The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Daily Archives: 27th September 2016

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Top 5: book recommendations from your university peers

Students from different areas of the university offer up their suggestions for a book to read this semester

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New EFL Trophy hit by #BTeamBoycott

As the tournament enters its second round next week, the League will hope for fewer empty seats and fan protests

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Standing up for safe-standing

West Ham’s teething problems at their new ground demonstrate why introducing safe-standing would benefit all supporters

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The “Real” Model

The fashion industry is presenting the globe with “real” models; women who are supposedly “much more like us”. But what is like us? What makes a model “real”? And what is the reason behind this new categorisation?

Photo: David Brierley

Get Involved: Manchester Shotokan Karate Club

David Brierley talks about the positives of getting involved with karate at the university

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The New Age of Fashion? Designers unveil seasonless fashion collections

This fashion week saw designers reveal a new seasonless collection, available to buy straight off the runway.

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Top 5: Post-Freshers Comedown

Freshers is over and the fact that you’ve got a 9am tomorrow physically hurts. Flop down into your beanbag chair for the Mancunion’s top five songs for the post-freshers comedown

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Research shows 10 per cent increase in student rent on last year

New research shows that student rents are continuing to rise despite controversy, with Manchester averaging a 7 per cent increase over the past year

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Dorm Sweet Dorm: Decorating to fight homesickness

Arriving at The University of Manchester is as exhilarating as it is emotionally challenging. Here are a few ways to decorate your dorm room to boost your mood and battle homesickness

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Uninsured students left vulnerable

Students have been found to be twice as likely as other groups of adults to be burgled by Back Me Up

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Who are FC United of Manchester and Salford City?

While Manchester City and Manchester United battle it out at the top of English football, two other teams in Manchester have a very interesting battle on their hands

Photo: Piki Films

Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Taika Waititi’s latest film layers the beauty of New Zealand’s landscape with both comedy and sentimentality