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Freshers abroad: what to expect from your next big adventure

Deciding to spend your third year in a whole new country is pretty daunting as a prospective student, so to make the ...

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A very Normal interview

After announcing the upcoming publication of his new collection of poems ‘Raining Upwards’, I sat down with Henry Normal – a BAFTA award ...

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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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Freshers abroad: what to expect from your next

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A very Normal interview

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Interview: Iqbal Shafiq – Founder of The Mancunion

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A very Normal interview

BAFTA award winning screenwriter, poet, comedian and co-founder of Baby Cow Productions, Henry Normal sits down to chat with Raine Beckford about the launch of his new book

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Freshers abroad: what to expect from your next big adventure

As freshers descend onto Manchester once more, Kizzy talks to three third year University of Manchester students who are starting their new lives on their year abroad, discussing what freshers is like across the pond

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Interview: George Osborne

“The proof is in the pudding,” says Mr Osborne to those who may have criticised his appointment as Editor of the Evening Standard — Kirstie O’Mahony also challenges him about another appointment a little closer to home

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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