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PKP Week 1

The first week of the Pembroke-King's Summer Programme has ended, and student Angie, of Illinois Wesleyan University, tells us about her experiences so far. Every time I enter the historic gates of Pembroke or King's, I am in awe at the beauty and nobility of the campuses. Everywhere I turn in this incredible city, there are captivating ornate buildings housing the same incredible intelligence that fostered some of the most talented…

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Nightfall at Pembroke

As exams came to a close a corner of Pembroke suddenly became a hive of activity as a team of students prepared for the June Event. If you’d had any reason to wander through chimney court you might have found Eric, who led the décor team, working on everything from faux brickwork to graffiti. Delve into the storage basement and you would find a strange world bathed in red from a huge digital clock. The event that emerged from this chaos was Nightfall, the 2018 June event, and it was clearly worth the effort. The committee designed the event around the twin themes of vaporwave  and cyberpunk, weaving together a…

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Desiring the Middle East at Pembroke

One of the regular lecture series at Pembroke is the ‘Desiring the Middle East’ series, organised by Dr Sertaç Sehlikoglu. The central concern of this bi-weekly seminar series is to…

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Play Like a Girl

Performing the complete organ works of Bach in 24 hours is already a huge undertaking, but this year Director of Music Anna Lapwood wanted to go a step further. With…

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