Research by a team from the University of Manchester has shown that graphene can be used to target and neutralise cancer stem cells
- » Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus
— In a debate over free speech on campus, the controversial front cover of the memorial edition of Charlie Hebdo, depicting the prophet Muhammad, was revealed unannounced
- » Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the Community
— Halls 2 Home is a project which aims to support students in their transition from halls to private accommodation. It was created by Manchester Student Homes and works in partnership with the university's Pastoral Care Team, involving a programme of awarenesseampaigns, events and resource documents which aim to improve student integration in off-campus areas
- » Students occupy LSE
— Occupy LSE locked themselves in the Vera Anstey Suite and released a list of demands that would remove the neoliberal agenda from higher education
- » UKIP chairman advocates “a UN nuclear deterrent”
— A General election debate at the University of Manchester brought together representatives from the five major political parties
- » Naa storms to landmark Gen Sec win
— The new Executive committee has six females on it, and Acquah becomes the first black female General Secretary in the Union's history, in an already-historical race
- » Harry Leslie Smith inspires students to vote for their future
— In light of the dramatic drop in students registered to vote, Harry Leslie Smith a 92 year old activist spoke to students about the importance of voting and why this generation and general election could go down as the most important since 1945.
Skill needs to be emphasized over singing, argues James Haughton
- » Hopping for hopscotch
— Despite having a terrible injury whilst playing for univarsity, Alice Smith is determined to raise money for Ugandan playgrounds
- » The Munich Air Disaster Remembered
— Sports Editor Will Kelly reflects on the Munich Air Disaster
- » Debate: The FA Cup is dead
— Andrew and Tom discuss the future of Football's most famous competition
- » Galacti-bores
— The Galacticos in Manchester proved to be nothing more than a financial honey-trap
- » Ice hockey bound for first-ever North West Varsity
— Manchester Universities' Ice Hockey Club is set to take on newcomers Liverpool John Moores University in a winner-take-all Varsity at Silverblades Widnes on 4th December.
- » The Imitation Game
— Despite popular opinion, more fans dosen't equate to greater success
In light of the tragic Germanwings crash, Joe Evans looks critically at how we thirst for constant news, and how this leads to hysteria and misinformation
- » Procrastination by watching TV is good for us!
- » Feminism: Challenging inequality or pernicious social engineering?
- » Beware the flying of the flag
- » Why we should restrict offensive speculative journalism
Gemma Sowerby meets two second year MBS students building a successful global business focused on charity and transparency
- » Are universities fuelling fracking?
- » Exclusive: President and Vice-Chancellor Rothwell defends her salary and flight expenses
- » 2015 Union Executive elections: The candidates
- » Unveiling the veil: Oppression or liberation?
With March being Women's History Month, Leonie Dunn looks at five of the top feminist works from manifestos to fiction
- » A rich box of delights: A short guide to medieval literature
- » “De Profundis” by Oscar Wilde – review
- » Review: Hawaiian Shirts in the Electric Chair, by Scott Laudati