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Interview: Iqbal Shafiq – Founder of The Mancunion

In 1964, less than four years after a ban had been lifted at the University of Manchester on student publications, the first ...

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Princeton Citizen Scientists aim to renew civic engagement

By 1pm on Monday, March 6th, over 500 University affiliates had packed Frist Campus Center. By the end of the day, 64 teach-ins had occurred, ...

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Interview: Andy Burnham MP

Labour mayoral hopeful Andy Burnham has made various ambitious promises during his campaign to become Greater Manchester Mayor, in both the party’s ...

Iqbal Shafiq reading the latest issue of The Mancunion in the Students' Union. Photo: The Mancunion

Interview: Iqbal Shafiq – Founder of The Mancunion

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Princeton Citizen Scientists aim to renew civic engagement

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Interview: Andy Burnham MP

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Interview: Iqbal Shafiq – Founder of The Mancunion

As we say goodbye to one Editor-in-Chief and welcome another, we chat with the man who started it all 53 years ago

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Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

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Interview: Liberal Democrat candidate – John Leech

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates, we sit down with John Leech, campaigning to win back his Manchester Withington seat and discuss the polls, tuition fees and whether going into the coalition can be blamed for Brexit

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Interview: Conservative candidate Shaden Jaradat

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Shaden Jaradat, the Conservative party candidate for Gorton

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Interview: Women’s Equality Party – Sally Carr

As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Sally Carr the Women’s Equality party candidate for Withington

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Interview: George Galloway

Renowned left-winger George Galloway is running as an independent candidate for Manchester Gorton this election. As part of our series of interviews with local candidates, we sat down with him

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Interview: Labour candidate Afzal Khan

In the first of a series of interviews with candidates standing in to be elected on June 8th, we speak with Gorton’s Labour candidate Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background, and why so few young people engage with politics

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Sciences Po Refugee Help

Sciences Po Refugee Help brings together asylum seekers with students passionate about helping refugees in an effort to “bridge the gap between those in need and those willing to act”

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Pitt Pantry addresses rising food insecurity

As food insecurity becomes a rising concern on college campuses, more colleges — including the University of Pittsburgh — are opening food pantries to feed hungry students tight on cash

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Princeton Citizen Scientists aim to renew civic engagement

Princeton Citizen Scientists is a group of about 40 science, engineering, and social science graduate students who aim to address the current political discourse with their expertise

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SafeSpace startup connects students experiencing mental health issues

UC Berkeley students are developing a website and mobile app to connect campus students experiencing mental health issues with other students who face similar experiences

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Students try and make a difference to the lives of Manchester’s homeless

The Mancunion spoke with Hannah Featherstone, Student Coordinator for the Homeless Outreach Project, to discuss the work University of Manchester students are doing to tackle the homelessness crisis in the city