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Monthly Archives: August 2017

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“It’s not over yet” — Manchester’s absence from NSS rankings marks huge success for boycott campaign

A week after the NSS rankings were released, The Mancunion talks to Education Officer Emma Atkins who is adamant the work cannot stop here

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Top 5: US TV Dramas

With new seasons of Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks underway, Jamie McEvoy runs down the top 5 US TV dramas currently available on air and online

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Top universities discriminate against A-Level subjects typically chosen by poorer students

On the eve of A-level results day, a study finds that some A-Level choices are keeping poorer students out of elite universities

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Review: Game of Thrones — Eastwatch

Crucial character moments scream for more runtime as the plot armour thickens

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Review: Fargo – Season 3

In its third season, the TV series inspired by the Coen Brothers’ 1996 film of the same name is possibly the best so far

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Run for your life!

Anokhi Shah runs through some of the many benefits a brisk jog can have

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Review: The Ghoul

Directorial debutante Gareth Tunley’s The Ghoul marks a statement of intent from the Brit, yet ultimately lacks clarity and focus

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Push Doctor launches grant for medical students

Students studying at UK universities can now apply for cash grants from the digital healthcare brand

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Review: Okja

How a CGI superpig could be Netflix’s saving grace

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Preview: The Tequila Festival is coming to Manchester

Salt and limes at the ready!

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“Brave, political decisions” must be made to resolve the North-South death rate divide

Premature death rates in the North are alarmingly high, and co-author of the University of Manchester report that found this, Iain Buchan, tells The Mancunion that investment is needed at a national level to rectify the problem

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Review: Ozark

Breaking Bad goes rural in Netflix’s latest big series