Caribou, Joy Orbison & Moodymann Contribute to Classic Warehouse Weekend

Young Academic has had its fair share of Warehouse Project events but with the club night returning to its spiritual home and the promise of a night curated by Kieran Hebden, this one we were excited for. Helped out of course by the heavyweight line-up, Caribou and Four Tet no less, we queued as excitement bubbled through the crowds. The arches of Store Street were a welcomed throwback, far from the previous venue in Trafford Park. Searching For University Ambassadors

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What Effect is Tumblr Having on Personal Style?

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This week, Rachel, our student fashion editor and writer of blog These Stylish Streets, questioned where Tumblr sits within the world of fashion and discusses the effects it is having on personal style. Are the advances in social media and a blogger’s thirst for recognition in fact killing style?


Factory Floor and TEED the Highlights of a Special Halloween Warehouse Project

Last Friday saw Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs take over for a Halloween Special at Warehouse Project. The huge line-up featured some of the best in new music, curated by one of the longest and most interesting names to meet the electronic landscape, promising an evening of inventive lighting and an electric atmosphere.


Hot Stuff – Bloc Party Raise the Roof in the Heat at Their Warehouse Project Debut

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A venue famed for its electric and house music, we were apprehensive about what to expect from last Friday night: Warehouse Project Curated by Bloc Party. Since opening near Old Trafford, Young Academic has seen the likes of Nicolas Jaar and Sbtrkt so far this year but could a live act like Bloc Party stand up to what others had offered?


Parklife Festival Bids Farewell to Platts Field Park with Style Despite the Rain

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2012 was always going to be an odd summer for festivals. With the Olympics stealing much of the limelight (and the portaloos apparently) and a big void left by the absence of the world biggest and best festival in Glastonbury, we weren’t really sure what to expect this party season. Luckily for all involved, Parklife Festival has continued its trend of improving dramatically year on year since its inception and served up a real treat once again.


Make Kony Famous this Year and Help the Invisible Children in Uganda

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Today and for many to come, a video made by Invisible Children will spread across social networks. The aim of the video? To make Kony famous. Help show your support and join the fight to stop Kony and help the children of Uganda whose lives are devastated by Kony’s actions.


Jessica Minh Anh to Make History with World’s Highest Fashion Show

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In October of last year, Jessica Minh Anh made history in the fashion world after she hosted a fashion runway show on London’s Tower Bridge. 44 metres above the Thames, models and designers gathered for the J Autumn fashion show. On 19th March, the global fashion show organiser will host yet another fashion phenomenon, this time in Malaysia.


Pinterest Proves it’s Worth as New Social Media Platform

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Pinterest might be two years old but it’s not until now that it’s name has become renowned in the world of social media. The site’s popularity is quickly growing but there is still a lot of confusion on what the site is actually about. One thing is for certain, it is now a top five referrer for many retailers.