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Daily Archives: 16th September 2013

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Should we trust league tables?

Alice Rigby discusses the subjective nature of university rankings and the contradictions they produce…

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Does porn empower women?

In light of the controversial University debate, Charlotte Green and Alice Rigby question whether pornography can ever empower women

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Why ‘trolls’ are endangering public debate

Alice Rigby looks at the threat of violence in public debate, and how it got there…

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My Political Hero: Mel Smith

Joe Anthony explains why comedian and satirist Mel Smith is his political hero…

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Pub Crawl: A boozy wander up Oxford Road

A guide to Oxford Road’s watering holes

The Veggie Cafe is being forced into moving to a smaller premises, the Students' Union is now supporting its plight  Photo: Jonathan Breen

Is this the end of our Veggie Café?

‘Campus treasure’ forced to make way for University ‘Masterplan’

Manchester has fallen to a five-year low according to one ranking system  Photo: University of Manchester

Manchester drops in world rankings

University falls in two world ranking systems, hitting five-year low in one

All four attacks took place close to Manchester Piccadilly station.

Piccadilly rapist convicted

Thomas Hall raped three women and sexually assaulted another in just one hour

Katie Price was known to frequent the Circle Club   Photo: Fireballk2588 @Flickr

VIP club shut after fight

Police were called to the ‘Circle Club’ after 20 people were involved in a violent altercation

Writer Julie Bindel said she is not deterred from returning to University of Manchester despite the opposition she received from students  Photo: courtesy of Julie Bindel

Speaker quits porn debate after rape and death threats

Debate causes controversy, with backlash from students and planned protests

Professor Davis's new book on genetic attraction.

The smell of love

The science behind sniffing out your perfect match