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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Photo: Album Artwork

Campus Confidential: Five Days North

I sat down with student band Five Days North to discover the secret to being unsigned and still amassing over 1,000 likes on Facebook

Photo: Emilia Castles.

A Taste of Freakout Honey

Alex Daniel samples the nectar of young local psych outfit Freakout Honey, or ‘the artists formerly known as The Boris Johnson Massacre’

Photo: altogetherfool @ Flickr

Spending review: What does it mean for students?

Wednesday’s spending review heralds massive cuts for student nurses and higher education more broadly

Photo: The Christmas Dinner

Lemn Sissay’s Christmas Dinner

Many care leavers spend Christmas Day away from family and friends, with no definite place to go, and often feeling desolate. Lemn Sissay is doing his bit to give something back

Photo: The Weekly Bull @Flickr

Be wary of the march to war

With MPs soon due to vote on extending British airstrikes to Syria, Tristan Parsons looks at and debunks some of the myths surrounding the debate

Photo: The Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Spending Review: What does it mean for Greater Manchester?

The combined spending review and autumn statement devolves further powers and responsibilities to Greater Manchester

Photo: Charlotte Rose Ford

Stranger leaves £20 for struggling student

A random act of kindness has been applauded widely on social media after a stranger in the SU café donated a Manchester student the £20 she really needed

Photo: Tariq Ali

In conversation with Tariq Ali

Left wing giant Tariq Ali sits down with William Brown to discuss student power, the world today, and his hopes and fears for the future

Photo: The Mancunion

Christmas markets evacuated in “stupid and silly” hoax bomb scare

A 19-year-old man remains in custody for claiming a ‘package’ had been left in the Albert Square Christmas markets


Anxiety: The Unwanted Guest

Perisha Kudhail explores the issue of social anxiety that is becoming ever more prevalent in our student society

Photo: simone-walsh @Flickr

Sport in the City: The Fifth Manchester ‘Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash’

There’s more to sport in Manchester than City and United: With this week’s spotlight on the Fifth Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash

Photo: ajourneyroundmyskull @Flickr

Top 5: Books the Tories should read

Joely Thomas has some reading recommendations for the Tories and their supporters