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Monthly Archives: September 2014


Black History Month

A team of students are heading up Black History Month celebrations; here’s how you can get involved.


The Kindle: to buy or, not to buy?

Books Editor Alister Pearson provides a response to Leonie Dunn in favour of the Kindle

Photo: Saif Rehan

Review: Wagamama

Saif Rehan documents his first taste of Japanese cuisine at Wagamama

Photo: zen_warden @Flickr

A Biography of James Joyce

Harry Daniels considers the epic life and works of the literary hero that is James Joyce.

Photo: Hester Lonergan

Review: Rudy’s Pizza

Hester Lonergan visits Rudy’s Pizza, a pop up in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

Authentic Italian quality in the comfort of your own home. Photo: Ellie Gibbs

Recipe: Gourmet Pizzas

Making pizzas at home is one of my favourite things to do as a group. If there are a few of you, you can club together to afford decent ingredients and at a fraction of the cost of a takeaway or restaurant pizza. It’s also a lot healthier than eating out as you know exactly what’s going into every component of the dish!

Photo: Claire Cottis

Recipe: Gin and Earl Grey Fizz

Claire Cottis gives insight on how to create the Gin and Earl Grey Fizz, a truly British (…and easy to mix!) cocktail

Photo: Ellie Gibbs

Recipe: The Perfect Rocky Road Bars

As probably one of the easiest sweet treats to make, rocky road bars are my fail-safe party showstopper. The basic recipe is to grab everything unhealthy, smash it all to bits, cover it with gooey melted chocolate and refrigerate.

Manchester Food and Drink Festival. Photo: James Jackman

Review: Manchester Food & Drink Festival

James Jackman visits Albert Square to sample the delights on offer at the Manchester Food and Drink Festival.

Photo: Event flyer

Preview: RBMA presents DJ Harvey

DJ Harvey is in town on 24th October

Pablo Picasso. Photo: marie-ll @Flickr

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pablo Picasso

How much do you actually know about the person behind the canvas?

Photo: isherwoodchris @Flickr

Government reforms will lead to even more unpaid student loans

By Autumn 2015, restrictions on the number of student entries into universities will be removed