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Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

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Interview: Tamara O’Neill – Activities and Development Officer

Tamara O’Neill sat down to talk about Pangaea’s future, societies’ new way to secure funding, and the Union’s relationship with student media

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Interview: Jenni Smyth – Women’s Officer

Our Editor-in-chief sits down with Women’s Officer Jenni Smyth to talk about Reclaim the Night, Trump, and talking to the other side

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A student life: chair of the Craft Beer society

We chat to Josh Hodge, the University of Manchester’s biggest craft beer enthusiast

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Interview: Sorcha Floyd – Campaigns and Citizenship Officer

We spoke to Sorcha about Go Green and Manchester’s ongoing homelessness crisis

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Interview: Saffa Mir – Community Officer

We spoke to Saffa about her efforts to improve student safety and tackle exploitative landlords

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Interview: Emma Atkins – Education Officer

We spoke to Emma about the issues she has been tackling, particularly the TEF

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Interview: Izzy Gurbuz – Wellbeing Officer

We spoke to Izzy about mental health and Food on Campus

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A student life: Don’t Give a Damn

Meet Bethan Turner-Harrod, the student seeking to put an end to mental health stigma with her community blog

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Are letting agents doing enough for student tenants?

Are students really to blame for their poor standards of housing?

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A student life: The Wild Washerwomen

Emma Shanks speaks to Zoe Darling, co-founder of The Wild Washerwomen, a mobile launderette set up in the Calais ‘Jungle’

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Interview: Naa Acquah — General Secretary

Our Editor-in-Chief chats to Naa Acquah before her final semester working as General Secretary in the Students’ Union, discussing recent controversies within the NUS, the changes she has overseen on campus, and her hopes for the future of the Union