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Irresponsible media responses such as this front page story serve to perpetuate hysteria, not clarity. Photo: The Daily Mail

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"We base our struggle on principles of equality, direct democracy, solidarity, mutual care and support." Photo: Occupy LSE

Students occupy LSE

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In the run up to the General Election we question the youth branches of each politcal party. Photo: The Mancunion

Political Party Profiles

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Paul Birch: "If people are consuming alcohol or drugs they should be doing it on an informed basis" Photo: CISTA

Interview: Paul Birch, founder of UK party for

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Irresponsible media responses such as this front page story serve to perpetuate hysteria, not clarity. Photo: The Daily Mail

24 hours on air

The tragic consequences of the Germanwings flight which this week was crashed into the Alps prompted a mass media outpouring. Within hours ...

"We base our struggle on principles of equality, direct democracy, solidarity, mutual care and support." Photo: Occupy LSE

Students occupy LSE

A group of students at the London School of Economics have occupied a central administration room at the university in protest of ...

In the run up to the General Election we question the youth branches of each politcal party. Photo: The Mancunion

Political Party Profiles

The Mancunion spoke to youth branches from the Students' Union of the five main political parties running in this year’s general election. The ...

Paul Birch: "If people are consuming alcohol or drugs they should be doing it on an informed basis" Photo: CISTA

Interview: Paul Birch, founder of UK party for a review into cannabis law

CISTA, which stands for Cannabis Is Safer Than Alcohol, is a newly emerged political party which is campaigning for a Royal Commission ...

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  • Graphene oxide flakes interacting with cell membranes. Photo: University of Manchester

    Breaking the tumour-sphere: Graphene shows anti-cancer properties

    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
    25 Mar — 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
    18 Mar — 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
    18 Mar — 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”
    17 Mar — 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
    15 Mar — 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
    15 Mar — 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.

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