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October 29, 2011

by Luke Healy The depiction of women in comic books has been a controversial topic for decades. From the Lois Lane comics of the 1960s; where her greatest enemies included weight-gain and ageing; to the

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Mad for the shift?

October 12, 2011

By Laura Cronin “Cmere and I shift ya…” If someone utters those five magical words to you, you’ve either landed the love of your life in Coppers, or have run into one of the Rubberbandits

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Want more than just a typical cinema outing?

October 12, 2011

I love the cinema. To say cinemas were my second homes this summer would only be exaggerating a little. I love the whole experience; the food, the trailers, even the other people. Sometimes though, the

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Autumn/Winter 2011 is more than just knitwear…

October 12, 2011

by Katie Clinton So the ‘Indian Summer’ has come and gone and as I write this I’m looking out at a decidedly wintery evening. There are two positives to the otherwise depressing scene, first there’s

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Love or hate it, but the X Factor is back!

October 11, 2011

Love it or hate it, come October everyone is talking about The X Factor. We clamour for information about the finalists, we try to predict who will battle it out in the Sunday night sing-off

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition

September 28, 2011

‘Expected wait time: 2 and a half hours’. That’s longer than your average blockbuster or, as a friend of mine likes to put it, the same as five episodes of Home and Away played back

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Blah blah blah

September 28, 2011

This summer I turned 20, which was pretty devastating to me. Dropping the ‘teen’ at the end of my age signalled something that I had feared since I was a child. I was growing up.