Feature: David Mancuso – the New Yorker who taught the world how to party
Remembering David Mancuso, founder of the legendary ‘by invitation only’ loft parties that transformed New York’s club scene in the early 70s
Album: Roman Flügel – All The Right Noises
The German maverick of electronic music returns with a typically experimental album on Hamburg-Berlin based Dial Records, writes Robert Firth
Live: Warehouse Project – Feel My Bicep
Bicep fail to flex their muscles, Daniel Avery takes a disappointing ordinary turn, and Andrew Weatherall brings back Madchester, during a strange night of surprises
Preview: Warehouse Project – Feel My Bicep
This jam packed night of house and techno, curated by UK duo Bicep, looks to be one of the highlights of 2015’s Warehouse Project
Live: Bipolar Sunshine
Bipolar Sunshine does little to stir the audience to any higher echelons
Is the paper CV really dead?
All that time you spent procrastinating on Twitter and Tumblr might have been worth it after all…
“My Super Summer in the States”
Dreading being stuck at home for three stifling months? Take a tip from Manchester student Mark Woodward and go stateside, even with little $, by volunteering as a Camp Leader.
Should you get a job whilst at university?
It might seem like a great idea in order to pay for those Taylor Swift tickets, but is working up to 30 – 40 hours week manageable? Robert Firth finds that it can be (so long as your boss loves you)
Humans of UoM: Asha
“Don’t make me sound like a bitch: I’ll kill you.” Robert Firth speaks to student Asha about English guys, interrail twats and peeing herself
With some statistics showing that Manchester has the highest student burglary rate in England, Robert Firth talks to one student who had more than the usual fright on Halloween
I was in the audience of the most evil show on TV
The Jeremy Kyle Show claims to help guests. How can a show whose website advertises the chance to “get your ex back” help anyone asks Robert Firth?
5 reasons not to go out this week
Save your time, money and liver this weekend by opting not to go out, says Robert Firth
How to avoid people when you don’t want to speak to them
Lifestyle editor and suspect misanthropist Robert Firth has some top tips for anyone who just can’t be dealing with people today.
Briefly Exploring Chorlton
Lifestyle editor Robert Firth is on a mission to visit all of Manchester by bus. This week he visits upmarket Chorlton
Briefly Exploring Chester
This week Robert Firth ventures beyond Manchester and finds himself bored in Chester
Careers Corner: Founder of ‘Facebook’ for Student Employability
One of the founders of Kloodle, Phil Hayes, talks to Robert Firth about how they started and the graduate job market today.
Manchester student putting the social in health and fitness
Robert Firth takes a look at ‘Magna Life’, a health and fitness business co-founded by a final year University of Manchester student
They’re too cold, too warm, too dirty and never turn up! We can only be on about buses. Robert Firth has a rant about an integral feature of Manchester student life.