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Refusing the Israeli Defence Force

Ella Kashti looks at the story of Tair Kaminer, who was imprisoned for refusing conscription

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Students hedge their bets as gambling addictions grow

How would we live without our student loans? New data reveals that’s what many are having to figure out, owing to the rise in rates of UK gambling addiction among young people

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A Student Life: The Revolutionary Marxist

We spoke to Ed Rosier, chair of the Marxist society, about the current growth of radical groups

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Andy Burnham and the Mayoral election’s historical significance

As Andy Burnham prepares for the Mayoral Election, we take a look at its potentially huge importance

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A student life: UOM Board Games Society

Meet Jon Bebb, one Philosophy student finding the time to balance a PhD with his contrasting role as Social Sec for the UOM Board Games Society

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Women in Media Conference 2017

With this year’s conference weeks away, we discuss why events such as this are important in ensuring aspiring female journalists and media professionals have the tools to succeed in a cut-throat industry

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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