The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Yearly Archives: 2017

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Why Manchester Students’ Union supports BDS

Sara Khan defends the SU’s support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign, and challenges claims that the movement is anti-Semitic

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Album: Run the Jewels — Run the Jewels 3

Fiery and fluid, the hip-hop duo’s surprise third album is their best yet, writes Madeleine Jones

Window shopping at Eaton's. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

New Year, slightly altered me

Let’s be realistic, we all have fashion and beauty habits, they’re hard earned and harder to shake. 2017 does not mean a lifestyle overhaul but there is definitely room for a few improvements

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Manchester City 2-1 Burnley

Manchester City, one man down, were victorious against Burnley at The Etihad stadium in their first game of 2017

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Homophobic Richard Hammond takes ignorance to a new level

Richard Hammond’s comments about homosexuality reveal a worrying underbelly of prejudice that still pervades popular culture

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Elrow uses ‘disrespectful’ picture of Hindu god in promotional poster

There has been outrage in reaction to Elrow’s use of a Hindu God in their promotional material, prompting many to accuse them of ‘appalling’ cultural appropriation

Photo: The Lowry

Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The audience at the Lowry were treated to a wonderful performance that was visually superb and entertaining from beginning to end

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Review: Sweet Charity

This reinvention of the classic Broadway musical will have you laughing, clapping and ready to dance the night away

Photo: Rebekah Shaw

Top 10 Albums of 2016

The Mancunion’s favourite albums of the past year, lovingly compiled and illustrated by our contributors