The Mancunion

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Lauren Gorton

The Stop TTIP Manchester protestors dropped warning signs in the Arndale Centre following the zombie flashmob. Photo: Stop TTIP MCR @Facebook.

Zombie protestors plague Arndale Centre over TTIP negotiations

Protestors from across Manchester took part in an anti-TTIP zombie flashmob in the Arndale Centre as part of a global day of action against the EU-US trade deal

Dame Esther launches Chorlton Places' refurbishment consultation. Photo: HC-One.

Interview: Dame Esther Rantzen

Dame Esther Rantzen, TV presenter and founder of the charity ChildLine, speaks to News Editor Lauren Gorton about her new charity The Silver Line, protecting the older generation and Gogglebox

Photo: Ian Mandu – Dominic Berry@Facebook

Review: Dominic Berry

Lauren Gorton reviews Dominic Berry’s poetry performance for LGBT History month at Manchester Central Library

Mr Frack Head , the mascot for environmental lobbyists outside of Westminster. Photo: The Daily Bull @ Flickr.

Are universities fuelling fracking?

The University of Manchester has received grants for fracking research totalling £657000. Following a leaked letter revealing government intentions to use academics to sway public opinion, The Mancunion has found evidence to suggest such grants are now being awarded to universities situated in contested fracking areas

The University of Manchester's Alan Turing building, named after the pioneering computer scientist. Photo: shaundon

Alan Turing’s family present petition to David Cameron

A petition created by journalist Matthew Breen demanding that all 49000 men convicted under the infamous UK homosexuality laws be pardoned has been presented by the family of Alan Turing to David Cameron

The largest Reclaim the Night saw 2000 protesters join together to fill Manchester's streets with noise. Photo: The Mancunion

Reclaim the Night 2015

Reclaim the Night 2015 proved a huge success, with a record number of over 2000 protesters attending

The superhero themed photo booth in the Students' Union Foyer this Monday Fun Day. Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

Celebrate the unsung #VoluntHero at the Union this week

The Students’ Union and University of Manchester have teamed up to deliver a week full of volunteering activities, this year aimed at shining the spotlight on unsung heroes.

Photo: Ministerio TIC Colombia @Flickr

Student sentenced for grooming girls on the Internet

A 19-year-old student has been sentenced for grooming young girls from the Wigan area online, whilst posing as a modelling agent

Congratulations Toby Parkes! Photo: The Mancunion @ Facebook.

Pangaea Space Odyssey victor!

Just stealing first place, ‘Princess Leia’ a.k.a. Toby Parkes has been crowned the Pangaea: Space Odyssey fancy dress victor

GMP have been working alongside Manchester Airport over the past 12 months to prevent instances of FGM occurring over the summer holidays. Photo: Vit Brunner @Flickr

GMP work to prevent Female Genital Mutilation in Manchester communities

In light of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Greater Manchester Police raise awareness of their work within the community to put an end to the practice

The Brian Cox horde arrived at this year's Space Odyssey Pangaea. Photo: The Mancunion

Pangaea Space Odyssey Fancy Dress Competition

Vote here to decide the winner of this Pangaea’s fancy dress competition!

The image that was allowed to be presented at the Refreshers' Fair. Photo: University of Manchester Free Speech and Secular Society

Charlie Hebdo cartoon banned from Refreshers’ Fair

The University of Manchester Students’ Union has been accused of unfair censorship for disallowing the Charlie Hebdo front cover on Students’ Union premises during the Refreshers’ fair