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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Photo: The University of Manchester

The Manchester Anthology

New writers make their mark in The Manchester Anthology

Photo: Beowulf Sheehan

The Booker of Bookers

Books Editor Annie Muir looks back at the ultimate Booker Prize winner, Midnight’s Children

The Armitage Centre has long been the hub of Sport Manchester

Armitage Centre renovated: ‘We wanted to create a world class venue.’

In 2002, the Armitage Centre was at the heart of the Commonwealth Games and it was seen as a highly valued asset for University of…

Manchester will be hoping for a more consistent performance against MMU.

Frustrating start for Manchester’s men

Manchester men’s rugby union team preparation for the varsity took a hit with a defeat against the University of Nottingham at the Armitage centre. The…

One dead, six hospitalised photo:WHP logo

One dead, eight hospitalised at WHP opening weekend

32-year-old woman in coma after Friday 4th October show
Drug-testing initiative to take place at club

Wadd Mohammed as the title character

On Your Bike!

Saudi Arabian Cinema Flexes Our Critical Gaze


The Pussy Riot incarceration, repeated abuses of civil liberties and now damaging anti-gay laws

Charlotte Green explains why the University of Manchester should be at the forefront of student pressure on Russia

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Microsoft’s Mixed Messages

The biggest event in the gaming calendar is always E3, the gaming show held in Los Angeles annually. This year’s E3 did not disappoint. Microsoft…

It's the law of the jungle at Pangaea. Photo: Ben Anderson

Pangaea: an unexpected success

A Pangaea during Freshers seemed like a gamble. But, says Lifestyle Editor Moya Crockett, it’s one that paid off.

Unknown pleasures: sun, sea and students. Photo: Roma Stacey

Travel: Unknown Festival

ANOTHER festival in Croatia? Joe Hand gives his verdict on Warehouse Project’s Unknown.

Robin Thicke's hit song 'Blurred Lines' has stirred worldwide controversy

Should we hate those ‘Blurred Lines’?

Manchester Students’ Union is yet to join the ban on Robin Thicke’s hit song

Photo: Jane Perry

Helen Isserlis talks teenage angst, Spike Milligan and e-cigarettes

Emerging poet Helen Isserlis talks to Books Editor Esmé Clifford Astbury