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Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell’s disrespect for the student body

Last week, The Mancunion intended to publish an interview with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell. As has been covered this week, ...

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Rethinking pathos in the Calais Camp

This summer I visited the Calais refugee camp. There I assisted the charity Help Refugees, who run a project that aims to ...

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What the future holds

Greetings chumrades, I have returned! Much to the dismay and disappointment of many people at this university, I return to bring you ...

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Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell’s disrespect for the student

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Rethinking pathos in the Calais Camp

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What the future holds

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A response to “The Burkini: What’s behind it?”

The debate over the burkini tells us a lot about the treatment of women in the continuing tensions between the ‘West’ and Islam

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The burkini: what’s behind it ?

Lioui Benhamou addresses the deeper connotations of the debate surrounding France’s banning of the controversial ‘burkini’

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It’s time to stop pretending Blairism was a bad thing

With the Labour leadership contest nearing to an end, Frank Hillman addresses the often forgotten positives of Blair’s New Labour

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What the future holds

The Mancunion’s resident mystic gives a quick snapshot of what to expect in this coming year of clubbing, making great friends, and finding the perfect hangover cure…

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Rethinking pathos in the Calais Camp

Without reconsidering our entire approach to the refugee crisis, can we really alleviate the issues faced by those fleeing war and unrest?

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Why we love terrorism

Terrorism plays into our passions for a good story, simplistic explanations, and dark fantasies

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The British education system needs fundamental change

The reintroduction of grammar schools is another step in the wrong direction. Britain needs to update its education system to truly suit the needs of students and teachers

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War on Drugs: Fabric Unravelled

Good riddance to the sordid halls of Fabric, hello pre-1960’s Britain

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Can language eliminate discrimination?

With the word ‘cisgender’ established in the dictionary, does the term help or hinder the cause for transgender and other LGBT+ people?

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Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell’s disrespect for the student body

After his interview with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell was pulled from last week’s edition of The Mancunion, Jacob Nicholas argues the case for our independence from the university

Meeting 1er mai 2012 Front National. Photo: Blandine Le Cain @ Flickr

The death of rhetoric in politics

In light of recent events, Ryan Khudara critically assesses a shift in political language

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The Calais wall is no solution

The construction of the wall in Calais is hypocritical, reactionary, and doomed to failure