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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Photo: Joe Mabel @ Wikimedia Commons

Review: The Vaudevillians

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales give old-school glamour a modern twist in their cabaret show at Contact

Photo: Pete Souza @ Wikimedia Commons

‘The Devil’s Dung’: why Christianity should be progressive

Political Christianity should restore its roots of socialism and progressivism

Photo: Photogenic Leigh@Wikimedia Commons

Manchester homes to fund Council cuts

Elected mayors to add their own charges to council tax bills to cope with increased cuts

Photo: Advice Service

How to apply for mitigating circumstances

Thinking you might need to apply for mitigating circumstances but not sure what to do? Senior advisor, Rebekah Ollerenshaw, advises how it should be done

Photo: AlloCiné

Review: Bright

‘If you want orcs, elves and a Dark Lord, watch Lord of the Rings.’

Photo: Aisha Rodriguez

An unconventional gap year

Aisha Rodriguez discusses how you could get involved with ICS, a government-funded programme, which aims to meaningfully help developing countries

Photo: Calypso April

Art on exchange: Copenhagen’s best exhibitions in 2017

Calypso April, a student abroad, talks of her experiences in Copenhagen’s thriving art scene

Wonder Woman: Contact Young Company - She Bangs The Drums - image by Benji Reid - Museum of Science & Industry

Suffrage Centenary celebrations kick off

The Centenary Launch Party and Wonder women — ways you can celebrate the ‘year of the woman’

Arctic Monkeys (Photo: Wiki)

Music in 2018

Music Editor, Hannah Brierley, runs through some of the new artists to look out for this year, as well as a rundown of rumours and album releases for the year too

Photo: Atena Kasper @ Wikimedia Commons

Interview: Riton

Qasim Akhtar chats to Riton at Warehouse Project

Photo: Broady @ flickr

My experience with Greater Manchester Police

Burglaries in South Manchester are not uncommon – but when my house was ransacked in December, I at least expected Manchester Police to be on hand to help us through

Photo: University of Manchester

Robot scientist aids drug-resistant malaria treatment discovery

AI robot, Eve, helped researchers at The University of Manchester and Cambridge to find that a toothpaste ingredient is effective against a drug-resistant malaria parasite