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Yearly Archives: 2017

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Wayne Rooney: record-breaker

Rooney is as good as Henry and Suárez in the Premier League era

Photo: Elizabeth Gibson

Poet of the week: Elizabeth Gibson

Elizabeth Gibson is the first of weekly published poets in The Mancunion

Photo: Ellie Welch

Review: A Minger’s Tale by R. B. N. Bookmark

Ellie Welch reviews this recent book from a local Manchester writer

Photo: Cancer Research UK Race for Life

Race for Life in the New Year!

Struggling to stick to your New Year’s resolutions? Why not sign up for the Race for Life, and give yourself a goal to aim for

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Sunderland in Crisis: The Myth of Positive Relegation

With Sunderland looking destined for relegation, they will lose a lot of revenue and struggle to get back into the Premier League

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Is ‘relatable’ online content homogenising us?

Our emotional and expressive capacities are changing the age of the meme

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‘Clean Eating’ – A Food Fad Gone Wrong?

Some of the biggest foodies of our time are turning their ethos’ on their head, but, how serious are the bad claims against ‘clean eating’?

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Latin stereotypes are getting old

Sofia Vergara’s joke at the Golden Globes gave us a glimpse of the systemic stereotyping of Latin characters in Hollywood

Photo: Chilli Banana

Chilli Banana – Didsbury

A welcome hello from Thailand

Photo: Manchester Film Festival

Preview: Manchester Film Festival

A taste of what is yet to come in the ever growing annual film festival in 2017

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Head over heels for fashion in La La Land

The biggest film of the year has left us lusting after the City of Stars with its singing, dancing, big dreams and, most importantly, its fifties inspired wardrobe

Photo: Weinstein Company

Lion: a human film about hope

Based on Saroo Brierly’s A Long Way Home, Lion follows Saroo’s unexpected trajectory from Ganesh Talai to Calcutta to Australia, all the while never giving up hope that one day he will return home.