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A culture of objectification, not rape

In a recent article, Catherine argues that the 2014 United States Department of Justice study — which reveals that, on average, one in ...

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Student elections and ongoing contradictions

I planned to write an article where you think it's about one thing, but it turns out to be satirising something else. ...

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The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

Wilmslow Road now boasts an almost uninterrupted cycle lane. Oxford Road will soon follow suit, with the addition of a 9am-6pm general ...

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A culture of objectification, not rape

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 1
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Student elections and ongoing contradictions

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 2
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The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 3
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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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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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The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

The Reclaim the Night march and Wilsmlow Road’s new cycle lanes expose the subtle tensions that exist between the Rusholme and student communities

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The ‘Before I Die’ blackboard: Iterations and implications

Elliott Mills illustrates how the ‘Before I Die’ blackboard, as well as other everyday features of Oxford Road, is a symbol for the cycle of life and death

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Men must listen to feminists

In the wake of the recent Reclaim the Night protest, David Moseley illustrates a role for men in feminist movements

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Why I’ve dropped out of the University of Manchester

Recent University of Manchester drop out, Edie Walwyn, discusses the possibilities that exist outside our society’s obsession with university education

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Are the police letting students down?

Security on campus and local police services for students seem to be inadequate for dealing with the safety and crime issues that the area faces

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Reclaim the Night: We do not live in a rape culture

Francis Edge argues that one of the main claims of Reclaim the Night movement, that we live in a rape culture, does not stack up

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Why we have to promote safe drug use

With many drug-related deaths per year, greater efforts should be made in drug use education

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Proofreading companies: right words, wrong idea

T. S. Eliot examines proof-reading companies: are they killing the skill of writing a good essay?

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LGBT History Month: coming out

In the second of this four-part series, Michael Petch discusses the dilemma of coming out, and the societal problems that stem from it

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Top universities must do more for social mobility

After experiencing gender and class-based discrimination whilst she attended Imperial College London, Martha Hilton was driven to establish the researching charity, Educating All at RECLAIM