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Daily Archives: 27th March 2017

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Poet of the Week: Jake Piazza

Jake Piazza is Poet of the Week beginning 27/03/2017

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Controversy: Are sex-specific abortions OK?

Following the criticism of an Ethics Professor for supporting abortions based on the foetus’s sex, Science and Technology reporter Jake Jones considers the ethics of sex-specific abortions

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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NUS presidential candidate aims to engage students with ‘anti-establishment’ agenda

Controversial right-wing candidate Tom Harwood has accused student politics of being ‘too serious’ in his campaign for a more ‘democratic’ NUS

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The science of attraction

Why are you attracted to someone? Is it hormones? Or maybe your immune system?

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Review: The Salesman

Georgie Welch reviews Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar winning drama

St. Paul's Cathedral, London: Photo - Jack Greeney

Five more UK destinations to visit this Easter

Continuing from last week’s article, Jack Greeney takes a look at five more great UK locations to visit over Easter break

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Review: Yank! The Musical

A tonally confused musical lifted by some fantastic performances and moments of pathos and humour

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LeFou or LeWho?

With the release of Beauty and The Beast this week, we look at the controversy surrounding LeFou and his (possible) homosexuality, and question whether the fuss is worth it

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Album: Spoon – Hot Thoughts

The indie rock titans return with their latest masterpiece

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Live: Cosmo Calling

Cosmo Calling are buoyed by a receptive audience and play a bright, enjoyable set, writes Callum Oliver

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I followed my favourite band across Europe

Reckless? Yes. Stupid? Yes. The best experience ever? Absolutely. Katie Shepherd writes about her experience following her favourite band across the continent