The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Jenny Sterne

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Review: Battle of the Gins

This was an election like no other. Long live the ‘gin-eral election’

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Exec Elections 2017: Your Candidates

Voting opened today for this year’s Exec elections at the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, find out who you can vote for here

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The Refuge Sunday lunch

The Refuge Sunday lunch is the best alternative to a home-cooked Sunday lunch writes Jenny

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2,500 attend Reclaim the Night

We spoke with some of the 2,500 students and Manchester residents who took to the streets to protest sexual violence, harassment and victim blaming, to ask why they believed it was so important

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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

48 students have put themselves forward in this year’s Exec elections, significantly lower than the 105 that stood last year

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Women in Media Conference 2017

With this year’s conference weeks away, we discuss why events such as this are important in ensuring aspiring female journalists and media professionals have the tools to succeed in a cut-throat industry

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Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

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Interview: Tamara O’Neill – Activities and Development Officer

Tamara O’Neill sat down to talk about Pangaea’s future, societies’ new way to secure funding, and the Union’s relationship with student media

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Interview: Jenni Smyth – Women’s Officer

Our Editor-in-chief sits down with Women’s Officer Jenni Smyth to talk about Reclaim the Night, Trump, and talking to the other side

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Review: Bundobust

This new Indian street food and craft beer bar transforms even popcorn into something worth writing about

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Was the Women’s March a waste of energy?

No matter how many millions of women marched, Donald Trump was always going to hold onto power, pushing ahead with his policies. But that does not mean the march was in vain

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90% of Manchester students are victims of crime

A student safety study has revealed that the majority of Manchester university students are victims of crime, with the most likely victims being women, non-binary, and LGBTQ students