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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Photo: The Laird of Oldham @flickr

Your chance to be a reporter at the UEFA Under-17 Championships

Calling all student sport journos!

Photo: UMSU

March Senate: liveblog

Live reporting from the penultimate senate of the academic year

Image: Manchester Crown Court

UoM students jailed for running dark web drug empire

£800,000 worth of drugs were sold on the dark web

Breaking News

‘Student Angels’ safety scheme launched

Communities Officer Jack Houghton had previously not given an official launch date

Lecturers from the University of Glasgow on strike in March this year

“Take Action! UoM”: student strike responses

Take Action! UoM is an independent student-led group which has created a platform for discussion, a line of open communication, and a coherent response regarding the strike action


Call of Duty: MW2 remaster rumours gather steam

A remaster might finally be on its way, but it may not feature multiplayer

Image: Stephen Richard @ geograph

Free talk to discuss “the price of free trade”

The talk seeks to help help students understand what trade means and why it matters

Photo: Flickr

Gamers fight back against POTUS

The community comes up Trumps after violent video game meeting

Photo: Martha Treves

Review: Myopia

Jess Johnstone is drawn in to the anonymous world of Martha Treves’ Myopia. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018.

Photo: Flynn Greenwood

Review: Spring Awakening

Grace Currie admires the way in which the cast and creative team handle difficult themes in a challenging production. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 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