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TEDx University of Manchester 2018: the speakers

This year’s event is sure to get your mind firing on all pistons — but what about the speakers, what makes them tick?

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MMG presents: The official SU hustings

Candidates will answer a series of questions about what they can do for you

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Patagonia comes to Manchester: an interview with Alex Weller

The Mancunion sits down with the marketing director of the environmentally conscious Patagonia, as it opens first UK store in four years in Manchester

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Oi Oi! An interview with Franko Fraize

Raine Beckford talks to underground rapper Franko Faize

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The Human Library: ‘an inclusive world’ with founder Ronni Abergel

Kizzy Bray and Raine Beckford talk to Ronni Abergel, the founder of The Human Library to discuss the organisations collaboration with Heineken, challenging prejudices and the importance of conversation to stop violence

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Keeping it cozy: An interview with Paul Famutimi

Two weeks after launching ‘Cozyvert’, Raine Beckford chats to Paul ‘Cozy P’ Famutimi about why dressing down is the new dressing up

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The Black Narrative: A new way of thinking

Doudy’s project aims to bring more black voices to the UK’s media

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A Student Life: Jonah Ogbuneke

This chemical engineer has one priority other than his final exams, and that’s to tackle homelessness

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Harlem Spartans: An Exclusive

The UK music scene is amid a modern renaissance. The successes have come thick and fast and they show no sign of letting up. From Stormzy’s…

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Meet the committee: African Caribbean Society

Ahead of Black History Month, Deputy Features Editor Raine Beckford chats to the committee of the African Caribbean Society about their hopes for the coming weeks

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A Student Life: Matthew Freestone

Raine Beckford chats to Matthew Freestone, founder of the Fallowfield Students Group, about Manchester, marketing and making connections

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A very Normal interview

BAFTA award winning screenwriter, poet, comedian and co-founder of Baby Cow Productions, Henry Normal sits down to chat with Raine Beckford about the launch of his new book