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Restaurant review: Fazenda Edinburgh

Fazenda Edinburgh is a Brazilian restaurant, located on George Street. With restaurants in Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool, Fazenda is a small but steadily growing chain. They also have a sister brand, Picanha, located in Chester. Fazenda’s Sales and Marketing Director, Tomas Maunier, states that “Fazenda Edinburgh is inspired by the kind of restaurant you would […]

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Best on a budget: the top Easter eggs of 2017 tried and tested

If you haven’t noticed that all the shops have been filled with chocolate bunnies, big yellow signs about Easter, and those little yellow chicks you’ve only ever seen on rice-krispy cakes, then you’re probably a hermit. Easter is coming, and boy do we know it! Every year our eyes and bellies are filled with chocolate. […]

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Alternative New Year’s Resolutions

Replace your flatmates food: Stop stealing other people’s food from the fridge. No, seriously: they’ve all got together and are planning their sweet revenge. Make it up to them quickly before you find yourself a victim to an unsavoury prank. Stay fat and happy: Has dieting actually ever made you feel happy? Probably not. You […]

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Restaurant review: do we really need another Barburrito in the city?

Barburrito has just opened a new restaurant on Forrest Road. I was told the store had been specially designed for students but was unsure what that actually meant. So armed with a friend and an empty stomach, I decided to find out. My first impression was that this was a subway for burritos – it […]

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Stretching your loan: money saving tips

LEARN TO DRINK CHEAPER BOOZE If your taste in alcohol is similar to what your parents display in their drinks cabinet, it is time to change. I am talking own brand wine and those giant two litre bottles of cider from Lidl. It is going to taste awful at first. Power through. FREE FOOD This […]

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Fresher’s Week: Your experiences

When I first came to university, I was aware that the stereotypical ‘fresher’ was not synonymous with the kind of people I wanted to be friends with. To me it seemed freshers were childish and immature. When I arrived, I found this to be true in a lot of cases. People had hyped up this […]

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Culture Literature

Cobra in the Bath

For those of you out there who have a constant drive for wanderlust and itchy feet to be constantly exploring new areas, Miles Morland’s memoir is perfect. There are very few corners of the world that Miles hasn’t explored. With him, you roller-coaster all over the globe, following his pursuit of education, girls, money, and […]

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The Big Cheese: VKs, S Club 7 and sexual harassment

The Big Cheese is an amazing place to be on a Saturday. It’s in the name – the music is cheesy! That means that the people who go aren’t too serious. Nobody takes themselves, or the event, seriously. People go to the Big Cheese for fun music and a chilled environment. The university event also […]