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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hattie Pearson Photo: David Howarth

XFM hires Fuse FM star

Hattie Pearson joins an exciting new schedule on alternative national radio station XFM

Best of BE Festival. Photo: The Lowry

An International Eyeful

Caroline Hailstone reviews the Best of the BE Festival

Paul side - Helena Christensen

Interview: Paul Banks

The Interpol frontman spoke to Joe Goggins about going it alone, ditching his pseudonym and being inspired by Snoop Dogg

Get those dishes done and burn calories at the same time.
Photo: Nik Stanbridge

Shape up for second semester

How to shed those post exam pounds.

Performance of Twefth Night. Photo: The Lowry.

What I’m looking forward to this year in Theatre

Helen McCarthy gives us the best picks of what local theatre has to offer this year

Thom and Sarah: all smiles at the start, but how was the rest of their date? Photo: Ben Bradford

Blind Date: Tom and Sarah

After a steamy encounter at Trof: Tom, a second year Chemistry student, and Sarah, a first year biologist, reveal all.

Multi-nominee Amour Photo: Amour, Les Films du Losange, X-Filme Creative Pool, and Wega Film

BAFTA 2013: Cornerhouse BAFTA Pick

Flora Anderson takes us through some of the films we enjoyed at The Cornerhouse that have received BAFTA nominations

Daniel Craig as James Bond. Photo: Skyfall, Eon Productions

BAFTA 2013: Top 5 BAFTA Snubs

Dylan Wiggan lists the surprise snubs in this year’s BAFTA nominations

Yeah it looks good, but what's it for again? The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons, picture: Sabrina Khan

Will the libraries survive?

Cuts have left public libraries struggling to survive. Will they make it? And what will it mean if they don’t?

Photo: Irenee Jacobs

Pangaea 2013: costumes

This January’s Pangaea costumes rated and slated.


Post exam escapes

Lucy takes us through the best mini breaks to celebrate the end of exams.

One of the Best Film Nominees is Les Miserables Photot: Les Miserables, Working Title Films

BAFTA 2013: Best Film

Jackson Ball gives us his take on this year’s BAFTA Best Film Nominations