The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Yearly Archives: 2017

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Sciences Po Refugee Help

Sciences Po Refugee Help brings together asylum seekers with students passionate about helping refugees in an effort to “bridge the gap between those in need and those willing to act”

Photo: Kyleen Considine.Recipes and coupons — other money-saving options — dangle from the Pitt Pantry's ceiling and fill up a tack board on the wall

Pitt Pantry addresses rising food insecurity

As food insecurity becomes a rising concern on college campuses, more colleges — including the University of Pittsburgh — are opening food pantries to feed hungry students tight on cash

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Princeton Citizen Scientists aim to renew civic engagement

Princeton Citizen Scientists is a group of about 40 science, engineering, and social science graduate students who aim to address the current political discourse with their expertise

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SafeSpace startup connects students experiencing mental health issues

UC Berkeley students are developing a website and mobile app to connect campus students experiencing mental health issues with other students who face similar experiences

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Students try and make a difference to the lives of Manchester’s homeless

The Mancunion spoke with Hannah Featherstone, Student Coordinator for the Homeless Outreach Project, to discuss the work University of Manchester students are doing to tackle the homelessness crisis in the city

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Impact Journalism Day

The Mancunion has joined 20 newspapers, from across the US, UK, Europe, and Asia, to highlight student-led initiatives making an impact across the world

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How intergenerational projects are tackling the loneliness crisis

With loneliness becoming an ever-increasing problem for the older generation, the Intergenerational Project at the University of Manchester sets out to tackle the issue by bringing elderly people together

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Blast off: Oxford startup ‘Silo’ seeks to address shortcomings in student funding

Silo Funds is crowdfunding for higher education, hoping to more easily match students with like-minded companies and philanthropists who will be interested in funding their education

Photo: Elaina Zachos. William Webber discussing details about the Coyle case at a CCC meeting in February. Webber has been following the case for 20 years.

Going Cold: Students investigated unsolved homicides in Pitt club

Janine Faust writes about University of Pittsburgh students involved in the Pitt’s Conquering Cold Cases Club

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A response to “The toxicity of student politics”

Manchester Labour Students member Emma Runswick argues that in light of recent changes, toxicity in MLS no longer exists

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Graphene could work wonders in water purification

University of Manchester academics make waves again with the discovery of a new, potentially humanitarian use for the Nobel Prize-winning wonder material

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Review: The Commitments

After its record breaking two-year run in the West End, this sensational soul musical comes to the Palace Theatre with a knock-out cast and electrifying atmosphere