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TheCambridgeStudent
Newspaper at Cambridge University editor@tcs.cam.ac.uk
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TheCambridgeStudent Sep 20
"Facebook's business model has long been to harvest data on personal habits and sell it to advertisers; it is little wonder then that political campaigns use this in the same manner as, for example, detergent companies, but with far greater consequences."
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TheCambridgeStudent Sep 11
"With McCain, there was no assumption of virtue – no insistence that his opponent was somehow lesser for believing in different solutions to their country’s problems"
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TheCambridgeStudent Sep 7
"Any presentation of his life somehow spiralling in dramatic mania is problematic and, unfortunately for the filmmaker, irresistible. But it’s not the truth."
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TheCambridgeStudent Sep 5
"Look at the diversity of the people on Committee, at the diversity of people we bring in, at the range of events we put forward. Shoehorning it as a private members’ club doesn’t really fit any more."
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TheCambridgeStudent Sep 3
"Sometimes, on the way to a lecture or perhaps coming back from a night out, I stop, look around, and feel the same “somebody pinch me” sort of happiness I felt when I first got here"
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TheCambridgeStudent Sep 1
'The plot revolves around a woman’s increasingly obsessive journey to unravel the cryptic clues behind an apparently extraordinary secret – but conspiracies are hard to unearth when reality itself dissolves into mirage.'
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 27
TCS is blossoming into a new era of arty-ness - join the Creative Writers group on Facebook to keep up to date with the news and for opportunities to have your work published.
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 27
"Is art, as showcased on Instagram, at risk of being relegated to inferior, second-hand exposure, lost among a sea of cute cats and bikini bodies?"
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 24
"Transparency is surely the key to opinion-based journalism, and this new system deprives the reviews of precisely that cornerstone"
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 23
"I may not have seen the house, I may not have known the people who I’d be living with, but hey, at this point, at least I had a roof and a toilet."
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 22
"It’s just all so familiar, leading one to ask whether the choice to keep the Parr family at the same age was deliberate or a ploy by Disney to sell more Jack-Jack bobble-heads and scented candles"
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 22
"For me this book has become a kind of Bible: often carried around, but only partially read." (On John Ashbery's 'Selected Poems')
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 19
"The jarringly rapid and crashing tempo of the opening track sets the precedent for the rest of the album: Kane’s eager to get it over with, and so am I"
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 14
“In an ideal world, we’d be able to push the university to cut rents in all colleges, but because of the college system it doesn’t work like that."
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TheCambridgeStudent Aug 11
"Would it be too much to say that the whole palazzo, which lacked any unity, any singular piece of high art or familiar rules, was a canvas for my own imagination?"
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TheCambridgeStudent Jul 31
"This particular incarnation sees song, dance and a sexy siren tackling the most ingrained female stereotypes, all presented by the token Woke Bae"
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TheCambridgeStudent Jul 16
“Sport has a unique way of bringing people together. To give common ground and to give people a chance to compete knowing that there will be a final whistle and things will then go back to normal."
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TheCambridgeStudent Jul 11
“the University’s excuses now lie in tatters – if Cambridge colleges can divest, then so can the University"
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TheCambridgeStudent Jul 8
"Just as potentially dangerous products have to carry certain warnings while convincing you to buy them, military recruitment ads should carry some statement of the risks posed by joining."
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TheCambridgeStudent Jul 6
"The Israeli embassy in the US tweeted a Mean Girls GIF in response to the Iranian Supreme Leader’s threat of annihilation"
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