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Yearly Archives: 2017

Photo: Dynamic Heights

Preview: Dynamic Women of Worth Programme

A social enterprise in Manchester will be running a careers and business training programme for BAME women, having also specialised in working with women from disadvantaged backgrounds

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Review: Two Pairs of Shorts

Emily Oulton reviews the University of Manchester Drama Society’s short play showcase, Two Pairs of Shorts

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Students and staff share shocked reactions to impending job cuts

Staff and students from across the university react to the Board’s decision to cut hundreds of staff posts, which anxious staff say could lead to a ‘student marking boycott’

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Manchester City 2-1 Leicester City: Riyad Mahrez spares City’s blushes

In a game filled with controversy, Manchester City defeated Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium and set their sights on the Champions League Qualification spots

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Review: Gorillaz — Humanz

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett bury the hatchet to deliver an apocalyptic soundtrack to 2017

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Album: Slowdive — Slowdive

Slowdive effortlessly showcase their talent, creating an album which feels fresh and yet familiar

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The art of the cover and Ne-Yo’s insult to it

Ben Lomax on the singer’s not so sick ‘HUMBLE.’ bumble

Photo: Tristan Parsons

Fossil Free and BDS protest Making a Difference Awards

Students from the Fossil Free and BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions) campaigns protested the University of Manchester’s Social Responsibility Awards held on the 11th of May

Photo: Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

Interview: Enemies Within

Eloïse Wright interviews Selim Azzazi

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University of Manchester to cut 171 jobs

The university cites ‘bold’ ambition as the reason for proposed cuts, however the University and College Union claim the cuts are due to Brexit

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Review: Boss Baby

Maybe if I put a baby in a suit here you won’t notice the lack of a headline

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Album: Mac DeMarco — This Old Dog

Mac DeMarco finally grows up, delivering a low-key album full of his most introspective and accomplished songwriting to date