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An Interview with… Anto Sharp

He’s known more so for his catchphrase, “that’s going straight in my basket.” However, I had the chance to interview social media phenomenon, Anto Sharp to find out more about how he’s become big on social media, his other characters, and his future acting aspirations. What inspired you to start filming vines? It all started …

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07 March 2017
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An Interview with… Tom Walker

Singer-songwriter, Tom Walker, was recently in Birmingham as his sold-out UK tour reached it’s middle of the road. I was lucky enough to have a nice chat with Tom about his current UK tour and latest single, ‘Play Dead’. We also discussed his confirmed place at the ‘Live at Leeds’ festival.   “‘Play Dead’ is really about me and …

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07 March 2017
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Issue 3 of The Scratch is here!

Issue 3 of The Scratch is finally here! In this issue you can find out the best in local nights out and fashion, as well as sports analysis, the best in up and coming tech and interviews with some fantastic creatives. You can pick up a new issue on campus or read it below. Click …

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27 February 2017
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Don’t Miss: The Barnyard Bash at the Nelson Inn

Grab your cowboy hat and get ready to dance to your favourite country hits, all for a good cause on Friday February 24 at The Nelson Inn, Burntwood. The Barnyard Bash is in aid of St. Basils charity, giving support to 16-25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Line dancing, live …

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21 February 2017
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15 Faces of Winona Ryder at the SAG Awards, Applied to the Life of a Student

By Ben Wheatley When it’s only half way through a semester and already that precious student finance has already dried up 2. Then the parents ask you how your financial situation is and you’re like “urm yeah I’m not dead so I guess it could be worse” (Hinting at them “GIVE ME MONEY”) 3. When …

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02 February 2017
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Search Party: Narcissism in New York

[This article contains spoilers] For all intents and purposes, Search Party is not your average mystery drama. It’s razor sharp, quick witted and atmospheric. The millennial lives of four New Yorkers takes a 360 spin when someone they know goes missing without a trace. When Dory finds out her college dorm mate Chantal is missing, …

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06 January 2017
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The Biggest Albums of 2016

It’s that time of year again where we get to find out the biggest albums of 2016, and it is no surprise who reigns supreme. 1. Adele – 25     “Hello, it’s me” again! That’s right Adele remains on top for a second year running. Her third studio album, 25 is the biggest album of …

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05 January 2017
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Nico Rosberg Retirement: The Race for Formula 1’s Most Treasured Seat

By Ben Wheatley So as if 2016 couldn’t throw any more curve balls our way, Nico Rosberg has announced today (December 2nd) that he is to retire from Formula 1 immediately, just 5 days after claiming his maiden world championship. This however isn’t the first time a reigning world champion has called it a day, …

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02 December 2016
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Read issue 2 of The Scratch here!

Tis’ the season to be reading! The second issue of The Scratch is here, the perfect early Christmas gift! Chock full of fashion, sport, gaming and interviews, there are loads of treats in store for you to feast your eyes on! You can pick up an issue from your local campus now, or read online …

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01 December 2016
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Roosevelt at the Night & Day Cafe, Manchester – Gig Review

By Maggie Urbaniec On Sunday, I put my best dancing shoes on and headed up to Manchester to watch Roosevelt. He’s brought his tour to the UK to promote his debut album. His music brings all the best from the 1980s: synthesizers, pop and disco, mixed with a modern, signature twist. I had the pleasure …

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29 November 2016
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  • Becky is at Enterprise Nation's  The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange today at the BCU School of Jewellery 
#FJExchange
  • Do you have any beautiful photos of our city? Show us them! 
This was taken by @rebeccachivs ☀️
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  • Lucy and Angelo are at @crufts  today covering for Snap Scratch and @thescratchbcu 
Keep your eyes peeled for more photos! 
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  • We had an awesome studio session today! A great turn out as well! 
Thanks to the wonderful model @walking.overdose for helping us out!
  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • COME ALONG TONIGHT! 
Tonight is our welcome talk, it is taking place in the Curzon ground floor lecture theatre (C087)
Come along to say hello and hear us chat about what we do! You can buy your membership there tonight too! 
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  • Today's the day! Welcome fair! Interested in photography? Get down to our stand in the marquee, just inside the door on the right. Ask any questions, meet Becky (President) and Gemma (Vice President), grab some sweets and sign up for more info! :)
  • Come and find us in Curzon atrium today! We're here till 4pm!
  • Our president @rebeccachiversmedia, went down to the clothes show at the weekend so look out for her photos!
  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • We are at the Creative Fair in Millennium Point in the City Centre campus! Come along and say hey!!
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  • Calling all photographers!!
#SnappedBCUSU - Starts TODAY!
Want to WIN a polaroid camera? • Snap a picture of the city or one of our 8 university campuses • Upload it to your Instagram profile
• Tag @SnappedBCUSU
• Use #SnappedBCUSU in the post • @snappedbcusu  WILL REPOST every picture we are tagged in that uses the hashtag
• The picture that receives the most likes WINS a Polaroid Camera!
*Please note…
Any inappropriate images will not be reposted.
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