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Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Exclusive: landlord blacklist group closes due to legal threat

Students were able to use the group to give landlords a one to five star rating and contained a ‘landlord blacklist’ with a list of those who received bad reviews

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Live Review: 1XTRA Live 2017

Kavindra Huggins and Leslie Adu bring their 2 cents on BBC 1XTRA’s annual star-studded flagship event

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ArtBox: The Student Run Collective’s Silent Charity Auction

We talk to one of the curators of ArtBox, Sophie Billington about her upcoming project in aid of Manchester Mind charity

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HOME Cinema Preview: 17th November

James Gill talks us through this week of November at HOME Cinema

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EA temporarily disables all microtransactions in Battlefront II

Players can currently only progress with gameplay

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LGBT Confidence Conference with Claudia Carvell

Following the LGBT Confidence Conference held by the LGBT Foundation, Ellie Tivey talks to women’s officer Claudia Carvell to highlight why coming out can be so difficult for members of the community and how the foundation seeks to make the intrinsically political and social LGBT experience that bit safer, brighter and more powerful

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Review: Kaleidoscope

Toby Jones is directed by his brother in a claustrophobic, psychological thriller which impresses despite a precarious plot

Photo: Paul Crudgington

The Manchester Sleep Out with Lib Dem councillor John Leech

This years Manchester Sleep Out raised £90,000 for the homeless. Jacob Rawling talks to Lib Dem councillor John Leech about his participation in the annual event that seeks to raise money and awareness for the city’s ever growing vulnerable population

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Manchester academic wins award for climate change film

Dr Joanne Jordan of the university’s Global Development Institute was recognised for her work exploring effects of and responses to climate change in Bangladeshi slums

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Brand new women’s theatre society taking back the stage

Saira Baksh introduces us to the Women’s Theatre Society at the University of Manchester

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DSquared2’s ‘Be Nice, Be Cool’ range

Fashion brand DSquared2 have partnered up with charity ‘Be Nice, Be Cool’ to raise awareness about bullying. Maddie Rodbert reveals what you can expect from the collaboration

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Live Review: Wolf Alice

Alternative-rock band Wolf Alice return to the stage with a stunning, evocative and undeniably fearless performance exhibiting their elaborate new album, Visions of a Life