The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Jacob Nicholas

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“You’re a total cuck mangina”

We take a look at some of our favourite comments

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A student life: the student journalist

We spoke to Eliza Slawther about being a student journalist

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A student life: the quidditch player

We spoke to Livi Dickinson about being a quidditch player at university

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Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell’s disrespect for the student body

After his interview with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was pulled from last week’s edition of The Mancunion, Jacob Nicholas argues the case for our independence from the university

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Interview: Dame Nancy Rothwell

Head Features Editor Jacob Nicholas sat down with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, to talk about everything from Brexit to building a hotel on campus

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How will this summer’s politics affect students?

The summer has been dramatic, and has dropped most of the UK into uncertainty, universities and students included

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Festival Preview: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

These bands, composers and producers are pushing forward and doing what all the best modern music should.

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Festival Preview: Green Man

Green Man is a great festival constantly on the up, steadily refining itself into a wonderful, carefree weekend for genuinely everyone

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Cavern of Anti-Matter: Void Beats/Invocation Hex

Born from the ashes of Stereolab, Cavern of Anti-Matter have delivered a glorious retro-futurist bolt of energy

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Record reappraisal: Third Eye Foundation: Semtex (20th anniversary edition)

Jacob Nicholas revisits this strange 90s gem, which fuses two of the most iconic and yet radically different underground genres: shoegaze and drum and bass.

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Album: Field Music – Commontime

Field Music take simple pop songs and create something occasionally genuinely transcending, brilliant and life affirming in a way that’s hard to describe

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Top 10 Songs of 2015

As the curtains close on a rambunctious year of music, our writers cast their votes on the 10 greatest songs of the past 12 months