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Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Live review: The Howl & The Hum

The Howl & The Hum return to their hometown to play a sold-out gig amongst friends at The Fulford Arms

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Manchester’s sex toy spend hard to beat

Ann Summers reveals students from the University of Manchester “know exactly what they’re looking for when they’re shopping for toys”

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Lecturer admits to false cancer and MS claims for PhD extensions

The University of Manchester did not wish to comment on the revelation

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Valve axe Steam Machines from storefront

Valve’s answer to accessible, console-style PC gaming drops off the radar

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Live Review: Niall Horan

One ex-boyband member finds his own Direction in an upbeat, folksy gig that promises a bright future

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Graphene takes flight

The thinnest material ever created could revolutionise the way we build aircraft, say University of Manchester researchers

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New wave of strikes to affect Manchester students

Industrial action is set to affect University of Manchester students when they return from the Easter break, and could extend into the summer assessment period

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Students demand voice in debate over strike mitigation and compensation

Take Action! UoM, a student-led campaign demanding mitigation and compensation for students affected by UCU strike action, held their first public meeting in Squirrel’s Bar

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Live Review: Belle and Sebastian

A slow start but enough experience and talent to make it a worthwhile, says Aiden Campbell.

Kasabian @ Manchester Arena November 2017.

Live Review: Kasabian

Taylor Fisher was lucky to be one of the few to attend a very intimate Kasabian Show in Halifax

Julia Michaels, Nervous System, Photo by Catie Laffoon

In conversation with Julia Michaels

Music Editor, Hannah Brierley, gets a chance to chat with singer-songwriter extraordinaire Julia Micheals ahead of her performance in Manchester

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Interview: The Wombats

Tord Knudsen from The Wombats sits down with Jake Oliver for a chat about karaoke, inspirations and how the band have changed over the last decade