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Yearly Archives: 2017

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Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket’s gruesome tales are reimagined for the screen as a Netflix series triumphs once again

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Remembering: Holocaust Memorial Day

This Holocaust Memorial Day, Naa Acquah, General Secretary of the University of Manchester Students’ Union, reflects on her experience visiting Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camp

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Student Manchester City tickets available in the Students’ Union

From £16-£21 buy your tickets for Manchester City games from the Students’ Union helpdesk

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NUS react to Ipsos MORI’s early release of the NSS

The NUS claim the early release of the National Student Survey shows “IPSOS MORI is bricking it”, over the NUS’s boycott of the survey

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Interview: Lizzie Nunnery

The Mancunion’s Theatre editor Brogen Campbell talks to writer Lizzie Nunnery about her play ‘Narvik’

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Moving to China is too good an opportunity to miss for footballers

Premier League football supporters are livid at their beloved football stars moving to China, but is it really just a wonderful opportunity they can not turn down?

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Presidential pondering: A philosophical analysis

What are the real reasons that made the American public choose Trump to be their commander-in-chief, and what does it mean for the United States?

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Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

An impressive display from Manchester City wasn’t enough to take all three points unfortunately, as Spurs clawed back a 2-2 draw at The Etihad Stadium

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Album: The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody

The Flaming Lips return with an album that is characteristically heavy on the atmosphere, unicorns and Miley Cyrus vocals, but light on memorable tunes

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Live: The Julie Ruin

The Riot Grrrl veteran returns to Manchester with band in tow and plays a show that refuses to rest on the laurels of past successes, writes Cassie Hyde

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Live: Shura

Rounding off the year on home turf, Shura’s catchy dance-pop is unfortunately let down by a static performance that lacks variety, writes Cassie Hyde

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Album: The xx – I See You

The interplay between the xx’s members is evident in an album which is both instrumentally varied and emotionally intimate, making I See You their strongest album yet, writes James Gill