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Monthly Archives: September 2017

photo: Wikimedia Commons

The Ubisoft Rebrand

Ubisoft has changed its logo, but will it change its stripes?

Photo: Lee Baxter

Review: We’re Not Really Here – A Football Opera

Does the beautiful game belong on a field or in the theatre? Jade Fox reviews We’re Not Really Here: A Football Opera

Photo credit: Burberry@Instagram.com

Guess who’s back, back again

Burberry’s show at LFW was bold and beautiful, and even brought back a controversial part of the family…

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Britain needs to appreciate the contribution of its international students

After funding outrages and bogus figures, Britain’s international students deserve to have their potential acknowledged and encouraged

Photo: Pixabay

Animal rights protest at London fashion week

Activitist protest the use of fur in fashion – despite none appearing in the show protested

Photo: Elizabeth Gibson

What I learnt from starting a literary journal

As we near Foxglove’s first birthday, Elizabeth Gibson calls on young writers to persue their dreams

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Review: Two Hundred Very Short Stories by Helen Keeling-Marston

This collection of quick reads provides an interesting commentary on the struggles of finding time for leisure reading

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What’s the future of Pangaea? An interview with Kitty Bartlett

With the new building works in the SU this years organisers of the beloved Pangaea Festival at the University of Manchester are finding creative ways to keep the night going, hopefully for years to come

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Failures of the West’s counter-terrorism strategy

The UK could do much more to win the hearts and minds of British Muslims

Photo: Indigo Girls

Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Swamp Ophelia

Elizabeth Gibson looks beyond the hype to the quiet beauty of Indigo Girls’ fifth album

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The defiance of secession – Catalan independence

A fight for self-determination in the face of insurmountable odds

Photo: Hannah Brierley

Review: R5

Whilst not Music Editor Hannah’s usual cup of tea, R5 managed to surprise her in more ways than one