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HOME’s Playback exhibition showcases new film talent

Up and coming young filmmakers screen short-film masterpieces as part of a project to encourage youth access to the most exclusive field in modern media

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Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke

Renowned author and Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University spoke about the importance of art in a revolution

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Sorry, but Emma Watson is still a feminist

The scandal surrounding Emma Watson’s Vanity Fair cover shoot is just another way to compartmentalise women

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Homophobic Richard Hammond takes ignorance to a new level

Richard Hammond’s comments about homosexuality reveal a worrying underbelly of prejudice that still pervades popular culture

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Give Life Live Life this Christmas

Eilis Hall, a post grad student and advocate for the charity ‘Live Life Give Life’ is urging students to join the NHS Organ Donor Register as “Christmas gifts do not come any better than the gift of life”

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Working class students win protection against class appropriation

Does the University need to do more to tackle class discrimination on and off campus?

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32,000 sign petition in favour of proposition to charge cyclists road insurance

A petition has been launched to force cyclists to pay road tax in response to drivers becoming increasingly ‘fed up’ of cyclists disobeying the rules of the road

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Manchester Open Mind Network host successful anxiety panel discussion

Deputy News Editor Len Cotton, attended Manchester Open Mind Network’s panel event on anxiety

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The science of gambling with Guardian Live

As part of Manchester Science Festival, the science of gambling explored the psychology and statistics behind casinos, all with a cabaret-style twist

Photo: The University of Manchester

Another successful year for JustFest

The University of Manchester’s social justice and volunteering festival, JustFest, has impressed and captivated students

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Clickbait culture is killing our news

With clickbait stories saturating our online feeds, is it time we re-evaluated the meaning of journalism?

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New security incites feelings of unease amongst Fallowfield students

Despite Manchester’s universities’ claims that monitoring students’ behaviour in Fallowfield will improve local relations, students have expressed their displeasure at the treatment