Ben Clarke

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AROUND THE BEND

Because sometimes it’s better to be bendy.

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SOCIETY PICKS

Maggie hated societies, but we love these ones.

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A WHITMANIC TEMPEST

Is Kate Tempest our Whitman?

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FESTIVAL SEASON: BESTIVAL PREVIEW

It’s a distinctive student summer problem: how are you going to max out your overdraft and spend the state’s remaining pennies to ensure you’re saddled with as much debt as possible upon graduation? Hemorrhaging money to fund a dull, overworked and underpaid middle-of-the-road work placement in London must be high up on the list. Elsewhere […]

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A SINGLETON’S GUIDE TO VALENTINE’S DAY

Ben Clarke suggests a few ways to spend the day dedicated to l’amour.

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HIPSTORY REPEATS ITSELF

Ben Clarke dissects 2013’s incarnation of the “hipster”.