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TheCambridgeStudent 52m
"The walls of internal rooms, of the exterior of council-estate buildings or of large mid-twentieth century trucks, are all tightly conformed to a rigid set of orthogonals from a vanishing point."
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TheCambridgeStudent 19h
"Jordan Peterson, he uses the term ‘cultural Marxism’, which is, I think, nonsense. This ‘political correctness’ [...] is not Marxism […] This is a typical petty bourgeois moralizing as a defense against true political, economic, social radicalization.”
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 15
"Judy (Ella Burns) was a particularly satisfying character, a passionate, drug-addled, Ritz cracker-devouring hippie whose joie de vivre is undercut by moments of severe distress." ★★★★
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 14
"The show’s range of material is quite extraordinary – at one moment we are immersed in an autobiographical monologue of a once-eminent scientist, and at another we’re grieving over a train-crash of a nudes-exchange." ★★★
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 13
"I do believe that it is incumbent upon our political leaders to tone down the rhetoric and restore civility in our political debates because the American people do listen to their leaders and the leaders set the tone above and beyond all others."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 13
"Bending your legs too much when cycling will put strain on your back. When we all spend so many hours at a desk already, why add strain?"
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 12
"Life and what has lived, as well as what has survived the death of other things, is always driving Hopkins’s perception of nature."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 11
"Martin equated this form to musical rhythms, especially those of jazz music, with its flexibility within the regular system to which it conforms."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 10
"The film itself serves as a celebration of integration; a lonely Irishman and a lonely Czech brought together by their love of music and a desire to move on from the past."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 10
"I worry that our closeness to performers in a show can sometimes modify a playwright’s intentions too much."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 9
"The Drake Equation is used by astrophysicists to hypothesise the number of intelligent civilisations in a galaxy, and I’ve adapted that to estimate the number of people I can date in the UK, and I came up with the number of 73"
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 9
"Relations between our countries have fluctuated massively, and while we saw a coziness between Thatcher and Regan, and Bush and Blair, the actual relationship has only ever been as special as successive leaders have been willing to make it."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 9
"As the speakers were ushered out of the auditorium, Zero Carbon members were seen chanting, “keep your coal in the hole; keep your oil in the soil”."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 9
"While the other debaters disappointed merely through their lack of analytical clarity and commitment to actually achieve a more nuanced position on the question, Ms. Thornberry betrayed a singular disinterest in talking about anything other than Trump."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 8
"It’s grand staircase, huge organ, and gilded details throughout are just a few of the reasons that this building is something special."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 7
"[Arron Banks] should speak [at CUCA] because that’s his spiritual home. The Tory party are being basically taken over by UKIP, and by those prejudices, and Banks represents those, so why wouldn’t he?"
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 7
"I was a bit surprised that, when coming down with a cold, Galina asked me what star sign I was. As a Gemini, she informed me, I was unfortunately predestined to have a weaker immune system."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 6
"In most other universities, students are expected to move out of halls into houses after their first year; my 18-year-old sister is currently choosing housemates and signing leases. By contrast, I’m nearly 20 and have never interacted with a landlord."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 5
"‘Champagne socialist and proud!’ I giggle nervously, popping my prosecco and sliding my copy of Why Marx was Right out of the way of the fizz."
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TheCambridgeStudent Nov 5
"It seems an indulgence to devote time to writing a poem that isn’t even good, or drawing a peach that looks like an apple. But it is exactly this perfectionist attitude that creation can go some way towards undoing."
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