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  • We’re on holiday!

    Dear readers, OPMagazine will be on holiday from December 25 to January 5. To our thousands of readers, we thank you sincerely for your patronage. This year, the world has seen some fantastic successes, as well as some shameful failures; and as an outlet, we have been there every step of the way to cover the good and the bad. Thank you for being there with us. From everyone here at OPMagazine, we wish you ... ► Read more

  • Chief Editor: Dear readers, OPMG is changing

    Dear readers, Olbrycht-Palmer Media Group is approaching its one year anniversary, and to mark the occasion we’re making some changes. As of Saturday 1 September 2018, the Olbrycht-Palmer Media Group publication will be rebranded as OPMagazine. When OPMG was launched nearly one year ago, I didn’t know where it would lead. The fundamental idea was to create a truly independent news organisation which cut through the noise and commentary of the 24/7 news cycle, and ... ► Read more

  • Our safety is not your choice

    We often walk home in the very early hours of the morning as a pair. On one particular walk home we were being yelled at by two adult men. They had gotten off the train like we had and were both much larger than the two of us. They were jeering and commenting on our appearances, and how exciting it was that we are identical twins. Of course we couldn’t ignore them, but we couldn’t ... ► Read more

  • Meet Adam. He’s challenging Florida’s bump fire stock ban.

    In response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in February 2018 and the Las Vegas shooting in October 2017, lawmakers in Florida enacted a raft of new laws aimed at reducing gun violence in schools. Included among these new laws is a purported ban on “bump fire stocks”, to which many individuals and organisations in Florida have reacted negatively. One such individual is Adam Roberts, a native of Florida. Adam has decided to personally ... ► Read more

  • Trump shouldn’t get a Nobel Peace Prize

    Last Friday, the world witnessed a truly historic moment — the meeting of the leaders of North and South Korea. As Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in shook hands and crossed the border together, smiles ablaze, I think everyone watching understood that this meeting signalled a new era; possibly an era of lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula. From the threat of nuclear war to talking about building a brighter future together, many, including myself, were stunned ... ► Read more

Opinion

In Stereo

  • Summer season song starters

    • Sam Elliott

      Columnist

    • Matilda Elliott

      Columnist

    Even though we have only just entered summer, we are in the most jovial mood for the summer sounds to come. We have been absolutely spoilt with amazing songs this year, and these three months are no exception! Here are some tracks we have been frothing that have lead us into our fav season! The Buoys: “Make It Clear” Opening with a low, gritty guitar riff, “Make It Clear” instantly grabs your attention and forces ... ► Read more