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Super-highway to hell paved with good intentions

Published on February 14th, 2013 | by Mikkel Christopher Stern-Peltz

As far as resolving the issues facing cyclists, parliament’s new All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) will be about as useful as a bicycle without a chain. “The group’s mission is to promote all forms of... Read More


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Valuing mature students a step in the right direction

Published on February 7th, 2013 | by Mikkel Christopher Stern-Peltz

As David Cameron and Nick Clegg renewed their coalition vows, there was more bad news for university students. The first victims of 2013 will be prospective postgraduate and PhD students, who will see draconian cuts to... Read More

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Manners: The reason I waste my time dating.

Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Anne Plissonneau

Anne Plissonneau – Multimedia Editor Manners, something in this case I wish my mother had never taught me. I have sat, for the past hour, listening to this guy talking about how he understands why girls... Read More

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Awkward shuffle

Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Jawad Elattar

Jawad Elattar – Features editor There are moments in life when music is integral to your mood. Particular tracks at particular times can feed into your attitude so well. For example, whenever I listen to Electric... Read More

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The BBC crisis can only make them stronger

Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Myriah Towner

As the BBC continues to come to grips with its recent crisis over Newsnight, the corporation, which is held by many as a reputable source for trustworthy reporting, has had to answer questions about whether it still... Read More

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There’s something about Facebook

Published on November 20th, 2012 | by Julie Smith

There’s something about Facebook that makes me want to kill myself. About this time last year I decided to rid myself of the social media behemoth. I wanted to pursue my friendships with people face-to-face, have... Read More

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Good things come in tall packages

Published on November 19th, 2012 | by Teral Atilan

Teral Atilan – Lifestyle editor So we’ve all heard girls say that they love wearing heels because it gives them the height they need, but what about girls like myself? Way over the average height, I’m... Read More

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Postgraduates need a better funding system

Published on November 19th, 2012 | by Myriah Towner

Myriah Towner – Output Print Editor of Arts London News With the lack of a state-backed loans available for students wanting to study on postgraduate courses, many are finding it as a less accessible option to... Read More

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I said single, not indisposed

Published on November 15th, 2012 | by Clio Dalmaz

Clio Dalmaz – Online Output Editor Early 20s is the worst time to be in a relationship. When I say I genuinely enjoy being single, many people do not understand why. Girls cringe and friends sympathetically... Read More

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Freedom of choice?

Published on November 13th, 2012 | by Alexandra Coeln

Alexandra Coeln – Managing Editor of Arts London News In the dictionary freedom refers to an absence of undue restrictions and an opportunity to exercise one’s rights, powers, desires or the like. I hate freedom. Like... Read More

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