Leah Byron

Artist Alert! Marta “Lepomiere”

Marta is a Spanish artist and at the ripe age of 20, she has made a name for herself through her Instagram and Tumblr. She became popular quickly, and even sells her work by doing commissions all across the world. She mostly draws people in a realistic way, practicing several different forms of both physical […]

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Creative Writing Competition OPEN!

You is for University is BACK …and this time it is bigger than ever before! Entries will open at 9am on Friday 17th April 2015 and close at 5pm on Monday 1st June 2015, with all submissions being judged by our 2015 guest panel. This year, prizes are set to be even bigger than the […]

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Interested in filmmaking, history and ideas?

If film lights your fire, you are passionate about history or just want to be part of making a major documentary on the life of an extraordinary figure, then WORLDwrite could be exactly what you’re looking for. Building on more than 15 years of filmmaking experience, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the charity […]

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Artist Alert – Charlotte Campbell

Charlotte Campbell, a young 18-year-old musician, has been busking at Tube stations around London for about three years. She wakes up in the early morning hours to sing and play her guitar to early commuters. Through busking, which is what the British call it, she has been able to gain a fan base and has […]

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#XXVOTE Campaign

The #xxvote film that Youth Media Agency created encourages young people, specifically women, to go vote. The film shows a variety of young women hearing from the media information they do not necessarily agree with. #xxvote is a campaign that Youth Media Agency made to inspire them to register so that their voices and opinions […]

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“Wicked” Wednesday! A Review

My “Wicked” experience was unsurprisingly cliché. As much as I tried not to exessively listen to the soundtrack before going to the show, it was excruciatingly difficult to restrain myself and I gave in. “Wicked” the musical is what I would consider the “Frozen” of musical theatre. Of course, the parallels are uncanny between the […]

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Tour of the Street Art of East London

Being from a small town in Minnesota, USA, I am not that familiar with street art. So when I came to London, one of the things that I wanted to do was to go on a walking street art tour. Some of my friends and I went one afternoon when we were free to East […]

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A Review of “The Book of Mormon”

A Review of “The Book of Mormon”

Unconventionally, I went with my family to see the Book of Mormon. Granted we’re all eighteen or over, this seemed at least somewhat appropriate. Going in, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I have heard about the musical both from friends and the internet, but I didn’t know exactly how I felt seeing it […]

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Do you want to Be In The Band?

Are you a young female musician with talent you want to share? Join other fellow singers, bassists, and guitarists in audition for Be In The Band. A major record label is looking for young girls between the ages of 16 and 20. Sponsored through Sony Music, it is rumoured that Louis Tomlinson, one of the […]

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Matilda: Summary and Review

Matilda: Summary and Review

I was fortunate enough to see Matilda during my time here in London. My group consists of about twenty women and ten men, plus my supervisor and his wife. I’ll be honest, as a group of 30 college students, we stuck out amongst the youngsters of the crowd. We gathered at the Cambridge Theatre and […]