The Mancunion

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Daily Archives: 9th October 2016

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Review: The Emperor

An exceptional performance that made every theatre-goer sharply question what they thought they knew, with stunning physicality, originality and respect for a troubling story

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To knee or not to knee?

San Francisco 49’ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick elected to sit during the national anthem which he claimed oppresses black people and people of colour

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Feature: Louis Theroux; A force to be reckoned with

With the release of My Scientology Movie approaching, we look back at Theroux’s career as documentary film maker and talk about his latest work, Savile

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Freshers’ Guide: Societies 101

Want to get stuck in to student life, but not sure where to start? Check out our guide to the societies that have something to offer everyone

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Design Manchester 2016

Design Manchester returns between 12th-23rd October, we give a preview of some of the most interesting events on the calendar this year

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How to combat ‘freshers’ face’

Is your skin suffering from partying too hard in Freshers’ Week? We give some helpful tips on how to combat freshers’ face, including the best type of alcohol to drink to reduce the effects of a wild night out

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Review: Gypsy Queen

Though moving and at times hysterical, Rob Ward’s Gypsy Queen didn’t quite meet its potential

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich: After The Rain

Alex Halksworth reviews an emotional new release from Benjamin Francis Leftwich

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The shambles that is the Labour defence policy

Labour’s defence policy does more to expose the party’s weaknesses than protect those it claims to

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Feature: What it’s like to go to the Venice Film Festival

On location at Mostra Internazionale D’Arte Cinematografica, la Biennale Venezia 2016

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Combatting Freshers’ Flu

Feeling a bit under the weather? Read on for some useful tips on how to take care of yourself this semester

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Preview: Less Than Jake

Dust off your checkerboard suspenders — Less Than Jake are coming to the Ritz this Monday