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Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Top 5: Songs to Mourn 2016

“2016 is gonna be MY year”, you said on January 1st, and chaos descended thenceforth

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Remembering George Michael

Tara Bharadia reflects on the legacy of pop star and gay icon George Michael, who died on Christmas Day

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Review: An Evening of Puccini

An opera with a twist, it’s both funny and accessible

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KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the ‘Gaystapo’

A KCL lecturer has likened LGBT students to Nazis following a long campaign to remove a portrait of KCL alumnus Lord Carey of Clifton, following his comments opposing same-sex marriage and advocating conversion therapy

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Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One is a beautiful love letter to the Star Wars mythology

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Review: Snowden

Snowden successfully brings forward the issue of personal sacrifice for a greater good

APOEL lining up against Real Madrid in 2012, Photo: George M. Groutas@flickr

APOEL Nicosia’s miracle of 2012 – and how their legacy has lived on

Dane Massey looks into the small Cypriot club’s success in Europe, and how others have emulated it since

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Huaxia Supplementary School’s 20th Anniversary

Tom Patterson reports on this month’s 20th anniversary celebrations of Huaxia Supplementary School

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Manchester City 2-1 Arsenal: offsides, tributes, and Octopussy

The title race is hotting up, as Manchester City leapfrogged Arsenal and Liverpool up to second position on Sunday afternoon

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MUFC Player Ratings: Crystal Palace vs Manchester United

Manchester United needed all three points against Crystal Palace. How did they play individually?

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MUFC Player Ratings: West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester United

Manchester United desperately needed all three points when they visited the Hawthorns

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Patience is a virtue

Pep Guardiola is trying to introduce a new way of playing at Manchester City, but we need to be patient with him