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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Photo: Cottonopolis FB


‘The sun in Manchester is very slowly rising in the east’, says our reviewer of new Asian eatery, Cottonopolis

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International Women’s Day: Beauty Charities

International Women’s Day is approaching so Laura Mills talks you through a few charities that help give back to women in need

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Review: Novel Experiments in Living

A writer and his writer’s block form the basis a witty and ambitious play written and directed by Rob Paterson

Photo: Harry Newton

Capital One Cup Final: Willy up to the job!

Manchester City had to go to extra time and penalties to see off Liverpool in the Capital One Cup Final after a 1-1 draw at Wembley

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55 miles for 55 years: Bogle 2016

Bogle celebrates their 55th triumphant year as the North’s longest-running fundraising event

Husbands and Sons is playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre. Photo: Richard Hopkins @Flickr

Review: Husbands & Sons

Marianne Elliot brings a cocktail of DH Lawrence’s greats with Husbands & Sons to the Royal Exchange Theatre

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Colm, swipe right on the Students’ Union

Activites and Development Officer Joel Smith offers a reply to recent attacks on the Students’ Union

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Cameron’s EU deal increases the possibility of Brexit

The Prime Minister’s deal does not do enough to blunt the Euroscepticism that exists in the left and the right

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Twitter fries Stephen

After Fry leaves Twitter again, what is the online platform becoming with regards to free speech and censorship?

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If the FBI wins against Apple we all lose

If a precedent is set for state authorities gaining access to encrypted data, we don’t know where it will end

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Vice-Chancellors band together to block Brexit

University Vice-Chancellors from across the country profess their concern about leaving the EU

Oxbridge has come under scruiny for its low admission of poorer students Photo: Andew Dunn @Wikimedia Commons

Rate of disadvantaged students entering Oxbridge falls

New data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency reveals that Oxbridge has been admitting fewer students from lower socio-economic backgrounds over the past decade