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Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Tequila Festival 2017

Review: Tequila Festival

Hannah Brierley discovers that hangovers can sometimes be worth the pain at this year’s Tequila Festival in Manchester

Photo: Anthony Crider - Charlottesville "Unite the Right" Rally

Don’t call the alt-right losers, call them racists

The worst thing about fascists marching in Virginia is the fact that they are fascists, not that they might have unfulfilling social lives, argues Sam Glover

Photo: Vaidotas Mišeikis @Flickr

Manchester airport bomber imprisoned

43 year old Nadeem Muhammed has been imprisoned for 18 years for planning to bomb a Ryanair flight leaving Manchester Airport

Photo: Gage Skidmore @Flickr

Review: The Wall

Doug Liman goes back to his film-making roots for his ninth feature film with a budget of just $3 million, which may explain why The Wall is so forgettable

Photo: junaidrao @Flickr

Review: Detroit

Frantic, frenzied and fraught with racial tension, Detroit is Bigalow at her very best

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21:  Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on  during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton at Etihad Stadium on August 21, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Walker Red Causes City to Lose Attacking Incisiveness

The Citizens fought for a 1-1 draw in their home league opener

Image: Running Wild Films @vimeo

Top 5: Indie Films

With Little Miss Sunshine featuring in HOME’s ‘This is Human’ season, and David Lowery’s A Ghost Story currently in cinemas, Jamie McEvoy lists the top 5 independent films from both the US and UK

Photo: HBO

Review: Game of Thrones — Beyond the Wall

Empty but breathtaking bombast produces the most divisive episode in the show’s history

Image rights: University of Salford Press Office @ Flickr

EXCLUSIVE: Alastair Campbell urges students to take action on Brexit

Alastair Campbell calls for Manchester students to attend the upcoming ‘Stop Brexit’ protest to show “depth of concern and anger about Brexit”

Photo: Hammersmith and Fulham Council @Flickr

A-level results day sees fewer students going to university this year than in 2016

The University of Manchester though is not adhering to the national trend, with admissions of home and EU students up since this time last year

Photo: Flazingo Photos @Flickr

Manchester’s most popular job sectors revealed

Research carried out by independent job board CV-Library has indicated the most sought-after job sectors in Manchester

Photo: University of Manchester

Moving home after university is negatively impacting graduates’ careers

A Resolution Foundation study has found that graduates not moving for work is having a marked effect on Britain’s dismal pay and productivity records