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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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Degrees to be rated in new government scheme

“You can’t measure education like this”, says outgoing Education Officer Emma Atkins

Image: Jasmine Ketch-Neumann

Striking lecturers host ‘teach-outs’

Over the four weeks of strikes, some staff and students have taken it upon themselves to fill the gap in engagement

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Why are students disinterested in the Students’ Union?

Unsuccessful Activities and Development Officer candidate, Ant Menezes, says there is a growing divide between students and Exec Officers

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Queer Eye – Lessons in self-love

Netflix’s latest phenomenon are small lessons in how to love yourself and how to see the beauty in others

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Bin to be named after Sir Nick Clegg

Also proposed for the March Senate is a restructure of The Mancunion

Photo: Ellie Tivey

The creative space: Leisure Theory

Ellie Tivey speaks to new Manchester band, Leisure Theory

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Revealed: Students’ poo-nion

Outgoing General Secretary says the smell “does keep us on our toes, as you never know where the smell is going to strike next”

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Beautifully hairy

Women’s body hair feels like a secret that we must keep between ourselves

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Why Britain desperately needs a four-day working week

People are working too hard for too little


The Oscars 2018: Fashion

Sophie Walsh gives a roundup of the couture seen on the red carpet at last week’s Oscars

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Hubert de Givenchy dies aged 91

Following the death of the founder of Maison Givenchy, Alice Reynolds looks at how he revolutionised the fashion industry

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Review: One Plus

A cheap way to experience this Chinese traditional dish