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Daily Archives: 27th October 2016

Lagerfeld. Photo: adach @ Flickr

Lagerfelds’ style as costume

Sometimes personal style can go so far it transforms into a costume. Fashion and Beauty Editor Sarah Kilcourse looks at the ultimate fashion industry personality – Karl Lagerfeld

Photo: Lowry

Review: Don’t Wake the Damp

Kill the Beast’s play allows the audience to explore the mind-set of four different types of characters through tropes, evacuations, and a mysterious monster masked as rising damp

Photo: KGH @Wikipedia

New developments in Alzheimer’s treatment

A team of scientists at Imperial College London have revealed that they successfully used gene therapy to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s Disease in mice

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Review: B!RTH Festival’s India & China

Elise Gallagher tells us about some of the inpsiring plays premiering at The Royal Exchange as part of its B!RTH Festival

Photo: Weber Shandwick

Venture Out, and achieve success

Manchester Enterprise Centre’s renowned Venture Out competition is back for another year of finding the best and brightest future business stars

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Top 5: Small record labels you should know about

Looking for new music? Ollie Clack finds the record labels with the best rosters so you don’t have to

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Opinion: Are Lyrics Poetry?

Following Bob Dylan’s surprise Nobel Prize win, debate has focused on the worthiness of his lyricism. Is it time to reevaluate the literary value of songwriting, asks Gurnaik Johal

Artwork: Miranda Gamble

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I died. Right then and there in the Eastleigh branch of a Frankie and Bennies, I died.

Rick Owens. Picture: tomspartypix @ Flickr

Channeling the glamour goth – Halloween does not have to be cliché

Beyond cliché costumes there are numerous ideas to spookily dress up whilst keeping it subtle. Tarun Daryanani addresses how?

Photo: University of Manchester Gymnastics Club

Get Involved: University of Manchester Gymnastics Club

The University of Manchester Gymnastics Club has really grown over the last few years, and here is how you can get involved

Photo: charmainezoe @Flickr

The Real Horrors: Killer Fashion

Jai Joshi investigates the dark side of fashion throughout history, unveiling garments and trends that were known for being so dangerous, they could kill you…

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The triggering: safe spaces are eroding our freedoms

In university campuses across Canada, the United States and Britain is an evil that is triumphing against our freedom. It has led to the erosion…