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Daily Archives: 10th October 2016

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The diversity debate

Following the controversy regarding the Marc Jacobs SS17 show, contributor Jai Joshi weighs in on the debate on diversity within the industry and calls for a need to change

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Live: Ultimate Painting

Ultimate Painting’s 1980s-indebted indie pop warms the band’s typically shy audience, writes Joe Taylor

Photo: English National Ballet

Review: Giselle

An innovative and haunting re-imagining of an old classic, Akram Kahn’s Giselle almost lives up to expectations, lacking only a clear sense of narrative

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Review: Sembene!

A documentary about the African culture and society, the arts, filmmaking and of course… the man himself

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Live: The Kills

The Kills thrill the Albert Hall with an electrifying rock show, writes Mattea Bubalo

Photo: Royal Exchange Theatre

Review: Wish List

A clever and compelling play which explores the struggles of living in a world that seems determined to undermine and disregard you

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Tracks Of The Week: 10th October

Paak slacks in this week’s ‘Tracks of the Week’ feature

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Are fashion magazines behind the times?

Jenny Knowles suggests that fashion magazines are failing in one crucial area: diversity—with the ultimate fashion bible Vogue being perhaps the worst culprit.

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Can you go the distance?

As a new term gets underway, we look at how long distance relationships can affect your university life and the best ways to avoid heartbreak…

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Boldly Beautiful: Turning scars into works of art

The beauty of survival is encapsulated through mastectomy tattoos

Photo: The Adventures of Margaret Thatcher's Head

The double standards of the student left

The actions and ideologies of some of the student left are shutting down important debates

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Grammar Schools: do your homework, Mrs May

Would the opening up of new grammar schools really help create the meritocratic society envisaged by Mrs May?