The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Jacklin Kwan

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In conversation: women in STEM

“I usually don’t like to be asked to talk about women in science, but today is an exception” – Dr Heather Williams

Photo: Change.org

Don’t demand your money back!

Petitions for compensation add to the problem rather than resolve it

Photo: European Southern Observatory @ Flickr

Science around the world

Jacklin Kwan reports on key contributions to science from around the globe

Photo: Public domain @ Wikimedia Commons

Modern romance is broken

How suffocating fixations on monogamous loyalty ruins our relationships

Photo: Flickr @ Elliot Brown

Carillion’s liquidation is disturbing for many reasons

The collapse of the UK’s second largest construction company highlights significant flaws in how we envisage government regulation

Photo: Flickr @ Timothy Krause

Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)

Photo: Facebook @ UoMLGBTQSociety

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

Photo: Twitter @ overwatch_news1

What it’s like being a ‘girl gamer’

Traditionally ‘nerdy’ sub-cultures are terrible to women

Photo: Amboo who? @ Flickr

The fear of mediocrity and failure

Why we avoid meaningful pursuits, and what needs to change

Photo: Wikimedia Commons @ Pit-yacker

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?

Photo: Bob Lee @ Wikimedia Commons

Where Brian Cox has failed

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

Photo: Jacklin Kwan @The Mancunion

Robots: the hopes and perils of the future

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