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Lemn Sissay's Christmas dinner

As first semester draws to a close, many students will be travelling home for Christmas to spend time with loved ones. We’re ...

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Oi Oi! An interview with Franko Fraize

The UK music scene has become a force to be reckoned with. In the past five years, we’ve seen grime go from ...

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A student life: 'the University of Gyalchester' clothing brand

Yassine is a University of Manchester student studying Arabic and Middle Eastern studies. He is one of a group of three undergrad ...

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Lemn Sissay's Christmas dinner

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 1
Photo: Roger Blackwell @ Flickr

Oi Oi! An interview with Franko Fraize

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 2
Photo: Yassine Hariss

A student life: 'the University of Gyalchester' clothing

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 3
Photo: Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay’s Christmas dinner

As Christmas draws ever nearer, many marginalised people such as care-leavers, could be alone this holiday. Lemn Sissay’s Christmas dinner aims to provide a special, luxury day and create more positive, magic memories for its guests

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Oi Oi! An interview with Franko Fraize

Raine Beckford talks to underground rapper Franko Faize

Photo: Yassine Hariss

A student life: ‘the University of Gyalchester’ clothing brand

Pierre-Leo Rouat talks to Yassine, who is one of three UoM students whose drunk idea at a party is coming to life

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Interview: Greater Manchester Nightline

The Mancunion talks to Greater Manchester Nightline, the confidential phone service, to find out how they help students and how you can get involved

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Interview: Alex Tayler

Alex Tayler answers our questions on the SU’s refurbishment, the recent All Students Vote, and local student Facebook groups

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In conversation with Gary Younge

After the release of his book ‘Another Day in the Death of America’, editor-at-large of The Guardian Gary Younge talks to head features editor Kizzy Bray about Black Lives Matter, the media’s role in reporting on race and violence and coming face to face with alt-right leader Richard Spencer

Crime in Fallowfield, and indeed Greater Manchester, is on the up

Student gun-attack victim speaks out on Manchester Police gun amnesty

Following a recent surge in crime in Fallowfield which has led to subsequent statements from the Greater Manchester Police as well as UoM’s student union, Max Brimelow talks to a victim threatened at gun point in the area about the horrific ordeal

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LGBT Confidence Conference with Claudia Carvell

Following the LGBT Confidence Conference held by the LGBT Foundation, Ellie Tivey talks to women’s officer Claudia Carvell to highlight why coming out can be so difficult for members of the community and how the foundation seeks to make the intrinsically political and social LGBT experience that bit safer, brighter and more powerful

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The Manchester Sleep Out with Lib Dem councillor John Leech

This years Manchester Sleep Out raised £90,000 for the homeless. Jacob Rawling talks to Lib Dem councillor John Leech about his participation in the annual event that seeks to raise money and awareness for the city’s ever growing vulnerable population

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Excavating The Reno: an interview with Linda Brogan

Ellie Tivey talked to Linda Brogan about her 18 month excavation project of The Reno, the funk and soul club that once was host to such legends as Bob Marley and Muhammad Ali

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The Human Library: ‘an inclusive world’ with founder Ronni Abergel

Kizzy Bray and Raine Beckford talk to Ronni Abergel, the founder of The Human Library to discuss the organisations collaboration with Heineken, challenging prejudices and the importance of conversation to stop violence

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Keeping it cozy: An interview with Paul Famutimi

Two weeks after launching ‘Cozyvert’, Raine Beckford chats to Paul ‘Cozy P’ Famutimi about why dressing down is the new dressing up