The Mancunion

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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Photos: Mikey @Flickr

Pangaea recovery

Eva Katz, our Head Lifestyle Editor, gives her tips for dealing with the 24 hours following your Panagaea experience.

Photo: Press shot

Review: Wit

Wit at the Royal Exchange Theatre, featuring Julie Hesmondhalgh, is an intensely emotional but also sharply funny story of a dying academic’s attempts to come to terms with her mortality

Photo: Students for Europe

Students for Europe launches nationally and locally

The Students for Europe, a cross-party pro-EU group has been launched to galvanise students ahead of the European Referendum

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As humans, should we play God?

Colm Lock asks what right we have to play God as human beings with those born with Down’s syndrome

Minshull Street Crown Court. Photo: thurm @Flickr

The British obsession with Higher Education needs to stop

Luke Williams argues we need to look at other education alternatives to university when people leave school

The halls of residence where Human Biology and Infectious Diseases student Samantha MacDonald took her life: Eddie Coleman Court and John Lester Court, Salford, Greater Manchester. Photo: salford_ian @Flickr

Inquest records suicide at University of Salford over grades

A student at the University of Salford hid her depression and jumped to her death in her halls of residence after obtaining a 2:2 in her second year

The statue that stands at Oriel College. Photo: mifl68 @Flickr

Rhodes statue will not fall at Oxford

Controversial statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes will remain at Oriel College Oxford following a consultation in which there was “overwhelming support” to keep it

Olivia Palermo is the epitome of stylish work attire
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Work it

Rebecca Thomas teaches you how to swap Fallowfield chic for the world of the work place wardrobe

Photo: New Look

Out with the old and in with the stylish

Perisha Kudhail clears out your closet and helps you create a new look for a new year

Pearl Ahrens, 18, is one of the campaigners working towards achieving more affordable housing for students living in London. Photo: The Mancunion

UCL student strike action for rent cuts continues

Strikers are withholding more than a quarter of a million pounds in accommodation fees to pressure the university into cutting rents by 40 per cent

Photo: StudioCanal

HOME Pick of the Week: The Assassin

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin is a stunningly beautiful yet subtle film that represents martial arts cinema at its absolute finest

Photo: Album Artwork

Album: Savages – Adore Life

On their sophomore album, Savages have taken a regressive step into their comfort zone