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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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NUS conference closes after students storm stage

It is currently uncertain when the protest will end

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Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Upon her win, the FE veteran states it’s now time to “get real” about education

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Review: Sea of Thieves

An accomplished co-op adventure marred by a lack of launch day content

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Brian Cox: abolish first-year exams

The professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester said he doesn’t care if his first-year students pass their exams

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TEDx: a round up

The university of Manchester student organised Ted Talks stepped into “uncharted territories” last weekend…

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Anthem reeks of EA’s stifling over-ambition

Anthem looks great on the surface, but under the hood there is cause for concern

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Style file

How would you describe your own personal style? Sports teacher X Courtney Love (with a sprinkling of The Simple Life Paris Hilton). Who is your…

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‘The Zine is Dead’ – an NME Obituary

The once great music mag finally gives up pressing

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Live Review: Django Django at the Ritz

Django Django have been riding high of late, a successful album and a series of sold-out shows – Ethan Davies found that their live performances are just as impressive

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Interview: Tez Ilyas

Eleanor Forrest finds out what it means for comedian Tez Ilyas to ’Teztify’ against modern day assumptions of himself as a Northern, Working-class, British Muslim.

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Live Review: Kylie

Kylie playing Gorilla is a special treat for all, and Manchester shows its gratitude better than anywhere else

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Calling all film students, cinephiles and critics – Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

Don’t miss the chance to get involved with this year’s Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival!