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Yearly Archives: 2018


Season round-up: University of Manchester Rugby League Football Club

Torran Lochhead sums up UMRLFC’s fine season.

OP Tower Photo: Flickr@ Firing up the quattro...,

Should I live at home or in halls?

Year 10 work experience student, Tayyibah Shah, considers the pros and cons of home and halls — a tricky decision that many prospective students have to make

Photo: Fibonacci Blue @ Flickr

‘Punish a Muslim Day’ is a disgrace to our society

Year 10 work experience student, Aminah Alsharit, makes clear her views on the upcoming so-called ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ and asks Students’ Union staff members what they think about it

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A brief history of Stephen Hawking

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet” – Professor Stephen Hawking

Photo: The University of Manchester

Manchester river has world’s highest level of microplastics

This study is the first of its kind and has left Manchester researchers calling for tighter regulations on urban water waste management

Photo: Vaidant Jain

Review: Rudy’s Neapolitan Pizza

A slice of Italy in the heart of Ancoats

Image: University of Manchester

UoM alumna gets certificate 80 years after graduation

Centenarian receives her University of Manchester graduation certificate on her birthday

Photo: Open Mind Manchester

Open Mind Manchester launch peer mentor scheme

The student society has set up a new scheme that aims to provide a supplementary support system to those already in place at the University

Photo: University of Manchester estore

Preview: Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse

The University of Manchester is to hold a symposium to discuss current recreational drug policies

Photo: The John Rylands Library

The Alchemy of Colour

Who says books can’t be works of art?

Image: Vita Student @ Flickr

University of Manchester not ruling out exam disruption

The official strike timetable for the new wave of industrial action is set to be announced on the week commencing Monday the 19th of March


The Big Lebowski at 20: the story of a rug

A rug that not only tied the room together, but also the narrative