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“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.

Club: Tribal Sessions presents Apollonia

Aidan Gregory checked out French house trio Apollonia’s set at Sankeys

The Art of Tipping: Please, Sir… Can I Have Some More?

Sonny Flood offers insight into the ‘grey area’ of tipping

My Political Villain: Mitt Romney

Ben Fearn explains why US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is his political villain…

If Russia is ‘anti-gay’ then so is America

Lauren Gorton questions why the media have overlooked discrimatory legislation in the USA but damned Russia for its ‘anti-propaganda’ bill

My Political Hero: Gabrielle Giffords

Emily Thomas explains why American congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is her political hero…

To Kill a Mockingbird

Robbie Davidson heads to the Royal Exchange to review their long awaited production of Harper Lee’s modern classic

Return to Manchester, the post-study abroad comedown

Shaurna Cameron tells us why she enjoyed her study abroad in LA, and the disappointment she experienced on her return to Manchester

My Political Hero: Lyndon B. Johnson

Aidan Gregory tells us why the controversial once-elected president is his political hero

My Political Hero: Eliot Spitzer

David Burch explains an unlikely political hero…

“We got him”: celebrating death isn’t for the faint-hearted, but it is for the American

The politically timed re-release of We Got Him!: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein rankles

Dan Deacon: America – review

Domino; 2012 8.5/10

US universities increase efforts to recruit UK students

UK fee increases are tempting more students into studying at US universities

Speak now, or forever hold your peace

Religious leaders can and should be an asset to our democracy, writes Jak Dyehouse

The Week in Washington: Obama’s jobs plan

President Obama’s flagship jobs plan could be his last chance to save a faltering presidency

Tolerance is paramount, but sanity is a pre-requisite

William Maclure looks at Islamaphobia and the Ground Zero Mosque.

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