Introducing VEX...Voices Explained. Written by: Chrys Salter & Daniel Khalili-Tari VEX magazine will aim to be a leading news, opinion and world issues publication, paving the way for intelligent comment, discussion and conversation on the world around us. Combining politics, education, global pandemics and culture, VEX magazine will cover the most relevant events which are shaping our planet into what it is today, by executing articles with beautifully clean cut and delicately designed layouts and images, alongside articulate and concise articles which get to the heart of any given issue. Students and adolescents throughout the world are politically and socioeconomically frustrated. From the Anonymous protests in London to the student organised demonstrations in Hong Kong...
Reporter: Mariya Grinina | Sub-Editor: Alina Isachenka The Design Museum opens to the public in its new location today. The museum moved from a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames to a mid-century building on Kensington High Street. The former Commonwealth Institute was restored into a spectacular minimalistic space by architectural designer John Pawson. New building is three times bigger than the old one, and is filled with natural light coming from its parabolic copper roof. It houses three exhibition spaces, a designers-in-residence studio, learning spaces, a library and archive, a restaurant and café. And the good news – the permanent exhibition is free, for the first time of the museum’s existence since 1989.
Citizens across the United States are outraged by the outcome of the presidential election and have gathered to protest against this shock win for Trump. Reporter: Alex Zendra | Sub-editor: Maria Llamas This is no Cinderella story, nor a Rocky Balboa saga... more like revenge of the Sith - in Star Wars. Donald Trump crept up into politics announcing himself as someone fit to run as president. This stage in American politics seems almost fiction... but, for some people, is a scary reality. People were congregating around Trumps Tower such as the one in New York and other buildings in major cities. Protesters also took to the streets of Chicago, a city which was rooting for Clinton- due in correlation to the cities polls. Trump exceeded the 270 threshold that a candidate needs
Ireland beat New Zealand yesterday 40-29, handing the Irish their very first win over the All Blacks in 111 years. Reporter: Sajid Hassan | Sub-editor: Alex Zendra New Zealand, widely considered the best national rugby team for some years now have been humbled by an Irish team who ended their 18 test match winning streak in Chicago – of all places(!) Days earlier, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series against the Cleveland Indians, winning the hard way coming from 3-1 down. While the Cubs waited 108 years for silverware, Joe Schmidt’s Ireland side made their intentions clear, dominating possession and ending the first half leading 25-8. With consistent kicking from Johnny Sexton and a strong offence from the Irish forwards, New Zealand weren’t allowed to get themselves in the game.