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Daily Archives: 7th October 2012

Fields of Grey. Photo: Joel C Fildes

Filled with Grey

Sophie Lipton reviews the new play at The Contact Theatre, Fields of Grey.

Tens of thousands of volunteers contributed to the success of the London 2012 Olympics (Photo: Panasonic UK)

‘I made the Games’: a volunteer’s account of the London Olympics

Games Maker Ally Mitchell shares her experiences of the London Games

The everyday chore of ironing - halfway up a mountain (Photo: b1ue5ky@flickr)

Bizarre Sports #4 – Extreme Ironing

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week: Extreme Ironing

Squash is competing for a spot in the 2020 Olympics. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Club Profile: Squash

The Mancunion speaks to committee member Jack Carnill about the University of Manchester Squash Club

Stefania demonstrating her pole fitness skills. Photo: Morgan Hammond

Club Profile: Pole Fitness

The Mancunion speaks to Stefania Chaplin, member of the University’s Pole Fitness Club

Students rated University of Manchester Students' Union in the National Student Survey  Photo: Jonny Whiting

Average rating for Students’ Union in NSS

Students rated Manchester students’ union in an annual national student satisfaction survey, the first time a union question was included

Star Wars a New Hope is one of the best remembered of 1977's film offerings

A Year In Film: 1977

Charlotte Mather takes us through her memorable year in film

This shit is bananas. Photo: Jessica Hardiman


We sent Alexandra Williams to check out Gorilla, a brand spanking new gin parlour

Tame Impala - Lonerism

Album: Tame Impala – Lonerism

Lonerism strikes a delicate balance between celebrating its influences and outright copying them

Band Night

University of Manchester Music Society Band Night

Jabez Clegg
26th September 2012

Warning: this game may get you Berry inebriated

Great British Bake Off Drinking Game

In knead of a game to prove you’ve been bread for drinking?