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Daily Archives: 14th November 2016

The Trafford Centre. Photo: Graham Walton @ Flickr

The Trafford Centre: Not your average shopping experience

To celebrate Intu Trafford Centre’s 18th birthday, we explore the inspiration behind its creation

Photo: Emily Oulton

A student life: the prince of Panto Society

Emma Shanks caught up with Bradley Pascall, this year’s Social Secretary of UOM’s Panto Society

Photo: Manchester University Quidditch Club

A student life: the quidditch player

We spoke to Livi Dickinson about being a quidditch player at university

Photo: Adrianna Calvo@Pexels

Feature: Fifteen years of the iPod – how has Apple’s gamble shaken up the music industry?

The iPod was introduced by Apple fifteen years ago, and we feel old. Rebekah Shaw asks: what has the technology of the millennium brought for music?

Photo: The Mancunion

A student life: the free speech advocate

Jo Mitchison a member of the University of Manchester’s Free Speech and Secular Society, claims the culture of not engaging with controversial opinions is to blame for the success of Trump and Brexit

Photo: Album Artwork

Top 5: Spoken Word Songs

The concept of a spoken word song seems almost contradictory and yet these songs are arguably some of the most powerful and emotionally evocative recorded, writes Katie Shepherd.

Photo: Shirlaine Forrest @flickr

Live: PJ Harvey

A sinister, enthralling set from the award-winning singer proves PJ Harvey’s worth as one of contemporary music’s greatest assets, writes Jack Ashworth

Photo: Jeni Lambert

Live: The Cadillac Three

Straight outta Nashville, The Cadillac Three thrill with more power than even mighty Zeus could handle, writes Jeni Lambert

Photo: Julien @Flickr

Live: Christine and the Queens

The French pop troupe pop the question, writes Ben Lomax — and the answer is a resounding ‘yes’

Photo: Katie Shepherd

Live: Courteeners

Katie Shepherd reports from a humble hometown instore show played by The Courteneers

Photo: Bas Vermolen @Flickr

Please fix the bike pump

The bike pump outside the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons looks helpful, but is actually a danger to all cyclists

Photo: Kevin Harber

AIDS-related deaths could be reduced with anti-fungal drugs

On-going research in early diagnosis and correct treatment of fungal infections suggests many lives could be saved amongst HIV/AIDS sufferers