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Kirstie O'Mahony

Alex Tayler (Image: University of Manchester Students' Union)

Interview: Alex Tayler

Alex Tayler answers our questions on the SU’s refurbishment, the recent All Students Vote, and local student Facebook groups

Johnny Depps. Photo: Lorimer Macandrew

January 2018 Pangaea has been cancelled

Pangaea will not run in January – but do students care?

All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

Misleading options in exec officer ‘preferendum’

People have hinted that the vote may also reopen, but a decision has not yet been made

Photo: Junkyard Golf

You and your housemates could win a trip to Junkyard Golf!

What better way to bond than over crazy golf and booze?

All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

Many students were unaware the vote was happening and were also confused by the options

Photo: MASH

The new MASH Mobile

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony talks to the women at MASH who make the streets a safe and welcoming place for sex workers in Manchester

The University of Manchester Students Union (Image: Vita Student @ Flickr)

Last chance to stand in the student officer elections

Voting opens on the 24th October

Photo: London Evening Standard

George Osborne makes a quiet first trip to Manchester

Mr Osborne’s first lecture was a thing of secrecy until a video of himself was posted immediately afterwards

Photo: UMSU

Role Referendum: Exec-ly who should represent students?

A motion was passed at Senate to hold a referendum on the roles of the Union’s sabbatical officers, which could lead to some roles being combined or even completely dropped

Photo: UMSU

First Senate session of the academic year – live updates

The Mancunion will be giving you live updates of motions debated and passed in Senate

Photo: Manchester Mexican Society

Manchester Mexican Society raise funds for those affected by earthquake

After the devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, the Treasurer of the Mexican Society tells The Mancunion that, whilst sad, it’s time to take action

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Dealers hand out business cards outside halls

Whilst handing out business cards is no new entrepreneurial trick, attaching small amounts of product to them is taking some students aback