Twitter was busy this week with Manchester students moaning about the cold whilst protesting against cuts outside the Tory conference in Birmingham. Black and red posters appeared hastily pasted up in their usual fashion around the campus, “Stuff your cuts, we won’t pay!” read the slogans. But it’s not just the Commies who are upset; there is an atmosphere on campus from many students and staff that they are on a collision course with the Conservative-Liberal government.
William Maclure looks at Islamaphobia and the Ground Zero Mosque.
Tory, Gaz Morris, discusses whether ‘Red Ed’ offers a threat to the Conservatives.
Lily Howes sees how accommodation companies are making the most from the student buck.
I go to a party, you offer me a toke, what do you want me to say? I say “No, thanks”, even though from the look on your face I suspect that’s not the etiquette. The truth is, I feel uncomfortable with drugs.
Cuts to culture are set to only get worse in the new government. Catherine Sargent studies whether they’re set to go too far.
Etiquette expert William Hanson discusses the banes of being an etiquette consultant in the dating game.