Carmella Haswell




The music industry unites for Ariana Grande

At 10:35pm a bomb went off in Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring 59. 

It was an Ariana Grande concert, where 21,000 arianators were singing along to the American pop-stars hit singles. Just as the show ended an explosion went off in the foyer, causing panic and chaos, thousands of young girls ran for the exits.

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Twitter’s journey through #ManchesterArena

An Ariana Grande concert was taking place at Manchester Arena last night, when a BBC update hit my phone. I headed straight to Twitter where Tweets started to circulate news of an explosion….

Stage 1: No to information and yes to speculation

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Fast & Furious 8: The Fate of the Furious (Film Review)

In the eighth instalment of the Fast and Furious films, comes more drama, bigger explosions and faster cars. Continue reading “Fast & Furious 8: The Fate of the Furious (Film Review)”

USA Elections: Hundreds of polling places are shut down

Yet another spanner has been thrown into the works, as Southern states close around 868 polling places.

With the presidential election, just a day away, Continue reading “USA Elections: Hundreds of polling places are shut down”

Dear America: Stop Shooting

I regret to inform you that we have two new victims to add to the long list, of police brutality against African Americans in the US.  Continue reading “Dear America: Stop Shooting”

Orlando shooting: What do we do now?

On Sunday 12th June around 2am, the unthinkable happened. A man entered ‘Pulse’, one of Orlando’s biggest gay nightclubs, armed with an AR-15 automatic assault rifle and a handgun. He single-handedly took the lives of 49 people Continue reading “Orlando shooting: What do we do now?”

Animal abuse: the horrid truth

Having worked in a pet shop for three years, owning more poodles and cats than I can count, and by being brought up in a home where animals were respected and treasured, I think it is safe to say that I have learnt a few things. Continue reading “Animal abuse: the horrid truth”

Why the young generation should vote

Given that the deadline to register to vote is drawing closer, it is important to remind the younger generation how essential it is to get involved. Continue reading “Why the young generation should vote”

Secret in Their Eyes Review

Completely chilling and always full of surprises, this film is directed and written by Billy Ray and also written by Juan José Campanella. Starring  Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor Continue reading “Secret in Their Eyes Review”

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