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Daily Archives: 7th November 2016

Photo: Manchester City FC

Mancunion Editor wins ‘opportunity of a lifetime’

Harry Newton, Head Sports Editor for The Mancunion has won the chance to be Manchester City’s resident student reporter

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Has Apple gone too far?

The Apple MacBook Pro has become a staple for the modern university student. But with rising prices and a questionable change in key features — will this remain the case for long?

Photo: Manchester Swing Dance Society

Societies spotlight: Swing Dance Society

Verity Longley, Chair of University of Manchester Swing Dance Society, talks to Rachel Oelbaum about t-shirts, being queen and — of course — dancing

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Things I wish I knew in first year

First year is the perfect time to enjoy all aspects of University life, and it is a shame to waste it by doing nothing

Photo: UoM Comedy Society

Review: University of Manchester Comedy Society stand-up night

Roma Havers reviews the University of Manchester Comedy Society’s first open mic night

Photo: Jeni Lambert

Live: KT Tunstall

After a kaleidoscopic performance, KT Tunstall is certainly no shrinking violet, concludes Jeni Lambert

Photo: Royal Exchange Theatre

Review: B!RTH Festival’s USA & Brazil

The Royal Exchange Theatre opened its third day of the B!RTH festival with a bang, with two plays covering the experiences from Brazil and the USA

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United Player Ratings: Manchester United vs Burnley

The Spaniards shone but Ibrahimovic spooked, United were held to a frustrating draw by Burnley

Photo: Film 4 Productions

Review: American Honey

Andrea Arnold’s latest offering about a young girl who leaves home to travel with a free-spirited group of magazine sellers is a tense, yet perfect road movie

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Live: Ninja Tune – Warehouse Project

Oscar Talbot goes undercover to a sinister world of loud bass and murky corners at Ninja Tune’s Warehouse Project

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Preview: Nocturnal Animals

Director Tom Ford’s second endeavour

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The Persistence of Memory

Laura Joyce gives an insight into the relevance of surrealism, and how Salvador Dali’s friendship with Walt Disney saved his beloved animated studios