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Yearly Archives: 2017

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Brexit Britain: lessons from the 2016 Olympics

From the Olympics to the Tour De France, 2016 was a year full of British sporting success stories. But what can they teach us about national identity, immigration and Brexit?

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The half-empty promise of Dry January

Elliott Mills takes a stern look into the pint glass with a precise analysis of the merits, difficulties, and confusions of Dry January

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Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses claimant

The Sunday Times reported that Dame Nancy Rothwell’s expenses are the highest among UK university chiefs, as well as revealing that Vice-Chancellors had claimed expenses for bottles of water and slices of cake

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Sergio Ramos: The best defender in the world

Dane Massey makes the case for why the Real Madrid centre back is so good

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NUS Vice-President caught on film planning to oust President

An NUS Vice-President was filmed by an undercover Al Jazeera reporter admitting that he was involved in organising groups working against the NUS President Malia Bouattia

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Album: David Bowie – No Plan EP

William Bain deliver’s The Mancunion’s verdict on the deceased icon’s final recordings: a fond farewell to an exceptional career

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MUFC Player Ratings: Manchester United vs Sunderland

Could David Moyes return to haunt Old Trafford? How did United’s players play against their former manager?

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Standing opens for the 2017 Exec elections

Standing in the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union Exec elections is now open to students until the 17th of February

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Baroness Deech’s claims that UoM is a ‘no-go’ for Jewish Students criticised

UJS and Manchester J-Soc have dismissed Baroness Deech’s claims that Jewish Students are unlikely to attend Manchester University due to anti-Semitism within the student body

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Fraudulent degree selling websites targeted

The government are cracking down on companies who are duping students into acquiring fraudulent degrees

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Why Manchester Students’ Union supports BDS

Sara Khan defends the SU’s support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign, and challenges claims that the movement is anti-Semitic

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Album: Run the Jewels — Run the Jewels 3

Fiery and fluid, the hip-hop duo’s surprise third album is their best yet, writes Madeleine Jones