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The cost of literary success? A £7.99 edition of 50 Shades of Grey'. Photo: Andreas Harding @Flickr

Poverty as bleak as our threatened literary outlook.

“Stop the press!”… “No seriously stop the press! It turns out writing just isn’t financially viable anymore.” Figures this year published in ...

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University of Manchester Rumours

Rumours are inevitable in a university as big as Manchester—quite a few have floated around, and with freshers entering the university every ...

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Changing the Way Feminism Is Defined

Over the years, feminism has received a lot of negative attention. Universities particularly hold a strong feminist movement. The imagery of angry, ...

The cost of literary success? A £7.99 edition of 50 Shades of Grey'. Photo: Andreas Harding @Flickr

Poverty as bleak as our threatened literary outlook.

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 1
Photo: Ropiku2003 @Flickr

University of Manchester Rumours

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 2
Photo: Eva the Weaver @Flickr

Changing the Way Feminism Is Defined

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 3
The cost of literary success? A £7.99 edition of 50 Shades of Grey'. Photo: Andreas Harding @Flickr

Poverty as bleak as our threatened literary outlook.

Joe Evans discusses poverty and other essentials for the modern writer

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Female Student Defence at the university

Self defence is an important skill to have, particularly at university. The University of Manchester has recognised such a necessity and has actively sought to improve self defence among students

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Things you didn’t know about Fallowfield

Fallowfield, the student of of Manchester has been met with many stories over the years, but some that have never seen the light of day yet.

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University of Manchester Rumours

The University of Manchester has held a lot of rumours, some that needed to be repeatedly busted or proved due to first years entering ever year. We took a look at three of the biggest

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Changing the Way Feminism Is Defined

Feminism is a word that has been dragged through the mud, giving it a meaning that a lot of people would prefer not to be associated with. So is it time to redefine what it stands for?

Photo: University of Manchester

Interview: Professor Fred Loebinger

Andy van den Bent-Kelly sat down with the Professor of Particle Physics to discuss CERN, Manchester and all things atomic

Professor Manning at the Royal Society, with the Gorgosaurus behind him. Photo: Prof. Phil Manning

Interview: Professor Phil Manning

Andy van den Bent-Kelly sat down with the Professor of Natural History to discuss all things prehistoric

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Politics and Students of Today

Student life has changed drastically over the years—does this reflect students’ interest in politics?

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Check the Exec: Policies and Promises

Haider Saleem takes a look at what the Exec have planned for the Union during their year in office.

Photo: Channel 4

How Accurate is Fresh Meat’s Portrayal of Student Life?

2011 brought us a comedy-drama focusing on a group of people entering their first year of university. But how close does Fresh Meat play to the true student experience?

Jim Jefferies

Interview: Jim Jefferies

Aussie comic Jim Jefferies talks about settling down, his TV show getting cancelled and getting punched at the Comedy Store

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Apply to join The Mancunion in 2014/15 – Deadline extended

Apply to be section editor at The Mancunion. New application deadline – June 8th