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Why Manchester Students’ Union supports BDS

Sara Khan defends the SU’s support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign, and challenges claims that the movement is anti-Semitic

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Three reasons to oppose the Boycott Israel movement

In light of the SU’s decision to endorse the BDS campaign, Sam Glover asks whether the global boycott movement is the best route to progress

Photo: Lydia Ransome

Inter-Faith event at Manchester Students’ Union

An evening of dialogue at Manchester Students’ Union to celebrate and encourage integration between religious communities

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Our University has turned into a creche

The student body, and our generation as a whole, has become over-sensitive

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Please fix the bike pump

The bike pump outside the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons looks helpful, but is actually a danger to all cyclists

Photo: Rosa Gane

Women’s campaign: Sticks and Stones launch

Roma Havers introduces the newest Women’s Campaign, ‘Sticks and Stones’ and reviews the launch event

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Racial slur written on student’s campaign poster

A prospective BME officer’s posters were discovered with racial slurs written on them in the run up to the student officer elections

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The double standards of the student left

The actions and ideologies of some of the student left are shutting down important debates

Michael on the evening of the 2016 Exec elections. Photo: The Mancunion

Emma Atkins replaces Michael Spence as Education Officer

After a “period of reflection” the 2015/16 officer stepped down and has been replaced by the second place candidate

"He is a Tory and therefore must have lied". Photo: Conservatives @Flickr

Motion to ban Prime Minister from SU to be debated at Senate

The motion questions the democratic legitimacy of the current government, since “zero students voted Tory”

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An ivory tower flying a red flag

Colm Lock takes aim at the Students’ Union and states that it facilitates far too much waste and is not representing the student body

Photo Credit: 'Takver' @Flickr

Government criminalises boycotts of Israel

The controversial policy to outlaw boycotts of Israeli goods and services was implemented on 15th February – without parliamentary vote or debate.