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"24.02.2017 19:12:46" Timeline Photos Here's our next front page, pick up the new issue from around campus on Monday
"24.02.2017 18:36:43" mancunion.com Letter from the Deputy Editor: Women in Media | The Mancunion With a week to go before the Women in Media Conference, Elise Gallagher, Co-Chair and Deputy Editor writes about her own experiences trying to make it in the media "Only now, approaching my final semester, I feel that my class will become a hurdle. And this is because of one simple thing: The education system isn't the same as the real world"
"24.02.2017 17:06:54" mancunion.com 2,500 attend Reclaim the Night | The Mancunion We spoke with some of the 2,500 who protested sexual violence, harassment and victim blaming, to ask why they believed it was so important "It's time that women feel comfortable to walk around by themselves.
"We're not sexual objects, we're people."
"24.02.2017 13:56:42" mancunion.com High student debt is leading to stress and poor mental health | The Mancunion A recent study has concluded that the cost of living for many students is having a negative impact upon mental health and academic success “I would identify as a disabled student and have found the lack of funding for students with additional needs to be highly unsatisfactory, I love my course…but times are getting hard"
"23.02.2017 15:19:38" Fuse TV Manchester Watch the last episode of The Mancunion interviews with Sorcha Floyd Campaigns-Citizenship here:
"23.02.2017 13:11:41" Women in Media Conference Have you seen our updated timetable yet? Even more speakers announced, and there's still a few tickets left! #WIM17
"21.02.2017 16:50:32" Fuse TV Manchester Ryan Khurana from The Mancunion shares what he thinks the real issues of President Trump's travel ban were before it got struck down.
"21.02.2017 16:00:00" mancunion.com Exec elections: Low candidate turnout | The Mancunion 48 students have put themselves forward in this year's Exec elections, significantly lower than the 105 that stood last year The position with the highest number of candidates this year is Diversity, while Campaigns and Citizenship only has three candidates standing, the lowest of the eight positions
"21.02.2017 14:00:00" mancunion.com Bristol student accidentally synthesises dangerous explosive | The Mancunion The laboratory was evacuated and a controlled destruction carried out after a Ph.D. student created TATP as a by-product of a standard procedure Emergency services were called to the laboratory and carried out a controlled destruction of the substance
"21.02.2017 12:00:00" mancunion.com Gary Neville plans to open a university | The Mancunion The former footballer, alongside brother, Ryan, and Paul Scholes, are in talks with Lancaster University to open new sites across Manchester The university will specialise in sport studies but will also offer courses in media, physiology and sports management
"20.02.2017 21:08:24" Fuse TV Manchester Re-live the highlights of Fuse FM's Fuse Live event with the amazing TAMSYN, Pareidolia, and Cosmo Calling!
"20.02.2017 18:00:00" mancunion.com Swastika and 'Rights for Whites' graffiti at Exeter University | The Mancunion Concerning graffiti has been found carved on the walls of the University of Exeter's Halls of Residence “The university believes any form of racist or discriminatory behaviour is unacceptable and the actions of those involved are in contrast to the vast majority of students"
"20.02.2017 16:00:00" mancunion.com Lecturers divided on the NSS boycott | The Mancunion The NSS boycott has brought conflicting statements across departments at the University of Manchester The National Student Survey has been met with nationwide boycotts and criticism but lecturers remain conflicted
"20.02.2017 14:00:04" mancunion.com Three must read books from Orange 4 | The Mancunion Farah Elhouni suggests three must-read novels found in Main Library, Near East Collection (Orange 4) Farah Elhouni is here to help you explore Orange 4 in The University of Manchester Library
"20.02.2017 11:52:05" mancunion.com Women in Media Conference 2017 | The Mancunion With this year's conference weeks away, we discuss why events such as this are important in ensuring aspiring female journalists and media professionals have the tools to succeed in a cut-throat industry Have you got your tickets for Women in Media Conference 2017 yet?
"17.02.2017 20:38:00" Timeline Photos Next week's Mancunion front page! Pick up your copy around campus on Monday.
"17.02.2017 18:55:49" mancunion.com University of Manchester and SU "create a hostile environment for free speech" | The Mancunion The Mancunion explores the grey area between freedom of speech and the right to live without harassment spiked magazine awards The University of Manchester a red-light free speech ranking for another year, citing its verbal harassment policy as one factor.
"17.02.2017 18:15:38" Fuse TV Manchester Feeling peckish? Check out the first episode of Fuse Food for some tasty veggie inspiration #FuseFoodFridays
"17.02.2017 14:47:35" mancunion.com A student life: UOM Board Games Society | The Mancunion Meet Jon Bebb, one Philosophy student finding the time to balance a PhD with his contrasting role as Social Sec for the UOM Board Games Society “A lot of people are a bit worried because they come and might have only previously played games like Monopoly, which we don't play by the way because it's not a good game"
"16.02.2017 18:00:07" mancunion.com Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer | The Mancunion We talked to Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be We talk to Diversity Officer, Ilyas Nagdee, at length about the NUS, representation of Jewish students and how intensive his role has been
"16.02.2017 17:00:00" mancunion.com Interview: Tamara O'Neill – Activities and Development Officer | The Mancunion Tamara O'Neill sat down to talk about Pangaea's future, societies' new way to secure funding, and the Union's relationship with student media Tamara O'Neill, Activities and Development Officer, tells us about Pangaea's future and society funding
"16.02.2017 16:45:00" Women in Media Conference Here's the timetable so far for #WIM17. There's still time to get your tickets at womeninmediacon.co.uk, with more exciting speakers still to be announced. LIKE AND SHARE THIS POST BY 6PM TOMORROW FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A FREE WEEKEND TICKET! Like and share this post by tomorrow at 6pm for the chance to win a free weekend ticket to #WIM17
"16.02.2017 16:00:07" mancunion.com Interview: Jenni Smyth – Women's Officer | The Mancunion Our Editor-in-chief sits down with Women's Officer Jenni Smyth to talk about Reclaim the Night, Trump, and talking to the other side Our Editor-in-chief talks Reclaim the Night and Trump with Women's Officer, Jenni Smyth
"16.02.2017 14:00:08" mancunion.com Interview: Sorcha Floyd - Campaigns and Citizenship Officer | The Mancunion We spoke to Sorcha about Go Green and Manchester's ongoing homelessness crisis Our next Exec team interview is with Campaigns and Citizenship Officer, Sorcha Floyd, who discusses sustainability and homelessness
"16.02.2017 12:00:00" mancunion.com Review: Moonlight | The Mancunion Moonlight is a delicately understated and compassionate portrayal of homosexuality within the African-American community. A modern masterpiece portraying the exploration of one's life long search to find their true self
"15.02.2017 17:24:51" Women in Media Conference 2017 Women in Media Conference 2017 In March 2017 we are running the second groundbreaking student conference celebrating women in media, and hearing their stories. This year it will be held at the People's History Museum, in the heart of Manchester, and will take place on the weekend Have you bought your tickets yet? Don't miss out on a chance to hear from some of the very best women in the media
"15.02.2017 17:00:18" mancunion.com London students striking with university cleaners | The Mancunion Students from King's College London have joined cleaning staff on the picket lines The aim of their protest is to achieve a better working environment for staff and for the implementation of a support system for an essential service
"15.02.2017 15:00:00" mancunion.com A student life: chair of the Craft Beer society | The Mancunion We chat to Josh Hodge, the University of Manchester's biggest craft beer enthusiast! We chat to Josh Hodge, who as chair of the Craft Beer society aims to make an expensive hobby accessible for students
"15.02.2017 13:00:00" mancunion.com University Challenge contestant accused of raping girl to 'help her get over her ex' | The Mancunion Joly de Lotbiniere, a previous University Challenge contestant, is on trial for the rape of another student A University of York student reported that she had been raped after her alleged attacker appeared as a contestant on University Challenge
"14.02.2017 15:33:19" The Mancunion's cover photo
"14.02.2017 10:47:58" mancunion.com A Valentine's meal in | The Mancunion Yes I am going to use those fancy cooking terms, and so should you! Left booking a table at your favourite restaurant a little too late?
"14.02.2017 10:13:08" surveymonkey.co.uk Mancunion Lifestyle Advice Column Survey Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates. Got a question that you want answered? Submit it anonymously via the form and it could be featured in The Mancunion: Lifestyle weekly column!
"13.02.2017 17:53:08" FuseNight Tune in 6-8 to CHECK YOUR EXEC!
"11.02.2017 16:22:15" FuseNight Have you got questions you would like to ask the Exec team? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions before Monday at 6pm
"10.02.2017 19:02:05" Timeline Photos A sneak peek at next week's issue!
"10.02.2017 17:36:00" Fuse TV Manchester Here are the next two installments of The Mancunion interviews of the Exec featuring Izzy Wellbeing Gurbuz and Emma Atkins SU. Take a look!
"09.02.2017 11:59:02" mancunion.com LGBT History Month: coming out | The Mancunion In the second of this four-part series, Michael Petch discusses the dilemma of coming out, and the societal problems that stem from it "Coming out is still a pivotal and terrifying necessity for LGBT people. Although many presume that parents and friends will be accepting, many still feel fear that coming out will result in them losing contact with those close to them"
"07.02.2017 16:30:00" mancunion.com Review: Bundobust | The Mancunion This new Indian street food and craft beer bar transforms even popcorn into something worth writing about When a restaurant is able to sell T-shirts with one of their dishes printed on, you know they are probably doing something right
"07.02.2017 15:32:31" Timeline Photos There's still time to join our news writing workshop at the MMG open day #Giveitago
"07.02.2017 15:30:00" mancunion.com A student life: Don't Give a Damn | The Mancunion Meet Bethan Turner-Harrod, the student seeking to put an end to mental health stigma with her community blog We spoke to one University of Manchester student taking an alternative approach to dealing with the stress studying can cause.
"07.02.2017 12:30:00" mancunion.com Feel the love in Manchester this Valentine's Day | The Mancunion Stuck for ideas this Valentine's Day? Let this guide give you some inspiration for your plans on the most romantic day of the year With Valentine's Day only a week away we have a look at what you can get up to, whether you're all loved up or loving being single
"07.02.2017 12:03:07" Timeline Photos Come along to the refreshers fair and our open day in the activities space of the SU to find out how to get involved with student media
"07.02.2017 11:12:00" Manchester Media Group Open Day Manchester Media Group Open Day On the day of this year's refreshers fair the Manchester Media Group will be hosting an afternoon of workshops and discussion groups, all aimed at helping students get involved in Student Media. It will be held in the Activities Space, on the first floor Don't forget to come along to the Manchester Media Group open day today. Find out how to get involved in student media!
"06.02.2017 18:30:01" mancunion.com Get away for a weekend | The Mancunion Feeling blue about being stuck in Manchester? Why not book yourself a weekend away; here's some tips on how to make it as cheap as possible "As your average perennially penniless student, I'm no stranger to grand dreams of a weekend away in far-flung lands being crushed by the reality of a bank balance"
"06.02.2017 17:49:14" mancunion.com Hardy's Well: a surface level re-reading | The Mancunion Elliot Mills muses on the existance of Hardy's Well and Lemn Sissay's wall poem "The words 'why wait' were once intended to encourage you to come on in, whereas in our experience they might more readily have been a suggestion to leave swiftly"
"06.02.2017 17:18:09" Fuse TV Manchester The Mancunion chats with Saffa Mir about her time as Community Officer at University of Manchester Students' Union
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6OgtOGcTQc&feature=youtu.be Read the interview on The Mancunion website: http://bit.ly/2lbXKc1
"06.02.2017 17:15:36" mancunion.com Trump's executive order: Impact on students | The Mancunion Ollie Potter looks at the impact of President Trump's executive travel ban on foreign and US-born students in the USA Several foreign students have been unable to return to their studies in the United States following President Trump's controversial executive order
"06.02.2017 15:47:45" Timeline Photos Have you got your copy of this week's Mancunion?
"05.02.2017 19:48:10" The Mancunion Sport A late late goal grabbed all the points for Manchester City. Here's an alternative report on the game
"05.02.2017 19:08:49" Manchester Media Group Open Day Manchester Media Group Open Day On the day of this year's refreshers fair the Manchester Media Group will be hosting an afternoon of workshops and discussion groups, all aimed at helping students get involved in Student Media. It will be held in the Activities Space, on the first floor Come along on to our open day on Tuesday to speak to all of The Mancunion editors, tour the Fuse FM studio, have hands on training with Fuse TV Manchester and from 3.30-5pm be trained in news reporting by The Mancunion News section
"03.02.2017 18:45:30" Timeline Photos Pick up your copy of The Mancunion on Monday across campus
"03.02.2017 17:47:32" mancunion.com Mayoral candidate invites Trump to Manchester | The Mancunion Amidst controversy surrounding Trump's scheduled state visit this year, one Greater Manchester mayoral candidate plans to invite the President to visit the city Stephen Morris, the English Democrat Mayoral candidate and North East Chairman has said that he will offer a “'Great Big Beautiful' reception for him in our magnificent Town Hall”
"03.02.2017 15:04:40" mancunion.com Manchester Students' Union undergoing major refurbishment | The Mancunion The commercial areas of Manchester's Students' Union are set to close from May until next September whilst the building undergoes a huge renovation project We spoke to the University of Manchester Students' Union Director Ben Ward, and the General Secretary Naa Acquah about the end goal of the renovation and the future vision of a new and improved SU building
"03.02.2017 13:47:03" mancunion.com Thousands march against Trump | The Mancunion On Monday 30th of January, thousands of people took to the streets of Manchester to protest against Trump's executive orders An estimated 5,000 people gathered in Manchester's Albert Square to demonstrate against President Trump's executive order on immigration
"03.02.2017 11:30:12" mancunion.com Top universities must do more for social mobility | The Mancunion After experiencing gender and class-based discrimination whilst she attended Imperial College London, Martha Hilton was driven to establish the researching charity, Educating All at RECLAIM "Britain's 'elite' universities often remain unwelcoming for working class and first generation students"
"02.02.2017 14:23:04" mancunion.com Review : Pangaea - Land before time | The Mancunion Hannah Brierley, a Pangaea regular, reports back on what was a damp and unimpressive Pangaea "I know the building work can't be helped, but please can we have some kind of variation in music style?"
"01.02.2017 12:00:01" mancunion.com LGBT History Month: Street Harassment | The Mancunion In the first of a four-part series on the continuing relevance of LGBT History Month, Michael Petch discusses the progress that the needs to be made on the street "Hopefully, throughout this series, I will be able to argue why LGBT history month matters by examining the experiences that LGBT people face"
"31.01.2017 17:00:01" mancunion.com NSS boycott threatens student economics society campaign | The Mancunion The boycott of the NSS has threatened a key campaigning method for one student society - we spoke to them about it, and what their future looks like Cahal Moran, the Chairman of Post-Crash Economics Society Manchester, arguing against the boycott of the NSS, said: “I would prefer students to fill out the NSS with a critical mindset than to boycott it”
"31.01.2017 16:00:00" mancunion.com Head over heels for fashion in La La Land | The Mancunion The biggest film of the year has left us lusting after the City of Stars with its singing, dancing, big dreams and, most importantly, its fifties inspired wardrobe "The choice and influence of the clothing used in the film should not be underestimated"
"31.01.2017 15:54:17" Fuse TV Manchester Last night, we followed students from the University of Manchester Students' Union who were protesting Trump's Muslim Ban
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=on0OYVrGZ88&t=2s Watch Fuse TV Manchester's coverage of last night's protest in Manchester against Trump's 'Muslim ban'
"31.01.2017 15:30:00" mancunion.com Preview: Manchester Film Festival | The Mancunion A taste of what is yet to come in the ever growing annual film festival in 2017 "The Manchester Film Festival is showcasing amazing pieces of work from all around the world right here in Manchester"
"31.01.2017 14:55:29" mancunion.com What is coming to Manchester's theatres in semester two | The Mancunion The best bits of theatre coming to Manchester this semester Whether you are planning on going for a date, taking the parents out when they come to visit, or just fancy something slightly different. There is something on for everyone
"31.01.2017 14:40:57" mancunion.com Are letting agents doing enough for student tenants? | The Mancunion Are students really to blame for their poor standards of housing? Is it always the students who are to blame for the state of their living conditions?
"31.01.2017 12:50:43" The Mancunion's cover photo
"30.01.2017 18:30:49" m.youtube.com Dressing Room Diaries: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time With special thanks to Victoria Armstrong and The Lowry Theatre. You can see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time at The Lowry, Salford Quays, u... Our deputy editor interviewing some of the cast from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, at The Lowry until this Saturday
"30.01.2017 17:00:01" mancunion.com Review: Manchester by the Sea | The Mancunion Manchester By The Sea portrays true grief and loss amidst Hollywood's plethora of flashy meta-films "There are hardly any stylistic flairs, the most intrusive being a montage in which a toilet unclogs, and a five second long dream. This is no La La Land"
"30.01.2017 16:46:39" Timeline Photos We're back! Have you got your copy yet?
"30.01.2017 16:00:00" mancunion.com Our freedom is in peril at the hands of online saboteurs | The Mancunion Censorship of more right-wing views on online platforms must be confronted if we are to properly engage in debate "How can we ever expect to defeat some of the world's most poisonous ideologies if we do not expose ourselves to what they think?"
"30.01.2017 15:09:44" mancunion.com How to nail a job interview in 2017 | The Mancunion Debut CEO Charlie Taylor gives The Mancunion his best job interview tips for new graduates Got an interview coming up? We spoke with Charlie Taylor, founder of graduate recruitment app Debut to get some tips
"30.01.2017 14:16:23" mancunion.com Mix up your mince | The Mancunion Food Editor Lily Carden explores all the ways to eat mince, gifting her classic bolognese recipe Do you ever make a big pan of minced beef and then realise you're bored of eating it all up before it goes bad? Well, never fear, here are some ways to switch things up
"30.01.2017 12:52:49" mancunion.com A student life: The Wild Washerwomen | The Mancunion Emma Shanks speaks to Zoe Darling, co-founder of The Wild Washerwomen, a mobile launderette set up in the Calais 'Jungle' “Clean underwear is a basic human requirement but people would often just wear the same set until they had to throw them away, which is not only undignified and unhygienic, but also a massive waste of clothes donations”
"30.01.2017 10:17:14" mancunion.com 90% of Manchester students are victims of crime | The Mancunion A student safety study has revealed that the majority of Manchester university students are victims of crime, with the most likely victims being women, non-binary, and LGBTQ students A student safety study by the University of Manchester Students' Union has revealed that almost all students have been victims of crime while studying in Manchester
"27.01.2017 18:22:42" Timeline Photos Pick up the first Mancunion of semester two on Monday morning when our exclusive article will be revealed
"27.01.2017 17:54:05" youtube.com The Mancunion interviews the Exec Team: Naa Acquah Editor-in-Chief of the Mancunion, Jenny Sterne interviews Naa Acquah. To read the full article visit: www.mancunion.com/2017/01/27/interview-naa-acquah-gener... Our Editor-in-Chief chats to Naa Acquah before her final semester working as General Secretary in the University of Manchester Students' Union, discussing recent controversies within the NUS, the changes she has overseen on campus, and her hopes for the
"27.01.2017 15:40:30" mancunion.com NSS boycott launched as university opts into TEF | The Mancunion The University of Manchester will enter the Teaching Excellence Framework, which will allow better-performing universities to raise fees above the £9,000 cap The deadline to sign up to the controversial Teaching Excellence Framework passed yesterday, and today The University of Manchester announced they have joined it
"25.01.2017 10:13:30" mancunion.com NUS react to Ipsos MORI's early release of the NSS | The Mancunion The NUS claim the early release of the National Student Survey shows “IPSOS MORI is bricking it”, over the NUS's boycott of the survey “As more unions sign up to the NSS boycott weekly, the impact of mass student action is clearly being felt"
"24.01.2017 15:36:37" The Mancunion Sport Many are bombasting Premier League footballers for moving to the Chinese Super League - but what is actually wrong with it? We look at whether a move to China is actually an opportunity too good to turn down.
"23.01.2017 09:56:06" mancunion.com Write For Us | The Mancunion All students at the University of Manchester are welcome and encouraged to contribute to The Mancunion regardless of their level of experience. We'd love to... Want to write for The Mancunion? Our contributor meetings start up again this week and all are welcome to attend. Find every section's meeting time on our website
"21.01.2017 19:47:21" www.periscope.tv Women's March @womensmarch Untitled Thousands of protestors descend on Washington for the Women's March. You can watch it live here: https://www.periscope.tv/w/1OyKAAeDbzzKb
"20.01.2017 17:06:46" mancunion.com Stop crying Hitler | The Mancunion He may have killed himself in a bunker under Berlin in 1945, but the moustached figure of Hitler continues to sabotage meaningful political discussion. As Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States, David Moseley argues "whilst likening the rise of the President to Hitler may be alluring, it comes with a host of pitfalls"
"11.01.2017 19:55:51" mancunion.com Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses claimant | The Mancunion The Sunday Times reported that Dame Nancy Rothwell's expenses are the highest among UK university chiefs, as well as revealing that Vice-Chancellors had claimed expenses for bottles of water and slices of cake The university has claimed the results are distorted as they included travel and hotel costs, while other universities excluded these expenses
"11.01.2017 14:02:26" mancunion.com NUS Vice-President caught on film planning to oust President | The Mancunion An NUS Vice-President was filmed by an undercover Al Jazeera reporter admitting that he was involved in organising groups working against the NUS President Malia Bouattia An undercover investigation filmed Richard Brooks Vice-President of the National Union of Students admitting to being involved in organising against Malia Bouattia
"08.01.2017 17:38:31" mancunion.com Standing opens for the 2017 Exec elections | The Mancunion Standing in the University of Manchester's Students' Union Exec elections is now open to students until the 17th of February From today you can put yourself forward to stand in the 2017 University of Manchester Students' Union Exec elections
"04.01.2017 17:28:21" mancunion.com Why Manchester Students' Union supports BDS | The Mancunion Sara Khan defends the SU's support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign, and challenges claims that the movement is anti-Semitic "The motion won the support of 60 per cent of the SU senate. The senate is democratically elected by students, and therefore this motion demonstrates a strong student support for the BDS movement at the university"
"04.01.2017 14:39:23" Women in Media Conference EARLY BIRD WEEKEND AND DAY TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW. SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENTS TO FOLLOW
"01.01.2017 19:42:11" mancunion.com Top 10 Albums of 2016 | The Mancunion The Mancunion's favourite albums of the past year, lovingly compiled and illustrated by our contributors The Mancunion: Music Section have compiled their top 10 albums of 2016, creating unique album illustrations for each one
"31.12.2016 17:21:09" The Mancunion: Music Section “2016 is gonna be MY year”, you said on January 1st, and chaos descended thenceforth. Rebekah Shaw sends off this most turbulent of years
"28.12.2016 15:31:21" The Mancunion: Music Section The Mancunion remembers George Michael, pop star and gay icon
"20.12.2016 18:36:08" Fuse FM Student mental health is an important topic, and one that needs talking about more. Fuse News Correspondent Lucas Ferguson aims to open up the discussion, along with cohorts from the University of Manchester: Wellbeing Officer Izzy Gurbuz, Open Mind
"19.12.2016 15:59:17" The Mancunion: Opinion Manchester's SU now endorses the BDS campaign. But is the global Boycott Israel movement helpful? https://t.co/JZVslKDjfW
"19.12.2016 15:58:56" The Mancunion Sport Manchester City beat Arsenal in a big title contenders clash yesterday. This is what our resident City reporter thought of it
"16.12.2016 20:17:15" mancunion.com University of Manchester Students' Union backs BDS | The Mancunion After the Students' Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement After the University of Manchester Students' Union senate voted to back BDS last week we take a look at the two sides of the debate
"16.12.2016 14:39:19" youtube.com UoM vs MMU Rugby Varsity 2016 Watch Fuse TV's coverage of the rugby varsity match between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University at the AJ Bell Stadium. Read ... The long-awaited coverage of the Rugby Varsity between UMRFC and MMU Sport is now here! Relive the historic match in all its glory:
"14.12.2016 14:08:28" mancunion.com Review: The Infinite Monkey Cage | The Mancunion Megan Harvey reports on seeing the comedy science duo in front of a live audience at the Museum of Science & Industry "Everyone needs to realise how much science is in our daily lives"
"14.12.2016 09:58:52" mancunion.com Inter-Faith event at Manchester Students' Union | The Mancunion An evening of dialogue at Manchester Students' Union to celebrate and encourage integration between religious communities “We want to really link up with the students. We are living through very very difficult times – there's a lot of hatred.”
"12.12.2016 17:41:25" youtube.com Student Christmas Guide Here are a few ideas on what to do and see during the festive season for students in Manchester! Music: TeknoAxe Read all about us on our website: http://fus... Fuse TV Manchester have taken a look at everything Manchester has to offer this Christmas
"11.12.2016 18:30:01" mancunion.com A student life: chair of the Polo society | The Mancunion We chat to Jade Fox, the chair of Polo Society, about the group going from strength to strength and her impossible work-life balance "From the days of just four members and spaghetti socials to winning national trophies, the Polo society have come a long way"
"11.12.2016 16:30:00" mancunion.com Meat Allergies | The Mancunion The shocking truth behind the rise of red meat allergies "What?! This couldn't be a thing"
"11.12.2016 14:30:00" mancunion.com Print Mania | The Mancunion Deputy Fashion and Beauty editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals what prints you should be incorporating into your everyday look Stepping away from the classic all black look can be daunting, but our Fashion Editor has the tips to make it work
"11.12.2016 11:00:00" mancunion.com It's competition time! | The Mancunion For your chance to win a Soap & Glory make-up kit enter the Mancunion's competition! You have until tomorrow to enter The Mancunion: Fashion and Beauty competition, just take a picture with their pages and tag them on Instagram @mancunionfashionandbeauty for the chance to win a Soap & Glory make-up kit!
"10.12.2016 18:30:44" mancunion.com No end to Anthony Burgess | The Mancunion Elliot Mills argues the case for a place in the literary heritage of Manchester for Anthony Burgess, a man often left out of the narrative "Anthony Burgess is an important part of Manchester's heritage"
"10.12.2016 15:30:01" mancunion.com A guide to art over the Christmas break | The Mancunion Laura Joyce gives the breakdown to what's on nationwide this Christmas Want a free day out this Christmas? Then here are the top exhibitions from across the UK this December
"10.12.2016 13:30:01" mancunion.com Final Fantasy XV - Review | The Mancunion As a jumping-off point, Final Fantasy XV is a great place to be introduced to the series, and is also rewarding for fans. Is the game true to its opening statement: 'A Final Fantasy for fans and first-timers'?
"09.12.2016 17:30:01" mancunion.com Deck the halls with budget holly | The Mancunion Shannon Winterbone points out the places you want to be heading to if you're on a budget and looking for cheap ways to get your home ready for Christmas Here are some ideas for ways in which you can spruce up your halls or house for less money than you might expect
"09.12.2016 17:00:34" youtube.com MMG Opinion: The Rise of Populism Two of The Mancunion's Opinion writers talk about their differing positions on why populism has surged in popularity in the Western world. Music: Justin Maha... Have you watched our first Manchester Media Group opinion video yet? Keep an eye out for more on their way
"09.12.2016 15:30:07" mancunion.com Festive season shopping got you frazzled? | The Mancunion If Christmas shopping fills you with dread and the thought of braving Arndale makes you shiver, don't panic! We've got the ultimate Christmas shopping guide Here are our tips and tricks to eliminate the unnecessary stress of gift buying
"09.12.2016 11:30:00" mancunion.com The misrepresentation of the Syrian conflict | The Mancunion Ryan Khurana discusses the damage caused by the misinformation and over-simplification that surrounds the ongoing conflict in Syria Khurana argues the Syrian conflict has been over-simplified and tainted by misinformation
"09.12.2016 10:30:00" mancunion.com Blairites should not be so self-assured | The Mancunion After Tony Blair hints at a return to British politics, Sam Glover outlines the key constituents that Labour need to win over if they are to be electorally successful "How is it that the Blairites and their American equivalents can lose so repeatedly but remain able to convince people that they know anything at all about winning?"
"08.12.2016 20:04:41" mancunion.com University of Manchester's Students' Union Senate Liveblog | The Mancunion Keep up to date with what's happening at tonight's Senate meeting The University of Manchester Students' Union Senate is taking place as we speak, this evening debating motions including the NSS and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement
"08.12.2016 17:30:00" mancunion.com 2016 in Film | The Mancunion A letter from the Head Film Editor summarising this year's film scene The Mancunion Film section have their say on the best films of 2016
"08.12.2016 16:26:25" mancunion.com Black students in NUS walkout over 'institutional racism' | The Mancunion Protesting against the 'institutional racism' within the Union, NUS Black Students' Officer Aadam Muuse led a walkout by people of colour at a major annual NUS meeting "After almost a century of institutionally racist practices, exclusionary cultures and structural violence we have reached breaking point."
"08.12.2016 16:00:00" mancunion.com Monochrome wardrobe: The non-committal approach to adding excitement to your outfit | The Mancunion Holly James reveals how to stay warm while still looking fabulous this winter "How do you bring festive fun to your outfit when your wardrobe has managed to look like it is Halloween for the last 5 years running?"
"08.12.2016 13:00:00" mancunion.com Review: Much Ado About Nothing | The Mancunion Hilariously funny and another triumph for the Royal Shakespeare Company "If you have not watched any Shakespeare you should, and why not begin with one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies"
"08.12.2016 11:30:01" mancunion.com Euro Watch: Primera Liga | The Mancunion Josh Jenkins assesses the Portuguese League in this week's Euro Watch In this week's Euro watch we look at the Portuguese League
"08.12.2016 10:30:00" mancunion.com Review: Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers | The Mancunion Manchester Art Gallery displays a fascinating insight into international views of British life Having finished a summer stint at London's Barbican, the Martin Parr curated exhibition Strange and Familiar has arrived at Manchester Art Gallery
"07.12.2016 17:30:00" mancunion.com Top 5: Winter Films | The Mancunion Films to get you through this winter As the temperatures drop we take a look at the best wintry films
"07.12.2016 16:30:00" mancunion.com The French election will be pivotal for Europe's future | The Mancunion The political progress of Europe in the post-war era is being threatened by the rightwards movement of French politics Is political progress threatened?
"07.12.2016 15:30:00" mancunion.com The forging of Tony Blair | The Mancunion Elliot Mills ponders whether Tony Blair deserves a second chance in UK politics "Currently on a mission to weld back together the two parts of his person, which have lately been split between being a corporate venture and being a Twitter meme"
"07.12.2016 14:17:48" Timeline Photos Have you picked up our last issue before Christmas yet?
"07.12.2016 14:00:00" mancunion.com Student Spotlight – House of Flying Daggers | The Mancunion For our first feature on what our students are getting up to, Harrison Kersey covers a student-run dancehall night Our spotlight this week falls on House of Flying Daggers, a dancehall night run by a crew of Manchester students hailing from south London
"07.12.2016 12:07:44" mancunion.com A response to "Everyday Feminism: Take control of yourselves" | The Mancunion Ilya Cereso argues that the article mirrors how issues of oppression within our societies are too often generalised and oversimplified "The writer's closing claim that people need to, “take control of themselves and stop blaming everyone else for their own issues” is worryingly reminiscent of victim-blaming"
"07.12.2016 12:00:00" mancunion.com Boxed: the student-run charity project for the homeless | The Mancunion Boxed UoM needs your help this Christmas with its shoebox initiative Boxed UoM is a new charity project that aims to help address the problem of homelessness in Manchester
"06.12.2016 19:55:14" Timeline Photos If you're not at Fuse FM's FuseLive in Academy 3 tonight... where are you?
"06.12.2016 19:30:05" mancunion.com Student running to be NUS delegate pledges to defeat ISIS | The Mancunion A student running to be an NUS delegate under the slogan 'the NUS is a bit shit isn't it' has pledged to build a 217ft statue of Malia Bouattia, and defeat ISIS The campaign video outlines that he plans to “use NUS boycotts to destroy ISIS”
"06.12.2016 17:30:00" mancunion.com Cookie cutter perfect biscuits | The Mancunion Perfect as an inexpensive yet thoughtful Christmas present Are you looking for cheap yet thoughtful Christmas presents for your friends? Look no further, here's your solution
"06.12.2016 15:30:00" mancunion.com It's competition time! | The Mancunion For your chance to win a Soap & Glory make-up kit enter the Mancunion's competition! COMPETITION TIME! For the chance to win a Soap & Glory make-up kit, take a picture with The Mancunion: Fashion and Beauty pages and tag them on Instagram @mancunionfashionandbeauty
"06.12.2016 14:48:28" Fuse TV Manchester In the aftermath of Trump's election, two Mancunion writers offer their insight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHojDj68uMA&feature=youtu.be Our first MMG Opinion video is live
"06.12.2016 13:30:00" mancunion.com Christmas markets: La Cuisine Provençale | The Mancunion "If you ever feel like the German part of the Markets has got a little bit too much, get yourself to the calmer part on King Street" The Christmas markets have a lot more to offer than Bratwursts
"06.12.2016 11:56:03" mancunion.com How to cope with anxiety at university | The Mancunion If you suffer with anxiety at university, you're not alone and there are so many services that can help you to manage it whilst completing your studies "It's not just the butterflies that everyone experiences when they're nervous, it's not just the cold-sweats that we've all had before an important interview. It feels like a full-on near-death experience"
"06.12.2016 10:51:11" mancunion.com Preview: LightUp Fallowfield | The Mancunion The LightUp Fallowfield protest art installation aims to highlight key problems about safety and the dark “While an array of Christmas lights are turned on this winter, we continue to live in the dark reality of not feeling safe to walk alone at night”, and it is therefore a chance to “switch on some lights of our own”
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"05.12.2016 17:03:22" mancunion.com Austere approach to student noise problem is not working | The Mancunion As part of Community Week at The University of Manchester, we discuss what is being done to tackle negative neighbourly relationships in the biggest student areas “There's a lot of emphasis around the aftermath of what to do with students that act with this behaviour, but I'm trying to focus on the positives"
"05.12.2016 15:30:00" mancunion.com Review: NUS North West Regional Activists Network | The Mancunion Lily Sheehan's report on the first ever NUS North West Regional Activists Network meeting A University of Manchester student on the NUS National Executive Council and the only Conservative ever to hold such a position, claimed that in the current political climate, he is expecting a 'Tory takeover' of the NUS
"05.12.2016 13:15:07" mancunion.com Petition for a referendum on NUS membership at Manchester goes live | The Mancunion A petition has been launched on the Students' Union website calling for a referendum on membership of the NUS A petition calling for a referendum on our membership of the NUS has been started on the University of Manchester Students' Union website
"02.12.2016 19:40:29" Timeline Photos In next week's Mancunion we take a look at the disarray in Manchester Labour Students and the petition started for a referendum on disaffiliation from the NUS
"02.12.2016 14:22:50" Museum of Science and Industry Competition time: BBC Radio 4's irreverent science show The Infinite Monkey Cage, hosted by Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince, will be recorded here at the Museum of Science and Industry On Wednesday 7 December. Tickets have sold out but we have a Science and Technology editor Georgie Hines will be covering this Live recording of Brian Cox's and Robin Ince's radio show 'The Infinite Monkey Cage'. Win the chance to go along as well!
"01.12.2016 16:30:04" mancunion.com Five free things to do on a rainy day | The Mancunion With the weather getting worse and worse, read on for our tips on how to beat the rainy day blues and get out and about in Manchester "There are things to do for free on a rainy day that aren't sleeping or studying"
"01.12.2016 14:44:35" mancunion.com Harambe and the magic of memes | The Mancunion Memes have transcended the world of the Internet and made their way into politics and everyday life "Harambe, who has since gone on to conquer the internet, was not just a gorilla. He was you. He was me. He was humanity. He was all of us"
"30.11.2016 01:30:00" mancunion.com Our University has turned into a creche | The Mancunion The student body, and our generation as a whole, has become over-sensitive "You as a group have, over the course of the last year and a half, shown exactly why the older generation seem to have such contempt for the young of today"
"29.11.2016 15:30:00" mancunion.com Student's new cane design to change visually impaired lives | The Mancunion A wireless cane developed by a Manchester PhD student that detects your surroundings is expected to revolutionise quality of life for the blind and visually impaired “mySmartCane allows visual impaired people to sense their environment beyond the physical length of their cane"
"28.11.2016 18:30:00" mancunion.com Basketball and netball the university's standout performers | The Mancunion The University of Manchester's Basketball and Netball teams boast some impressive undefeated records as Mancunion Sport takes a look at their stellar work so far this term As the end of the semester nears a close, we take a look at two teams who have shone as two of the most successful so far
"28.11.2016 17:26:31" Timeline Photos Have you picked up your copy yet?
"28.11.2016 16:37:48" mancunion.com Sweet Potato and Spinach Dal Recipe | The Mancunion A recipe to keep you healthy and warm on these cool nights A recipe to keep you healthy and warm on these cool nights
"28.11.2016 16:18:00" mancunion.com A student life: treasurer of the cheese and wine society | The Mancunion Stevie Grieves meets the Cheese and Wine society's treasurer Ollie Carr “We're not poncy, you can wear what you want, do what you want, speak to who you want, we just provide the cheese and wine"
"26.11.2016 14:41:07" Fuse FM Live Q&A session with Sophie Walker
"26.11.2016 13:09:57" mancunion.com Women's Equality Party Conference | The Mancunion Elise Gallagher brings you the latest from today's Women's Equality Party conference Follow live updates from the The Women's Equality Party Conference taking place in Manchester today.
"25.11.2016 18:26:45" Timeline Photos Here's a sneak peek at next week's edition, available on campus from Monday!
"25.11.2016 12:09:06" mancunion.com Fire in Manchester's Chinatown | The Mancunion A large fire broke out near Manchester's Chinatown overnight, with the police confirming that two bodies have been discovered at the scene UPDATE: Two bodies, believed to be homeless, have been discovered at the scene of the fire near Chinatown
"25.11.2016 11:06:52" mancunion.com Fire in Manchester's Chinatown | The Mancunion A large fire broke out near Manchester's Chinatown overnight, with the police confirming that two bodies have been discovered at the scene Last night's fire in Chinatown has caused traffic chaos across the city
"24.11.2016 10:40:41" mancunion.com Editor applications open | The Mancunion Editorial applications are open for the news, food and games section You have until tomorrow at midday to apply to join our editorial team
"23.11.2016 12:07:23" mancunion.com Preview: The Frost Fair | The Mancunion Kick off Christmas with the University of Manchester's Whitworth Art Gallery this year. The Frost Fair is definitely going to be unmissable This December, the Whitworth will become a Scandinavian wonderland for just one exclusive weekend
"22.11.2016 16:46:45" mancunion.com The festive deadlines fear | The Mancunion We offer a few tips on how to create and maintain a balance between work and play as a busy student coming up to the festive period Balancing deadlines with Christmas festivities can be tricky. Here's a few tips to help make sure your festive period is not too stressful
"22.11.2016 14:06:48" mancunion.com Manchester Weihnachtsmarkt | The Mancunion Maria Ortega Rechkemmer finds out just how German Manchester's Christmas markets are “They even have Feuerzangenbowle”, said another German student, “those aren't even allowed in most markets in Germany!”
"22.11.2016 10:55:27" mancunion.com A student life: the student journalist | The Mancunion We spoke to Eliza Slawther about being a student journalist Our student life feature continues as we interview one of our own
"21.11.2016 18:00:00" mancunion.com Why was Trump elected? | The Mancunion A look back into the devastating economic and social wounds of fairly recent American history can help us to understand Trump's success Dianna Ritchie, an American University of Manchester alumnus, explains why she was not surprised by Trump's success
"21.11.2016 17:32:25" Timeline Photos Have you picked up your copy of this week's Mancunion yet? ☔️
"18.11.2016 20:30:00" mancunion.com Over half of University of Manchester teaching staff on 'precarious' contracts | The Mancunion New figures released by The Guardian reveal the proportion of academic staff who are in 'insecure and precarious' employment, according to the University and College Union Research published by The Guardian has revealed that 57.9% of University of Manchester teaching staff are on 'insecure' contracts
"18.11.2016 19:26:08" Timeline Photos Next week's front page. Pick up your copy around campus from Monday
"18.11.2016 16:40:52" mancunion.com City University students vote to ban the Sun, Mail and Express | The Mancunion The Students' Union at City University, renowned as one of the top journalism schools, have passed a motion to ban newspapers in order to "oppose fascism" A motion has been passed by City University's Students' Union to ban The Sun, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express
"18.11.2016 15:06:04" mancunion.com The Piccadilly wall is coming down | The Mancunion As part of a £10million plan, Piccadilly Gardens will be regenerated and the grey wall surrounding the Gardens will be demolished The unpopular "Berlin Wall" in Piccadilly Gardens will be torn down as part of an attempt to improve the whole area
"18.11.2016 11:14:46" mancunion.com Editor applications open | The Mancunion Editorial applications are open for the news, food and games section The Mancunion is hiring. Applications are open until midday next Friday
"17.11.2016 14:10:22" mancunion.com How to Trump university | The Mancunion Cachella Smith argues that students can apply aspects of Donald Trump's personality to inform their own personal success Donald Trump's success could teach students a thing or two about how to succeed in their degrees, according to Cachella Smith
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"14.11.2016 20:30:13" mancunion.com A student life: the quidditch player | The Mancunion We spoke to Livi Dickinson about being a quidditch player at university This week we have launched our 'A student life' feature, where we interview students involved in different societies across the university. This week we interviewed a free speech advocate, a pantomime prince and a quidditch player.
If you would like to
"14.11.2016 13:19:26" mancunion.com Women more likely to die from taking ecstasy | The Mancunion Female hormones mean that women are at a higher risk of suffering potentially fatal side effects of ecstasy Biological differences between males and females mean that women are far more susceptible to experiencing harmful side effects
"11.11.2016 19:09:13" Timeline Photos Next week's front page. Pick up your copy from Monday around campus
"10.11.2016 18:43:14" mancunion.com Fight breaks out in SU bar during US election overnight broadcast | The Mancunion A fight broke out during the overnight broadcast of the US Presidential elections in the University of Manchester's Students' Union bar, which saw Donald Trump elected President The Union Bar was closed at 6.45 on Wednesday morning after an incident broke out
"09.11.2016 04:58:31" Timeline Photos We're still here in the @fusefm studio! It's getting very tense
"09.11.2016 03:57:19" Fuse FM Live from the overnight broadcast
"09.11.2016 00:36:28" mancunion.com Liveblog: 2016 US Presidential Election | The Mancunion The USA are deciding whether they elect Democrat Hilary Clinton, or Republican Donald Trump, as their next President Follow all the news from the US elections as it happens on our Liveblog and on twitter @THEMANCUNION #electionnight
"08.11.2016 23:03:57" Timeline Photos And we're live, covering the second biggest story today! #electionnight
"08.11.2016 16:39:55" media.giphy.com giphy.com Who would you vote for if you could? Like for Clinton, love for Trump or wow for neither #electionnight
Remember to tune in to Fuse FM tonight for full coverage all night from 11pm
"08.11.2016 11:18:42" media3.giphy.com media3.giphy.com https://media3.giphy.com/media/l0HlNWWhOHcBzotWM/giphy.gif Tune in to Fuse FM for live overnight coverage of the US elections from 11 and follow our live tweets @THEMANCUNION as the saga unfolds! #ElectionNight
"07.11.2016 15:24:49" mancunion.com SU will not boycott NSS despite NUS decision | The Mancunion The University of Manchester's Students' Union have stated that they will not yet be boycotting the NSS in reaction to an impending decision on controversial higher education legislation, TEF, despite the NUS' position The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) has been called by some a complete 'marketisation' of higher education
"06.11.2016 16:29:54" Timeline Photos Got a question for the @manchesterstudentsunion Exec Team? Come along to our event tomorrow for a chance to ask it in person!
"06.11.2016 13:23:35" mancunion.com The Mancunion's TEF survey | The Mancunion The Mancunion want to know what you think about the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework The Mancunion want to know what you think about the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework!
"04.11.2016 18:08:34" Timeline Photos Here's a sneak peek of Monday's front page. Pick it up on campus all of next week
"04.11.2016 13:56:11" mancunion.com Manchester Media Group presents: Check Your Exec | The Mancunion Taking place on the 7th of November, Academy 2 welcomes the Manchester Media Group's first live event: Check your Exec which will give students the opportunity to question their exec Don't forget to apply for your place at MMG Live: Check Your Exec by emailing a question to: email@example.com
"02.11.2016 16:24:06" Timeline Photos After a break for reading week we're busy planning next week's issue, out Monday around campus
"02.11.2016 15:51:50" MMG Live: Check Your Exec MMG Live: Check Your Exec The first MMG Live of 2016/2017 will be a Question Time-style event giving you the opportunity to put your questions to the SU Exec Team.
The floor will be open for questions from students ranging from campus life, to free speech, to academic success. Don't forget you still have time to attend our first MMGLive, next Monday in Academy 2! It will be a Question Time-style event giving you the opportunity to put your questions to the SU Exec Team
"01.11.2016 20:43:36" mancunion.com Students attacked with fireworks in Fallowfield | The Mancunion Students in the Fallowfield area were given a scare on Halloween night after fireworks were thrown at them and into their homes There have been multiple reports of fireworks being used to frighten and injure University of Manchester students around Fallowfield on the evening of Halloween
"01.11.2016 11:46:39" mancunion.com Remain voters need to scrutinise Brexiteers like me | The Mancunion A well-planned exit from the EU is reliant on all voters continuing to voice their concerns "Those making the foolish argument that Remainers should keep their traps shut about the dangers of leaving the European Union set a dangerous precedent"
"26.10.2016 17:00:06" mancunion.com Simon Rogan leaves The French and head chef Adam Reid steps in | The Mancunion Adam Reid talks to Miriam Mizzi after Simon Rogan's departure "It's something every chef works towards in their career, to get their name above the door and cook their own style of food."
"26.10.2016 14:00:00" mancunion.com The art of the penalty | The Mancunion In an age of increasing innovation, and often uncertain results, Toby Webb analyses the current state-of-play when it comes to penalty kicks Keep it simple and classic, drop the vanity show, and the results will improve.
"26.10.2016 11:13:52" MMG Live: Check Your Exec MMG Live: Check Your Exec The first MMG Live of 2016/2017 will be a Question Time-style event giving you the opportunity to put your questions to the SU Exec Team.
The floor will be open for questions from students ranging from campus life, to free speech, to academic success. On Monday the 7th of November we will be running the first MMG Live event of the year – Check your Exec! A chance to put your questions to the University of Manchester Students' Union's student representatives. Click here for more information:
"25.10.2016 16:00:00" mancunion.com University sexual harassment report published | The Mancunion A report conducted in response to the growing reports of sexual harassment perpetrated by university staff was released today A growing epidemic of sexual harassment on campuses led to the commissioning of a report, Changing the Culture, conducted by a Universities UK taskforce.
"25.10.2016 15:50:42" MMG Live: Check Your Exec MMG Live: Check Your Exec The first MMG Live of 2016/2017 will be a Question Time-style event giving you the opportunity to put your questions to the SU Exec Team.
The floor will be open for questions from students ranging from campus life, to free speech, to academic success.
"25.10.2016 15:50:04" MMG Live: Check Your Exec MMG Live: Check Your Exec The first MMG Live of 2016/2017 will be a Question Time-style event giving you the opportunity to put your questions to the SU Exec Team.
The floor will be open for questions from students ranging from campus life, to free speech, to academic success.
"25.10.2016 11:46:15" mancunion.com Cruel Britannia: ABBA, Churchill and the new fiver | The Mancunion Jack Ashworth looks at what Churchill's face on the new five pound note says about Britain The replacement of humanitarian Elizabeth Fry with wartime PM Winston Churchill on the new fiver reflects the shift to isolationist, reactionary values that characterise Britain today.
"24.10.2016 10:11:37" Timeline Photos Remember to pick up your copy of this week's Mancunion, available all around campus from today!
"21.10.2016 21:17:57" Timeline Photos The University of Manchester campus is quite beautiful sometimes Photo by the amazing Head of Fuse TV Manchester Allie Liu
"21.10.2016 13:07:57" mancunion.com A Response: We are not sorry for protesting against the Tories | The Mancunion The women responsible for decapitating a cardboard cut-out of Margaret Thatcher at Welcome Fair reply to accusations of "double-standards" on the student left "Is the beheading of a cardboard cut-out of the voted-'worst PM in the last 100 years' seriously being compared to racist abuse?"
"19.10.2016 10:40:48" Timeline Photos Want to write for The Mancunion? Or just have a story you would like share? Then get in touch
"18.10.2016 22:15:14" mancunion.com Racial slur written on student's campaign poster | The Mancunion A prospective BME officer's posters were discovered with racial slurs written on them in the run up to the student officer elections There have been a series of racist incidents in the run up to the University of Manchester Students' Union student officer elections
"18.10.2016 15:00:01" mancunion.com 53 % of students at University of Manchester in favour of monarchy | The Mancunion With a recent survey showing the University of Manchester students' overall support for the monarchy, Stevie Grieves asks why our Queen continues to be such a popular figure in Britain After their visit to the University last Friday, a poll of University of Manchester students has revealed that a majority are in favour of the monarchy
"18.10.2016 13:00:00" mancunion.com The route to university has improved, and so must we | The Mancunion The updated cycle lanes are to be welcomed, but more caution must be taken by all travellers "We all need to know our place on the road or pavement, and stick to it"
"18.10.2016 11:30:00" Timeline Photos If you could ask Will and Kate anything what would it be?
"18.10.2016 10:29:26" mancunion.com Where do our course fees go? | The Mancunion Equal fees and unequal funding disfavors humanities students writes Elliot Mills "Humanities students pay the same amount as those studying sciences. For a long time, I believed this to be absolutely fine. But then I thought about it for about seven seconds and realised that it makes no sense"
"17.10.2016 13:34:58" mancunion.com A response to 'Dear fresher females studying STEM' | The Mancunion It is no longer a question of whether women are underrepresented in science—it is a fact. So why are we still having to defend ourselves? "I would like to address the suggestion that you should 'never define yourself as a female studying science throughout your university career'. My rebuttal? A simple why not?"
"17.10.2016 11:59:21" mancunion.com Homeless people's belongings 'binned' before royal visit | The Mancunion It has been claimed that council workers and police officers were removing the possessions of homeless people from city centre streets as part of a 'royal clean up' Witnesses claim that the belongings of homeless people were removed and thrown away by city employees, in preparation for the royal visit
"14.10.2016 19:57:10" Timeline Photos The Mancunion front page, 17th October 2016. Pick up your free copy of the paper all around campus from Monday!
"14.10.2016 09:17:45" Timeline Photos Tune in to FuseNight tonight for analysis of this week's Mancunion and a look ahead to next week
"11.10.2016 13:21:32" mancunion.com Deputy opinion editor applications open | The Mancunion The Mancunion is looking for a deputy opinion editor, apply through the link below You still have time to apply to join The Mancunion editorial team
"11.10.2016 08:01:28" Timeline Photos Make sure to pick up a copy of this week's paper anywhere on campus, including Biko's in the @manchesterstudentsunion
"10.10.2016 14:30:00" mancunion.com How Europe tackles tuition fees | The Mancunion With tuition costs on the rise in the UK, how are other European countries managing university tuition rates for their students? Maria Ortega Rechkemmer spoke with Erasmus students at The University of Manchester and asked whether they thought the high tuition fees in the UK were worth it?
"10.10.2016 13:17:02" mancunion.com Is the Student Union right to ban the Daily Star? | The Mancunion Has the SU gone too far? And if so, how can we tackle the objectification of women in such publications? "Rather than trying to invite an open discussion between the political left and right, the SU seemingly seeks to shut down voices which disagree with it"
"07.10.2016 18:00:01" mancunion.com "Wait and See" if Erasmus+ will last | The Mancunion Education Secretary Justine Greening was unable to confirm whether the Erasmus+ programme will remain a possibility for students in the UK post-Brexit Barney Weston spoke to leading conservatives at their party conference about the future of the Erasmus programme
"07.10.2016 17:32:04" Timeline Photos Issue four's front page. Pick up your copy from around campus from Monday
"07.10.2016 17:10:02" mancunion.com New security incites feelings of unease amongst Fallowfield students | The Mancunion Despite Manchester's universities' claims that monitoring students' behaviour in Fallowfield will improve local relations, students have expressed their displeasure at the treatment “I think this whole thing is totally ridiculous and I hate being treated like a criminal when neither I, nor my housemates, have done anything wrong"
"07.10.2016 16:37:18" mancunion.com Manchester Varsity Live | The Mancunion Live text coverage of Manchester University playing Manchester Metropolitan University in Rugby Varsity for the first time in 3 years Follow live updates of the sporting event of the academic year, as UMRFC take on Manchester Metropolitan University Rugby League at the 2016 Varsity!
"06.10.2016 15:56:02" mancunion.com Lead your hall | The Mancunion "Party Planner? Entrepreneur? Leader?" then nominate yourself to lead your hall Nominations are open to become part of your halls RA/JCR
"06.10.2016 10:40:45" mancunion.com Will there be a General Election before 2020? | The Mancunion I asked members at the Conservative Part Conference what they thought of the PM, Brexit, and the next election “We've got the majority. Why risk it? I don't underestimate Labour at all […] I trust the country wouldn't make that decision. But I wouldn't right him off”
"05.10.2016 15:09:44" mancunion.com Deputy opinion editor applications open | The Mancunion The Mancunion is looking for a deputy opinion editor, apply through the link below We have an opening for a deputy opinion editor at The Mancunion. All current students at The University of Manchester are welcome to apply, applications will be open until noon on Wednesday 12th of October
"05.10.2016 10:28:43" mancunion.com Budget banquets: spending less, eating better | The Mancunion Stanley Johnson runs through some ways to eat good nosh for less dosh Some tips for any students struggling to eat healthy on a budget
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"04.10.2016 15:47:39" Timeline Photos
"03.10.2016 16:21:45" mancunion.com William and Kate will visit campus | The Mancunion The Royal couple will attend official visits to the National Graphene Institute and future Engineering Campus next week The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make their first visit to The University of Manchester next Friday
"03.10.2016 16:18:30" mancunion.com William and Kate will visit campus | The Mancunion The Royal couple will attend official visits to the National Graphene Institute and future Engineering Campus next week The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make their first visit to The University of Manchester next Friday
"03.10.2016 15:17:05" We sent our photographers down the rabbit hole, at @[128400290645884:274:Pangaea Festival], to find the best costumes that Wonderland could offer. Just like your favourite, and the highest number of likes wins tickets to the next Pangaea. Pangaea costume compeition We sent our photographers down the rabbit hole, at Pangaea Festival, to find the best costumes that Wonderland could offer. Just like your favourite, and the highest number of likes wins tickets to the next Pangaea.
"03.10.2016 11:46:16" mancunion.com Mental health at Manchester: Is the university doing enough? | The Mancunion As mental health services are becoming increasingly more important to the student population, what is the university doing to improve the support that they offer? With one in eight undergraduates reporting a mental health condition of some kind, are universities are doing enough to tackle the problem?
"03.10.2016 10:54:54" mancunion.com 95 per cent of students can't name the Exec Team | The Mancunion The Mancunion has found that a huge proportion of students cannot name the Students' Union exec team The Mancunion's poll revealed that only 5 per cent of students could name their Exec team
"03.10.2016 10:45:12" Timeline Photos Pick up a copy of The Mancunion from across campus today
"30.09.2016 14:02:09" mancunion.com Stabbing on Curry Mile | The Mancunion The attack happened on Curry Mile on the morning of Friday 30th September 2016 and has left a man in a critical condition A 25-year-old man is in a critical condition
"29.09.2016 15:18:25" mancunion.com Profile: Qaisra Shahraz Lifetime Achiever Award at the National Diversity Awards | The Mancunion Charlotte Smith praises Qaisra Shahraz for her work as an author and humanitarian and shares thoughts on her Lifetime Achiever Award from the National Diversity Awards University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz wins the Lifetime Achiever Award at the National Diversity Awards
"28.09.2016 19:43:41" mancunion.com Naked man on Stagecoach bus promotes new app | The Mancunion A man, dressed only in a towel, was used today on Stagecoach buses to promote their new app “I do wonder how they managed to tie the towel to stay on all day”
"28.09.2016 14:22:16" mancunion.com What the future holds | The Mancunion The Mancunion's resident mystic gives a quick snapshot of what to expect in this coming year of clubbing, making great friends, and finding the perfect hangover cure... "Before we commence, I am obligated to include a trigger warning about this article. It contains dangerous levels of free speech and thought and is not suitable for closed off little minds"
"27.09.2016 15:19:41" mancunion.com Homesickness: Top five tips for beating the blues | The Mancunion Missing home? Rachel Adams talks about how to combat homesickness and gives her top tips on how to beat the blues and enjoy uni life Head Lifestyle editor Rachel Adams's top five tips for overcoming homesickness
"27.09.2016 14:46:13" mancunion.com Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell's disrespect for the student body | The Mancunion After his interview with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was pulled from last week's edition, Jacob Nicholas argues the case for our independence After his interview with the Vice-Chancellor was pulled from print by the university, Jacob Nicholas has argued the action displayed "contempt not just for student media, but also of the entire student body of the University of Manchester"
"27.09.2016 12:00:24" The Adventures of Margaret Thatcher's Head Maggie loves catching up on current affairs Thatcher's head enjoying this week's edition of The Mancunion
"27.09.2016 11:16:40" Exclusively for University of Manchester students the Media Club invite leading industry practitioners each month to speak about key topics, their careers and getting into the sector. Join their Facebook group for invitations to these events. As a member,
"27.09.2016 11:09:56" Timeline Photos Come along to MMG's welcome social from 7 tonight in the SU bar! https://www.facebook.com/events/166024740510028/
"26.09.2016 16:00:00" mancunion.com Arts students pay three times more per hour than science students | The Mancunion New research reveals that art students pay much more per hour for their degree than science students Research shows that Science degrees are financially better value than Arts degrees, with one missed history lecture potentially costing up to £50
"26.09.2016 14:58:30" Timeline Photos Issue two's Freshers' Fair cartoon. Grab your copy from around campus today
"26.09.2016 13:53:12" Fuse FM HEADS UP!
Show applications are going out to all paid/registered members later today. Deadline Friday 30th Sept. http://bit.ly/2cRvipc All paid members of Fuse FM can now apply for a show!
"26.09.2016 13:00:01" mancunion.com Interview: Dame Nancy Rothwell | The Mancunion Head Features Editor Jacob Nicholas sat down with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, to talk about everything from Brexit to building a hotel on campus “My position, as head of a university, is freedom of speech is one of our core values"
"26.09.2016 12:43:10" mancunion.com Pornographic material blocked in halls | The Mancunion A block has been placed on students' access to pornographic material in halls, however according to many students the block is censoring beyond this "Access to this web page is restricted by the University's acceptable usage policy"
"26.09.2016 10:00:32" mancunion.com Editorial: Silenced by the university | The Mancunion The university forced The Mancunion to pull an interview with Nancy Rothwell from our first print edition of term by threatening legal action Our interview with Nancy Rothwell, published in this week's edition of The Mancunion, was planned for our Welcome Week edition of the paper, before the university pressured us into to pulling the article
"23.09.2016 18:45:45" Timeline Photos Front page of The Mancunion 26th September. Get your copy from around campus next week
"23.09.2016 11:24:38" Manchester Media Group Welcome social Manchester Media Group Welcome social Want to get involved in student media? Come along to our welcome social in the union bar ro find out more about us. Entertainment provided by our very own Fuse FM DJ's If you want to find out more about getting involved with the Manchester Media Group then come along to our welcome social next week
"21.09.2016 20:32:27" Had a brilliant two days at the University of Manchester Students' Union Welcome fair! #helloUoM
"21.09.2016 16:27:46" mancunion.com Margaret Thatcher decapitated at Welcome Fair | The Mancunion Thatcher was beheaded by revolutionary socialists at today's Welcome Fair Free pizza, popcorn, and pens—and a headless former PM
"21.09.2016 14:02:02" Timeline Photos Add us on Snapchat to keep up to date with the latest campus news!
"20.09.2016 15:00:00" mancunion.com Be smart and be safe this Freshers' Week | The Mancunion With Freshers' Week looming, make sure you know how to keep you and your friends safe on a night out with our five top tips It can be risky heading out into a new city, but follow these guidelines to keep yourself, your friends, and your belongings safe and secure.
"20.09.2016 13:52:19" mancunion.com Manchester: The home of British sport | The Mancunion Freshers and returning students are now living in a city with unparalleled sporting credentials Just arrived in Manchester? This city has a rich sporting culture and opportunities to see some world class football, cycling, rugby, and so much more.
"20.09.2016 10:53:31" Timeline Photos We're in Manchester Academy today for the welcome fair! Come down to find out how to get involved!
"19.09.2016 12:46:08" Photos from The Mancunion's post Pick up your copy of the Welcome Week edition of The Mancunion today. Look out for our editorial team handing them out around campus and at Owens park
"19.09.2016 12:00:01" mancunion.com Volunteering Opportunities at the Students' Union | The Mancunion There are a wealth of volunteering opportunities at the University of Manchester—what will you get involved with? Want to volunteer during your time at university? You've no excuse not to with everything the Students' Union has to offer.
"19.09.2016 11:00:00" mancunion.com Freshers warned of phone theft by cyclists | The Mancunion With thousands of students arriving back in the city and evenings drawing in, a particular type of street crime is on the rise again Freshers are warned to be cautious after a number of incidents are recorded in and around Oxford Road in which mobile phones have been stolen by cyclists
"19.09.2016 08:47:14" mancunion.com Getting involved with student media | The Mancunion Deputy Opinion Editor Ed John explains what student media has to offer and why getting involved can be so rewarding "Here, you won't find your ideas being censored or omitted on a 'newsworthy' basis, but instead will be welcomed with the encouragement to create content based upon what you feel matters"
"19.09.2016 08:24:04" Timeline Photos Contributor meetings start up again this week. If you want to write an article for The Mancunion all you have to do is turn up to one of the section meetings. No proof of previous experience is necessary just great ideas. All the meetings are held in the
"16.09.2016 13:47:31" snapchat.com Add me on Snapchat! Username: the_mancunion Snapchat lets you easily talk with friends, view Live Stories from around the world, and explore news in Discover. Life's more fun when you live in the moment! Follow us on Snapchat! Username: the_mancunion
"16.09.2016 11:11:28" mancunion.com Theresa May criticises the culture of 'Safe Spaces' | The Mancunion After Theresa May claimed the culture of 'safe spaces' was undermining free speech, we spoke to the Free Speech and Secular Society, the Exec team and Dame Nancy Rothwell about their positions on the controversial topic In PMQs this week Theresa May attacked the ongoing culture of “safe spaces” at British universities. We spoke to the University of Manchester Students' Union Exec team, The Free Speech and Secular Society UoM , and Vice-Chancellor Dame Nancy Rothwell,
"15.09.2016 13:00:43" mancunion.com #GetSust: Welcome to the Sustainability Challenge, the biggest ever event on campus | The Mancunion On Tuesday 20th September 2016, the university is running a landmark collaborative event to engage all 8000 new first year students in UoM's Ethical Grand Challenges Programme All 8000 first year students are invited to take part in the Sustainability Challenge, a huge interactive one-day event next Tuesday
"15.09.2016 11:41:41" mancunion.com G4S to patrol Fallowfield during Welcome Week | The Mancunion Concerns have been raised over new security measures implemented by Manchester City Council and funded by the city's universities to tackle anti-social behaviour in popular student area Fallowfield G4S are to patrol the Fallowfield and Withington areas as "professional witnesses" gathering evidence of anti-social behaviour
"13.09.2016 10:44:02" mancunion.com Students lose £32 million in rental deposits | The Mancunion New research reveals that four in ten students had their deposit retained at the end of last term, losing in total £32 million this year in rental deposits Research reveals that at the end of last term students lost £32 million in rental deposits
"08.09.2016 14:09:37" The Nubian Times Real privilege and pleasure to speak with the next generation of talented editors and journalists at The Mancunion earlier today. Good news inspires, but so does connecting with good people. A visit from The Nubian Times inspiring the editorial team for our first issue. Don't forget anyone can contribute, get involved now!
"06.09.2016 10:01:25" mancunion.com Highest ever ranking for the University of Manchester | The Mancunion The University of Manchester has been ranked 29th World, despite uncertainties around Brexit causing most UK universities to drop in the league table While most UK universities have dropped in the QS World University Rankings amid Brexit concerns, The University of Manchester has risen four places to its highest ever ranking
"04.09.2016 11:42:29" mancunion.com COMPETITION: The English Open Snooker | The Mancunion Feelin lucky punk? It's competition time, and you could win tickets to watch snooker's English Open in Manchester. Just answer this one question for a chance. Enter The Mancunion Sport's competition for a chance to win a pair of tickets for the English Snooker Open in Manchester
"25.08.2016 10:05:43" mancunion.com Manchester RAG win 'RAG of the Year' | The Mancunion Manchester RAG win four awards at the National Student Fundraiser Awards including RAG of the Year Manchester RAG won four awards at last night's National Student Fundraising Awards including 'RAG of the Year'
"19.08.2016 16:01:49" mancunion.com NUS officially joins rent strike campaign | The Mancunion The NUS has pledged to facilitate student rent strikes to combat the 'exploitative' nature of university accommodation The NUS has officially joined the rent strike campaign “demanding an end to the exploitative profits from university accommodation”
"29.07.2016 15:10:35" mancunion.com mancunion.com From Arts to Sport, Current Affairs to Film, The Mancunion has a position for you whatever your interests. Find out more information and apply here:
"27.07.2016 08:00:03" mancunion.com mancunion.com http://mancunion.com/2016/07/09/apply-to-join-the-2016-2017-mancunion-editorial-team/ Apply now to join our amazing team of Section Editors, Subeditors and Online Editors in the upcoming academic year!
"22.07.2016 12:00:01" mancunion.com Apply to join the 2016/17 Editorial Team | The Mancunion Apply before the 30th of July to join our Editorial Team! Joining the Mancunion Team will give you the opportunity to exercise your creativity, mix with a group of incredible individuals, and gain a wide range of new skills employers will love!
"21.07.2016 14:48:05" mancunion.com Universities announce fees of over £9,000 before government approval | The Mancunion Students about to begin their applications to go to university in 2017 may be faced with fees of more than the current £9,000 cap Three universities have shown "disgraceful arrogance" in advertising fees of £9,250 before permission to raise costs in line with inflation was even granted by the government.
"20.07.2016 16:30:00" mancunion.com Apply to join the 2016/17 Editorial Team | The Mancunion Apply before the 30th of July to join our Editorial Team! There are still 10 days left to submit your application to join our Editorial Team as a Section Editor, Subeditor or Online Editor. Find out more information here and apply!
"18.07.2016 15:23:26" mancunion.com 'Running for their lives': A Manchester student on the horrors of the Nice attack | The Mancunion University of Manchester student Daniel Austin, on his year abroad in Nice, tells the horror of his experience of the attack on Bastille Day "Footage of similar incidents has desensitised us to these levels of violence, but watching as people lay where we had stood happily in celebration hours beforehand strikes home that this is the real world, not a television show."
"16.07.2016 16:17:49" mancunion.com Apply to join the 2016/17 Editorial Team | The Mancunion Apply before the 30th of July to join our Editorial Team! There's still time to apply to be a Mancunion editor next year. You have until midnight on the 30th!
"11.07.2016 18:00:00" mancunion.com The Conservatives need a new Iron Lady | The Mancunion Theresa May will be our next PM but must be more assertive and direct, like Thatcher, if she is to succeed at the country's helm It is confirmed that Home Secretary Theresa May will be Prime Minister. She promises to be a "safe pair of hands" but she has a mammoth task ahead and needs to take bold and impactful decisions as leader.
"11.07.2016 16:01:01" Timeline Photos The deadline has passed! The winners of our Pangaea Festival Costume Competition are Madeleine Ball, Camilla Bevan and Bethan McConville with 77 likes!
They win free tickets to September's Welcome Week Pangaea!
"11.07.2016 15:01:04" The Mancunion At June's Pangaea Festival - Carnival! you all did what you do best and came to celebrate in some incredible costumes!
We've narrowed our favourites down to 10, but unfortunately there can only be one winner. The fancy dresser with the most LIKES by 5pm One hour left! Which was your favourite costume at June's Pangaea Festival? The winner will receive free entry to September's festival.
"09.07.2016 16:31:25" mancunion.com Apply to join the 2016/17 Editorial Team | The Mancunion Apply before the 30th of July to join our Editorial Team! We've opened applications to join our Editorial Team for next year – no previous experience necessary but passion is a must!
"07.07.2016 14:19:18" mancunion.com UCL Cut The Rent achieves £1 million concession | The Mancunion Following a five-month rent strike in protest of extortionate student accommodation, UCL students have secured promises of bursaries and rent freezes UCL have promised £350,000 of accommodation bursaries in 2016/17, as well as £500,000 in 2017/18. On top of this, rent freezes and cuts bring the total to £1 million.
"06.07.2016 14:05:48" mancunion.com Brexit begins to take its toll on British research | The Mancunion The uncertainty surrounding Britain's status within the EU has led to research at British universities reportedly taking a hit only a fortnight after the referendum "Of the 12 projects that we have, on four of those projects researchers in other European countries have said that they no longer feel that the UK should be a partner," said Sheffield Hallam University's Vice-Chancellor.
"06.07.2016 10:23:21" Timeline Photos Fancy being a part of our team? Applications to become a Mancunion Editor open in just three days!
All sections are on offer and no prior experience is necessary, although a passion for journalism is required. Keep a look out for details on how to apply!
"05.07.2016 18:00:00" mancunion.com Emma Atkins replaces Michael Spence as Education Officer After a "period of reflection", last year's Education Officer made the decision to stand down only recently.
"04.07.2016 14:48:57" Timeline Photos Fancy being a part of our team? Applications to become a Mancunion Editor open in just five days!
All sections are on offer and no prior experience is necessary, although a passion for journalism is required. Keep a look out for details on how to apply!
"27.06.2016 14:50:18" The Mancunion At June's Pangaea Festival - Carnival! you all did what you do best and came to celebrate in some incredible costumes!
We've narrowed our favourites down to 10, but unfortunately there can only be one winner. The fancy dresser with the most LIKES by 5pm As always, the costumes you wore to Pangaea Festival - Carnival! were bright and brilliant! We've narrowed it down to our favourite 10, but there can only be one winner, and it's up to you to pick them!
The reveller(s) in the photo with the most likes by
"23.06.2016 18:00:00" You still have three hours left to exercise your democratic right and vote in the #EUReferendum! This vote will have an enormous impact on our lives so if you're registered please go to your polling station and vote before 10pm!
"23.06.2016 17:30:00" mancunion.com British science will be hindered by EU exit, says Universities and Science Minister | The Mancunion Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has voiced his opinion that a British exit from the European Union could damage the future progress of UK Science. Universities Minister Jo Johnson, brother of the highest-profile #Brexit campaigner Boris, warned that scientific research in the UK could be damaged if we voted to leave.
"23.06.2016 15:00:00" mancunion.com Cameron's EU deal increases the possibility of Brexit | The Mancunion The Prime Minister's deal does not do enough to blunt the Euroscepticism that exists in the left and the right Daniel Austin predicted that David Cameron's deal for a reformed Europe would only serve to increase the likelihood of #Brexit.
"23.06.2016 14:00:00" mancunion.com Survey reveals 70 per cent of students back decision to stay in the EU A national survey reveals that an overwhelming majority of students would vote to stay in the EU More than two-thirds of students nationally agreed that they were planning to vote #Remain, while a survey at this university saw the percentage of In voters rise to 83 per cent.
"23.06.2016 13:00:01" mancunion.com Leaving the EU: The case from the left | The Mancunion Ben Farren discusses how the EU's neoliberal, corporatist agenda has polluted the organisation to its very core Way back in October, Ben Farren made the case for #Lexit, or left-wing #Brexit, arguing that the core values of the institution are enough to make anyone want to get out.
"23.06.2016 12:00:00" mancunion.com Brexit could cost UK £3.7 billion generated from EU students According to a report by UUK, students studying in the UK from the European Union bring £3.7 billion to the UK and help create jobs The £3.7 billion that EU students bring to the UK economy could be at risk if a #Brexit vote wins, warned Universities UK.
"23.06.2016 11:00:00" mancunion.com 91 per cent of Manchester life scientists concerned 'Brexit' could impact research Opinion poll reveals 91 per cent of academic and research staff from the Faculty of Life Sciences are concerned that an Brexit could impact research An opinion poll in March showed that more than nine in ten scientists at The University of Manchester were concerned about the effect #Brexit could have on funding levels.
"23.06.2016 10:00:00" mancunion.com The EU is not perfect, but to run would be cowardly | The Mancunion The European Project has its flaws but has the potential to be so much better. Britain should be at the heart of it Arguing for #Remain, Edward Bains made the case that to be in a flawed EU is better than being out of the alliance altogether.
"23.06.2016 09:30:01" mancunion.com Leave behind the EU and embrace Rule Britannia | The Mancunion In his true final piece of the year, Colm Lock lays out the case for Britain voting to leave in June As the referendum came closer we heard from opinion writers from each side of the debate in an attempt to win support for either #Brexit or #Bremain. First up, Colm's piece urging us to vote to leave.
"23.06.2016 08:43:08" mancunion.com Vice-Chancellors band together to block Brexit Throughout the day we'll bring you some of our best #EURef articles from this year.
Firstly, news from late February of 103 university Vice-Chancellors across the country expressing "concern" at the prospect of #Brexit.
"09.06.2016 20:05:33" Missing Pangaea tonight? Tune in to Fuse TV Manchester's livestream from 11pm on Pangaea Festival's Facebook page!
"09.06.2016 19:57:00" At June's @[1029067337160242:844:Pangaea Festival - Carnival!] you all did what you do best and came to celebrate in some incredible costumes!
We've narrowed our favourites down to 10, but unfortunately there can only be one winner. The fancy dresser COSTUME COMPETITION – Pangaea: Carnival! At June's Pangaea Festival - Carnival! you all did what you do best and came to celebrate in some incredible costumes!
We've narrowed our favourites down to 10, but unfortunately there can only be one winner. The fancy dresser with the most LIKES by 5pm
"09.06.2016 19:57:00" At June's @[1029067337160242:844:Pangaea Festival - Carnival!] you all did what you do best and came to celebrate in some incredible costumes!
We've narrowed our favourites down to 10, but unfortunately there can only be one winner. The fancy dresser COSTUME COMPETITION – Pangaea: Carnival! At June's Pangaea Festival - Carnival! you all did what you do best and came to celebrate in some incredible costumes!
We've narrowed our favourites down to 10, but unfortunately there can only be one winner. The fancy dresser with the most LIKES by 5pm
"06.06.2016 15:27:10" mancunion.com Manchester receives prestigious royal award | The Mancunion For its successes in Materials research, the University of Manchester has been awarded one of 12 Regius Professorships to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday To celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday, 12 rare Regius Professorships have been awarded to UK insititutions.
"06.06.2016 13:06:08" gov.uk Register to vote - GOV.UK Get on the electoral register so you can vote in elections and referendums. If you voted in the local elections on the 5th of May and will be in Manchester, at the same address, on the 23rd of June, then you do not need to re-register to vote. However if there has been any change, register by tomorrow or you will lose your chance
"31.05.2016 08:50:07" mancunion.com Festival review: Dot to Dot 2016 | The Mancunion Run-of-the-mill guitar bands are the order of the day at this year's Dot to Dot, but minor indie gems and slap-bass soul provide some much-needed respite Dot to Dot, for all its flaws, succeeds in unveiling new and exciting talent.
"24.05.2016 12:50:55" mancunion.com Review: Jessy Lanza – Oh No | The Mancunion Never one to be ostentatious, Jessy Lanza's subtle second album flirts with R&B and Chicago house on a brilliant pop album that leans towards the dancefloor There must be something in the water over in Canada.
"23.05.2016 16:30:00" mancunion.com Win the chance to DJ at Parklife | The Mancunion Nando's is offering aspiring student DJs the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to DJ at Parklife festival, which draws over 70,000 revellers each day There's still a chance to win the opportunity to DJ at PARKLIFE FESTIVAL!
"23.05.2016 13:57:55" mancunion.com Justine Greening speaks to staff & students at Global Development Institute | The Mancunion The Minister for International Development visited the university last week to consult with experts on how to tackle economic gender inequality across the world The Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, is a founding member of the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment.
"20.05.2016 14:27:23" mancunion.com Results of Royall anti-Semitism inquiry released | The Mancunion The recommendations following an inquiry into allegations of anti-Semitism within the Oxford University Labour Club have been released Following allegations of institutional anti-Semitism in Oxford University Labour Club, Baroness Royall's recommendations have been released.
"20.05.2016 09:18:14" mancunion.com Manchester medical students travel to Madagascar to study and treat infectious disease After a successful expedition to Madagascar in 2015, a group will return to the remote area to assess the impact of schistosomiasis Schistosomiasis is particularly prevalent among children in developing countries who play in contaminated water.
"18.05.2016 16:08:45" mancunion.com Deal reached in Junior Doctors dispute subject to membership ballot | The Mancunion Following months of disagreement which saw the first-ever strike by doctors, an agreement has been reached on Junior Doctor contracts Breaking news: 10 days of talks between the Health Secretary and the British Medical Association have resulted in the successful agreement of a new deal regarding Junior Doctors' contracts.
"18.05.2016 14:00:00" mancunion.com Q&A: Bontan | The Mancunion We spoke to Tech House star, Bontan, about his monthly Sankeys residency, touring with Chic and Nile Rodgers and about the state of house music Bontan: "Crowds in the North have a unique energy about them like nowhere I've experienced in the world."
"18.05.2016 11:19:48" mancunion.com UEA bans mortarboard throwing at graduation | The Mancunion Citing safety reasons as well as concern that many were returned to the dress suppliers damaged, the University of East Anglia has banned hat-throwing at graduation Students are instead encouraged to mime the throwing and pay £8 to have the hats Photoshopped back on.
"17.05.2016 11:24:05" mancunion.com Rio 2016: Worst Olympics ever? | The Mancunion Rio de Janeiro will be looking to emulate the example of Beijing 2008 but the preparations so far are verging on disastrous Epidemic virus, human rights violations and political corruption—can Rio 2016 be the display of international unity it intends to be?
"16.05.2016 15:30:01" mancunion.com Fish Out Of Water: Radiohead Relay | The Mancunion Pierre Flasse journeys out of his depth through Radiohead's past discography From Pablo Honey to The King of Limbs, Radiohead rookie Pierre Flasse jumps in at the deep end to describe his first impressions of the band's work.
"16.05.2016 14:00:00" mancunion.com Win the chance to DJ at Parklife | The Mancunion Nando's is offering aspiring student DJs the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to DJ at Parklife festival, which draws over 70,000 revellers each day One lucky student DJ can win the chance to DJ to the 70,000-strong PARKLIFE FESTIVAL crowd with Nando's.
"16.05.2016 11:27:20" mancunion.com University cut Counselling course which "doesn't bring in enough money" | The Mancunion Students express serious concern after the closure of a course that provides a large amount of voluntary mental health care to the city An anonymous student told the Manchester Evening News "it's really sad that it has all come down to money."
"16.05.2016 08:31:13" mancunion.com Working and consuming away from progress | The Mancunion Tristan Parsons on the increasing disenfranchisement from progress caused by the economics of work and consumption Does our success and happiness depend only on how hard we work and how much money we make?
"10.05.2016 15:43:17" mancunion.com Newcastle SU introduces cheap drug testing kits for students | The Mancunion Students for Sensible Drug Policy have been successful in introducing £3 kits which can test for dangerous adulterants in drugs Students for Sensible Drug Policy Newcastle managed to reverse Newcastle University's zero-tolerance drug policy last year, and believe the introduction of these affordable, accessible kits is a world first.
"10.05.2016 10:20:11" mancunion.com Opinion: Rewinds | The Mancunion Tai Kolade hates rewinds. Tai Kolade hates rewinds. The rewind, the pull up, the reload—whatever you want to call that irritating scratching sound of the DJ spinning back the turntable.
"09.05.2016 12:13:21" mancunion.com Review: Drake – VIEWS | The Mancunion On his new album, Drake returns to what he knows best "Drake - Views sonically feels like what it ultimately is for Drake, a return from Calabasas to Toronto, from summer to winter, hot to cold."
"05.05.2016 10:20:06" mancunion.com Review: The James Plays | The Mancunion Director Laurie Samson brings a Scottish king trilogy to the Lowry theatre The James Plays chronicle the turbulent era of the reigns of the first three of Scotland's James Stewarts.
"29.04.2016 17:00:47" mancunion.com Manchester University Expedition Society announce photography competition winners | The Mancunion Two winners of MUES's Photography Competition have been named for their spectacular shots taken on their travels The winner and runner-up of Manchester University Expedition Society's photography competition have been announced!
"29.04.2016 13:07:59" mancunion.com The Wooden Spoon of European Cuisine: Britain | The Mancunion 'The onlooking cameras salivate, food bloggers moan. Drip, drip, drip goes the butter.' What really defines British food—is it true there's no such thing?
"28.04.2016 15:30:00" mancunion.com Manchester student aims to connect East and West with Behind Beijing | The Mancunion Architecture student David Adesanya made the most of his opportunity to travel to Beijing with Study China by carrying out this photojournalism project "It's great to discover and uncover the differences between East and West, but also to see the parallels." Behind Beijing launches on May the 1st.
"28.04.2016 13:06:50" mancunion.com Keep The Caterers protesters disrupt Estates meeting | The Mancunion Demonstrators interrupted a talk about the university's £300 Engineering Campus plan to raise awareness and gain support for their cause Protesters opposing job cuts to catering staff interrupted a meeting to discuss the £1 billion campus masterplan.
"If there's money for all these buildings, why is there not money to pay staff fairly?"
"27.04.2016 14:23:40" mancunion.com Graduation Gratitude | The Mancunion Perisha Kudhail helps you look great when graduating Deadlines? Revision? Exams?
What you really should be worrying about the most is what you'll wear to graduation!
"27.04.2016 08:53:43" mancunion.com Preview: Eat Beats | The Mancunion We get the lowdown on a brand spanking new student night at Sound Control EAT BEATS at Manchester's Sound Control, kicking off tonight, promises a new, top-notch night for students.
"25.04.2016 11:49:07" mancunion.com Ladytronica: The forgotten females of electronic music | The Mancunion Electronic music can seem like a bit of a boy's club, but there have always been women involved. The tide is surely turning Women, historically forgotten or ignored, are finally breaking into the boy's club of electronica.
"25.04.2016 08:55:11" mancunion.com Union budget cuts threaten future of The Cambridge Student | The Mancunion Despite bringing revenue to CUSU, trustees have told The Cambridge Student their resources will be cut, forcing the publication online only The sudden announcement could force The Cambridge Student online only.
"22.04.2016 16:14:12" mancunion.com Fashion Class of 2016 | The Mancunion Congratulations! You have survived another year. Tell us a bit about your style
"22.04.2016 14:01:12" mancunion.com Green spaces offer a calming respite from the city | The Mancunion Tristan Parsons talks on how parks and greenery have numerous benefits to our cities and can help combat climate change Green spaces are key to urban planning, not only for their benefit to nature, but for their contribution to society too.
"22.04.2016 11:02:01" mancunion.com The Seven Study Sinners | The Mancunion More than anything, exams bring out our inner maniac… whether we know it or not We're all one of these studying stereotypes.
"22.04.2016 08:59:58" mancunion.com TEDxUniversityofManchester – Infinite Possibilities | The Mancunion TEDxUniversity of Manchester returned with the theme of Infinite Possibilities on Saturday, with a host of inspirational and lauded speakers and live performers The sold-out student event TEDxUniversityOfManchester took place last weekend, discussing the theme of Infinite Possibilities.
"21.04.2016 13:41:08" mancunion.com Zines & the power of self-publication | The Mancunion A look at self-publishing zines and how they offer empowerment back to creators Madeleine Jones of Chisel Tip Zine sheds light on the production of and motivation behind self-publication.
"21.04.2016 11:05:01" mancunion.com Fish out of Water: A Voyage into Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band | The Mancunion This fish is thrown into the abstract and obtuse world of Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band “OK, this guy is slightly crazy, but the geniuses usually are.”
"21.04.2016 09:02:37" mancunion.com Victoria Wood: The "humble genius" | The Mancunion "Humble genius" Victoria Wood passes away aged 62 Goodbye, Victoria Wood.
"20.04.2016 15:19:58" mancunion.com Win Pangaea tickets with Fuse FM | The Mancunion Our friends at Fuse FM are giving away Pangaea tickets to two lucky listeners Fuse FM are giving away two free tickets to Pangaea Festival in June!
"20.04.2016 13:32:19" mancunion.com 25 UK universities amongst best young universities in the world | The Mancunion The University of Dundee has been named the Best Young University in the UK in the recently released global ranking in The Times. Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) was ranked among some of the top universities under 50 years old.
"20.04.2016 11:58:07" mancunion.com Malia Bouattia wins NUS Presidency | The Mancunion Current NUS Black Students' Officer Malia Bouattia has been elected President of the National Union of Students at their National Conference. Bouattia beat incumbent President... Malia Bouattia has been elected President of the National Union of Students at the #NUSConference, beating incumbent President Megan Dunn.
"19.04.2016 19:30:00" docs.google.com Investigation: Racism at UK universities Following a recent incident, The Mancunion has teamed up with other student newspapers to investigate racism at UK universities. This survey is for University of Manchester students only. We're continuing our research into the opinions and experiences of all The University of Manchester students—regardless of background—regarding racism at university. Please complete the short survey and promote it if you can.
"19.04.2016 17:04:00" mancunion.com Training is key to combatting mental health stigma | The Mancunion Sanjana Gupta discusses ways to improve care for those with mental health issues While it's widely understood that those with mental health problems can find it hard to reveal it to their peers, a shocking proportion of sufferers face discrimination from their GPs.
"19.04.2016 14:51:03" mancunion.com New Street Records | The Mancunion It may not seem possible, but the Manchester music scene just got even more exciting for the students of the city New Street Records is run wholly by students to create an exciting new opportunity for those interested in creating music as well as working behind the scenes of music production.
"19.04.2016 13:31:45" mancunion.com Vamos! | The Mancunion Evangeline Katz samples El Gato Negro, the black cat that has slunk onto King Street El Gato Negro Tapas is a cut above due to its skilled understanding of colourful, fresh ingredients seasoned to perfection.
"19.04.2016 11:29:05" mancunion.com Interview: Louise Court | The Mancunion Beauty Editor Millie Kershaw chats with Hearst Magazines aficionado and former Cosmopolitan Editor Louise Court about all things fashion journalism "Journalism is a brilliant career but requires dedication. The challenges today are that it is going through so much change and it is tough getting that first job."
Hearst's Louise Court, former Cosmopolitan Editor, talks to The Mancunion: Fashion and
"18.04.2016 16:16:39" mancunion.com A sporting excuse for animal cruelty | The Mancunion After several horses died at this year's Grand National Festival, Romy Biscoe asks why we still value entertainment over welfare Is our entertainment or even our betting winnings more important than the welfare of horses?
"18.04.2016 13:37:12" mancunion.com "There are a lot of grey walls in this world: Why not paint them?" | The Mancunion The Mancunion sat down for a surprisingly philosophical and introspective journey through the life, work, city, and inspiration of Manchester-based graffiti artist kELzO Kelzo, a popular Manchester-based street artist, has been making his mark on Manchester for more than three decades now.
"18.04.2016 10:19:22" www.gov.uk Register to vote - GOV.UK Get on the electoral register so you can vote in elections and referendums. Have you registered to vote in the local elections yet? Today's your last chance:
"15.04.2016 18:28:06" mancunion.com Unison claim protesting catering staff threatened with pay deductions | The Mancunion Allegations have been made that UMC threatened any staff who joined Thursday's rally against job cuts would have an hours pay deducted Catering staff at The University of Manchester were allegedly threatened by UMC management with pay deductions if they attended the lunchtime rally against 43 planned job cuts
"14.04.2016 15:00:00" mancunion.com Manchester's hidden treasures It's time to get writing that pre-departure bucket list Hurtling towards that graduation date too quickly? Make sure you don't miss visiting some of these less well-known cultural attractions before you leave.
"14.04.2016 13:00:00" mancunion.com Preview: Economics for Everyone Conference 2016 | The Mancunion The Post-Crash Economics Society conference 'Economics for Everyone' brings together the public, students and economists to learn, talk and democratise economics. The Post-Crash Economics Society Manchester continue their campaign to broaden Economics education with their Economics for Everyone Conference.
"14.04.2016 10:22:12" mancunion.com Government to miss 2020 Higher Education Target | The Mancunion If current trends continue the government is expected to miss its 2020 target for widening participation in Higher Education The target was to double the young people from disadvantaged backgrounds entering HE and increase the number of BME students by 20 per cent.
"11.04.2016 16:30:02" mancunion.com Leave behind the EU and embrace Rule Britannia | The Mancunion In his true final piece of the year, Colm Lock lays out the case for Britain voting to leave in June ...or should we go?
"11.04.2016 15:36:45" mancunion.com The EU is not perfect, but to run would be cowardly | The Mancunion The European Project has its flaws but has the potential to be so much better. Britain should be at the heart of it Should we stay...
"11.04.2016 11:29:42" mancunion.com Death and rape threats made in feminist cupcake dispute | The Mancunion Personal attacks were made to organisers of a 'gender pay gap' bake sale at the University of Queensland that charged different prices to men and women The University of Queensland Women's Collective tried to foster discussion with their 'gender pay gap' bake sale—but ended up with online threats and trolling.
"11.04.2016 10:53:28" Manchester Media Group Enormous congratulations are in order for our three student media platforms who have all made incredible leaps forward this year through hard work, initiative and heaps of talent.
Fuse FM were nominated for Most Improved Station at the UK Student Radio
"08.04.2016 15:35:53" mancunion.com Student tackles Cameron on his 'experience' of tax avoidance At a talk on the EU delivered to students at Exeter University, David Cameron was ambushed when a student suggested Cameron had 'personal experience' of tax avoidance It came out on the same day that the Exeter University Conservative Association had not been invited to the Prime Minister's visit.
"07.04.2016 15:28:47" mancunion.com Motion to ban Prime Minister from SU to be debated at Senate The motion questions the democratic legitimacy of the current government, since "zero students voted Tory" “To prevent him being able to manipulate venerable students at the University we must ban him [sic].”
"06.04.2016 17:39:23" mancunion.com Survey: Racism at UK universities | The Mancunion We're looking to collect the input of students regarding the prevalence of racism in Higher Education Have you ever experienced racism at university? Fill in our survey investigating racism on campus alongside other UK student newspapers:
"06.04.2016 10:48:00" mancunion.com Racial abuse reported in Warwick halls of residence | The Mancunion Faramade Ifaturoti, a first year biomedical sciences student, posted a photo of her bananas—which had racist names written on them—to Twitter The Boar reported how the first year returned to her halls kitchen to find her food defaced with racial slurs, prompting a university investigation.
"04.04.2016 10:34:47" University of Manchester Students' Union Huge congratulations the University of Manchester Students' Union Fuse TV Manchester who won 'Highly Commended for Best Open' at this year's NaSTA Awards 2016 for their Paris Vigil Video.
NaSTA (The National Student Television Association) is a unique Our friends at Fuse TV Manchester did an amazing job to win their first-ever NaSTA award for the exceptional short film 'Manchester: Solidarité Avec Paris' which can be watched here: http://bit.ly/1HkbeZa
"01.04.2016 09:16:47" mancunion.com Cost of wasted degrees up to £65 billion, says study | The Mancunion Two-thirds of graduates believe their degree has no relevance to the jobs they are in The average graduate has over £13,000 of debt—and with 12 million graduates, the total cost of wasted degrees is astronomical.
"31.03.2016 11:03:37" mancunion.com University of Hull students request refund after Scarborough campus closed | The Mancunion Student satisfaction rates at the university have dropped in the last two years since the decision to move the Scarborough campus was made public The number of students living on the The University of Hull's Scarborough Campus is now only a third of what it was in 2010.
"30.03.2016 19:56:46" mancunion.com Home Office liable for the wrongful deportation of 48,000 students from the UK | The Mancunion 48,000 students were wrongfully deported by the Home Office after a BBC investigation found one school to be fraudulently awarding students with study visas As some form of compensation, the tens of thousands deported could be offered the opportunity to return and complete their studies in the UK.
"25.03.2016 16:22:17" mancunion.com Manchester student and victim of sexual abuse facing deportation | The Mancunion Emmaculate Tshuma an 18-year-old Manchester student has been detained and is facing the threat of deportation despite having suffered physical and sexual abuse in her home country An 18-year-old Manchester student was detained yesterday and faces deportation despite claims that she suffered physical and sexual abuse in her home country.
"24.03.2016 15:00:01" mancunion.com Man convicted after prowling university towns sexually assaulting students | The Mancunion Tahir Nazir was found guilty of a string of sexual assaults after prowling British university towns, including Manchester, trespassing into students' houses The 40-year-old from Glasgow was convicted of crimes including trespass with intent to sexually assault and attempted rape.
"24.03.2016 11:00:57" mancunion.com Vigilance encouraged amid reports of 'art student' voyeur | The Mancunion The man, apparently posing as an art student, has asked female students to go into an alley to in order take indecent images of them Students who are approached have been encouraged to contact police or campus security.
"23.03.2016 17:03:50" youtube.com RETHINK. REBUILD. Short documentary about Rethink Rebuild Society, a community organisation that works towards improving the lives of Syrians in Manchester and helping them be... The British Syrian Community of Manchester provides support and positive projects for Syrian refugees living in Manchester.
(via Fuse TV Manchester)
"23.03.2016 15:22:01" mancunion.com Manchester team to develop Zika virus vaccine | The Mancunion A team from the University of Manchester will develop a vaccine against the Zika virus using emergency funding Using emergency funding, researchers from The University of Manchester will begin work on a vaccine for the Zika virus
"22.03.2016 14:16:40" University of Manchester Students' Union In response to this morning’s events at Brussels Airport, we are able to confirm that we have spoken to the University of Manchester Francophone Society president, who has informed us that the group of students who were in Brussels are safe.
We will The whereabouts and safety of a number of The University of Manchester students known to be on a trip in Brussels today has been confirmed.
"21.03.2016 13:00:00" mancunion.com Interview with an astronaut: Don Thomas | The Mancunion Fascinating former NASA astronaut Don Thomas tells The Mancunion about his experiences in space and what the future holds for the space industry “We’re humans, we explore. That’s what sets us apart from everything else.”
"16.03.2016 18:12:33" mancunion.com Liveblog—The EU referendum: An academic persective | The Mancunion Liam Kelly 16th March 20166:09 PM (I promise each post won’t be as wordy as that initial one, loyal readers) Liam Kelly 16th March 20166:09... We're liveblogging our second Mancunion Live event, which is a debate on the EU referendum #getinvolved #euref
"16.03.2016 15:19:57" mancunion.com The bodies nobody cares about | The Mancunion The media and societal spin on body image is causing dangerous consequences for a generation of body dysmorphic men; what can we do? Worryingly, an awful lot people have actually never thought about the perception of men's body image.
"16.03.2016 14:00:50" mancunion.com The dark side of the pharmaceutical industry | The Mancunion "If healthcare was truly considered to be a basic human right, large companies and individuals would not be able to profit from the lives of others, as is currently the case."
"16.03.2016 10:10:24" mancunion.com UCL comes under fire after threatening student journalist with expulsion | The Mancunion A young journalist was supposedly threatended with expulsion by UCL after gaining access to a secret report forecasting the profits from accommodation fees UCL denies at any point threatening the President of Pi Media after they got hold of confidential university finance documents.
"15.03.2016 17:42:24" mancunion.com Helen Pankhurst speaks to The Mancunion The Mancunion spoke to Helen Pankhurst, great-granddaughter of the iconic Emmeline, about how the fight for equality is far from over "I think the wonderful difference between the world we live in now and a hundred years ago is social media, you can make a difference to both local causes and to more global ones."
"15.03.2016 14:52:50" mancunion.com Manchester Film Festival Diaries: Opening Gala Nicole Tamer recounts her first red carpet experience at the Manchester Film Festival that takes place annually in March Film Editor Nicole Tamer walked the red carpet alongside important and influential filmmakers at Manchester Film Festival.
"15.03.2016 12:21:30" mancunion.com 91 per cent of Manchester life scientists concerned 'Brexit' could impact research Opinion poll reveals 91 per cent of academic and research staff from the Faculty of Life Sciences are concerned that an Brexit could impact research After polling many Life Sciences staff from The University of Manchester, responses showed that the majority worried that #Brexit could be damaging to scientific research.
"15.03.2016 10:16:58" mancunion.com The Labour Party and racism | The Mancunion Following the Mancunion's investigation into racism within the party, Jessica Chow-Lau argues there is more work to be done The Labour Party may have at its heart the righteous ideal of anti-racism, but this is not reflected in its actions, says Jessica Chow-Lau.
"14.03.2016 16:55:01" Last Thursday we found out how students had voted in the @[6203027700:274:University of Manchester Students' Union]'s Exec Team elections. More than 10,000 turned out to pick the new Officers at the SU. Exec Elections 2016 Last Thursday we found out how students had voted in the University of Manchester Students' Union's Exec Team elections. More than 10,000 turned out to pick the new Officers at the SU.
"14.03.2016 16:23:20" mancunion.com Preview: Manchester City vs. Dynamo Kiev | The Mancunion Manchester City face Dynamo Kiev at The Etihad Stadium tomorrow, after the first leg finished 3-1 to City. Manchester City FC are 3-1 up after the first leg in Kiev. Can they make it to the Champions League Quarter-Finals?
"14.03.2016 12:57:35" mancunion.com DIY beauty recipes | The Mancunion Struggling to look good on a student budget? Film Editor Nicole Tamer imparts her wisdom by sharing her cheap and easy beauty recipes Struggling to afford cosmetics? These do-it-yourself treatments will be kinder on your overdraft.
"14.03.2016 10:01:05" The EU referendum: An academic perspective The EU referendum: An academic perspective The Mancunion Live and the University of Manchester Politics Society present "the European Union referendum: An academic persective" in collaboration with Manchester Students for Europe and the JMCE at Manchester.
Sign up for FREE Student tickets (ID Tickets are still available (free for students, £3.50 for non-students) for the EU referendum debate by The Mancunion and UoM Politics Society at the University of Manchester Students' Union.
"12.03.2016 22:21:46" mancunion.com UCL comes under fire after threatening student journalist with expulsion | The Mancunion A young journalist was supposedly threatended with expulsion by UCL after gaining access to a secret report forecasting the profits from accommodation fees In the midst of the continuing rent-strike, UCL have supposedly threatened a student journalist with expulsion for publishing classified documents forecasting their profits from accommodation fees
"11.03.2016 21:24:30" Timeline Photos The Mancunion front page, 14th March 2016: The The The University of Manchester "to cut catering staff & lower others' wages", and the University of Manchester Students' Union elections.
"11.03.2016 18:19:06" mancunion.com BREAKING: University to 'cut catering staff and lower wages' | The Mancunion The company in charge of catering services across the university are claimed to be planning to make 48 staff redundant and cutting salaries by up to a third Since the recent introduction of the living wage for university catering staff, a leaked e-mail claims that a series of jobs cuts and salary reductions are to be implemented.
"11.03.2016 16:31:58" mancunion.com Students vote for the most diverse exec team ever The new exec team has been announced, with over 10,000 students voting, to create the most diverse team the union has ever seen Following this year's elections, the student body have chosen the most diverse University of Manchester Students' Union Exec Team there has ever been.
"11.03.2016 13:38:59" mancunion.com Looted Cockerel to be ‘permanently removed’ from Jesus College, Cambridge The Benin Bronze Appreciation Committee has succeeded in repatriating the cockerel from Cambridge to its rightful home in Nigeria Okukor, a bronze cockerel statue standing at Jesus College, Cambridge, will be removed from where it stands and possibly repatriated to Nigeria.
"11.03.2016 10:58:44" mancunion.com Review: Chris Ramsey's All Growed Up | The Mancunion The Geordie comedian delivered a blockbuster show on the stage at The Lowry After incurring the wrath of comedy fans only yesterday, Harry Newton seems to actually quite like Chris Ramsey.
"10.03.2016 21:40:24" mancunion.com Liveblog: Students' Union executive election results night | The Mancunion Minute-by-minute coverage of 2016's Executive Elections at the Univeristy of Manchester Students' Union Live from the University of Manchester Students' Union we're live at the announcements of the 2016/17 Exec Team and keeping you up-to-date as and when winners are announced.
"10.03.2016 14:55:33" The EU referendum: An academic perspective The EU referendum: An academic perspective The Mancunion Live and the University of Manchester Politics Society present "the European Union referendum: An academic persective" in collaboration with Manchester Students for Europe and the JMCE at Manchester.
Sign up for FREE Student tickets (ID On Wednesday we will host our second Mancunion Live event in association with UoM Politics Society, titled 'The EU referendum: An academic perspective' at the University of Manchester Students' Union. Tickets are free for students and available now.
"10.03.2016 12:21:01" mancunion.com Are celebrities ruining Sport Relief? | The Mancunion Is the glorification of C-list celebrities damaging the intentions of Sport Relief? Please, celebrities, get involved because Sport Relief needs you, not because your career needs Sport Relief.
"10.03.2016 10:13:24" mancunion.com University to create new park on campus | The Mancunion The University of Manchester will be converting Brunswick Street into Brunswick Park in the heart of campus as part of its £1 billion campus masterplan As part of the £1 billion campus masterplan Brunswick Street in the heart of The University of Manchester will be converted into a large park.
"09.03.2016 15:29:27" mancunion.com University of Sheffield commences legal action against student protesters Protesting against the current quality of higher education, student demonstrators occupy auditorium in “freezing conditions” while awaiting their court date Students at The University of Sheffield are being evicted after the University takes legal action against protesters occupying a lecture theatre
"09.03.2016 13:56:36" mancunion.com Cage the Elephant – Interview | The Mancunion Lead singer Matt Shultz from the famed American Indie Rock band, Cage the Elephant, talks to The Mancunion
"09.03.2016 10:58:05" mancunion.com UoM supports campaign to save endangered amphibian In support of World Wildlife Day 2016, the university is investing into saving endangered species Learning With Lucy aimsto educate primary school children about the endangered Lemur Leaf Frog and its threats to extinction in its natural rainforest habitat.
"08.03.2016 20:00:00" mancunion.com Women in Media Conference 2016 | The Mancunion Following Manchester Media Group's groundbreaking Women in Media conference, we look back at the events of the weekend and the words of our inspirational guest speakers One of our delegates has taken a look back at the events of this weekend's inaugural Women in Media conference. To coincide with #InternationalWomensDay this weekend women who have led successful careers in the media joined the Manchester Media Group and
"08.03.2016 19:26:03" mancunion.com Gender pay gap exposed at University of Manchester | The Mancunion A report released on International Women's Day reveals that male professors at the University of Manchester are paid over £6,000 more than female professors On #InternationalWomensDay the University and College Union have exposed that male professors at the University of Manchester earn on average over £6,000 more than female professors.
"08.03.2016 13:45:21" mancunion.com Foreign manners for you journey planners What are the no no's of social etiquette around the world? Louisa Hall introduces a few for the travellers One kiss? Two kisses? More? Avoiding offence in foreign countries can be a bit of a minefield.
"08.03.2016 12:00:00" mancunion.com The Student Survey misses the point | The Mancunion Elliott Mills examines what the questionnaire tells us about university life Is the National Student Survey a good thing?
"08.03.2016 10:11:34" mancunion.com In conversation with Qaisra Shahraz | The Mancunion Books Editor Yasmin Mannan talks to author and University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz about writing, injustice, feminism, radicalisation and more Qaisra Shahraz: "I wanted to debunk the myth that Muslim women are oppressed and forced to wear the hijab. For me it’s an equality issue. Women have a right to wear what they want."
"07.03.2016 14:56:17" mancunion.com INVESTIGATION: "Institutional racism" in Young Labour | The Mancunion Following allegations of institutional racism within Young Labour and Labour Students, The Mancunion investigates the claims Accusations have been made of widespread and systemic racism within the youth wings of The Labour Party.
"06.03.2016 12:55:18" mancunion.com Liveblog: Women In Media Conference 2016 Day Two | The Mancunion Following an incredibly successful first day of #WIM16, we’re welcoming more inspiring guests to the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester Don't forget that if you can't make it to the final day of the Women in Media Conference 2016 you can follow the events on our liveblog! #WiM16
"05.03.2016 16:13:44" mancunion.com Liveblog: Women in Media Conference 2016 | The Mancunion Live from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester, we're welcoming guests from across the country to our first-ever conference on women in the media If you aren't able to be at today's Women in Media Conference make sure to follow our liveblog for full coverage. #WiM16
"04.03.2016 18:59:10" Timeline Photos The Mancunion Front Page, 7th March 2016: Investigation: Racism in Young Labour UK
"04.03.2016 18:50:45" mancunion.com INVESTIGATION: Racism in Young Labour | The Mancunion Following allegations of institutional racism within Young Labour and Labour Students, The Mancunion investigates the claims Huda Elmi: "Ever since being elected as BAME Officer I have been left out of important discussions, refused the tools to act in any autonomous way and made to feel essentially like a token."
"04.03.2016 18:21:55" Tonight sees the beginning of our first-ever Women in Media Conference 2016 which runs until Sunday evening. We are welcoming guests such as BAFTA-award winning Cat Lewis, The Guardian's Helen Pidd, and BBC Sport's Shelley Alexander. Tickets are still
"04.03.2016 15:12:01" The EU referendum: An academic perspective The EU referendum: An academic perspective The Mancunion Live and the University of Manchester Politics Society present "the European Union referendum: An academic persective" in collaboration with Manchester Students for Europe and the JMCE at Manchester.
A panel based discussion with Q&A
"03.03.2016 15:40:51" mancunion.com Over 500 students sign up for UCL's continued rent strike action UCL management have responded to Cut the Rent campaign by threatening students and planning to issue the first set of evictions against student strikers "In the past six months, UCL has continuously been subjected to allegations of 'social cleansing'."
"03.03.2016 11:00:26" Timeline Photos These two brilliant games consoles won our Pangaea Festival costume competition! They win free entry to June's Pangaea.
"03.03.2016 09:53:17" mancunion.com Brexit will be better for Britain | The Mancunion Britain will be just fine outside of the European Union, argues Francis Edge. "Britain has survived and, arguably, seen its best days in a non-EU binding security, trade and immigration environment."
"02.03.2016 14:00:01" mancunion.com Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition | The Mancunion Who will be crowned champion and make it to the next level? The Pangaea Festival costume competition ends today! The victor will receive free entry to June's festival so vote now!
"02.03.2016 13:07:56" mancunion.com Review: Husbands & Sons | The Mancunion Marianne Elliot brings a cocktail of DH Lawrence's greats with Husbands & Sons to the Royal Exchange Theatre Have you ever seen three plays performed at the same time?
"02.03.2016 10:37:33" mancunion.com Colm, swipe right on the Students’ Union | The Mancunion Activites and Development Officer Joel Smith offers a reply to recent attacks on the Student’s Union Incumbent Activities & Development Officer Joel Smith implores those railing against the University of Manchester Students' Union to get involved and change it from within if they have a problem with it.
"01.03.2016 15:13:31" mancunion.com Swastika defaces candidate's banner | The Mancunion A candidate in the Exec elections at the University of Manchester Students’ Union has had several posters defaced and removed, one defaced with Nazi imagery The banner of a candidate standing in the University of Manchester Students' Union Executive Elections was defaced with a swastika symbol over the weekend, leading to its removal.
"01.03.2016 13:07:58" mancunion.com Women in Media Conference | The Mancunion On the weekend preceding International Women's Day 2016, the Manchester Media Group are hosting our inaugural Women In Media Conference "Far too often girls accept claims that some careers are 'not for women' or at least not easily, so think that it’s not worth the effort." The Women in Media Conference 2016 aims to tackle this at its source.
"01.03.2016 10:27:40" mancunion.com Lunch with The Mancunion: David Aaronovitch William Brown interviews University of Manchester alumnus and The Times columnist, David Aaronovitch, on politics, the student body and freedom of speech David Aaronovitch lives to argue, whether it be with the left or right.
"29.02.2016 16:52:03" mancunion.com Vice-Chancellors band together to block Brexit | The Mancunion University Vice-Chancellors from across the country profess their concern about leaving the EU A large proportion of UK university heads have come out in support of remaining in the EU to protect Britain's status as a leader in science and arts.
"29.02.2016 14:14:01" mancunion.com Peter Hitchens: "This is a living, breathing corpse of a country" | The Mancunion Current Affairs Editor Joe C. Evans in discussion with journalist, author, and voice of the right Peter Hitchens Joe C. Evans met with Peter Hitchens to discuss his left-to-right shift, Safe Spaces, and his opinions on drug policy.
"29.02.2016 11:18:23" mancunion.com Kent Tory students petition for 250ft statue of Margaret Thatcher | The Mancunion The iron statue is meant to encourage “sensible behaviour” and plans would have it stand across the street from university nightclub "At this scale, the Iron Lady's handbag would be approximately 30 foot tall."
"28.02.2016 00:16:12" mancunion.com BREAKING: Manchester Labour Students co-chair quits amid 'institutional racism' and 'leak'... Mo Ahmed, co-chair of Manchester Labour Students, resigned whilst attending the party's youth conference Amid accusations of leaking images and institutional racism, Mo Ahmed has resigned as Co-Chair of Manchester Labour Students
"26.02.2016 19:30:00" mancunion.com Student Action for Refugees | The Mancunion Yasmin Mannan gives an insight into the ways you can stand up for and help refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester and beyond Interested in standing up for some of the most vulnerable in society?
"26.02.2016 17:17:19" Timeline Photos The Mancunion front page, 29th February 2016: Blame rapists, not victims: Reclaim the Night Manchester UK Special
"26.02.2016 13:54:52" mancunion.com Review: A Bigger Splash A Bigger Splash is a stylishly erotic movie that does justice to its artistic ancestor A remake is a risky thing, but A Bigger Splash is as pleasurable and enticing as the 1969 original.
"26.02.2016 12:00:00" mancunion.com University wins award for gender equality in physics University of Manchester's Department of Physics claims prestigious award for gender equality The University of Manchester has been awarded Juno Champion status by the Institute of Physics.
"26.02.2016 10:08:49" mancunion.com Meat and moonshine with Cane & Grain | The Mancunion Eva Katz reveals the mystery that lies within Northern Quarter's finest rib joint, Cane & Grain Cane & Grain's Prohibition feel adds an extra edge to its appeal—though its food speaks for itself.
"25.02.2016 15:54:58" mancunion.com No place for morality in Cameron's Britain The Conservative's successive undemocratic crackdowns on our freedom to protest are a sign of a government with little effective challenge Is our society now too passive to fight against these authoritarian attacks on our freedom to protest and dissent?
"25.02.2016 13:19:56" mancunion.com Top 5: Conceptual art | The Mancunion In light of Tate Britain's upcoming show on British conceptual art, we take a look at some iconic thought-driven pieces With these it's not their technical prowess or skill with paint, but the thought and meaning behind them.
"25.02.2016 12:02:02" mancunion.com Title Race 2016: Who is best-suited to the challenge? | The Mancunion With the Premier League experiencing a crazy year, is it becoming more of a team game? 2015/16's Premier League season is turning out to be one of the closest and most unpredictable in recent memory. Who will emerge victorious?
"25.02.2016 10:12:51" mancunion.com I am vegan on a mission | The Mancunion In collaboration with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), Matthew Perry gives advice on the best vegan food in town If you're thinking of going vegan, it doesn't mean you can't eat out—here are some suggestions.
"24.02.2016 16:52:43" mancunion.com CRISPR – the controversial yet revolutionary gene-editing tool | The Mancunion Senior Science Reporter Tori Blakeman met with Zoology professor, Matthew Cobb, to discuss the applications and concerns surrounding this genetic technology Is clustered regularly-interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) the future?
"24.02.2016 14:00:01" mancunion.com Interview: NZCA Lines It took 4 years for the return of Michael Lovett's sci-fi synthpop project NZCA Lines. He discusses JG Ballard, singing with a cold and the future of music Nzca Lines – "The album’s concept came out of reading science-fiction novels that I’d never properly read.”
"24.02.2016 11:56:34" mancunion.com Refugees & The Homeless: Real Stories | The Mancunion Manchester Global Health Society’s first event of 2016 was an evening dedicated to raising awareness for the homeless and refugees through real life stories MCR Global Health Society hosted a number of speakers to discuss the issues surrounding refugees & the homeless.
"24.02.2016 09:33:45" mancunion.com Veganism: Just an udder first world problem? Helena Maxwell-Jackson chats to a local dairy farmer to find out if we should be concerned about dairy, or if the whole thing is just udderly ridiculous? Will your dairy-free diet save the world?
"23.02.2016 18:00:01" mancunion.com In defence of Pharma-Bro Martin Shkreli | The Mancunion With exorbitant costs of producing drugs and conducting research, sometimes the costs are high, so let's not blame him for all the evils of pharmaceuticals His face might be a difficult one to forgive, but if you scratch the surface of Shkreli's decision to hike the price of Daraprim you'll see he's just trying to keep a very niche drug on the market.
"23.02.2016 16:00:00" mancunion.com It's getting hot in here, so bring two towels Liam Kelly turns up the heat with Bikram Yoga Liam Kelly parted with £30 for 30 days of Bikram Yoga in the Northern Quarter—and is feeling the burn.
"23.02.2016 13:53:04" mancunion.com From Afghanistan to Manchester: A refugee's story | The Mancunion Student, author, and refugee activist Gulwali Passarlay discusses his journey to Britain, the reaction to his work, and the misrepresentation of Islam Gulwali Passarlay is, like us, just another student—currently in his third year studying Politics and Philosophy—albeit a student with an incredible story.
"23.02.2016 12:42:06" Vote for your favourite costume in our competition http://mancunion.com/2016/02/09/pangaea-level-10-costume-competition/
Photographs by Daniel Saville, Kayleigh Brook, and Joel Smith. Pangaea: Level 10 Vote for your favourite costume in our competition http://mancunion.com/2016/02/09/pangaea-level-10-costume-competition/
Photographs by Daniel Saville, Kayleigh Brook, and Joel Smith.
"23.02.2016 11:46:14" mancunion.com Review: Deadpool Deadpool breaks not only the fourth and sixteenth wall, but also box-office records by delighting audiences tired of the usual Hollywood superhero formula Treading new waters in the so-far child-friendly Marvel Cinematic Universe, Deadpool Movie makes the most of the liberties it has been given.
"23.02.2016 10:48:36" mancunion.com What Next? Conference brings the best in tech to the North West | The Mancunion Interested in business and how to break in? Want to kickstart your own start up, or enter the world of entrepreneurship? This is the conference for you Manchester Entrepreneurs' What Next? Conference is the biggest student business conference in the North West.
"22.02.2016 16:05:06" mancunion.com Feature: Should this really be DiCaprio's year? Almost every Oscar prognosticator is saying that Leonardo DiCaprio winning an Oscar this year is a near-sure thing—but, the question is, does he deserve it? This year of all years, does Leonardo DiCaprio really deserve his long-awaited Oscar?
"22.02.2016 13:24:08" mancunion.com Hard left Labour students accused of anti-Semitism Following the resignation Oxford Labour students' co-chair over claims of anti-semitism within the club, figures have shown the issue is due to hard left Ed Miliband was "deeply disturbed" by the allegations.
"19.02.2016 16:52:52" mancunion.com Government criminalises boycotts of Israel | The Mancunion The controversial policy to outlaw boycotts of Israeli goods and services was implemented on 15th February - without parliamentary vote or debate. Without any prior announcement, it has been made illegal to boycott goods produced in Israel, as many Students' Unions do.
"19.02.2016 12:00:01" mancunion.com The Mancunion Oscar Predictions 2016 The Mancunion film section voted who they thought the winners will be on Oscar night and, in an ideal world, who should win. The results are in... We crowdsourced The Academy Awards predictions from student film buffs. Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally get his Oscar?
"19.02.2016 10:19:07" mancunion.com Chowing down on Chinese New Year Stanley Johnson checks out the city centre's Street Food Village set up in celebration of Chinese New Year Manchester's Chinese New Year celebrations offered a range of street food from both well-known chains and local producers.
"18.02.2016 16:00:01" mancunion.com We should be neither proud nor regretful of the British Empire | The Mancunion In the 21st century there is no reason to attach pride or shame to an Empire that had nothing to do with us, instead we should be objective about our past The unsung heroes of the YouGov poll are not those that were "ashamed" by the Empire, but the fence-sitters who answered "don't know"
"18.02.2016 15:13:54" mancunion.com Breaking: HOPE Not Hate director allegedly 'no platformed' by NUS | The Mancunion According to the Facebook page of Nick Lowles, director of the anti-fascism group, HOPE Not Hate, he has been "no-platformed" by the NUS Nick Lowles, Director of HOPE not hate, claims he has been depicted as an "Islamophobe" by the National Union of Students' Black Students' Campaign.
"18.02.2016 14:00:00" mancunion.com Prison food: More than just gruel | The Mancunion Isaac Atwal paid a visit to a restaurant run by prisoners within the grounds of HMP Styal, and saw the roots of a new form of rehabilitation The Clink Restaurant at HMP Styal gives inmates the opportunity to gain qualifications and experience that will allow them to get a job when they are released.
"18.02.2016 12:00:01" mancunion.com Zika virus: What is it and will it affect me? The Zika virus has recently been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organisation, but what is Zika and what does it mean for us? Has the World Health Organization (WHO) reacted too hastily to Zika after taking too long with Ebola?
"18.02.2016 10:04:42" mancunion.com Have we reached peak 'stuff'? | The Mancunion With the decline of materialism is our spending moving towards other services that makes us happy? IKEA Chief Sustainability Officer Steve Howard: "We have reached peak stuff."
"17.02.2016 19:30:01" mancunion.com Almost Fearless | The Mancunion Almost Famous, the black sheep of the polished bars and eateries that line Peter Street, is nothing less than mind-blowing. Don't you want to put this in your face?
"17.02.2016 17:00:00" mancunion.com Government to crack down on loan repayments New measures will be introduced to target student debtors who have left the UK New penalties and threats of prosecution mean you can't hide from loan repayments forever.
"17.02.2016 14:42:08" mancunion.com Review: Yang Sing | The Mancunion Sophie Wyburd samples a Chinatown delight to celebrate the dawn of the Year of the Monkey Each of the plates sung with their own individual voices, and came together in a sweet choir of flavours that did nothing but complement each other.
"17.02.2016 12:27:19" mancunion.com Corbyn attacks £9k fee system High university fees could damage our economy and society by “locking people out of the skills of the future”, says Labour Leader. "How can any prospective student trust an education system which treats them like this?”
"16.02.2016 16:00:00" mancunion.com Oxford Labour Co-Chair quits citing factional splits & "poisonous" attitudes | The Mancunion Alex Chalmers, Co-Chair of OULC, has resigned after a decision was made to endorse Israeli Apartheid Week "Whether it be members of the Executive throwing around the term 'Zio', senior members of the club expressing 'solidarity' with Hamas, or a former Co-Chair claiming that 'most accusations of antisemitism are just the Zionists crying wolf’, a large
"16.02.2016 14:00:01" mancunion.com Venue Review: Soup Kitchen is cooking up something good | The Mancunion Despite not having a rich history akin to that of Manchester’s other venues, Soup Kitchen has made a name as one of the most eclectic places in Manchester It's still young, but Soup Kitchen has really made a name for itself amongst stiff competition in Manchester.
"16.02.2016 12:00:01" mancunion.com What's it all about, Chinese astrology? Nadia Cheung looks deep into her crystal ball and pulls out 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac one by one Happy Chinese New Year of the Fire Monkey!
"16.02.2016 10:40:12" mancunion.com TV Binge: Deutschland '83 Deutschland '83 stands out from the crowd of Cold War spy dramas with its killer soundtrack, performances and storytelling Deutschland 83 makes for perfect, humorous and suspenseful Sunday-night viewing.
"15.02.2016 15:11:53" mancunion.com Assange's 'arbitrary detention' gives human rights a bad name Branding WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange's detention as arbitrary tarnishes human rights Julian Assange's residence in the Ecuadorian embassy is anything but 'arbitrary detention'.
"15.02.2016 11:36:23" mancunion.com 85 per cent of Manchester medics likely to move abroad | The Mancunion Jenny Sterne assesses the latest in the junior doctors fight for a contract that works for them, and questions how devolution could affect itin Manchester "If the government have succeeded in doing one thing through this dispute, then it has been to politicise swathes of doctors, who have perhaps traditionally remained apathetic."
"12.02.2016 19:01:28" Timeline Photos The Mancunion front page, 15th February 2016: '85% of Manchester medics may leave UK'. Pick it up for free across campus from Monday!
"12.02.2016 16:07:33" mancunion.com Review: Mary Poppins | The Mancunion Mary Poppins at the Palace Theatre Manchester is a magical and breath-taking rendition of the Disney classic, with new twists and turns Mary Poppins at the Palace Theatre, Manchester had twists and new features which served only to make it extra brilliant.
"12.02.2016 14:57:02" mancunion.com Pangaea, 'poogate', and prangs | The Mancunion Despite spending time in the medical tent, our Deputy Editor-in-Chief managed to enjoy the atmosphere, decoration, and costumes at Pangaea's tenth birthday Happy 10th Birthday, Pangaea Festival!
"12.02.2016 10:41:30" mancunion.com HOME Pick of the Week: Trumbo Bryan Cranston's performance anchors this period movie about Dalton Trumbo's life and battle with McCarthyism "Bryan Cranston portrays Trumbo with great presence, embodying a booze and Benzedrine-induced workaholic who sticks to his guns and writes obsessively as a way of fighting and overthrowing the power of the blacklist."
"11.02.2016 18:05:18" mancunion.com Senate will debate banning of Donald Trump | The Mancunion The proposal will be debated at the next Senate meeting on February 18th The Senate will also debate the selling of the Morning Star, supporting Rhodes Must Fall In Oxford, and not selling beef.
"11.02.2016 15:00:00" mancunion.com Live: Pangaea: Level 10 | The Mancunion Pangaea: Level 10 could be enjoyed on multiple (perhaps even 10) levels Whether you saw headliners Katy B and SWIM DEEP or stayed to watch the up-and-coming student DJs, January's Pangaea Festival could be appreciated on many different levels.
"11.02.2016 13:29:15" mancunion.com The Rhodes Must Fall campaign must grow up | The Mancunion Some students of Oxford have started a cultural revolution of their own, tolerating nothing that offends and completely disregarding history The Rhodes statue is "not a memorial where people go to grieve and worship, it’s a statue. It’s there to recognise," says Adam Merrill.
"11.02.2016 11:00:22" mancunion.com Interview: Alex Hurst | The Mancunion Alex Hurst, the director of the upcoming student short film Hostage, tells us about the film's production through the University of Manchester's new film-making society We sat down with young University of Manchester filmmaker Alex Hurst, creator of psychological thriller Hostage.
"11.02.2016 09:00:00" mancunion.com British science will be hindered by EU exit, says Universities and Science Minister | The Mancunion Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has voiced his opinion that a British exit from the European Union could damage the future progress of UK Science. Though non-EU Norway, Turkey and Israel have successfully secured funding for research in the past, Britain needs a "seat at the table," says Johnson.
"10.02.2016 18:52:05" youtube.com Mancunion Live: Student Political Party Debate On the 3rd of February the Manchester Media Group hosted Mancunion Live, the first of their round-table debates. Representatives from Conservative Future, La... Catch up on the events of our first #MancunionLive debate, a debate between students representatives from each mainstream political party, in Fuse TV Manchester's video.
"10.02.2016 15:00:00" mancunion.com Pangaea: Level 10 – Costume Competition | The Mancunion Who will be crowned champion and make it to the next level? We captured some of the best costumes at January's games-themed Pangaea Festival. Who will get the high score? Vote now!
"10.02.2016 13:00:01" mancunion.com Darknet drug markets are making drug-taking safer | The Mancunion Drug taking could be made safer with legalisation and regulation of the drug markets, to give people the information they deserve The deregulation and collectivism of the markets mean products are much safer and proper advice is given.
"10.02.2016 10:58:30" mancunion.com End of sanctions will have little effect on Iranian Higher Education | The Mancunion There will be no "sea change" in Iranian students studying abroad now that sanctions are lifted, claims The Times Higher Education "Although Iranian money may be flowing into Western markets, the same influx of Iranian students into Western universities is set to take a lot longer."
"09.02.2016 17:45:50" mancunion.com Academics demand justice after death of Italian student in Egypt | The Mancunion Academics from across the world, including Manchester, have signed an open letter, condemning the torture and death of an Italian PhD student in Cairo The number of signatures calling for justice for Giulio has almost reached 5,000.
"09.02.2016 13:29:50" mancunion.com My Bookshelf Ashley McGovern writes a piece inspired by Walter Benjamin's essay 'Unpacking My Bookshelf' "These shelves are a record of my school years, perhaps my personality, but I've taken no care to order the books sensibly and so I'm left with a unruly mess of classics and random buys."
"09.02.2016 09:25:38" mancunion.com Living Wage for University of Manchester catering staff As of the beginning of February, catering staff at the University of Manchester are to be paid the Living Wage The new rate that The University of Manchester catering staff will be paid is £1.05 more than the National Living Wage.
"08.02.2016 17:41:28" mancunion.com Mancunion Live: The best of your tweets | The Mancunion During the Mancunion Live event audience members were able to tweet their views with #MancunionLive. These are the highlights of your comments At our successful first Mancunion Live political debate we asked attendees to use the hashtag #MancunionLive. Here are some of the best.
"08.02.2016 16:40:09" mancunion.com Mandelson loves Manchester: Reasons not to be cheerful about the new MMU chancellor | The Mancunion Richard Heller—journqalist, author, and former Chief of Staff to Denis Healey —on the questionable 'qualities' of MMU's new chancellor, Peter Mandelson "If all you want from your university Chancellor is to procure money and influence, you could not choose a better procurer than Peter Mandelson. But if you also want some commitment to the basic values of your university, his appointment might raise
"08.02.2016 14:58:28" mancunion.com First female Master appointed at Peterhouse college Cambridge | The Mancunion Bridget Kendall has given students of Peterhouse hope that the college will no longer be perceived as dominantly right-wing and “stuck in the past” Cambridge's oldest college, Peterhouse, have appointed their first ever female Master, Bridget Kendall—who also happens to be LGBT*.
"05.02.2016 12:31:26" mancunion.com BME students still struggle to access top universities David Cameron condemned the reported statistics that only 48 African, Carribbean or mixed students were admitted to Oxford in 2013 “If you’re a young black man, you’re more likely to be in a prison cell than studying at a top university,” wrote David Cameron recently.
"05.02.2016 10:05:13" mancunion.com Spotlight Spotlight shines as an investigation procedural movie, featuring finely-crafted characters and some powerful themes Without sensationalism or overstatement, Spotlight Movie performs as a brilliant exposé of a serious and sensitive issue.
"04.02.2016 16:43:03" mancunion.com Manchester named European City of Science 2016 After being named European City of Science 2016, Manchester is scheduled to host a dynamic and diverse programme of events throughout the year Rutherford, Turing, Bohr, Geiger—ring any bells?
"04.02.2016 14:06:31" mancunion.com Six Nations 2016: The Waiting is Nearly Over | The Mancunion Anticipation is rising as the Six Nations Cup awaits England's men For fans of English rugby, a new chapter has begun.
"04.02.2016 11:20:31" mancunion.com Review: Macbeth | The Mancunion HOME's new interpretation of the Shakespeare classic Macbeth casts a dystopian setting against the violent play Macbeth at HOMEmcr was a perfect retelling of this work of violence and greed in a dystopian setting.
"03.02.2016 13:59:10" mancunion.com Why Engels? Why now? Friedrich Engels' socialist legacy lives on in Manchester city More than a century and a half on from when Friedrich Engels' The Condition of the Working Class in England, how do modern students in his adopted city react to his ideas?
"03.02.2016 10:03:54" mancunion.com How bad does it get before we care? | The Mancunion Tristan Parsons hones in on what we all know to be true. The environment is a pressing issue, but very few people care enough to do anything Climate change is not a 'sexy' subject and normally elicits eye rolls. At what point will we tackle the reasons behind it?
"02.02.2016 16:00:52" mancunion.com The British obsession with Higher Education needs to stop | The Mancunion Luke Williams argues we need to look at other education alternatives to university when people leave school Schools should make it clear that not going to university does not mean you're a failure but can open up much more suitable opportunities.
"02.02.2016 14:00:05" mancunion.com "No prospect" of Freedom of Information exemption at universities The commission to review the Freedom of Information Act were not convinced that in order to "level the playing field," universities deserved an exemption Straw suggested that another option could be extending Freedom of Information to private Higher Education institutions.
"02.02.2016 12:00:01" mancunion.com Interview: Jeffrey Lewis | The Mancunion Lo-fi legend Jeffrey Lewis took some time out of his UK tour to discuss his thoughts on what it means to be a musician in the modern age Jeffrey Lewis: "An album should be perfect either way—perfectly off-the-cuff or perfectly thought-out. It’s that vast middle-ground where it’s not enough of one side or the other, that’s when you end up with a mediocre album."
"02.02.2016 09:48:13" mancunion.com TEDxManchester Ticket Giveaway | The Mancunion Be one of the lucky winners of a ticket for the sold out event and spend Valentine's day exploring inspiring talks We're giving away free tickets to TEDxManchester on the 14th of February. Apply by Friday to be in with a chance! TEDx
"01.02.2016 16:18:48" mancunion.com Rebunking the myths of veganism In our last issue, we heard a defence against the common criticisms of veganism. Here, Jessica Chow-Lau rebukes the increasingly popular lifestyle choice Don't turn your back on meat & animal products just yet—Jessica Chow-Lau will re-bunk the myths of veganism for you.
"01.02.2016 12:00:56" mancunion.com UoM ranks 53rd in Stonewall’s top 100 LGBT friendly workplaces Twelve universities have made the list in Stonewall's top 100 employers for LGBT friendly workplaces, with the University of Manchester ranked at 53rd Stonewall's 2016 rankings saw Cardiff University taking 20th place, the highest of any university on the list.
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"01.02.2016 10:22:43" mancunion.com Student for Europe launches nationally and locally The Students for Europe, a cross-party pro-EU group has been launched to galvanise students ahead of the European Referendum Students4Europe were set up to counter particularly vocal and visible anti-EU groups.
"31.01.2016 11:51:37" mancunion.com Pangaea recovery Eva Katz, our Head Lifestyle Editor, gives her tips for dealing with the 24 hours following your Panagaea experience. Eva Katz, our Head Lifestyle Editor, gives her top 6 tips for dealing with the 24 hours following Pangaea.
"29.01.2016 15:09:47" mancunion.com As humans, should we play God? Colm Lock asks what right we have to play God as human beings with those born with Down's syndrome The abortion of foetuses diagnosed with Down's is just as abhorrent as the idea of designer babies, says Colm Lock.
"29.01.2016 11:08:17" mancunion.com Rhodes statue will not fall at Oxford | The Mancunion Controversial statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes will remain at Oriel College following a consultation in which there was "overwhelming support" to keep it “The overwhelming message we have received has been in support of the statue remaining in place, for a variety of reasons,” said the college.
"28.01.2016 15:00:02" mancunion.com UCL student strike action for rent cuts continues | The Mancunion Strikers are withholding more than a quarter of a million pounds in accommodation fees to pressure the university into cutting rents by 40 per cent One hall's accommodation fees stand at £1050 per month.
"28.01.2016 10:11:56" mancunion.com McBrilliant | The Mancunion Food Editor Ellie Gibbs reviews an old classic to keep things in check Everyone returns to the old classic.
"27.01.2016 10:13:05" mancunion.com Top 5: Bowie songs in film | The Mancunion Much of the late legend David Bowie's music has been used brilliantly in film—here are our picks for the five best times his songs elevated movie scenes to brilliance Not content with making one of the most lasting and extraordinary impacts on the music industry, much of David Bowie's music was featured in a number of brilliant films too.
"26.01.2016 14:07:34" mancunion.com Charlie Hebdo's cartoon is not what you think | The Mancunion This controversial image needs to be seen within the context of its culture in order to understand what it is really trying to say "It is a cartoon that denounces the situation. Why is it that the cartoon is more shocking and causes more debate than the events themselves? That is the main intent."
"25.01.2016 10:17:14" mancunion.com Review: The Revenant The Revenant is a revenge tale that features an astonishingly committed performance from Leonardo DiCaprio and masterful direction from Alejandro Iñárritu If winning the Best Actor Oscar involves overcoming enormous hurdles in order to play the character, 2016 might finally be five-time nominee Leonardo DiCaprio's year.
"23.01.2016 13:42:20" mancunion.com KCL investigation violent disruption of Israel event | The Mancunion Police were called after after pro-Palestine demonstrators disrupted the joint event by KCL and LSE Israel Societies, allegedly assaulting one woman An event organised jointly by KCL Israel Society and LSE Israel Society had to be abandoned amid violent demonstrations. Police were called and King's College London have launched an "urgent investigation".