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Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2016

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2016

Manchester’s 2016 Food and Drink Festival has some delightful new food and drink stalls, writes Miriam Mizzi
Butternut Squash and Sage Tagliatelle

Butternut Squash and Sage Tagliatelle

A super quick, healthy and satisfying dish, butternut squash is full of vitamin c and is creamy when mashed and mixed with low fat crème fraîche
Lemon and Almond Tart with Blackberry and Mint Sorbet and Mini Meringues

Lemon and Almond Tart with Blackberry and Mint Sorbet and Mini Meringues

A visually striking and delicious dish which celebrates the harmony of some stunning flavours; sweet crispy meringue, tangy lemon with a crunchy almond tart base and sharp blackcurrant with refreshing mint
Album: The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

Album: The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

The 1975 deliver a gluttonously self-indulgent new album
King of the Jungle!

King of the Jungle!

By a close vote “the Shaman” aka Oli Cutter has been crowned our Pangaea Rumble in the Jungle King!
Festival Guide: UK (July – September)

Festival Guide: UK (July – September)

Guide to festivals in the second half of Summer
Career Corner: Maria Hyland

Career Corner: Maria Hyland

Amy Bowden interviews novelist Maria J. Hyland
Moving back home: top tips

Moving back home: top tips

Wondering how on earth you’ll cope when you have to move back in with the rents? Claire Morris has got it covered
Becoming social life savvy

Becoming social life savvy

Want to see your friends all the time but can’t afford the costs of nights out? Why not try these penny-saving ideas to keep you occupied
It’s a date!

It’s a date!

Struggling for ideas this Valentine’s? No fear, Beth Currall has your date night sorted, whatever kind of valentine you are this year
Instasham

Instasham

Has the world of social networking distorted our views on happiness and success? Beth Currall thinks so
Twitter Tw*ts

Twitter Tw*ts

We all have them lurking on our timelines: Dana Fowles names and shames the tweeters we love to hate
It’s beginning to look a lot like bankruptcy

It’s beginning to look a lot like bankruptcy

Christmas is a difficult time for us penniless students, so Beth Currall provides the best tips on how to give the most special of gifts, without maxing out your overdraft…
#foreveralone (and okay with it?)

#foreveralone (and okay with it?)

Are us students really as independent as we make out? Lauren Arthur thinks otherwise…
The ‘Jew’niversity experience

The ‘Jew’niversity experience

Sophie Lipton on how her religion affects her student lifestyle
The L.A complex

The L.A complex

Sophie on the diverse range of travellers she met on her journey across Latin America
It’s a boy girl thing

It’s a boy girl thing

Can men and women ever really ‘just’ be friends? Beth Currall and Lewis Johnston argue both sides of the coin
TED: a new form of inspiration

TED: a new form of inspiration

The ground-breaking global conference is returning to Manchester this November
The American Adventure

The American Adventure

Ciara Kavanagh on her experience as part of BUNAC’s Work America program
Designer dieting

Designer dieting

Is king of fashion Karl Lagerfeld’s diet plan as satisfying as his Chanel creations? Beth Currall investigates…

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