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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Photo: Fever 105

Club: Fever 105 presents Greg Wilson

The cavernous space of Club Academy dampens the expertise of Greg Wilson

Doxycycline was one of the common antibiotics used in the tests. Photo: Cavutto @Flickr

Dinner conversation with 8 year old leads to cancer breakthrough

An informal chat between a Manchester cancer research scientist and his young daughter has led to the discovery that simple antibiotics could be used to treat cancer

NOVA / Starchaser 4, the largest rocket ever to take off from the UK. Photo: Mark Skeet @Flickr

Starchaser Industries – the sky is not the limit!

Steve Bennett, the CEO of Starchaser Industries, gave an interesting talk on how his company plan to be at the forefront of UK space tourism

Factory 251. Photo: Matthew Ireland.

Pickpocket arrested in Factory 251 had eight mobile phones hidden in trousers

A pickpocket has been arrested after being found in Factory with eight mobile phones hidden down his trousers

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SU presents: The Vagina Monologues

Women’s Campaign and the SU will stage the witty, outrageous play which gives voice to the female experience

The image that was allowed to be presented at the Refreshers' Fair. Photo: University of Manchester Free Speech and Secular Society

Charlie Hebdo cartoon banned from Refreshers’ Fair

The University of Manchester Students’ Union has been accused of unfair censorship for disallowing the Charlie Hebdo front cover on Students’ Union premises during the Refreshers’ fair

Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece and leader of Syriza. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Student activists learn from radical left Syriza Youth in Athens

Union Education Officer and 20 others made the journey to Greece during the snap elections which saw socialist coalition Syriza take power in Athens

The main entrance of the Stopford Building, where the incident took place. Photo: The University of Manchester

Man brandishing knife arrested outside Stopford Building

A 32-year-old man has appeared before magistrates after being arrested and charged with possession of a bladed article outside the Stopford Building

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Preview: Stevie Wonderland to host the first ever roller disco in Academy one

Stevie Wonderland’s second birthday is to be celebrated by hosting the first ever roller disco in Academy 1’s history, starring Parisian DJ Breakbot.

Photo: 20th Century Fox

Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

Eleanor Stead feels that Ridley Scott’s latest fails to put the ‘epic’ in Biblical Epic

Photo: Columbia Pictures

Review: Annie

Elliot Coen implores you to avoid the new remake of Annie at all costs

Photo: Universal Pictures

Review: Unbroken

Amna Shaddad wasn’t inspired by Unbroken’s attempts to portray heroism