23 May 2022
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Blue House Sessions on making music in lockdown

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Karlis and Oli, two music students at Falmouth University, are Blue House Sessions. Based in Penryn, the two started recording covers in their sitting...

Piers Morgan: Crusader of Reason or Failed Journalist?

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‘Go f*ck yourself!’, booms James Acaster, followed by a wave of shock, laughter, and cheering from the studio audience. The target of the comedian’s exaggerated outburst?: TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, who had suggested on The...

Dishonest and dangerous: Run Hide Fight misses the mark

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A black hoodie. A loaded rifle. Upturned tables and empty halls. The tropes of an American school shooting are so recognisable that they border...

Union Busting, Disease and Sweatshop Labour: The True Cost of Fashion

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Ask most people in the UK and, more often than not, they’ll be able to tell you what a sweatshop is. Thanks to non-profits...

A Divided Nation: the Lead Writing Team’s Analysis of the 2020 US Presidential Election

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This article was written collaboratively by the Falmouth Anchor’s Lead Writing Team: Pavandeep Singh Josan, Beatrice Steele, and Scott Thomson | Over a month has...

Viral trends: is TikTok the secret to success for the music industry?

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It’s no secret that entertainment has been dramatically affected by COVID-19; previously safe businesses have been forced to innovate or risk falling by the...

Bland and toothless: ‘balance’ isn’t the BBC’s only problem

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At the BBC, politics and comedy are intertwined. Some of its longest running comedic shows centre around political commentary: Have I Got News for...

Why toxic productivity culture is harmful and what we can do about it

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During lockdown, time has never felt more fluid. Days that are indistinguishable from the next melt into one other. Whole weeks last the blink...