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Du-rags to riches – Exploitation of black culture in high fashion

Nicole Lloyd explores the exploitation of black culture in high fashion

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Flipping amazing: whales and dolphins have “human-like” cultures

Researchers at the University of Manchester, in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, Canada, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and…

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Costumes and cultural appropriation – where to draw the line

It’s time for trick or treat, pumpkins, and scary outfits. Halloween has crept up on us once more. Many are prepared — coloured contacts, litres…

Image: Megan Ritchie

Lisbon – a must-see city

Ideal for students on a budget, this affordable city has something for everyone with its modern vibe but deep and detailed history


Feminism Photo: Jay Morrison @ Flickr

Stop trying to sell me feminism

The corporate commercialisation of female empowerment is degrading

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Manchester International Festival enjoys record-breaking success

Biennial festival brings more money into local economy than ever before

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Travel story: Flamenco in Andalusia, Spain

Sophia Macpherson recounts how she fell in love with Spain’s flamenco dance

Jack Greeney

Chinese Moon Festival celebrations at the University of Manchester

Jack Greeney recounts his experiences at the Chinese Moon Festival

Gemma Spall at the Manchester Craft and Design Centre Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

10 alternative gallery spaces in Manchester

Ten unconventional gallery spaces in central Manchester to find art and inspiration

Photo: Kemna & Zonen

Review: The 20th UK International Jewish Film Festival

The Kind Words and Moos stand out as eye-opening insights into modern Jewish life

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The fight for the European Union is not over

We should continue to argue for remaining, despite a date being confirmed for the triggering of Article 50

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Should the BBC be funded by the tax payer?

With its recent changes and historical significance seemingly in conflict, is it time to rethink the BBC’s funding?