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Phil Neville: Insult to Women’s Football?

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After Mark Sampson’s reign as manager of the England women’s team came to an abrupt and controversial end, the Football Association was handed the task of finding a new manager, preferably one that could refrain from alienating their dressing room by making offensive and inappropriate jokes. They decided to award … Read More

From 70’s rock to 80’s disco: what’s coming up in the new year

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Isabella Minns talks us through why she’s swapping new year’s resolutions for fashion reflections and a chance to embrace new trends. I am not usually one to make New Year’s resolutions. Most of them have failed miserably within weeks, leading to the familiar deflated feeling as you sit surrounded by … Read More

Society Spotlight: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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Quickly gaining traction as one of the most effective styles of fighting, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu stands apart from its counterparts due to its emphasis on technique that allows participants of all shapes and sizes to compete as equals. Society editor Mary Lumley sat down with Sean Maguinness, president of the … Read More

Need some tunes to help you focus? Our Editor-in-Chief has got you sorted

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The month of January means two things to students. Intense study, and its closely related counterpart, extreme procrastination. This playlist will aim to stop you trawling the web for music to listen to, and consists of tracks specifically picked to stimulate concentration. Eevee- Unexpected This lo-fi beattape is so calming … Read More

Toby Young Resigns from Office for Students

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Toby Young has resigned from his position at the Office for Students, following intense criticism over controversial comments. Mr Young’s was appointed on the 1st January, with the last 8 days seeing a media storm regarding his position, which culminated in a petition calling for his dismissal gathering over 200,000 … Read More

Why do university papers continue to print?

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Reports have been coming in from across university towns in the UK of a bizarre phenomenon. The Pigeon can exclusively report that student run newspapers are earnestly continuing to print editions, despite empirical evidence that nobody has picked up a copy out of genuine interest since at least the early … Read More

The Millennial Railcard is a Poor Compromise for Millennials in Crisis

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One of the measures announced in the 2017 Autumn Budget was the extension of the 16-25 railcard to now include those aged 26-30. This will affect up to 4.6 million people when it comes into effect in spring 2018. The measure, nicknamed ‘The Millennial Railcard’, appears, on the surface, like ... Read More

Daddy’s Home 2: ‘does itself no favours’

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Arriving just in time for the Christmas season, the Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg-led comedy Daddy’s Home 2 hopes to recapture similar laughs as its first iteration, while adding comedy legend John Lithgow and the recently rebounding Mel Gibson as Ferrell and Whalberg’s character’s fathers, respectively, in the hopes of bringing even … Read More

West Brom were right to sack Tony Pulis: Opinion Piece

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 “Actually wanted us to lose the last few games, so it would speed up his departure, never thought I’d see the day when I wanted my own team to lose, that’s the extent of how bad things got”.   This was a tweet from a West Brom fan in the aftermath … Read More

The Pink Sari Revolution: ‘Put down your shame and pick up your stick.’

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Sampat Pal formed the Uttar Pradesh’s Gulabi Gang in 2006 and Mira Mookerjee review’s the play, The Pink Sari Revolution, over a decade later. Based on the novel by Amana Fontanella-Khan, this play discards idealism for truth and grit. ‘Pink is not just the colour of a sari, pink is … Read More