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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Netball is one of 31 sports featured in the Christie Cup. Photo: Kay Lubwika

Christie Cup swan song for netball teams

Leavers go out with a bang against Leeds and Liverpool

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From the vault: The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow

Ten years on, we look back at the moment The Shins delivered on their lo-fi promise – with one of the great modern indie rock records

Photo: Captured Tracks

Interview: Wild Nothing

Jack Tatum talks balancing college and songwriting, non-stop touring and his love of Manchester

The Doors - L.A Woman. Photo: @Wikipedia

From the Vault: The Doors – L.A. Woman

“The Doors at their blues-rock best, and its mere existence is a miracle in itself.”

The new Mancunion Societies Section

The Best of Societies 2012-13

Find out what societies at the University of Manchester have achieved this year, from raising thousands of pounds for charity, to organising sell-out shows and competing in national competitions

Frank Turner. Photo: freeloosedirt@flickr

Interview: Frank Turner

Ol Urwin talks Thatcher, community and new album with Frank Turner.

Head to 'the best pub in the University vicinity', The Salutation, for that much needed pint. Photo: sgwarnog2010 @Flickr

Celebratory sipping

As the academic year draws to a close, Ben Walker advises on that essential post-exam tipple

University Challenge, Manchester Team 2013 © BBC

As it happened: University Challenge final 2013

Reigning champions the University of Manchester take on University College, London as they bid to secure their place in history. Join us for live, comprehensive coverage – and exclusive reaction from the quiz quartet themselves – from 7pm.

Photo: Courtesy of UMRLFC

As it happened: Rugby League Varsity – University of Salford vs University of Manchester

Welcome to our live coverage of the Manchester Rugby League Varsity.

Photo: Annie Muir

The Working Class Movement Library

Annie Muir’s finds some stirring stuff in Salford’s Working Class Movement Library

Dickens (left) vs. Trollope (right)

Why Anthony Trollope is a Better Version of Charles Dickens

Elizabeth Mitchell argues that one of the most prolific writers of all time deserves the same reputation as his overexposed contemporary, Dickens