The Mancunion

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Daily Archives: 11th December 2017

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Manchester University “uncertain” two-year degrees will benefit disadvantaged

Several students have voiced concerns over whether students would get the same holistic all-round University experience during a two-year course

Photo: Listen Up Music Promotion

Interview: Solardo

Solardo’s James discusses the need to revive Manchester’s underground dance scene


Skate 4: A New Hope?

Why EA’s recent indiscretions with Star Wars may re-open the door for the fan favourite

Photo: Mark Lee @flickr

A day at F.C. United

Sports Editor Sam Cooper met up with the F.C. United Students’ Society to see what life is like at one of the biggest non-league clubs in the country

Hitler's Dad. Photo Credit: Virginia Saul

Review: Hitler’s Dad/Therese and Isabelle

The Drama Society present a double bill of short plays as part of the society’s Autumn Season

Photo: Manchester Academy Press

Live review: A Tribute to Manchester

A magnificent homage to Manchester’s cultural identity

Photo: Ian Cheek Press

Interview: DMA’S

‘Liam Gallagher came to our gig…he’s into it’ DMA’S’ Johnny chats about stepping things up for the second album

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Momentum’s ‘loyalty-tests’ are an affront to democracy

The group’s introduction of contracts for MPs undermines the Parliamentary tradition. But worst of all, they remove MPs’ rights to intellectual independence

Hundreds of refugees from Libya line up for food at a transit camp near the Tunisia-Libya border. 
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Britain’s shameful abandonment of Libya needs to end

The exposure of refugees being sold as slaves in Libya raises uncomfortable questions about our national debt of conscience

Photo: Callum Lunn @ The Mancunion

Live: We Were Promised Jetpacks

Callum Lunn thinks We Were Promised Jetpacks deserved a better audience

Photo: Joe Taylor

Mapping Sheffield Street

Sheffield Street is another hub of rejuvenation in Manchester, with small businesses reclaiming old railway arches as spaces for brewing and baking


Rugby League World Cup Final 2017: Australia 6-0 England

England’s dreams of World Cup glory end in heartbreak as Australia clinch their second consecutive title in the competition