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"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
"05.10.2016 10:09:32" Fuse Live Fuse Live One night, three bands, Manchester Academy 3. Come along, have a drink and listen to some great live music!
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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
"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".
"22.01.2016 13:48:09" Mancunion Live Mancunion Live On Wednesday, February 3rd the Mancunion—in association with the Manchester Media Group—is hosting its first Mancunion Live event of 2016 in the University of Manchester Students' Union Council Chambers.
In attendance will be representatives from Co Our first Mancunion Live event will be held in the University of Manchester Students' Union on February 3rd. Apply soon to get a free ticket—they're running out fast and it promises to be a brilliant event.
"22.01.2016 10:21:01" mancunion.com Retroactive student loan alteration "disgraceful" says Martin Lewis The founder of popular consumer finance blog moneysavingexpert.com has written an open letter to the PM in the hopes that the decision will be reversed The founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, Martin Lewis, has condemned the Chancellor of the Exchequer's "back door" alteration of student loan contracts.
"20.01.2016 15:06:43" mancunion.com Union and university slated for attitudes to free speech | The Mancunion In their second year of ranking institutions based on how well freedom of speech is protected, Spiked found that 90 per cent curb free speech spiked magazine's Free Speech University Rankings have been released, with The University of Manchester and the University of Manchester Students' Union's joint ranking sliding to red—"has banned and actively censored ideas on campus".
"19.01.2016 18:00:01" youtube.com Women in Media 2016 Polly and Jenny talk through The University of Manchester's 2016 Women in Media Conference. Read all about us on our website: www.womeninmediacon.co.uk Follo... Manchester Media Group will be hosting their landmark Women in Media Conference on the 4th – 6th of March at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester!
Buy a ticket now at www.womeninmediacon.co.uk
"19.01.2016 10:08:22" mancunion.com Preview: Mancunion Live | The Mancunion Mancunion Live will see student representatives from each political party go head to head to discuss the key issues facing students and society today Apply for Mancunion Live as soon as you can to see student representatives from the mainstream parties go head-to-head in a Question Time-style event.
"15.01.2016 16:59:53" mancunion.com Defend the Freedom of Information Act at universities | The Mancunion We must back what is simply the only way to hold the institutions that have an impact on our lives to account. Don't let it go unchallenged Speak out for Freedom of Information, combat the weakening of investigative reporting and stand for transparent & democratic public institutions. Stand with The Boar & The Warwick Globalist.
"15.01.2016 10:35:14" mancunion.com Leaked letter shows Warwick supports scrapping FOI Student journalists at Warwick have called upon the university to retract opposition to FOI, after seeing a letter which supports exemption of universities The Boar & The Warwick Globalist have condemned the University of Warwick for their support for exempting universities from the Freedom of Information Act, seen in a leaked letter.
"14.01.2016 14:00:03" Mancunion Live Mancunion Live On Wednesday, February 3rd the Mancunion—in association with the Manchester Media Group—is hosting its first Mancunion Live event of 2016 in the University of Manchester Students' Union Council Chambers.
In attendance will be representatives from Co Apply now to secure a place at Mancunion Live, a political debate we're hosting in the Council Chambers at the University of Manchester Students' Union on the 3rd of February.
"13.01.2016 18:00:00" mancunion.com Album: David Bowie – Blackstar | The Mancunion David Bowie has both eyes set firmly on the future David Bowie's final album was released only two days before his death aged 69. Here, published only the day before the sad news broke, is our review of his forward-looking album.
"13.01.2016 13:57:48" mancunion.com Record Reappraisal: David Bowie – Low | The Mancunion Dedicated to the memory of the gender-transcending and timeless rock star, we reappraise Bowie's most confessional album, Low Two days ago the tragic news broke that timeless rockstar and music icon David Bowie had passed away. We look back on a classic album of his, Low.
"12.01.2016 20:05:27" mancunion.com Junior doctors strike for first time in 40 years | The Mancunion With around 100 picket lines outside UK hospitals, junior doctors, students and those standing in solidarity came out to protest the contract changes Today, junior doctors and medical students turned out outside the Manchester Royal Infirmary, as well as other UK hospitals, to protest proposals by Jeremy Hunt to change their contracts.
"11.01.2016 17:22:43" mancunion.com Student nurses and midwives march against bursary changes | The Mancunion Alongside national news of junior doctors' strikes on Tuesday, student nurses and midwives also marched through Manchester, Newcastle and London to protest changes that will see bursaries replaced with loans Ahead of tomorrow's nationwide strikes by junior doctors, nurses and midwives marched on Saturday after it was announced that their NHS bursaries would be replaced by extra loans.
"07.01.2016 14:21:41" mancunion.com 2015 in review | The Mancunion A roundup of the best of 2015's news, culture and lifestyle as reported on by The Mancunion Happy New Year from The Mancunion—catch up on the best of last year's content with our summary of 2015!
"06.01.2016 12:35:31" Mancunion Live Mancunion Live On Wednesday, February 3rd the Mancunion—in association with the Manchester Media Group—is hosting its first Mancunion Live event of 2016 in the University of Manchester Students' Union Council Chambers.
In attendance will be representatives from Co On the 3rd of February we will be running Mancunion Live, a round-table event featuring representatives from Manchester Labour Students, UKIP Students Manchester University, Manchester Conservative Future, and Manchester Young Greens. Find out more i
"04.01.2016 17:45:37" mancunion.com Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Star Wars: The Force Awakens bears the essential charm and fun that made the original films memorable whilst setting up the franchise for a new generation Star Wars: The Force Awakens has clearly made the sensible move of pleasing the diehard fans with more than a heavy nod to the classic era of #StarWars.
"01.01.2016 15:00:00" mancunion.com Top 10 Albums of 2015 | The Mancunion The best albums of the year, as voted by those who've written for us all semester. Complete with loving praise and custom illustrations. Featuring some inventive artistry from Mancunion contributors, here are our Top 10 Albums of last year!
"31.12.2015 20:00:01" mancunion.com Top 10 Songs of 2015 | The Mancunion As the curtains close on a rambunctious year of music, our writers cast their votes on the 10 greatest songs of the past 12 months 2015 is nearly over—check out The Mancunion: Music Section's Top 10 songs of this whirlwind of a year!
"18.12.2015 14:51:12" mancunion.com NUS Extra card Facebook hacked | The Mancunion The Facebook page for the NUS's card offering discounts to students has been taken over and begun posting spam content The official NUS extra card page has been hacked, with explicit and barely intelligible posts going out to their followers.
"17.12.2015 15:00:01" mancunion.com Ph.D. student committed to supporting refugees graduates | The Mancunion Aala El-Khani has been working on her psychology Ph.D. for four years, a project that has helped thousands gain valuable parenting guidance Aala El-Khani's Ph.D. focused on offering parenting guidance to families fleeing conflict in Syria. She will graduate from The University of Manchester tomorrow and continue to work with refugees.
"17.12.2015 12:00:01" mancunion.com Labour students plan to split into two societies | The Mancunion Plans have been placed into motion to create another Labour students society in Manchester, explicitly for pro-Corbyn Labour Party members Amid the internal tensions within The Labour Party that have arisen, plans to set up a new student society explicitly for pro-Corbyn members have been put in motion.
"17.12.2015 09:37:26" mancunion.com We must not repeat our mistakes in Syria IS are arguably a result of our previous interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan—the conflict in Syria shows how hard it is to cease such ideology The repercussions of our involvement in the Middle East in the past decade have been unpredictable and tragic. Can we really risk making similar decisions again?
"15.12.2015 16:53:13" mancunion.com Ode to Christmas 2015 | The Mancunion Alex Pigott on why we should all embrace the Christmas spirit and silence the naysayers Ode to Christmas 2015—it may be cool to hate the commercialism and false positivity of Christmas now, but suspend your disbelief for just a little bit and have some fun!
"15.12.2015 13:17:46" mancunion.com Held Hostage by Trump Win or lose, Donald Trump may be in line for more than people think once the race to the White House is finally over Is Donald J. Trump's opinion-dividing and inflammatory campaign for presidency in fact a veiled attempt to assist the campaign of a certain friend of his?
"15.12.2015 11:00:00" mancunion.com Turkey’s new HE laws blow to academic freedom | The Mancunion Turkey's government have proposed new laws that would restrict freedom of speech within their universities. Private Higher Education Institutions that criticise the government could be shut down under new laws, causing outrage at the threat to freedom and education.
"15.12.2015 09:39:11" mancunion.com 1847: A Vegetable Supreme | The Mancunion Felix Sanders examines the future of vegetarian cuisine in Manchester after an exotic meal at 1847, with the restaurant serving some interesting adaptations 1847 Manchester's intelligent and inventive spins on classic dishes in a vegetarian style could convert even the most carnivorous of diners.
"14.12.2015 19:00:01" mancunion.com 2015: Our Sporting Highlights | The Mancunion With 2015 drawing to a close, the Mancunion SPORT team have come together to discuss our favourite moments of this calendar year! 2015 has been another brilliant and controversial year for sport. The Mancunion Sport sum up their favourite moments of the year.
"14.12.2015 16:40:50" mancunion.com Two-thirds of female academics are unhappy with work-life balance | The Mancunion A report has shown that 'workaholic' working environments in academia are detrimental to the career paths of female academics A report has shown that a "workaholic" culture in academia is having a harsh effect on female academics.
"14.12.2015 14:00:00" mancunion.com The Conservative Future scandal and career politicians | The Mancunion The Conservative Future scandal has rocked the Conservative Party and put the spotlight on those at the top of politics The tragic suicide of the young Conservative activist Elliott Johnson and accompanying allegations about mismanagement and serious mistakes within Conservative Future mean a serious review into the running of the group must be made.
"14.12.2015 12:45:47" mancunion.com Home Sweet Home | The Mancunion Craving that comforting, yummy meal you are missing from your family kitchen? Look no further than the Northern Quarter favourite, Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home was like a warm hug; with a range of stomach-filling dinners as well as delicious cakes and milkshakes.
"11.12.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com £300k paid back to UCL students for ‘unacceptable’ accommodation | The Mancunion UCL has been made to pay students nearly £300,000 in compensation over noisy and rat-infested housing in second disagreement over substandard accommodation UCL have had to compensate students after admitting that the Hawkridge House accommodation was not up to the promised standard, with disruptive building works and residents' complaints being ignored.
"11.12.2015 11:46:03" mancunion.com Tabloid terrorism: The unreported menace | The Mancunion The tabloid press wield power and influence in this country and often direct it at the wrong people for the wrong reasons The actions of tabloid newspapers when reporting on extremism spreads disruption, fear and intimidation, actively countering any positive actions against terrorism.
"10.12.2015 15:04:24" mancunion.com Government to cut disabled students' funding | The Mancunion The government will be shifting the responsibility for paying for equipment, support workers & travel costs for disabled students to universities From next year, the government will cut funding for disabled students, expecting universities to take on this responsibility themselves.
"10.12.2015 10:33:08" mancunion.com A presidential Pope is unhelpful | The Mancunion In a secular world should the Pope be talking about matters and issues that are usually dealt with by national governments? Pope Francis has taken a very different role to his predecessors, but can this converging of politics and preaching be a good thing?
"09.12.2015 17:30:53" mancunion.com Screen Theory | The Mancunion Elliott Mills takes a characteristically flippant look at the Alan Gilbert Learning Common's newest, and most prominent, feature Why did the mysterious screen appear a few months ago? Is it to screen the football? A 1984-style way to broadcast messages? Elliott Mills surmises.
"09.12.2015 12:00:02" mancunion.com 2015: The year where pop was cooler than rock Whether you like it or not, pop is making somewhat of a comeback this year and it’s not just in the mainstream It's cool to like what's cool again, as the cycle of indie and mainstream continues on and on.
"09.12.2015 10:23:01" mancunion.com Tweeting on the beat Music editor Henry Scanlan spends a night on patrol with Greater Manchester Police and learns about student safety Henry Scanlan spent a single night in Manchester on patrol with Greater Manchester Police to find out how students can keep themselves safe.
"08.12.2015 11:06:01" mancunion.com BREAKING: University network under sustained cyber attack | The Mancunion The University of Manchester and other institutions connected to the Janet network have had their internet connections knocked out after sustained attack Breaking news: The University of Manchester's internet connection has been knocked out after the Janet network, which many of the UK's universities share, came under sustained cyber attack on Friday, yesterday, and this morning.
"07.12.2015 16:00:01" mancunion.com MBS students' Student Nucleus reaches finals of Grad Factor | The Mancunion The Student Nucleus is down to the final 12 to win a set of incredible opportunities to grow their business thestudentnulceus.com, an online platform for everything a student might need, has reached the finals of the Best Social Enterprise section of The Grad Factor.
"07.12.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com 'Twas the knit before Christmas | The Mancunion Make sure that you're decked out in the most fashionable of festive attire! Take a look at some of the best jumpers on offer this year This Christmas, may all your pullovers be bright.
"07.12.2015 12:00:02" mancunion.com Goldsmiths Islamic Society protesters intimidate ex-Muslim campaigner | The Mancunion Students from Goldsmiths University’s Islamic Society intimidated well-known activist and ex-Muslim Maryam Namazie, including turning off the projector, gesturing death threats, and laughing at the death of a blogger Maryam Namazie was speaking at an event for the Goldsmiths University Atheist, Secularist and Humanist society when she was repeatedly interrupted by protesters from the Islamic Society.
"07.12.2015 10:49:29" mancunion.com University of Sheffield withdraws fossil fuel investment | The Mancunion The University of Sheffield has pledged to withdraw investments in fossil fuels, after mounting pressure from protest groups Victory for green energy campaign groups as The University of Sheffield announces it will divest from fossil fuels.
"05.12.2015 12:42:40" mancunion.com Ejections, Elections, and Rejections: Student removed from Senate | The Mancunion This Thursday, a University student was removed from a debate in the Students' Union's Senate chamber after three warnings that he was violating rules A student causing regular disruption to Thursday's Senate proceedings had to be removed from the event by security.
"04.12.2015 14:07:57" mancunion.com January Pangaea theme revealed The theme of the 10th birthday of Pangaea Festival, the largest student-led festival in Europe, has been revealed Pangaea Festival has revealed the theme for January's post-exam event, celebrating its tenth anniversary at the University of Manchester Students' Union.
"04.12.2015 12:30:00" mancunion.com Students' Union launches nightly shuttle bus service | The Mancunion Students will be driven from the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons straight to their front doors to help students feel safer in the city at night The University of Manchester Students' Union has launched its shuttle bus service which will take students safely home for a small fee.
"04.12.2015 10:47:30" mancunion.com Manchester to be carbon neutral by 2050 | The Mancunion Manchester City Council has outlined its intentions for the city to be run entirely on green energy within the next 35 years Certain Labour-run councils, including Manchester, are taking action to achieve a city run entirely on green energy.
"03.12.2015 18:00:06" mancunion.com Review: English National Ballet's Lest We Forget | The Mancunion The English National Ballet's Lest We Forget brings a poignant reflection on World War I to Manchester's Palace Theatre War is an almost impossible subject matter to convey artistically. The English National Ballet's performance of Lest We Forget was remarkably sensitive and captivating.
"03.12.2015 16:12:18" mancunion.com Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 | The Mancunion Mockingjay - Part 2, the final instalment of The Hunger Games franchise, can't help but feel like a drawn-out cash-grabbing exercise The second part of the third installation in the wildly successful Hunger Games franchise feels like little more than a cash cow.
"03.12.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com UCAS should include school's average grades to help poorer students | The Mancunion UCU ask average performance of an applicant’s school to be considered by UCAS in attempt to get more disadvantaged students into universities The University and College Union has called upon UCAS to include schools' average grades in applications to help outstanding students at underperforming schools.
"03.12.2015 11:00:01" mancunion.com In this global war Africa must not be forgotten | The Mancunion With an ever increasing focus on the Middle East, we must not forget the related conflicts that rage across Africa We cannot think that the Middle East is the only zone about which we concern ourselves. Africa has both a lot to offer the world and a lot to be worried about.
"03.12.2015 09:23:49" mancunion.com SU confronts student alcoholism as campus drinking problems rise | The Mancunion Amid growing calls to curb university drinking culture, the SU is planning a partnership with Alcoholics Anonymous to battle drinking issues among students To combat a culture of dangerous binge drinking at universities, the University of Manchester Students' Union is looking to set up a link with Alcoholics Anonymous.
"02.12.2015 17:13:30" mancunion.com Just another indie banned name | The Mancunion Pressure on Viet Cong to change their name has been successful. Less successful have been attempts to debate censorship in art, says Jacob Bernard-Banton The controversially-named Viet Cong are to rename after accusations of cultural insensitivity. Jacob Bernard-Banton questions how appropriate the censorship of art is.
"02.12.2015 14:00:04" mancunion.com The Alexandria Library – Curry Mile's new bookshop Books Editor Yasmin Mannan interviews the owners of the Alexandria Library, a new literary addition to Curry Mile If you've spotted a shop front on the Curry Mile that stands out from the usual curry houses and shisha bars, it might be the new Alexandria Library - Manchester, UK, providing international literature and education.
"02.12.2015 12:00:00" mancunion.com Live: Hiatus Kaiyote Hiatus Kaiyote are making 'future soul' happen right here and right now The swinging, unpredictable and downright sexy groove of Hiatus Kaiyote turned the Students' Union basement into a den of passion.
"02.12.2015 10:36:50" mancunion.com University of East Anglia introduces food banks to combat student poverty | The Mancunion The University of East Anglia starts food bank to help students in need as number of students in poverty continues to rise As part of a wider Cost of Living campaign, the Union of UEA Students has started an initiative, FoodbankSU, to combat the rising number of students unable to afford food.
"01.12.2015 18:00:01" mancunion.com Students promote the importance of the arts | The Mancunion Arts Emergency Manchester plans to build on last year's success by conducting another series of workshops in schools, promoting the arts and social sciences During a time of high fees and cuts to education, Arts Emergency Manchester works to promote courses outside of science, tech, engineering and maths to school-age children.
"01.12.2015 16:00:01" mancunion.com The night we lost our Ann Summers Virginity | The Mancunion ‘Fuck it Fiona’ peels back the lace to reveal the rabbits, romping, and ridiculous behaviour of an Ann Summers party 'Fuck It Fiona' bares all, giving an enlightening insight into what really goes on at an Ann Summers™ party. Not safe for work.
"01.12.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com Inside the quietest place in Britain Andy van den Bent-Kelly visits the University of Salford's acoustics labs, best known for housing one of the quietest rooms in Britain—the anechoic chamber What really happens when you spend time in a room so quiet you can hear the workings of your own body? Does the lack of external noise drive you insane?
"01.12.2015 12:00:00" mancunion.com What drag taught me about identity | The Mancunion “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” Kyle Zabawa turns his attention to what he learned from some icons with hearts almost as big as their hairpieces "Behind the frothy, fun entertainment of what is essentially ChapStick and mascara, lies a unique humanity and vulnerability."
"01.12.2015 10:33:05" mancunion.com Essena O'Neil: Sensation or sob story? | The Mancunion Aj Mal puts forward his opinion on Essena O’Neill’s headline-grabbing exit from social media, including a defect from her 600,000-follower Instagram account Essena O'Neill took a leap of faith in exposing her struggles underlying her Instagram-perfect life.
"30.11.2015 16:53:51" mancunion.com In conversation with Tariq Ali | The Mancunion Left wing giant Tariq Ali sits down with William Brown to discuss student power, the world today, and his hopes and fears for the future "In this country they’re even nervous about people knowing too much. We live in a world where stupidity is encouraged. You just have to watch television and the huge changes in the culture of this country."
"30.11.2015 11:00:01" mancunion.com Spending review: What does it mean for students? | The Mancunion Wednesday's spending review heralds massive cuts for student nurses and higher education more broadly ...And how will the changes from the spending review impact on students and other young people in higher education?
"30.11.2015 09:00:00" mancunion.com Spending Review: What does it mean for Greater Manchester? | The Mancunion The combined spending review and autumn statement devolves further powers and responsibilities to Greater Manchester What do the revelations made in George Osborne's autumn statement mean for the future of Manchester?...
"29.11.2015 17:43:38" mancunion.com Lemn Sissay’s Christmas Dinner Care leavers often spend Christmas with no definite place to go, family or friends—often feeling desolate. Lemn Sissay does his bit to give something back This Christmas, University of Manchester Chancellor and care leaver Lemn Sissay hopes to raise £30,000 to host a dinner for care leavers who are often isolated at this time of celebration.
"29.11.2015 13:05:16" mancunion.com Stranger leaves £20 for struggling student | The Mancunion A random act of kindness has been applauded widely on social media after a stranger in the SU café donated a Manchester student the £20 she really needed A kind-hearted stranger donated £20 to a struggling student whose phone conversation they overheard in the University of Manchester Students' Union's Biko's café.
"27.11.2015 18:59:34" mancunion.com Christmas markets evacuated in "stupid and silly" hoax bomb scare | The Mancunion A 19-year-old man remains in custody for claiming a ‘package’ had been left in the Albert Square Christmas markets A 19-year-old, thought to be a student, remains in custody after a hoax bomb scare at the Manchester Christmas Markets today.
"27.11.2015 18:00:02" Tomorrow we will be running a Student Safety Evening on Twitter. Our reporter Henry will be shadowing a senior police officer from 9pm – 1am, providing regular updates, alongside a series of articles that regard safety on our streets.
"27.11.2015 14:00:02" mancunion.com Sport in the City: The Fifth Manchester 'Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash' | The Mancunion There’s more to sport in Manchester than City and United: With this week’s spotlight on the Fifth Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash If football isn't your cup of tea, this might just be. Instead of spending your weekend at a packed out stadium, why not take part in a Christmassy fun run?
"27.11.2015 12:00:01" mancunion.com Top 5: Books the Tories should read | The Mancunion Joely Thomas has some reading recommendations for the Tories and their supporters Many novels have provided a stark commentary on the present situation or a warning for the future. Here are five that our current Conservative government ought to read.
"27.11.2015 09:17:28" mancunion.com Interview: Ghostpoet | The Mancunion Peanut butter jamming with Obaro Ejimiwe: Ghostpoet gives The Mancunion a bell to chat about his life, career and his faves in the music industry Known as Obar to his friends, Ghostpoet chatted about his beginnings, awards, and his wide range of musical influences.
"26.11.2015 18:02:44" mancunion.com Thousands of pounds stolen from Withington café Fuel | The Mancunion Police are searching for information after robbers break in to Fuel cafe bar in Withington, stealing the weekend's takings Popular Withington vegetarian café bar Fuel was broken into earlier in the week, with the perpetrators taking up to £4,000 in cash.
"26.11.2015 17:13:02" mancunion.com 10 reasons why the gender pay gap matters to you What you should know about the gender pay gap and why it's a bigger problem than you might think... Lots of statistics are thrown around about how well we're doing at closing the gender pay gap, but it still poses a significant problem.
"26.11.2015 13:52:19" mancunion.com Patriarchy vs. Matriarchy | The Mancunion Grace Iona Annesley-Mair casts a critical eye over offensive comments made by prominent feminist Germaine Greer To be a feminist surely entails rejecting a notion of how women "look like" or "sound like." Germaine Greer's comments about trans women simply serve to reinforce the binaries feminism is meant to challenge.
"26.11.2015 10:45:48" mancunion.com Live: Palma Violets | The Mancunion The Lambeth-based band continue to delight their coterie of committed followers with a high-octane night of bangers Palma Violets continue to be one of the best indie rock bands active, and certainly one of the best to go and see live.
"25.11.2015 16:00:00" mancunion.com LGBT* people continue to face huge, hidden health problems | The Mancunion The LGBT* community is still experiencing a major health crisis, yet its extent remains relatively unknown and the NHS often fails to provide adequate care Despite many steps forward in pursuing equality for LGBT* individuals, the issues that still face the community are stark and threatening.
"25.11.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com In the wake of Paris, Islam must be embraced by the West | The Mancunion The Western world must resist division, suspicion and demonisation of Islam if it wants to combat Islamic State Rather than acting with hostility and excluding Muslims, resulting in divisions that can only cause more extremism, we must embrace those who feel sidelined and treat them with sympathy and kindness.
"25.11.2015 12:00:01" mancunion.com A tribute to the music of Paris | The Mancunion The time has come for music, culture and compassion to work as one in the wake of the Paris attacks After Paris, music played a big part in bringing people together and spreading unity.
"25.11.2015 09:54:51" mancunion.com Nous Sommes Ensemble | The Mancunion With the terror attacks in France, the footballing world comes together to stand by the side of the French "Action was taken across the globe as a statement of solidarity spread. The French flag was projected on Wembley Stadium, the Iandama Building, Christ the Redeemer, the world’s tallest building in Dubai, and the Sydney Opera House."
"24.11.2015 20:00:00" mancunion.com Controlling the climate will help control conflict | The Mancunion Tristan Parsons on how environmental changes are engendering conflict, and if uncontrolled will continue to do so The political climate and our climate are inextricably linked. Grappling with global warming will also give us an opportunity to deal with international conflict.
"24.11.2015 18:00:01" mancunion.com 98 per cent of junior doctors vote for strikes | The Mancunion An overwhelming amount of junior doctors have voted in favour of strikes against the new government contracts proposed by Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt In protest of Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's proposals for contract changes, junior doctors have almost unanimously voted in favour of striking next month.
"24.11.2015 16:00:01" mancunion.com Remembering a Genius: George Best | The Mancunion Will Kelly remembers George Best of Manchester United, 10 years after his death Ten years on: "What can one write about George Best that has not been penned thousands of times before? One simply runs out of superlatives available to anyone trying to describe what he could do with the ball, and the goals he scored."
"24.11.2015 14:36:24" mancunion.com Review: Lady in the Van Moments both funny and meaningful, The Lady in the Van manages to compress 15 of the most unusual years of Alan Bennett's life into a single, brilliant film With all-round stellar performances by Dame Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings, Lady in the Van manages to cleverly portray this 15-year saga.
"23.11.2015 18:00:00" mancunion.com What Difference Does it Make? | The Mancunion Six months on from the General Election, Polly Bartlett takes a look into the effects of austerity on Manchester’s most vulnerable "Loneliness, anger, sadness: All words that those as young as 12 are using to describe a life blighted by poverty." Six months on from the General Election, Polly Bartlett looks at the repercussions of government cuts.
"23.11.2015 16:00:00" mancunion.com Blogging 101: The Student Edit | The Mancunion With the 'blogosphere' taking over the internet, Kassi Allcock enlists the help of three student bloggers to reveal the amazing experience of blogging Being a student can give you loads of inspiration for blogging, though fitting your work around your website might be a challenged. Here, three student bloggers share their experiences.
"23.11.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com Interview: Back to normal with The Ordinary Boys | The Mancunion “Let’s not call it a comeback… It’s just a fucking album.” The Ordinary Boys are getting back to business as usual The Ordinary Boys are back and more boisterous than ever.
"23.11.2015 12:00:02" mancunion.com PLY | The Mancunion Elena Gibbs spins a 4PLY yarn about the Northern Quarter's hippest pizza joint Not your standard restaurant review—but then again, PLY's not your standard restaurant.
"23.11.2015 10:07:30" mancunion.com Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time | The Mancunion Adapted by Stockport born Simon Stephens, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time comes to the Lowry Theatre The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time UK is educational, sensitive and clever in its adaptation of Mark Haddon's book.
"22.11.2015 13:10:41" mancunion.com Manchester to provide free education to over a million in warzones | The Mancunion Free education is to be provided to more than one million young people in conflict zones across the globe by the university The University of Manchester initiative In Place of War will provide free education in music & arts to children in warzones across Africa, the Middle East and South America.
"20.11.2015 18:50:55" Timeline Photos The Mancunion front page Monday 23rd November 2015: Solidarity with Paris and Junior Doctors vote to strike.
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"20.11.2015 17:01:50" mancunion.com Solidarity: The aftermath of the Paris terror attacks | The Mancunion We speak to Manchester students on years abroad in Paris about their experiences in the midst of the deadly terror attacks, and hope triumphing over fear Following the tragic attacks in Paris last Friday, Gemma Sowerby talked to students in France who all had felt the impact of what occurred.
"20.11.2015 10:05:59" mancunion.com International Men’s Day celebrations cancelled amid protests | The Mancunion Controversy surrounding the event thwarted the University of York's plans to mark the occasion After both staff and students signed an open letter criticising a statement by Dr. Adrian Lee, the University of York moved to cancel International Men's Day celebrations.
"19.11.2015 14:00:00" mancunion.com Diary of a procrastinator | The Mancunion Eva's productive diary: Because there's clearly so many more important things to do than my essay Got an essay to write? Despite all our best plans, most of us will end up wasting a lot of time trying to stand a pencil up on its end.
"19.11.2015 12:00:00" mancunion.com Why its time to crack down on the touts Luke Williams on why touting tickets is not legitimate capitalism and is in fact damaging the entertainment industry Ticket touts—despite some companies' best efforts, they're still in business. At all costs, we should be preventing this practice that damages the industry and scams consumers.
"19.11.2015 10:33:16" youtube.com Manchester: Solidarité Avec Paris Short documentary about the vigil held in Manchester in memory of the victims of the Paris terror attacks on November 13th. Read all about us on our website:... Fuse TV Manchester produced this beautiful coverage of the vigil that was held at the weekend in memory of those that were killed in Paris on Friday.
"18.11.2015 19:24:12" Photos from Tuesday's iSessions at XOLO, for The i & @[13312631635:274:The Independent]
#tryipaper iSessions 17/11/15 Photos from Tuesday's iSessions at XOLO, for The i & The Independent
"18.11.2015 18:27:23" mancunion.com Interview: Hotel Chocolat co-founder Angus Thirlwell | The Mancunion Ahead of Thursday's talk to Manchester students on how he built his business, Hotel Chocolat co-founder Angus Thirlwell talks to Ellie Gibbs Ahead of a talk to young potential entrepreneurs hosted by Manchester Enterprise Centre Official tomorrow, Hotel Chocolat co-founder Angus Thirlwell talks to Food & Drink Editor Ellie Gibbs.
"18.11.2015 16:17:56" mancunion.com London rents only for wealthy international students | The Mancunion The chair of the London Housing Committee writes to Boris Johnson to request aid for struggling students due to crippling housing costs in the capital Student housing in London is only for a small, wealthy minority, says the chair of the London Assembly Housing Committee.
"18.11.2015 12:30:01" mancunion.com Quincey, drugs, and excess | The Mancunion Benjamin Mortimer takes a look at the 19th Century essayist Thomas de Quincey's view of drug culture, highlighting parallels with the present day Benjamin Mortimer on Thomas de Quincey, up there with Byron as a pioneer of 'drug literature'.
"18.11.2015 10:25:25" mancunion.com Review: Steve Jobs | The Mancunion Aaron Sorkin's sharp writing, Danny Boyle's energetic direction and Michael Fassbender's perfect performance make this biopic of Steve Jobs unmissable Steve Jobs (film) challenges and entertains both those who idolise the Apple co-founder and those who heavily criticise him.
"17.11.2015 15:00:00" mancunion.com 4 Years on from Gary Speed: men accounted for 76% of suicides in the UK With 12 men a day committing suicide, it is time to address the pressure of masculinity and promote discussion It was four years ago that Gary Speed tragically committed suicide. The Campaign Against Living Miserably is offering all the support it can to reduce the disproportionately high rate of suicide in men.
"17.11.2015 13:00:01" mancunion.com Paul Foot: A man of many words that provide little discernible information | The Mancunion Features Editor Joe Evans speaks to Paul Foot and fails to get any real answers to any questions about anything at all It may not have been a competition, but during this interview, Paul Foot won. "I am actually three ducks wearing a human costume!"
"17.11.2015 11:00:02" mancunion.com Sugar, bacon and the missing link Joely Thomas asks whether taxing and warning against unhealthy foods is the best way to solve the country's poor diet Processed meats cause cancer, and the amount of sugar in our diet is leading to calls for a sugar tax. However, our actions to try and solve our food crisis disproportionately hit the poor.
"17.11.2015 10:10:04" mancunion.com Cuts could mean 40 per cent of colleges close | The Mancunion The Conservatives' green paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, has been accused of “holding our young… Lucy Powell has condemned the government's education reform proposals as posing a serious threat to Further Education Institutions.
"16.11.2015 19:00:01" mancunion.com Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain: A peep behind the writing | The Mancunion As seminal series Peep Show draws to a close, Joe Evans sits down with the show's writers to discuss success, comedy, Manchester, and just 'doing it' "In Peep Show we have managed to put at least a dozen of my most embarrassing experiences onto television and that is quite cathartic.”
"16.11.2015 17:00:01" mancunion.com Theatre goes digital: the 'live broadcast' revolution British theatre performances go digital, welcoming up to two million live viewers from cinemas across the world thanks to a creative ‘live viewing’ platform Allowing some of the best performances to be seen by those outside the theatre, broadcasting to cinema screens by NT Live diversifies its audience and broadens theatre's appeal.
"16.11.2015 15:00:01" mancunion.com Manchester climbs world employability rankings | The Mancunion Manchester joins Harvard and Cambridge in top 25 of University Employability league table demonstrating its appeal to firms across the globe Steadily climbing the Times Higher Education employability rankings, Manchester is one of five UK universities in the top 25.
"16.11.2015 12:38:41" mancunion.com Police still looking for key witness in Fallowfield rape | The Mancunion Greater Manchester Police appeal to the student community to help in the search for the key witness in the Fallowfield rape case Greater Manchester Police are still searching for a key witness who helped the victim of yet another rape in Fallowfield that took place last month.
"13.11.2015 18:54:25" mancunion.com Almost 1 per cent of University of Manchester staff on salaries over £100,000 | The Mancunion Data obtained by the Taxpayers' Alliance reveals some of the most highly-paid staff members at HE institutions The TaxPayers' Alliance has published data showing how many staff at UK Higher Education institutions earn a salary over £100,000—revealing that 7,500 across the country are on these salaries.
"13.11.2015 17:00:01" mancunion.com In the spotlight: Olivier Rousteing Man of the moment and creative director of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing is the current wonder of the fashion world A young man from a background not often seen in the fashion world, 17-year-old Olivier Rousteing is bringing high fashion to the high streets:
"13.11.2015 13:00:02" mancunion.com Optical Opulence: Men’s eyewear and accessories | The Mancunion Kyle Zabawa assists in your search for the flawless frames to fit your face and reveals his harvest of the season’s freshest eyewear and accessories No matter what the size or shape of your face, there's a perfect frame out there for you.
"13.11.2015 11:35:11" mancunion.com Students' Union's Global Fest gets underway | The Mancunion Global Fest: The university is hosting over a week of globally-themed events and activities for students to experience and celebrate diversity Don't miss all that's happening at the University of Manchester Students' Union's Global Fest, celebrating the multiculturalism of our very own university.
"12.11.2015 16:20:23" mancunion.com HOME Pick of the Week: Brooklyn Saoirse Ronan is brilliant in this adaptation of Colm Toibin’s book of a young girl who leaves small-town Ireland to live in 1950s Brooklyn Saoirse Ronan stuns in this heart-rending adaptation of Colm Tóibín's novel Brooklyn.
"12.11.2015 14:21:29" mancunion.com The Tweed Brewing Co. | The Mancunion We sat down with Sam Ward, the young man at the head of one of the fastest-growing local breweries around, Tweed The world of craft beer is a highly competitive one. The Tweed Brewing Co, based in Hyde, Manchester, are using social media and an intelligent marketing strategy to crack the market.
"12.11.2015 11:07:03" mancunion.com Hull Union apologises for ‘sex act game’ during sports club night | The Mancunion Outrage as union club night, hosted by DJ Lee Watson, "exploited and degraded" women during a game to win a free ticket to sports tour Student clubgoers were told to get into different sex positions to win the prize, and at one point the crowd was encouraged to cheer "slag" at one girl.
"12.11.2015 09:12:53" mancunion.com Oxford University accept £75 million donation from oligarch | The Mancunion In a letter to The Guardian, The University of Oxford has been accused of losing its status and integrity after accepting a £75 million donation In one of the biggest donations made to the University of Oxford in its history, Leonid Blavatnik's gift has been criticised heavily by signatories of a letter to The Guardian.
"11.11.2015 17:51:46" mancunion.com Are 'smart' drugs slowing down our development? Alexander Piggot asks whether the growth of smart drugs is leading to educational inequality and making us less intellectually able Drugs used to treat narcolepsy and ADHD, used more and more by students cramming for exams, are leaving us intellectually lazy and stunted.
"11.11.2015 16:15:42" mancunion.com Socialism and Space: Why humanity must look to the stars | The Mancunion Andy van den Bent-Kelly attended an intriguing talk about why any further exploration and potential colonisation of Mars must be performed in a socialist manner At first it may seem that the only thing socialism and space have in common is a first letter. In fact, it turns out that left-wing ideals and plans for space travel are much more tightly linked.
"11.11.2015 14:15:17" mancunion.com Will tax credits unstick Cameron's slick style? | The Mancunion George Bolton looks at how David Cameron's PR-managed answers could be harming his credibility in the long run "The vague and slippery technique that both Tony Blair and David Cameron mastered is rapidly becoming a political burden."
"11.11.2015 12:09:32" mancunion.com Live from the hive: Printworks' hidden eco-garden | The Mancunion It’s a hive of activity at The Printworks... On top of Manchester's The Printworks, it's abuzz with activity...
"11.11.2015 09:32:47" mancunion.com Student to set fire to loan in capitalism protest | The Mancunion In an attempt to highlight the debt that students are getting into, one art student plans a controversial project A Central Saint Martins student will set his entire loan on fire, to show money "has no value whatsoever."
"10.11.2015 17:08:55" mancunion.com Support the petition to get more police on Fallowfield’s streets | The Mancunion A petition has been started by The Tab calling for Greater Manchester Police to ‘Get more police on Fallowfield’s streets’. Sign it here: http://chn.ge/1M3QL9F At the Mancunion, we are supporting the The Tab Manchester's campaign to get more police on the streets in Fallowfield and the surrounding area. This follows a high number of rapes and sexual assaults committed against students and residents of Manch
"10.11.2015 17:00:00" mancunion.com Review: The Oresteia | The Mancunion Blanche McIntyre brings her interpretation of Ted Hughes' concise translation of The Oresteia to Manchester's HOME While arguably lacking the rich characterisation Greek tragedy requires, this impactful & stripped-back version of Aeschylus' Oresteia at HOMEmcr is more than worth your time.
"10.11.2015 15:30:00" mancunion.com Why we can't just 'move on' from the legacy of slavery | The Mancunion Lower prosperity, lower educational attainment and higher suspicion. The legacy of slavery is still very much with us in our society today Slavery—its shadow still looms over us. The insidious effects that that period of history created still permeate society today.
"10.11.2015 13:35:59" mancunion.com Devo Manc: One year on | The Mancunion A year on from the beginnings of Devo Manc, Greater Manchester is undergoing a comprehensive boom A year on from news that a series of moves to devolve power to Manchester were put into effect, we see what progress has been made and what's on the horizon.
"10.11.2015 11:00:00" mancunion.com Death by burrito | The Mancunion Eva Katz will leave you lusting after the burn of Luck, Lust, Liquor & Burn's delectable burrito delights Be warned when you go to Luck, Lust, Liquor & Burn—you won't be able to say the name, and you might just die of pleasure.
"10.11.2015 09:21:33" mancunion.com Legal highs: Worth the risk? | The Mancunion As the use of legal highs rises, Hannah McGrory discusses whether the high is worth the fall out...or not A substance that gives you the high of a drug without the risk of being caught seems like a win-win. The reality of legal highs is they're often lose-lose.
"09.11.2015 20:00:00" mancunion.com The Go Abroad Fair | The Mancunion The Go Abroad Fair will see the university's various international programmes gather under one roof for all interested students Tomorrow's Go Abroad Fair, hosted by Go Abroad - The University of Manchester, will let you get all the information you need about choosing your next adventure!
"09.11.2015 19:00:00" mancunion.com The evolution of suits | The Mancunion From the 1600s through to 2015, The Mancunion can grace you with analyses of the suits game; what's coming back in, and what shouldn't we be sporting? The history of the most ubiquitous piece of menswear there is.
"09.11.2015 17:00:01" mancunion.com The problems of authenticity in male-dominated rock music journalism Joe Connell examines the narrow scope of gendered rock criticism that has for decades revolved around the phallic symbol of an electric guitar What is often regarded as cutting music criticism is commonly little more than veiled misogyny.
"09.11.2015 15:00:01" mancunion.com Uber, Uber über alles | The Mancunion In its rapid rise to dominance in our private, bookable transport industry, Uber has made itself some powerful enemies Uber has risen swiftly to dominate the taxi industry, unsettling more traditional cab drivers who previously controlled it. Rather than call for pointless restrictions, how about competitors actually try to up their game?
"09.11.2015 12:03:33" mancunion.com Charges dropped against Bahar Mustafa after #killallwhitemen row | The Mancunion High profile charges have been dropped against Bahar Mustafa, after social media comments stating #killallwhitemen were discovered by her critics Goldsmiths Students' Union Diversity Officer Bahar Mustafa, recently summoned to court to address charges of making "racially motivated malicious communication," has had the charges against her dropped.
"09.11.2015 10:36:55" mancunion.com Jeremy Hunt makes a new offer to junior doctors to avoid doctors striking | The Mancunion A day before the BMA ballot to strike, Jeremy Hunt announces he is open to negotiate the new contract, though this itself has not come without criticism Jeremy Hunt's revised offer to junior doctors in the hopes of appeasing their widespread criticism, has still been called unfair and dangerous.
"07.11.2015 16:30:01" mancunion.com Eyewitness: National Student Demo turns violent | The Mancunion As 10,000 students march through the streets of London to protest the scrapping of student grants, William Brown follows the protest and reports back 10,000 students marched through the streets of London on Wednesday to protest the scrapping of student grants, with reports of violence, kettling and arrests being made.
"07.11.2015 15:10:51" mancunion.com Student raped in Fallowfield | The Mancunion Last month a student coming home from a night out was raped in Fallowfield, and the police are appealing for a witness to come forward Police are appealing for a key witness after a young woman was raped in Fallowfield last month.
"07.11.2015 14:00:02" mancunion.com The scientist sacked by the government – in conversation with Professor David Nutt | The Mancunion Known for being sacked for comparing the harms of horse riding with taking ecstasy or cannabis, Professor Nutt is the scientist everyone is talking about "Policymaking is currently at such a low intellectual level—politicians know what scientists say is right, but they just want to get re-elected. It’s an insult to democracy."
"07.11.2015 12:00:03" mancunion.com Open University staff vote for strike action | The Mancunion Hundreds of jobs are at stake as the Open University proposes closures of seven centres around the UK Proposals for the closure of seven The Open University centres has led staff to overwhelming vote for industrial action.
"07.11.2015 09:24:10" mancunion.com Student raped in Fallowfield after being walked home | The Mancunion Last month a student coming home from a night out was raped in Fallowfield, and her attacker is also believed to be a student Police are appealing for a key witness after a young woman was raped in Fallowfield last month.
"06.11.2015 20:00:00" mancunion.com The Union Senate is fatally flawed | The Mancunion Joe Evans uncovers the institutions and procedures that govern our Students' Union and finds democracy in name only Despite its good intentions, the way that Senate was conducted runs the serious risk of being undemocratic.
"06.11.2015 18:44:33" mancunion.com Outrage at Higher Education shakeup proposals | The Mancunion Students and the Higher Education sector have expressed concern after the government revealed a green paper, which suggests wide ranging reform New proposals by the Conservative government regarding reform of the Higher Education sector have caused controversy.
"06.11.2015 14:00:00" mancunion.com Frida Kahlo and the rebel commodity | The Mancunion Do consumer capitalism and modern feminism use its icons wrongly? Madeleine Jones casts a critical eye over the use of Frida Kahlo as a fashionable image "Notebooks, badges, mugs, jewellery, bags, T-shirts, and purses with Frida Kahlo's face on are sold in their masses."
"06.11.2015 11:59:03" mancunion.com Top 5 Best Dressed Male Celebrities | The Mancunion Meg Roberts delves into the world of male fashion, picking her top five fave looks from the A-listers These boys might just be the best-dressed in the business.
"06.11.2015 10:09:54" mancunion.com Review: Michael McIntyre | The Mancunion Shaun Carter reviews Michael McIntyre's Happy and Glorious show, with support act Paul Tonkinson offering a warm welcome to begin the humorous proceedings A side-splitting, foot-stomping, rip-roaring performance by Britain's best-loved comic Michael McIntyre left the whole audience tired from laughing.
"05.11.2015 16:34:11" mancunion.com Peacekeeping in Palmyra: The latest symbol of self-interest | The Mancunion Joely Thomas discusses whether UN peacekeeping missions, such as the preservation of Palmyra, are doing all that they can to protect people What is left of the UN's promise to protect future generations when it seems to pick and choose its battles?
"05.11.2015 14:35:30" mancunion.com Let's talk about money | The Mancunion We all know that dealing with money at uni is the inevitable elephant in the room, but we're here to help make spending and saving that little bit simpler You can make your student loan stretch that little bit further with just a few hand tips.
"04.11.2015 17:00:00" mancunion.com Slut Shaming | The Mancunion Sonia Mansouri discusses slut shaming, the stigma surrounding sexually liberated females, and how woman are fighting back Why do we treat sexually liberated women with such disdain, while at the same time congratulating men who act the same?
"04.11.2015 15:00:01" mancunion.com Why I love the market, and so should you | The Mancunion Colm Lock defends the market as a means to improve people's lives the world over The free market might not have a lot of fans, but in fact it's the best thing that could happen to a country, says Colm Lock.
"04.11.2015 13:00:00" mancunion.com Review: We Want You To Watch | The Mancunion Commissioned by the National Theatre, Alice Birch and RashDash's Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen bring their 'We Want You To Watch' to Salford's Lowry A production about pornography—We Want You To Watch asked some difficult questions but faield to fully address them.
"04.11.2015 11:00:00" mancunion.com Top 5: Films banned by the National League of Decency | The Mancunion Ashley McGovern sheds light on five of the most interesting C (for Condemnation) labeled films by the National League of Decency in America These films were deemed immoral, rude and downright condemnable by the National Legion of Decency.
"04.11.2015 09:00:00" mancunion.com Feature: The problem with modern film criticism | The Mancunion The blockbuster film is ever-growing, each one earning heaps of critical praise, yet can independent and art house films hope to contend on a large scale? After so many years of terrible blockbusters, critics have resorted to praising any big film that displays a hint of depth. We need to stop glorifying ordinary films.
"03.11.2015 19:30:01" mancunion.com TV Binge: Doctor Who | The Mancunion Now in its ninth season since its revival, Doctor Who has surged back to top form following a pair of lacklustre series Following serious misfires in the past few seasons, Doctor Who season nine is a storming return to form.
"03.11.2015 16:00:01" mancunion.com Barbarians with electronics: An interview with Hawkwind Fathers of space-rock Hawkwind are still on their quest for discovery One day, Hawkwind will reach their final frontier. But not yet—they've still got a lot they want to do.
"03.11.2015 14:00:00" mancunion.com Manchester graduates on the Frontline | The Mancunion One Manchester alumnus is changing the face of social work in Britain, and revolutionising the graduate job market in the process Changing our perception of social work and encouraging students to join the profession, Frontline is now 40th in the Top 100 Graduate Employers.
"03.11.2015 12:00:00" mancunion.com Interview: Songhoy Blues Exiled from a country where music was outlawed, Helena Maxwell-Jackson chats to Songhoy Blues, a unique new band soon to feature in a documentary about Mali "There is much in Mali to celebrate. The good, the bad; it’s all in our lyrics." say Songhoy Blues.
"03.11.2015 10:00:00" mancunion.com Classic Review: Lost Highway | The Mancunion Jason Spencer reviews David Lynch's Lost Highway, which will prove to be a delight for any fans of the director's surrealist style Lost Highway is another great example of David Lynch's surrealist filmmaking, full of mystery, doubt and horror.
"02.11.2015 18:00:00" mancunion.com Interview: Lucy Rose From the stool to the stadium: Her new album may have broad appeal, but a chat with Lucy Rose suggests she's uncomfortable in a new skin The stool has gone and Lucy Rose is moving onto more positive, but still heavily meaningful, tracks.
"02.11.2015 16:00:01" mancunion.com Scandimania – the Nordic fashion boom | The Mancunion Rebecca Thomas tells us how ‘Scandimania’ has spread from the peninsula to Instagram and is now shaping the new ‘normcore’ craze We've fallen in love with their TV series, but now their fashion is gaining traction as some of the most popular around. Our Scandimania is getting out of hand.
"02.11.2015 14:00:00" mancunion.com Stirling Prize: Substance over Style | The Mancunion This year's award sidelines swanky style for the art of collaboration A worthy winner of the Stirling Prize, the Burntwood School is not a sleek and complex piece of architecture, but has a humble character that speaks of its politically-charged history.
"02.11.2015 12:00:01" mancunion.com "Black History Month reminds me how important voice is." | The Mancunion Ariel Nash reflects on what Black History Month means to her and the powerful potential of the BME movement in art and culture "To be an activist, or any kind of artist, our voices must blend together to create a blend of change, love, and power. We are a choir and together, we create music."
"02.11.2015 09:23:36" mancunion.com Live : Warehouse Project – Sounds Of The Near Future Sounds Of The Near Future sits in unique spot between atmospheric bliss and earth shattering bass The critically-acclaimed lineup of THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT's Sounds of the Near Future did not fail to impress.
"31.10.2015 17:15:02" mancunion.com Private education and me | The Mancunion After an illuminating spell in private education, Tristan Parsons takes a critical look at the establishments that are so prominent in our education system I consider myself a rare success of the private education system, because I am now against it.
"30.10.2015 18:00:01" mancunion.com We must take responsibility for our role in Guantánamo Bay Books Editor Yasmin Mannan on how we cannot wash our hands off of the horrific events that took place at Guantánamo Bay We can't use our fear of terrorist attacks as an excuse to commit human rights atrocities. The very existence of Guantánamo Bay is a poor reflection on the US and UK governments.
"30.10.2015 16:23:01" Manchester RAG's jailbreak has begun! The group have 30 hours to get as far away from Manchester as they can—with all proceeds going to Breast Cancer Care.
"30.10.2015 15:00:02" mancunion.com I've just discovered The Internet | The Mancunion The stuff these kids are into these days: Ellie Gibbs finds out more about the Internet The Internet Music met... on the internet. They use collaborations with global artists and create something completely new.
"30.10.2015 13:00:03" mancunion.com The Coffee Column: Grindsmith | The Mancunion Columnist Andrew Wells heads down to Grindsmith in the Great Northern Warehouse on Deansgate to check out the daily grind The décor of Grindsmith takes you back to the original industrial nature of the building, but the café is modern & comfortable.
"30.10.2015 11:35:23" mancunion.com Review: The Program Ben Foster's strong portrayal of Lance Armstrong makes The Program watchable The Program (2015 film) is dragged along by the stellar performance by Ben Foster.
"29.10.2015 18:00:03" mancunion.com UCAS to implement "name blind" applications to tackle discrimination | The Mancunion In order to tackle racial bias, the British government backs plans by UCAS to implement 'name blind' university application forms Racial discrimination still remains a problem at higher education institutions. To combat this, UCAS applications will become "name-blind."
"29.10.2015 16:00:02" mancunion.com TV Binge: The Returned The Returned manages to transcend zombie clichés to become something far darker and more sinister than many would expect The Returned/Les Revenants, the second season of which has just begun in the UK, manages to unsettle and intrigue unlike any other series.
"29.10.2015 14:00:01" mancunion.com I don't smoke, sorry | The Mancunion Things you only know if you don't smoke "I feel for the moustached guy with the throat tumour on cigarette packets. Maybe he grew fabulous facial hair to distract and failed miserably."
"29.10.2015 12:00:02" mancunion.com Report highlights the weakness of the student vote in the general election | The Mancunion Limitations in opinion polling and the geographic dispersal of students resulted in the student vote being weaker than expected in this year’s election Students were seen as the future and an influential voting bloc that could sway the final result of the election. The reality is somewhat different.
"29.10.2015 09:54:06" mancunion.com Manchester and UK universities’ build up stronger partnerships with China | The Mancunion New collaborations and investments with China have been set in occasion of the President Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK. To further strengthen industrial and financial ties with China, UK higher education institutions, in particular The University of Manchester, are pursuing closer collaboration with Chinese universities.
"28.10.2015 23:43:05" mancunion.com Manchester will always be home for anyone | The Mancunion Manchester's tolerant, accepting, and celebratory attitude is a wonderful thing, and a community in which we all should take part Manchester is a great and tolerant city; a city that is home to all who come here.
"28.10.2015 11:00:00" mancunion.com HOME Pick of the Week: The Lobster The Lobster is a poetically absurd comedy that invites the audience on a roller coaster of macabre plot twists Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, and Léa Seydoux in a bizarre psychological film that plays with the expectations and psyches of the watcher.
"28.10.2015 09:00:00" mancunion.com 24 per cent of students sacrifice learning materials to eat | The Mancunion Nearly a quarter of all students spend less than half of the recommended budget on food, and many sacrifice spending on university materials in order to eat Almost a quarter of students spend less than £15 a week on food, according to a Couponbox report.
"27.10.2015 21:00:00" mancunion.com Top 5: Double-sided Paintings | The Mancunion With a double-sided Picasso set to sell for £60 million, we take an eclectic look at paintings that speak to us behind their backs Whether conveying a deeper meaning, just to save some space, or as a joke, certain pieces of art throughout history have involved more than just the side facing the viewer.
"27.10.2015 19:00:01" mancunion.com 30 years before equality in football | The Mancunion A recent study by the Sports People's Think Tank found that there are just six black football/BME managers in England, reports Will Kelly Four per cent of the available coaching positions in English football are filled by BME people. How far are we from equality in the beautiful game?
"27.10.2015 17:00:02" mancunion.com Interview: Tom Robinson Legendary songwriter, activist and radio DJ Tom Robinson talks about gay rights, the Iraq war, and the ideal person to portray him on Life on Mars "Any great song is one that’s driven by passion and feeling. Not that I’d put my self in the bracket of great.”
"27.10.2015 14:30:01" mancunion.com The future's bright for Young Adult novels | The Mancunion Elizabeth Gibson gives an insight into Young Adult literature in her four YA novel reviews Young Adult literature is one of the most popular genres of today. With such strong books to choose from, they shouldn't just be limited to the under-18s.
"27.10.2015 12:08:58" mancunion.com Medical Students left out of contract negotiations | The Mancunion Manchester medical students feel their voices are not being heard in the attempt to reject changes to the contracts of junior doctors Junior doctors and medics marched to voice their dissatisfaction with new contract changes at the beginning of the month, but medical students still feel they've been neglected.
"27.10.2015 09:00:01" mancunion.com Pho Sho | The Mancunion Don’t get pho-mo, head on down to the Corn Exchange for some noodle goodness Pho Manchester provides fresh and fragrant food with a brilliant atmosphere, and is a strong new contender in Manchester's buzzing Asian food scene.
"26.10.2015 20:30:00" mancunion.com Feature: And the next Bond should be... With speculation flying high that Spectre will be Daniel Craig's last outing as 007, we give our picks here as to who should star as the next James Bond Following the release of SPECTRE today, six Mancunion Film critics have penned their suggestions for who would be best to fill Daniel Craig's shoes.
"26.10.2015 19:30:00" mancunion.com Get involved: Silicon Valley Comes to Manchester | The Mancunion Fancy yourself the next Mark Zuckerberg? SVC2Manchester is your chance to network with some of Silicon Valley's top business leaders and newest start-ups Prospective student entrepreneurs are all invited to Silicon Valley Comes to the UK's Manchester event where they can network and develop ideas.
"26.10.2015 17:00:01" mancunion.com Review: Beasts of No Nation Netflix's first original feature film, Beasts of No Nation, is a visually powerful and outstandingly well-acted portrayal of human conflict Netflix's first feature film, Beasts of No Nation, has been released, and it's a masterpiece of performance and visuals.
"26.10.2015 15:00:00" mancunion.com Has fashion gone too far? | The Mancunion After repeated faux pas by fashion retailers regarding the perceived glamourisation of serious mental illnesses, Kassi Allcock asks why this keeps happening "More issues than Vogue". "Hangxiety". Fashion retailers need to stop making light of serious mental health problems.
"26.10.2015 13:00:00" mancunion.com Is our pursuit of A.I. as intelligent as we think? | The Mancunion With artificial intelligence becoming more and more sophisticated, Ed John fears that we are undermining human experience With technology developing at an exponential rate in today's society, could pursuing the creation of intelligent robots and bodily augmentation lead us down the path to inhumanity?
"26.10.2015 11:02:54" mancunion.com Girls scared away from science by gender stereotyping | The Mancunion A report by the Institute of Physics suggests schools should do more to tackle ‘sexist banter’ that can discourage girls from pursuing careers in science A worrying report suggesting that little-tackled sexism in schools is leading to a significant lack of women in STEM careers has led to the Institute of Physics calling on schools to take action against "sexist banter":
"25.10.2015 19:30:01" mancunion.com Visa restrictions for international students is ‘racial discrimination’ | The Mancunion Students are being denied a visa to enter the UK based on the level of immigration offences in their country Young people from Nigeria, Pakistan, and India are amongst the most likely to have their visa applications denied as new Home Office rules are enforced.
"25.10.2015 16:30:00" mancunion.com Leading think tank proposes half a billion in cuts to Higher Education | The Mancunion Policy Exchange, a leading think tank, has proposed cuts to Higher Education grant funding, with the funds to be redirected to further education According to research by Policy Exchange, grant funding for universities should be cut in order to "safeguard" vocational and technical education.
"25.10.2015 13:24:53" mancunion.com Eyewitness: Chinese President visits Graphene Institute | The Mancunion Allie Liu reports on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the University of Manchester's Graphene centre When President Xi Jinping of China visited our university's own BAM - National Graphene Institute, Allie Liu was on site to see what was happening:
"23.10.2015 17:00:00" mancunion.com Union announces formal Trade Dispute and possible strike action | The Mancunion UMUCU has announced it will ballot its members for industrial action over the outsourcing of IT jobs After negotiations between unions and management broke down yet again, UMUCU has announced a formal Trade Dispute and will ballot its members for industrial action, perhaps even going as far as a strike.
"23.10.2015 15:13:00" mancunion.com University of Manchester takes enormous funding from fossil fuel giants | The Mancunion According to a Greenpeace investigation, the University of Manchester has taken £27.7 million in funds from fossil fuel giants including BP and Shell Greenpeace UK has revealed that since 2010 alone, the University of Manchester has received the most funding of any British university from fossil fuel companies including BP and Shell.
"23.10.2015 15:00:03" mancunion.com Kitchen to classroom | The Mancunion Ever wondered what really goes on behind the kitchen doors of a highbrow restaurant? Look no further Felix Sanders spent almost a year in a top restaurant, working initially as a dish-washer alongside some colourful characters.
"23.10.2015 13:00:00" mancunion.com How to measure a nation | The Mancunion Should we look at more than just GDP when judging success? Tristan Parsons examines other ways to measure how good a society is GDP, unemployment rates, inflation, national happiness... how should we go about measuring a country's success?
"23.10.2015 11:00:01" mancunion.com Fish out of water: Prog rock Cassie Hyde felt like stirring the waters, so we sent her three classic prog albums by Yes, king Crimson and Rush. Here's what she made of them Cassie Hyde was a self-professed progressive rock rookie. What did she think of the three prog classics she was sent?
"23.10.2015 09:00:00" mancunion.com Depression in sport: Defeating the stigma | The Mancunion Will Kelly reflects on the recent Fifpro survey, indicating that depression in professional football is widespread Many who suffer mental illness in professional sport do so in silence, which can have tragic consequences. What needs to be done to remove the stigma around depression?
"22.10.2015 18:00:02" mancunion.com An insider's view of the Tory party conference | The Mancunion Colm Lock provides an exclusive insight into the Conservative Party Conference and his jump onto the front pages of national newspapers We've seen the coverage from the outside looking in, but here's a unique account from the inside looking out, from the young Conservative whose encounter with a protester's launched egg saw him all over the next day's front pages.
"22.10.2015 15:00:01" mancunion.com Cambridge Master scolds student bullies for "sadistic initiation rites" | The Mancunion A University of Cambridge don has attacked "laddish" undergraduate students after the college's Freshers week initiation ceremonies this past month After witnessing the behaviour of students on a pub crawl, the Master of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge has condemned the "bullying" of new students by forcing them to drink excessively.
"22.10.2015 13:00:01" mancunion.com Relationship status: It's complicated | The Mancunion Dating, one night stands, hook ups, booty calls, randoms and flings. Finding love is more complicated than ever Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone finds themselves stuck in a complex love life that seems inescapable. It'll all be a funny story when you look back, however.
"22.10.2015 11:00:00" mancunion.com Review: Pan Pan is a horrific misfire that fails to do any justice to its iconic source material Yet another misguided attempt at a prequel-reboot that falls flat on its face from the start.
"22.10.2015 09:06:35" mancunion.com An Interview with PixelBomb Games | The Mancunion PixelBomb Games, the developers of the upcoming third-person shooter Beyond Flesh and Blood, sit down with us to discuss development of their first game We sat down with Pixelbomb Games, creators of Beyond Flesh and Blood, set in a post-apocalyptic Manchester, to talk about their creative process.