The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Tristan Parsons

Riddi Viswanathan, Diversity Officer. Photo: Manchester Students' Union

Language badges introduced to welcome international students

Students and staff have found the badges to be useful so far

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Union Senate: how it works and latest policies

A summary of Manchester Students’ Union Senate and the motions debated at its most recent meeting

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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: Terry @ Wikimedia Commons

Fifth of Greater Manchester Police PCs run on Windows XP

The city’s police force also saw little risk in revealing this information in responding to the BBC’s Freedom of Information request

Photo: West Midlands Police @ Flickr

Greater Manchester Police “inadequate” at recording crime

The city’s police force fails to record 15 per cent of crime reported to it

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

£153,500 saved for students by Union advice service

Free, confidential service offered by Students’ Union providing information and advice on personal and academic issues has helped students save thousands of pounds

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Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

We must ‘go beyond simplistic notions of madness, religion, and love. Instead, we must turn to issues of poverty, crime, drugs, alienation, integration, and more’

Photo: Tristan Parsons

Fossil Free and BDS protest Making a Difference Awards

Students from the Fossil Free and BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions) campaigns protested the University of Manchester’s Social Responsibility Awards held on the 11th of May

Photo: Garry Knight @ Flickr

A new traditionalism in political debate

We ought to understand ourselves, then engage with our families, friends, and communities before taking to the streets in rage

Photo: Dai O'Nysius @ Wikimedia Commons

The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

The Reclaim the Night march and Wilsmlow Road’s new cycle lanes expose the subtle tensions that exist between the Rusholme and student communities

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The limits to minimalism

The present-day minimalist movement is making strides in the right direction, but has a number of limitations, writes Tristan Parsons

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Album: Lyra, Lyra – Fionn Connolly

Fionn Connolly’s debut is a promising combination of calming ambience and wistful apathy, writes Tristan Parsons