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TV | First Dates – A dating show with a difference?

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First Dates is Channel 4’s latest attempt to spice up the rather stagnant pool of TV programs about dating. It strays away from the game show format prominent in recent shows like Take Me Out and the (frankly awful) Love Machine, and tries to keep it as simple as possible, … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the Week – Memento, Fight Club & Whip It

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There’s always a wide selection of great films available on Freeview. And seeing as staying in is the new going out, TV presents the ideal opportunity to catch up on what you might have missed in the cinema. Plus, it saves you spending your student loan on DVDs and rentals. … Read More

News | Red Door Lets taken to task at tribunal

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Red Door Lets has been forced to amend its tenancy agreement after a Unipol tribunal found the agency wrongly withheld tenants’ deposits. Third-year Geography student Christopher Hunter and his housemates were charged £192 for a House in Multiple Occupation fee that he and his housemates say was not referred to … Read More

News | Spate of Hyde Park sexual assaults

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A student has been sexually assaulted in Hyde Park this week, following a spate of sexual offences in the area. Two individuals suspected of serial sexual molestation are currently being hunted by the West Yorkshire Police. A total of four incidents of sexual assault have taken place over the last … Read More

Comment | Are women their own worst enemies?

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In an interview with Shortlist, Lily Allen declared: “everyone is equal. Why is there even a conversation about feminism?” Thus setting off a false ‘scandal.’ It seems clear to me that the framing of Lily Allen’s quotes, along with her imprecise language has allowed newspapers to unfairly tarnish her as … Read More

Comment | Too quick to judge Woody Allen

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In an open letter to the New York Times, Dylan Farrow recently spoke openly and harrowingly about her alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Woody Allen. Farrow believes that the continued celebration of Allen’s films leaves all of Hollywood complicit in the cover-up of her alleged sexual … Read More

Comedy | Friday Night with Jonathan Tealights – love is in the air

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Image: Leeds Tealights 4/5 Stars It’s always worrying for performers, especially comedians, to follow a warm up act as sharp and funny as Goodbear – a comedy duo who managed to command an entire audience to reduce themselves to fits of laughter in the first five minutes without ever saying … Read More

TV | Five reasons everyone should watch House of Cards

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1) Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood Monstrously ambitious and cruel, Kevin Spacey surpasses himself as Frank Underwood. It’s a clichè but one cannot help but love to hate the most powerful man in Congress (or so he likes to think). The audience are almost too involved at times as Spacey … Read More

Film | The Armstrong Lie – not Gibney's finest

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Image: Jigsaw Pictures 3/5 Stars Alex Gibney is a world-renowned documentary filmmaker, famous for excellent Oscar-nominated documentaries such as Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Taxi to the Dark Side. His productions are well worth watching even if you don’t enjoy them. The Armstrong Lie is his newest, … Read More

Food | Not just a pretty plate – Flapjacks

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There is no way of disguising the fact that flapjacks aren’t the healthiest, however as treats go, they’re pretty damn good. The oats mean they are incredibly filling, making them great for an on-the-go sugar boost when you find yourself flagging. The replacement of ordinary caster sugar with soft brown … Read More