The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Jacklin Kwan

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The LGBTQ+ society gives students free HIV tests in the SU

The Mancunion talks to the university’s LGBTQ+ society about World AIDS Day and the importance of knowing your status

Geguri, the first female competitor in Overwatch APEX

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What it’s like being a ‘girl gamer’

Traditionally ‘nerdy’ sub-cultures are terrible to women

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The fear of mediocrity and failure

Why we avoid meaningful pursuits, and what needs to change

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Do you know what goes on in the Stopford Building?

Is it okay that many of us don’t comprehend the costs of animal testing?

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Where Brian Cox has failed

Anti-vaxxers, climate change deniers, evolution skeptics: the way we deal with alternative facts is disconnected and impractical

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Robots: the hopes and perils of the future

Featuring an interview with Professor Barry Lennox, and a look into ‘Tommorow’s World Live’

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Universities are not businesses

Nor are they “bastions of academic integrity”. The way we think about universities is outdated

Feminism Photo: Jay Morrison @ Flickr

Stop trying to sell me feminism

The corporate commercialisation of female empowerment is degrading

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Failures of the West’s counter-terrorism strategy

The UK could do much more to win the hearts and minds of British Muslims

Photo: Alicia Love

A local guide for international students

Observations about the British, and how to make most out of your first year

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Our homelessness problem

Why we feel guilty, and what needs to change