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Monthly Archives: March 2017

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The toxicity of student politics

Ex-Co Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Ally Routledge, details the scenery of her journey through student politics

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Debunking sex myths

To conclude Sex Week 2017, here is a list of myths about sex and the reality behind them

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Preview: Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival promotes up-and-coming filmmakers

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Record Reappraisal: Avril Lavigne – Let Go

Rebekah Shaw affectionately looks back at the Canadian singer’s 15-year-old skater-rock debut

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Gyalchester

According to university style profiles, Manchester’s female students have a specific look that resurfaces across campus. Deputy fashion and beauty editor Sophie Soar examines what our stereotype is and how to style yourself accordingly

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King of the Fallowfield look

Although fashion does have global reach, here in Manchester we seem to have our own style bubble

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New parallels drawn between ‘white working class’ and BME communities

Reports by the Runnymede Trust and CLASS suggest the ‘white working class’ label may potentially damage hopeful policies that will benefit the working classes

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Review: Lovesong

Part of The University of Manchester Drama Society’s MIFTAs season, this play highlights how important time is and has fast things can change

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Review: Growing Pains

Tom Gill delivers a raw and emotional performance, in a play not to be missed

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Cornerhouse cinema transformed into amateur art gallery

Georgia Welch takes a look at Cornerhouse cinema’s new and unusual link with homelessness

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6 Nations Review: England At A Crossroads

With the dust settling on the 2017 instalment of the 6 Nations, Toby Webb reflects on the state of the England rugby team

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Live: The Orwells

The Orwells please the crowd despite disappointingly short performance straight after a new album release, writes Irune Vega