Best of Boxpark Shoreditch

The Boxpark in Shoreditch offers a solution for anyone feeling boxed in by the typical St. John’s Wood High Street restaurants. The Boxpark offers two floors worth of constantly-changing restaurants and pop-up shops inside converted shipping containers. The Boxpark includes everything from milkshakes to fried chicken. There are 17 restaurants in the Boxpark, each offering something unique and delicious. Soft Serve Society, Nosteagia and COQ Fighters are three of our favorites: Continue reading “Best of Boxpark Shoreditch”

Lunch with the Standard: Amanda Litman

It was hard to believe that the woman standing in front of me was only 27 years old and already had written a book and single-handedly inspired approximately 10,000 under-35s to run for political office. The short brown bob and maroon dress of the Run For Something founder Amanda Litman greeted me as conversation flowed between her and myself. Litman’s stories were coupled with a free use of candor and expletives- a combination which made me feel as if I’d known her for years.

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Hamilton crosses the pond for West End premiere

Katya Smith (’19) plugs in her phone and starts to play the Hamilton Soundtrack. She sings along with the music as it transports her back to the 1790s. Smith is an avid fan of Hamilton, despite not having seen it yet. She is planning on seeing the show in London in January.

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Media must cover the entire story of terrorism

On the night of October 1, a man opened fire on a crowd of people at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The attack killed 58 people and injured 546, making it the worst mass shooting in modern American History.

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Grenfell Tower fire leaves lasting mark on community

On June 14, 2017, at around 1:00 a.m. a fire occurred at the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington where 80 people died, 70 were injured and 255 people were left without a home. Features Editor John Towfighi, Opinions Editor Sophie Ashley and Culture Editor Quinn Whitman explore the relief, the people and the impact of this deadly fire.

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