The Mancunion

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Yearly Archives: 2016

Photo: Wall in Palestine @Flickr

Three reasons to oppose the Boycott Israel movement

In light of the SU’s decision to endorse the BDS campaign, Sam Glover asks whether the global boycott movement is the best route to progress

Photo: Cil Barnett-Neefs

University of Manchester Students’ Union backs BDS

After the Students’ Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement

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2016, psychedelia and The Beatles

2016 has seen the build up of events of the last few decades finally burst — and The Beatles saw it coming

Photo: The Neighbourhood

Project invites people to submit the strangest gift ideas

A Northern Quarter creative agency are asking people to submit their strangest gift ideas,to raise awareness for children’s charity Wood Street Mission

Photo: Manchester Enterprise Centre

Manchester Enterprise Centre launch Venture Further 2017

The competition offers UoM students and recent alumni a chance to receive expert feedback on their business ideas and the chance to get their business off the ground

Photo: Nathan Keirn @ Wikimedia Commons

The devilish web

In times of such high political stakes, we need to move away from social media and onto the street in a more inclusive effort for change

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Live: Peter Doherty

Messy, chaotic, dangerous, and something we don’t see enough of anymore: It’s classic Peter Doherty

Photo: Museum of Science & Industry

Review: The Infinite Monkey Cage

Megan Harvey reports on seeing the comedy science duo in front of a live audience at the Museum of Science & Industry

Photo: Album Artwork

Album: Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love

Childish Gambino confidently trades rap for funk with his latest release, writes James Gill

Photo: Nancy Colbert

Live: Honeyblood

With their refreshingly modest and empowering performance, Honeyblood are ones to watch, writes Nancy Colbert

Photo: Paul Hudson @flickr

Live: VANT

VANT’s energetic live performance as main support for Nothing But Thieves have the audience roaring for more, writes Amy Matthews

Photo: Paul Hudson @flickr

Interview: VANT

Amy Matthews sits down with rockers VANT to talk about Theresa May, Manchester crowds and their forthcoming album DUMB BLOOD.