbon.…

In defence of the less radical

Lee Roden Aside from a three day period where people relentlessly set off explosives during the night, November tends to be a boring month. It was much to my delight then that I discovered the GFT was taking part…

The original of Nabokov

Tom Bonnick Next week, on November 7, Penguin will publish The Original of Laura by Vladimir Nabokov, and in doing so, they have ignited in me a moral conundrum the likes of which I have not seen since I…

SRC elections plagued by poor voter turnout

Nick Sikora Turnout at the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) autumn elections remained poor again this year, with only 5% of students using their vote. The elections, which were held on October 21, for the positions of International Students’ Officer,…