Masthead Liam Pape Editor-in-Chief Likes romantic movies and long walks by the river. Been looking for love in all the wrong places…. Crap. Wait. No. That’s for my other online bio. Sophie Mitchell Deputy Editor Sophie is a third-year English student with a burning aspiration to grow a beard like Karl Marx’s. When she’s not busy planning an underground social revolution, she can often be found in the park admiring other people’s dogs. Angie Nock Online Editor Angie is a fourth-year German Studies student who enjoys eating sushi and making to-do lists. Her aspirations include having a pet shiba inu and learning to converse in every Germanic language. Maria Tarnacka Design Editor Maria is a second-year Comparative Literature and Film Studies student. When she is not binge watching Desperate Housewives with her best friends or desperately trying to avoid adult life, she can be found searching for new travel destinations, watching old movies, or simply reading. Pooja Zaveri Marketing Pooja is a third-year Business Management student whose one true love is sleeping. When she’s awake, she’s either checking out travel blogs or shopping for things she doesn’t need. Christos Stavrou Marketing Christos is a first-year student with a passion for team related projects. You can never be sure where to find him as he gets bored in one place faster than the time it takes for grammatical accuracy to disappear in a Trump speech (yeah, he’s studying Politics). Adam Roney Copy-Editor Adam is a third-year Linguistics student with a passion for languages and publishing, as well as a love of all things animal related. Zara Ali Copy-Editor Zara is a second-year Comparative Literature student. She secretly likes BuzzFeed and will (most likely) have already seen the meme you tagged her in. She also likes labradors and legal dramas, and fences for QMBL as a Master of Arms. Gracie Browning News Gracie is a second-year Politics and International Relations student. When she isn’t stressing over the next assignment or keeping up with the latest political affairs, she can usually be found in Drapers with a jäger bomb in hand. Elmira Tanatarova News Elmira can be regularly found downing coffee by the gallon and trying to cement her library hall of fame status, and always welcomes fun new ways of smashing the patriarchy. Will Martineau Features Will is a third-year English student who likes big, beautiful books and using unnecessarily long words in the smoking area. Anna McKibbin Features Anna is a second-year English student. She loves Jesus and hates mayonnaise. You can usually find her reading or looking at pictures of her cat. Lucy Sofroniou Features Lucy is a third-year English student and time optimist who thinks that caffeine (which she owes her degree to), comedies (Friends, above all) and cake (anything without raisins) are the secrets to life. She is usually found reading/writing in coffee shops with strong wifi. Alex Richardson Science and Tech Alex is a second-year Physics student, so he can normally be found somewhere around campus yelling at equations. He enjoys reading, chocolate and taking things apart, and really isn’t that scary. Katherine Butterfield Satire Katherine is a second-year Politics student, and as such you can frequently find her doing absolutely nothing of interest. She enjoys a cool breeze on a hot summer’s day and long walks on the beach. Olivia Mesce Satire Liv compensates for her challenged height by being an overly loud and sarcastic Mancunian. By day she’s in the village shop, by night she’s probably somewhere in Hackney trying to be cool. Nicole Wretham Societies Nicole is a third-year English Literature student who spends more time dreaming about travelling than… well, anything. When she’s not being thrown in the air during cheerleading, she’s most likely at home watching cat videos and drinking many, many cups of tea. Simran Singh Societies Simmy is a second-year English student. She loves writing and hopes to work in the field of journalism in the future. Her hobbies include travelling, photography and anything and everything to do with food! She’s a super friendly and chatty person! Maariyah Dawood Societies Maariyah isn’t involved in many societies so writes about them instead because that’s basically the same thing. Some days she plots to conquer Westeros, and other times her hobbies range from listening to serious political podcasts to reading about awkward celebrity encounters on Reddit. Kerry Maxwell Comment Kerry is a second-year English and Drama student. Once Paris Hilton retweeted her. They are now best friends on a virtual level – soz Nicole Richie. Gevitha Anbarasu Comment Gev is a first-year Politics student. She’s a sucker for the romance genre and cheesy pickup lines, and has a habit of saying “thank you” and “sorry” way too much. After trying (and failing) to get people to pronounce her name correctly for 18 years, she’s given up and now always introduces herself as ‘Gev’. Daniele Accurso Columnist Daniele is a second-year History and Politics student. As such, you’ll usually find him ranting about the political parties, or you’ll spot him bemoaning how awful his beloved Barnet FC are whilst in the stands in North London. Gabrielle Agyei Columnist Gabrielle is a second-year English student. When she’s not procrastinating, she can be found reading, playing the guitar, making art and dragging her friends to galleries. Her life pretty much revolves around music and she has a growing interest in writing. That pretty much sums her up! Alasdair Dow Columnist Alasdair is a third-year History student and a first-year columnist. He hopes to entertain and inform, though failing these, he is happy simply to aggravate. Jacob Finlay Columnist Jacob is a third-year History student and a columnist for The Print, where he writes opinion pieces reflecting on student life. When he’s not frantically searching for a column idea, you can usually find him obsessively re-watching Game of Thrones and trying to guess what’s going on. Millie Pritchard Columnist Millie is a second-year English student. When not having an existential crisis or panicking over an essay, she is often found crying over videos of dogs on her Facebook feed. She acknowledges that her life is a mess, so, naturally, she writes an advice column. Joel Chandler Columnist Joel is a second-year History student who enjoys writing about US politics and current affairs. He has a passion for Japanese noise music or anything which includes driving a bulldozer through a stage. Kav Rodrigo Cartoonist Kav is a third-year History student. She loves reading, drawing and martial arts. Standing at 5ft, however, she is almost always mistaken for an arm rest. Thanks to her habit of getting too caught up with food, you may see her darting around uni trying to make it in time for lectures. Blanca González Alba Photography Editor Blanca is a second-year Biomed student. Cats over dogs. Sometimes photography editor, other times pianist, but always a procrastinator. Fiesta lover.