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Daily Archives: 4th November 2012


007 Legends – Review

Alasdair Preston looks at the latest Bond game. 360 (System Reviewed), PS3, PC

Election night party at the Burlington Society, 2008
Picture - Matty Major

An American abroad: the presidential election

An American war veteran’s perspective on the presidential election

The UK is no longer in recession, but how much of that is down to George Osborne and the Conservatives? Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Out of recession, but does George Osborne deserve a gold medal?

The UK is finally out of recession, but what does this really mean?


Syria: my home

Farah Nassef writes about what the Syrian conflict personally means to her and her family

NUS officer Aaron Kiely has demanded Leeds Student retract their interview with BNP leader Nick Griffin  Photo: Joe Mott @Flickr

NUS officer demands Nick Griffin interview retracted

University of Leeds student newspaper published an interview with BNP leader

Lou Reed - Transformer. Photo: PaulWrightUK @flickr

Mancunion Recommends (then): Lou Reed – Transformer (1972)

While musically the album is interesting, Reed’s coyly clever lyrics are the star of Transformer

St. Andrew's Day fixtures are still played against the same 118-yard wall today, in the shadow of Eton College. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Bizarre Sports #7 – The Eton Wall Game

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week: The Eton Wall Game

Bradley Wiggins was one of the many stars in a memorable year for British sport Photo: surreynews @Flickr

Sports Personality of the Year 2012 – Why it has to be Wiggins

Wiggins’ Tour de France victory sets him apart, argues Finlay Donaldson


Review: How Are You Feeling?

Moya Crockett vists Cornerhouse to check out David Shrigley’s latest offering

Is the prefix of "sexy" obligatory for womens costumes? Photo: Dennis Crowley

“I’m a slutty cat, duh”

Tilly Suggitt’s take on costume choices for the 31st October

Warped is a hot spot for those with a passion for sci-fi and fantasy worlds. Photo: Farazsiyal@Flickr


Embrace your inner geek

Photo: Knit Soc

Stitch and Bitch

Rachel Heward catches up with Lizzy Clark from Knit Soc.