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How intergenerational projects are tackling the loneliness crisis

With loneliness becoming an ever-increasing problem for the older generation, the Intergenerational Project at the University of Manchester sets out to tackle the issue by bringing elderly people together

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Blast off: Oxford startup ‘Silo’ seeks to address shortcomings in student funding

Silo Funds is crowdfunding for higher education, hoping to more easily match students with like-minded companies and philanthropists who will be interested in funding their education

Photo: Elaina Zachos. William Webber discussing details about the Coyle case at a CCC meeting in February. Webber has been following the case for 20 years.

Going Cold: Students investigated unsolved homicides in Pitt club

Janine Faust writes about University of Pittsburgh students involved in the Pitt’s Conquering Cold Cases Club

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The future of journalism by future journalists

We talk to our editorial team one last time to let loose on all our media-based frustrations

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Debate surrounding treatment of pro-Palestine activists rages on

Following the publication of an Al Jazeera article questioning whether anti-Israel sentiment is being silenced at universities, student groups speak out

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Protesting: What’s the point?

Miranda Bunnis takes a look at how far protest can go to affect change in today’s society

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33,062 no-shows for NHS appointments

Central Manchester University Hospitals have seen over an estimated £3,570,696 lost to missed appointments in the past three months alone

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Interview: Andy Burnham MP

After announcing his manifesto for Greater Manchester Mayor, Fuse TV and The Mancunion sat down with the Labour candidate to ask how his administration will impact students and graduates in Manchester

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Women in Media 2017

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Manchester Media Group hosted a weekend of speakers, panels, and workshops for the Women in Media Conference 2017

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The life of a midwife

We look at the trials and tribulations of some of the hardest-working students in university

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Dealing with bereavement at university

Lauren Gibbins offers some advice for students dealing with loss

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Interview: Cahal Moran, Post-Crash Economics Society

We speak to one of the founders of the Post-Crash Economics Society, which aims to change economics education to better reflect the world we live in