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Is free speech really dead at Manchester? Photo: Free Speech and Secular Society UoM

Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus

The special edition of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo which depicts the prophet Muhammad on the cover was put on display during a ...

Owens Park Tower. Photo: The Mancunion

Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the Community

On the 7th of February 2015, some students may have been aware of a ‘Community Fun Fest’ which took place on a ...

"We base our struggle on principles of equality, direct democracy, solidarity, mutual care and support." Photo: Occupy LSE

Students occupy LSE

A group of students at the London School of Economics have occupied a central administration room at the university in protest of ...

Is free speech really dead at Manchester? Photo: Free Speech and Secular Society UoM

Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus

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Owens Park Tower. Photo: The Mancunion

Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the

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"We base our struggle on principles of equality, direct democracy, solidarity, mutual care and support." Photo: Occupy LSE

Students occupy LSE

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Is free speech really dead at Manchester? Photo: Free Speech and Secular Society UoM

Charlie Hebdo cover revealed at debate on campus

In a debate over free speech on campus, the controversial front cover of the memorial edition of Charlie Hebdo, depicting the prophet Muhammad, was revealed unannounced

Owens Park Tower. Photo: The Mancunion

Halls 2 Home: Putting ‘Unity’ Back Into the Community

Halls 2 Home is a project which aims to support students in their transition from halls to private accommodation. It was created by Manchester Student Homes and works in partnership with the university’s Pastoral Care Team, involving a programme of awarenesseampaigns, events and resource documents which aim to improve student integration in off-campus areas

"We base our struggle on principles of equality, direct democracy, solidarity, mutual care and support." Photo: Occupy LSE

Students occupy LSE

Occupy LSE locked themselves in the Vera Anstey Suite and released a list of demands that would remove the neoliberal agenda from higher education

Photo: The Mancunion

UKIP chairman advocates “a UN nuclear deterrent”

A General election debate at the University of Manchester brought together representatives from the five major political parties

Photo: The Mancunion

Naa storms to landmark Gen Sec win

The new Executive committee has six females on it, and Acquah becomes the first black female General Secretary in the Union’s history, in an already-historical race

Harry Leslie Smith spoke to students about the importance of voting. Photo: Standup4Labour@Twitter

Harry Leslie Smith inspires students to vote for their future

In light of the dramatic drop in students registered to vote, Harry Leslie Smith a 92 year old activist spoke to students about the importance of voting and why this generation and general election could go down as the most important since 1945.

In the run up to the General Election we question the youth branches of each politcal party. Photo: The Mancunion

Political Party Profiles

Youth branches of the five main political parties active within the Students’ Union were interviewed on the policies of their parties and why they believe their party would best serve students

Paul Birch: "If people are consuming alcohol or drugs they should be doing it on an informed basis" Photo: CISTA

Interview: Paul Birch, founder of UK party for a review into cannabis law

The chair of CISTA, a party campaigning solely for a review into cannabis laws, speaks to News Editor Anna Phillips about the War On Drugs, cannabis in the media, and the vision of the UK’s future legalisation policy

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

Photo: The Upcycling Project

The Upcycling project re-opens

The student-run charity shop initiative relaunches

Photo: The Mancunion

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

“The heat of the studio was a real tester of our endurance… it got pretty smelly in there.” Photo: The Mancunion

Fuse FM hold 24-hour charity broadcast

Fuse FM staged a 24-hour broadcast for Action for ME a charity which offers support for people suffering with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.