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Monthly Archives: October 2012

A sign put outside Learning Commons directs students to the library after a glass panel cracked early Monday morning  Photo: Jonathan Breen

Learning Commons closed

Library open 24 hours while problem fixed


60 seconds with…Manchester Uni Confessions

We chat to the anonymous creator behind facebook phenonemon Manchester Uni Confessions


Review: Borderline Vultures

Ellie Scallan finds a thrilling atmosphere which delights human curiosity by taking the individual firmly out of their comfort zone

Picture: Urban Outfitters

Gadget Candy

Are you as hot for gadget candy as Aimee Grant Cumberbatch?

'We Got Him!'s tasteful cover

“We got him”: celebrating death isn’t for the faint-hearted, but it is for the American

The politically timed re-release of We Got Him!: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein rankles

The Tiger Who Came to Tea, by Judith Kerr. A personal childhood favourite of mine.

Escape in a children’s story

Remember how fun reading was when you were a kid? Joelle Jefferis advocates reigniting the adventure

Photo: Marissa Orton@Flickr

Ethical Fashion: What it says on the label?

If something is labelled as ethically sourced, can we take that as the absolute truth? Alice Tofts thinks not…

asos necklace

ASOS: A cyber-highstreet alternative to diamonds

Jessica Cusack on a hard rock substitute


Rain Man(c)

Emma Richards on the inevitable comeback of the waterproof shoe



How does one accessorise one’s face? Is it even possible? Yes, says Jessica Cusack, by Fajazzling

Photo: Urban Outfitters

Top 5: Bags for University

With an endless list of things to go into your backpack, here’s a little help with choosing one…


On your head, son…

Everything you need to consider to be your very own hat connoisseur…