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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

Martin McGuinness passed away this past week at the age of 66. There is no doubt that the majority of the reactions ...

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A defence of irony

My voice is said to sound ironic. Often, if I attempt to console someone it sounds like I am taking the piss. ...

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Millennials face real problems

I am twenty-one years old, and I think I am similar to other people my age in that my hackles can be ...

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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

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A defence of irony

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Millennials face real problems

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A response to “The toxicity of student politics”

Manchester Labour Students member Emma Runswick argues that in light of recent changes, toxicity in MLS no longer exists

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Millennials face real problems

Those who defend millennials are failing to recognise the real problems that face our generation

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Martin McGuinness: Peace-broker or dealer in death?

The death of Martin McGuinness has prompted questions about the contrast between his IRA ties and his later peaceful actions, and how he should be remembered

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Controversy: Are sex-specific abortions OK?

Following the criticism of an Ethics Professor for supporting abortions based on the foetus’s sex, Science and Technology reporter Jake Jones considers the ethics of sex-specific abortions

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The toxicity of student politics

Ex-Co Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Ally Routledge, details the scenery of her journey through student politics

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A defence of irony

Elliott Mills witters on for far too long; omnipresent voice Elliot Mills brings us back to a straightened-out meaning of meaning

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Politicians are humans too

Our representatives aren’t the cold-blooded reptiles that some like to imagine

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Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

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A culture of objectification, not rape

We must be more accurate with our definitions of the threats that women face if we are to tackle misogynistic behaviour in public and in private

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A new traditionalism in political debate

We ought to understand ourselves, then engage with our families, friends, and communities before taking to the streets in rage

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Student elections and ongoing contradictions

Elliott Mills illustrates how continued low voter turnout in Student Union elections is widening the gap between students and those representing them

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Newfound popularity for President Bush

America needs a real opposition to Donald Trump, not the plastic exterior of President George W. Bush’s recent resurgence in popularity