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5 lessons we learnt from Love Island 2019

Love Island contestants 2019.

Eight weeks of toned teens, full-on flirting, and harrowing heartbreaks graced our screens this summer thanks to what has become ITV2’s most watched reality show of all time.

Love Island 2019- which saw 36 hopeful islanders enter the Majorcan-based villa- became a huge hit for its 16-24-year-old audience for a fifth time since the series began in 2015.

But apart from body insecurities, relationship anxiety, and social media addiction, it is hard to spotlight exactly what the show’s 4.2 million viewers took away from the programme.» >

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Oh What a Night: Summer Ball ’19

Words by The Spark’s Entertainment Editor, Lois Plummer. 

The setting of a lilac sun signalled the start of the biggest and longest student night of the
year: the 2019 Summer Ball.

Excitement buzzed as students flocked to the open green behind the Students’ Union, adorned with glitter and festival-wear, ready for our very own end-of- year campus festival.

The brisk summer evening was graced with endless festival essentials: the flashing neon of fairground rides, the delicious smells coming from the food vans, and not to mention the nightlong supply of music.» >

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The Underrated Pokemon Game

Pokemon Black game case and Pokemon White game case

With the new Pokémon: Detective Pikachu trailer being released and the recent announcement of the new games, Pokémon Sword, and Pokémon Shield, Pokémon has lately been the most talked topic among many people.

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A Doll’s House Comes to The Progress Theatre: A Review

A Doll's House

In this play directed by Adrian Tang, the word that comes best to mind is uncomfortable. Whether it it’s the strange age gap between the protagonist and her husband (that had every woman in the audience visibly cringing when they touched each other) or the awkward pauses in the action, the play does well to encapsulate the entrapping awfulness of the 19th century for women.

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