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Revisiting Blade Runner

With Blade Runner 2049 out now and under a new director, Rising East decided to get two reviewers to watch the original and review...

More Than Sexploitation

The Jack the Ripper Museum in Cable Street, East London, was opened on August 2015. Its opening sparked controversy – the planning application had referred...

Wharf-Life: ‘A Customer Threw A Chocolate Bar At Me!’

Canary Wharf is a true feast for the eyes. Skyscrapers as far as the eye can see; shopping malls with only the top brands....

Buying The Youth Vote?

Conservative prime minister Theresa May has pledged not to raise university tuition fees from the current £9,250 a year, and promises to review the...

Hackney Wonderland In Photos

Now in its fourth year, Hackney Wonderland recently took over three Hackney venues to showcase great new acts alongside more well-known names. Running from...

Dove Beauty Whitewash?

Beauty company Dove recently released an advert for body wash that some say is racist. In it a black woman removes her shirt to reveal...

SpatialOS: ‘an entirely new approach to game design’

New cloud-powered technology could redefine what we think of as an indie game. SpatialOS, created by Cambridge-based Improbable, makes development of bigger games easier and...

Five Things NOT To Do This Halloween

So, Halloween is approaching, and we are likely to see some amazing costumes, creative costumes, and lazily funny costumes. But the opportunity to dress...

Looking Ghoulish Not Foolish

You've been invited to a Halloween party but you don't know what to wear? Here are four easy looks that you can achieve in a...

Poor Start For The Business Boys

The suits are sharper, the drone shots of London are better and the candidate’s house is dreamier than ever before.  The iconic theme song...

Wolf Alice at XOYO: Why Less (Space) Is Best

Bodies crammed together in a tiny space, the air reeking with booze and heat. Your eyes wander across the room, catch a face, then...

The Season’s Over

Phew, the party conference season is finally finished. So let’s look back at the highs and lows for the top two parties. There were inspiring...

Sticking It To Massage Parlours!

In this photograph a ‘masseuse’ sticker has been stuck to a traffic cone warning of wet, ‘sticker-proof’ paint intended to eradicate stickers advertising (thinly...

Crime Or Art? Decision Time

When the developers of a new trampoline park in East Ham announced they were looking for graffiti artists to paint the walls, it prompted...

This Is ‘2017’

“Photography evades us. The various distributions we impose upon it are in fact either empirical or rhetorical, or else aesthetic, in any case external...

Small Steps On High Heels

As you may have heard, some high end companies require female staff to wear heels which are equally high. Wearing them all day can cause...

Is Your Instagram Dragging You Down?

Girls, we've all been there... you’re stuffing your face with copious amounts of food whilst lazily scrolling through your Instagram, and you come across...

Savior The Moment

Alexandra Savior looks nervous as she steps onto the stage in front of a sell out crowd at Oslo in Hackney. Her voice wavers...

Millennials United

With a general election looming, the Millennial generation looks set to be even further divided, even among ourselves. How different from the days when...

Gaming: an outsider’s view

I was recently asked to give my opinion on the video game industry from an “outsider's” perspective. As someone who studies psychology, I want...

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Williams ‘Very Pleased’ With Landmark Bournemouth Victory

UEL Volleyball First Team coach Jefferson Williams hasn’t been with the University long, having taken over last year during the mid-season from Simon Loftus. It has...

An ‘Unprepared’ UEL Badminton Team Lose Out At SportsDock

It wasn't the start they expected, but UEL's men's badminton only have themselves to blame for a match that saw them play out-of-sorts against...

UEL Netball Second Team Earn A Valuable Point

UEL Women’s Netball Second Team earned themselves a crucial point in their second South Eastern 10B League game, after they drew 19-19 against King’s College...

UEL Women’s Basketball 1st Seek Victory Against Brighton

UEL will face Brighton on Wednesday the 25th of October at Eastbourne where they will aim to continue their victorious streak. Victorious start UEL had a...

UEL Defeat Champions To Continue Perfect Start

The University of East London’s Men’s Volleyball Team continued their perfect start in the BUCS Premier South League as they defeated last season’s Champions...

Dagenham And Redbridge Prepare For Their Third Game In A Row

Dagenham come off the back of a 1-0 replay loss against East London rivals Leyton Orient. Whereas Wrexham head into the game this weekend...

Orient Put A Dagger In John Still’s FA Cup Dream

Macauley Bonne’s first half finish saw Leyton Orient edge past Dagenham and Redbridge to book their place in the FA Cup first round. With neither...

‘I Want To Drive UEL Football Forward’

Last season was an eye opening experience for the UEL Mens 1st XI players as they struggled in their inaugural season in the top...

UEL Look To Make Amends

The University of East London Men's 1st XI are looking to pick up their first points of the season today, when they face Reading...

UEL Put Unbeaten Home Record On The Line

UEL will be aiming to bounce back with a win and get their first three points on the board. Their first game of the...

Chances But No Breakthroughs

Failed Form Dagenham and Redbridge went in to this game in the better form. They always say, however, that form goes out of the window...

East London Rivals Cancel Each Other Out

The Daggers began the early stages in a rather sloppy fashion, but the home side grew into the game. The first chance went in the...

Tough London Test Awaits Young Hammers

West Ham's U23s will make the short trip to Aldershot Town's ground to face Chelsea's U23s this Sunday in Premier League 2 Division One,...

Netball Team Aim To Flourish

Another eagerly anticipated season awaits the UEL Sports Teams, especially the UEL Netball Club, who are hoping for their first league triumph since 2016....

UEL Volleyball Set For Legrand Stage

After a mostly successful debut season alongside Jeff Williams as the Coach of UEL Volleyball Club, Assistant Coach Ian Legrand, spoke to Rising East...

UEL Badminton Set Fair For Success

A key aim for the University of East London Badminton club this year is to grow recruitment, with the overall ambition to improve both...

A New Season, A New Name

Having finished third in their second full season, the UEL Titans are aiming for their 2A South East division championship, and they are looking...

Bantle Spikes Exeter

The University of East London’s Men’s Volleyball Team got off to the perfect start in their Premier South campaign after they triumphed in straight...

UEL Spirited But Defeated in Season Opener

The University of East London’s Netball Third Team’s 2017-18 league campaign did not get off to the best of starts, as they were defeated...

UEL Women’s Volleyball Cruise Past Cambridge

The University of East London’s women’s volleyball first team got their season underway in the best possible manner, as they beat Cambridge women’s first...

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