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Daily Archives: 4th March 2013

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As it happened: #ManchesterVotes hustings – Education and Community Officers

A famous man once declared his priorities to be ‘Education, Education, Education.’ Tonight, eight candidates will look to follow his lead.

University of Manchester Students’ Union, where the talk took place. Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs

‘I was right to secretly record vile homophobia on campus,’ says Cortbus

Colin Cortbus says he was right to record a meeting of the ‘Global Aspirations of Women’’ society where a speaker said ‘homosexuals would be killed in an ideal world’

£3700 was spent to close Oxford Road, and £1560 on a performance by Misha B. Photo: Luchia Houghton-Lloyd

‘Reclaim the Night’ cost Union £7k

But the figures show “not even half of the picture”, says Tabz O’Brien-Butcher

One of the glass "fins" shattered on Thursday. Photo: Anthony Organ

More shattered glass at ‘Calamity Commons’

Building’s troubles continue as exterior glass “fin” shatters unexpectedly and the surrounding area is cordoned off

Delegate election "not based on experience, based on passion and skills". Photo: UMAS

UK’s biggest Model Arab League to convene

Twelve universities to send delegates

Prof Parker's suspension by MMU was protested worldwide. Photo: Ian Parker

‘I am not the only member of staff who has been under attack at MMU,’ says Parker

Internationally renowned Professor says ‘sorry’ to sudents in open letter after quitting MMU following ‘bullying and harassment’

The poster for the event which took place last Thursday

Diversity candidate fears ‘HateGate’ speaker’s career might be damaged

Diversity and Women’s Officer candidates debate in first hustings hosted by Student Media

The absent Diversity Officer Saad Wahid, has pulled out of the running for Gen Sec, making it a four-horse race.  Photo: Manchester Students' Union

Exec officer stranded in Pakistan after passport blunder

– Diversity Officer has been gone for 5 weeks
– Saad Wahid expected to return to campaign for
General Secretary

Clinic's striking visual style remains a powerful tool, seven records in. Photo: Matt Karp

Live: Clinic

The enigmatic Liverpool outfit played an assured set at the Deaf Institute