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Preview: The Tequila Festival is coming to Manchester

Salt and limes at the ready!

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UoM Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week

Emma Shanks caught up with a sample of mainly students ahead of University of Manchester’s Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, to talk about the ongoing issue of substance abuse

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Are cocktails giving you brain damage?

Sophie Manley talks about the dangers of drinking too much alcohol, and suggests how we can cut down and improve our drinking habits

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Sticking to your New Year’s resolutions

Struggling to keep your New Year’s resolutions going now that February has started? We’ve got some advice on how to achieve your goals

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The half-empty promise of Dry January

Elliott Mills takes a stern look into the pint glass with a precise analysis of the merits, difficulties, and confusions of Dry January

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Think before you drink

Lifestyle contributor Cachella Smith talks about being sober at university — and why she still enjoys a great night out, without alcohol

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Manchester students win award for alcohol patch design

Manchester students have won a gold medal in the iGEM competition – a prestigious international student prize in synthetic biology, by inventing an advanced alcohol detector

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How to combat ‘freshers’ face’

Is your skin suffering from partying too hard in Freshers’ Week? We give some helpful tips on how to combat freshers’ face, including the best type of alcohol to drink to reduce the effects of a wild night out

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International Alcohol Etiquette: Breaking down the barriers of communication

A brief guide on the essential phrases you will need when travelling to order some booze and drinking with anyone, anywhere

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This week in global

Every week we take a look at news from around the world. Here is this week’s roundup

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Ode to Christmas 2015

Alex Pigott on why we should all embrace the Christmas spirit and silence the naysayers

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SU confronts student alcoholism as campus drinking problems rise

Amid growing calls for drinking culture reform and support, the SU is planning a partnership with Alcoholics Anonymous to battle alcoholism in students