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Texas alone has executed 527 people since 1976. Photo: Patrick Feller @Flickr

Taking on Death Row

In the years since the reinstatement of capital punishment in 1976, 1412 people have been executed in the USA. America is one ...

Photo: Phil Tragen

Interview: Marnie Riches

The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die is the first book in a trilogy focused around Georgina McKenzie, a criminologist who is asked by ...

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Students bin recycling

In February, I received an email from my student accommodation informing me that there has been a 33 per cent decline in ...

Texas alone has executed 527 people since 1976. Photo: Patrick Feller @Flickr

Taking on Death Row

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Photo: Phil Tragen

Interview: Marnie Riches

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Students bin recycling

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Texas alone has executed 527 people since 1976. Photo: Patrick Feller @Flickr

Taking on Death Row

University of Manchester alumnus Samantha Chammings hopes to combat the gross injustices of capital punishment in the USA. She has been offered a rare opportunity to study an LL.M. in Texas, but still needs donations to get herself there

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Best of: Pangaea – Disco Apocalypse

At the end of the world, what’s left to do but party with the disco zombies? Here are some of our favourite costumes from this summer’s Pangaea

Photo: Phil Tragen

Interview: Marnie Riches

Marnie Riches is the author of the new thriller ‘The Girl Who Wouldn’t Die’. Pegged as a “home-grown Steig Larsson,” I chatted with Marnie about her new book and the life of an author

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Students bin recycling

Jay Fagerberg looks at students’ approach to recycling and why it is rapidly declining

"We expect political democracy. Why not economic democracy too?" Photo: Peter Tatchell

Interview: Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell, the human rights campaigner, spoke to The Mancunion ahead of his General Election event on the 30th of April

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

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Interview: Simon Singh

Andy van den Bent-Kelly chats to the popular science writer about his forthcoming talk, the wonderful world of maths and the role of the modern-day science communicator

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Manchester students make an Impact on the world, one phone case at a time

Gemma Sowerby meets two second year MBS students building a successful global business focused on charity and transparency

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

Editor-in-chief Aidan Gregory talks to Nancy Rothwell in her office. Photo: The Mancunion

Exclusive: President and Vice-Chancellor Rothwell defends her salary and flight expenses

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was asked whether it is right that Vice-Chancellors earn on average £260k at a time when increasing numbers of students are relying on food banks.

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2015 Union Executive elections: The candidates

Votes in the Student’s Union elections may be cast until Thursday the 12th at 3pm. Go to MyManchester and click ‘Vote Now’. More information about all candidates can be found on the Students’ Union website

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Unveiling the veil: Oppression or liberation?

Amiel Cohen considers from a Western perspective the role and representation of the veil in both Western and Muslim countries and cultures