The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Playlists: Money vs. Love

Two longtime rivals of lyricism are pitted against one another: it’s time to find the winner once and for all

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Review: Network

The four time Academy Award winning satirical classic

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Stand by Me

I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?

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Top 5: Iconic Beauty Looks

Laura Mills talks you through her top 5 iconic beauty looks from the past couple of thousand years

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The little black dress

Sophie Soar discusses the overwhelming power of fashion’s timeless classic, the little black dress

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Live: Daniil Trifonov

The piano is like an extension of Daniil Trifonov’s body

The over-emphasis on classical literature is killing our literary tradition. Photo: Shane Gorski @Flickr

A Comedy of Canon

It’s time to broaden our literary horizons; Morrissey’s autobiography is not a Penguin Classic!

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Burberry: Best of British

Kathryn Murray talks about a classically British brand

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From the Vault: Joanna Newsom – The Milk-Eyed Mender

“The whole album sounds like an aural iteration of some Baltic tapestry”

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From the Vault: Daniel Johnston – 1990

Daniel Johnston’s 1990 is full of profound moments of imperfection.

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From the Vault: Prince – Purple Rain

Dan Whiteley looks back on Prince’s sixth studio album

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From the Vault: Roxette – Look Sharp!

Elizabeth Gibson writes about the album that undeniably set the ball rolling for Roxette becoming superstars